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Mayor Bowser announces DC’s version of SXSW, with a focus on inclusive innovation civic

Sep. 21, 2018 12:59 pm

Mayor Bowser announces DC’s version of SXSW, with a focus on inclusive innovation

Hosted by the Washington DC Economic Partnership, the WeDC festival will take place Sept. 26–28.
DC to launch ‘All Hands On Tech’ — a free tech-support pilot for residents civic

Sep. 21, 2018 9:27 am

DC to launch ‘All Hands On Tech’ — a free tech-support pilot for residents

The initiative was created to provide tech support to District residents who could use a little help.
WDCEP wants you to ‘vote up’ DC-focused panels at SXSW 2019 civic

Aug. 30, 2018 8:05 am

WDCEP wants you to ‘vote up’ DC-focused panels at SXSW 2019

The community voting period for potential 2019 panels concludes Aug. 30, 2018.
Accenture picked to build a new data center for the Library of Congress civic

Aug. 3, 2018 12:27 pm

Accenture picked to build a new data center for the Library of Congress

With the move, the library is reevaluating its applications.
Dockless bikeshare companies Ofo, Mobike exit DC civic

Jul. 26, 2018 12:17 pm

Dockless bikeshare companies Ofo, Mobike exit DC

Two of the initial companies to enter the District's dockless bikeshare pilot are leaving before the test phase is over.
DC Council passes ridesharing tax increase civic

Jun. 27, 2018 12:38 pm

DC Council passes ridesharing tax increase

The gross receipts tax increase, which was opposed by Uber and Lyft, will help pay for Metro. One Councilmember is planning another bill in response.
Lyft drivers rally to oppose ridesharing tax increase civic

May 29, 2018 7:50 am

Lyft drivers rally to oppose ridesharing tax increase

Ahead of a vote this week, Lyft rallied riders and drivers on May 23 to try to convince D.C. Councilmembers to change their vote. City leaders say the 6 percent increase on gross receipts tax would help fund Metro.
How to score a free ticket to the Blockchain for Social Impact Conference civic

May 25, 2018 11:50 am

How to score a free ticket to the Blockchain for Social Impact Conference

We talked to organizer Valeria Kholostenko about decentralization and making change. Become a member to win a ticket to the June 1 event at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
Dozens of cellphone-tracking stingrays detected in DC civic

May 22, 2018 12:59 pm

Dozens of cellphone-tracking stingrays detected in DC

NBC Washington found 40 of the surveillance devices in a few hours.
DC Circulator adds free WiFi on newer buses civic

May 18, 2018 11:08 am

DC Circulator adds free WiFi on newer buses

WiFi will be standard on new buses moving forward.

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