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Canada builds centre of excellence in 'open' smart cities

Canada builds centre of excellence in 'open' smart cities

A new national platform will make information about the issues and approaches associated with smart cities available and accessible to communities across the country.

South-east Asia's vision for smarter cities

South-east Asia's vision for smarter cities

Based on the experience of 26 ASEAN states, experts from the region have put forward a model approach for developing a smart city.

Council announces the 10 finalists for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

Council announces the 10 finalists for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

The US Smart Cities Council said trends this year include a focus on regional collaboration and two finalists are trying to give their communities a second life.

Vienna ranked top for smart city strategy

Vienna ranked top for smart city strategy

In Roland Berger’s second smart city index, 90 per cent of cities do not yet have an official and integrated smart city strategy

PwC outlines a vision for smart cities built around people, not tech

PwC outlines a vision for smart cities built around people, not tech

Failure to do so could lead to divided and socially exclusive communities across the UK, says a new report

Report calls for new regulation to 'rein in' big tech

Report calls for new regulation to 'rein in' big tech

Regulation of the digital world has not kept pace with its role in our lives, says the UK’s House of Lords Communications Committee.