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Quarter of Brits prepared to fund smart cities

Quarter of Brits prepared to fund smart cities

Citizens would be happy to use part of their own tax contribution to fund solutions that address urban issues such as congestion.

Skills shortage is driving organisations to outsource cyber-security

Skills shortage is driving organisations to outsource cyber-security

The difficulty in hiring and retaining skilled personnel is one of the top challenges facing security leaders, according to new research.

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.

Consumers willing to dump apps that collect personal data

Consumers willing to dump apps that collect personal data

While distrustful of third parties who capitalise on the use of private data, consumers believe advanced technologies such as AI could help to cure the data privacy problem.