David Hatch  |  Contributor

David Hatch is a veteran technology journalist whose publishing credits include U.S. News and World Report, the Boston Herald and the National Journal. One of his most recent works was the “Smart Cities” report for CQ Researcher.

Infrastructure & Environment

Singapore Strives to Become 'The Smartest City'

Singapore is using data to redefine what it means to be a 21st-century metropolis.

January 31, 2013
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Growing Wind-Turbine Opposition Creates Hurdles

The resistance is forcing state and local governments that have embraced wind, with strong Obama administration backing, to pay closer attention to where wind farms are located and how they impact surroundings.

October 16, 2012
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Texas Leads Antitrust Fight Against Google

Could pressure from states force the company to blink?

October 2, 2012
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Public Safety & Justice

Cyberattack Could Leave States in the Dark

A cyberattack could leave whole regions with no Internet, phone service or electricity. State cybersecurity officers must plan for the unthinkable.

September 28, 2012
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Rise of Prepaid Electricity Brings Scrutiny

When account balances reach zero, service is suspended, potentially putting vulnerable populations at risk.

September 5, 2012
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