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San Diego students invest in smart city platform

San Diego students invest in smart city platform

Students from the University of California want to accelerate the roll-out of the blockchain-based platform, powered by DigitalTown, across university communities

US mayors’ pressing city issues

US mayors’ pressing city issues

Survey reveals that US mayors increasingly feel on the hook for addressing major policy and funding issues

ABB further powers e-mobility

ABB further powers e-mobility

The company launches the first 350kW electric vehicle fast charger with the addition of dynamic DC power sharing technology to charge two EVs simultaneously

Science operator park aims to become an "energy island"

Science operator park aims to become an "energy island"

Manchester Science Partnerships has unveiled an advanced commercial energy storage solution in what it claims is a UK first

Better bicycle planning for Portland

Better bicycle planning for Portland

The Oregon city’s Bureau of Transportation has partnered with local tech start-up Ride Report to collect feedback from Portland cyclists

ETSI specification sets smart standard

ETSI specification sets smart standard

Smart cities will be the first ones to benefit from the cross-cutting context information management specification
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.