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Planet Smart City provides digital tools for UN Habitat's slum upgrade programme

Planet Smart City provides digital tools for UN Habitat's slum upgrade programme

The smart affordable housing specialist Planet Smart City will provide data analytics and other solutions to help upgrade two of the oldest and biggest slums in Nairobi.

Thames Clippers launches re-branded Uber Boat in London

Thames Clippers launches re-branded Uber Boat in London

Thames Clippers is joining forces with Uber to encourage people to travel by boat across London city using its fleet of 20 boats that depart from 23 piers on the Thames.

Sunderland rolls out next phase of free superfast wi-fi programme

Sunderland rolls out next phase of free superfast wi-fi programme

It is part of the UK city’s wider smart city strategy led by the council to augment its digital infrastructure for the benefit of everyone and boost Sunderland’s reputation as a digital leader.   

City smart sewer project claims to pinpoint unknown Covid-19 outbreaks

City smart sewer project claims to pinpoint unknown Covid-19 outbreaks

Wastewater company Kando and scientists have announced initial findings of a pilot project in the Israeli city of Ashkelon aimed at detecting virus outbreaks.

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Modules delivered through the academy will cater for early career practitioners as well as advanced professionals and policy-makers seeking recognition of their ongoing contribution to the industry.

Tech companies form alliance for Covid-19 related applications

Tech companies form alliance for Covid-19 related applications

Microshare and Rackspace Technology want to help governments and organisations reopen safely by offering a suite of applications including contact-tracing and occupancy-monitoring.