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UK government at risk of memory loss

UK government at risk of memory loss

A new report by Nesta finds that Whitehall is not using the range of new technologies available to organise its organisational memory more effectively

Smart meters save time and water for Fairmont

Smart meters save time and water for Fairmont

City of Fairmont Utilities has reduced excess water usage in the West Virginian college town by 25 million gallons per year

Where are the UK's cashless capitals?

Where are the UK's cashless capitals?

New data reveals the UK cities leading in contactless payments with the top 10 expected to go cashless first

Improving life for NY subway riders

Improving life for NY subway riders

Outage restoration software is helping New York’s Transportation Authority reduce delays and improve quality of life for passengers

Call for UK to make ethics central to AI development

Call for UK to make ethics central to AI development

A Select Committee on artificial intelligence has published a new report which proposes the establishment of a cross-sector AI code

Sygic wheels out smart city platform

Sygic wheels out smart city platform

Navigation app company aims to take map and navigation services to the next level, bringing cities an intelligent traffic control system for integrating transport services
Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

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Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

All kinds of economic innovation are underway in many towns and smaller cities that are often overlooked. So far this wave of citizen-centric regeneration is localised, but successful models are emerging and pioneers are exploring ways of harnessing technology to leverage and extend them.