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Google invests $1M in digital-skills training at Black universities

by Colin Wood

A $1 million program co-led by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is designed to reach 20,000 students attending historically Black colleges and universities.

West Virginia to move state employees to Google Workspace

by Benjamin Freed

The move is expected to save the state government $11.5 million, Gov. Jim Justice said.

How the pandemic sparked Miami's data-driven culture shift

by Ryan Johnston

Miami CIO Michael Sarasti told StateScoop the city's "data-driven culture" was made legitimate by the pressures of the ongoing health crisis.

Google announces certificates, scholarships to support workforce

by Jake Williams

Google says it will consider completion of the Coursera-based programs, which begin this fall, the equivalent of a four-year college degree.

Northern Command calls upon Palantir, Apple and others to bring new tech to coronavirus fight

by Jackson Barnett

NORTHCOM partnered with tech companies to develop apps for the military's COVID-19 response personnel to communicate directly with the commanding general.

Google, New York build new unemployment website to handle claims surge

by Colin Wood

As record numbers are killed by the virus in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo attempts to keep the state's computer systems — and the economy — running.

15 major companies announce effort to tackle cybersecurity workforce recruitment issues

by Shannon Vavra

Apple, Facebook, Google, IBM, and more are working to nix requirements and eliminate gender-biased job descriptions.

Can collaboration tools like Slack, HipChat and G Suite help fix government? USDS is betting on it

by Billy Mitchell

Some members of the U.S. Digital Service have a bold hypothesis about government work: By using modern collaboration tools — applications like Slack, Skype, HipChat, Google Suite and others — overworked federal employees could free themselves up from hours of basic-but-cumbersome tasks every day to focus more on the mission-oriented services the nation depends on. USDS

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