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Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

IDC notes a “surge” in cutting-edge future city projects being deployed across first-tier cities in developed economies across the 12 functional e-service categories.

Commissioner calls for new privacy laws to address smart city risks

Commissioner calls for new privacy laws to address smart city risks

Brian Beamish says Ontario’s privacy laws have not kept pace with digital technologies and practices such as sensors, big data analytics and AI.

Cities face up to facial recognition ethics

Cities face up to facial recognition ethics

More cities move to limit the use of facial recognition technology as leaders grapple with security threats, ethics and public perceptions.

London Mayor warns of climate change ‘delayers’ threat

London Mayor warns of climate change ‘delayers’ threat

Sadiq Khan warns that climate change delayers, not deniers, are today’s biggest obstacle to meaningfully reducing carbon emissions.

World Economic Forum to lead global smart cities alliance

World Economic Forum to lead global smart cities alliance

The alliance will unite municipal, regional and national governments as well as private sector partnerships and citizens around a shared set of guiding principles on tech governance.

Sidewalk Labs publishes 1,500-page Toronto smart city plan: More questions than answers?

Sidewalk Labs publishes 1,500-page Toronto smart city plan: More questions than answers?

Sidewalk Labs has put forward a detailed 1,500-page plan, but Waterfront Toronto has raised concerns in a number of areas.