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Which cities are the smartest for tourism?

Which cities are the smartest for tourism?

Ten European cities have been shortlisted for the 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism contest with judging criteria including digitalisation and sustainability.

Mapillary launches street-level image and map data marketplace

Mapillary launches street-level image and map data marketplace

Mapmakers and others can post requests on the marketplace, which aims to respond to the increased pressure for up-to-date map data.

Mobility business accelerator buys into MaaS pioneer

Mobility business accelerator buys into MaaS pioneer

Via ID has acquired a majority stake in Swedish start-up UbiGo which wants to bring its subscription-based mobility-as-a-service offering to households in major cities.

Which cities are top for wellbeing?

Which cities are top for wellbeing?

Sixteen cities from six continents have been announced as finalists for the 2019 Wellbeing City Award, which recognises city-led action on urban dwelling

FIWARE and TM Forum launch standards programme for scalable smart city solutions

FIWARE and TM Forum launch standards programme for scalable smart city solutions

The initiative aims to help cities scale up their use of data and foster the development of portable, scalable city solutions.

ABB to help charge Gothenburg’s electric buses

ABB to help charge Gothenburg’s electric buses

Two prototype buses will run on Gothenburg’s route 16 which will be equipped with charging infrastructure
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

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