News

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

Aspen, Nashville, Omaha, and West Palm Beach will team with kerb management company Coord on “smart zone” programmes tailored to their individual mobility challenges.

Baltimore launches first-of-its-kind Health Corps to help those hardest hit by Covid-19

Baltimore launches first-of-its-kind Health Corps to help those hardest hit by Covid-19

More than 300 residents who are currently jobless are being recruited to help address the city’s interconnected economic and public health crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Pro-bono partnership helps share Covid-19 messages via digital screens

Pro-bono partnership helps share Covid-19 messages via digital screens

The Capitol and SCM partnership will utilise SCM’s Citypost platform to help public health officials conduct outreach about testing sites and deliver other real-time information related to the pandemic.

From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”

From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”

A new report from Deloitte addresses whether to pay ransom, cyber-insurance, skills and more.

Smart city interactive kiosks debuted in St Louis

Smart city interactive kiosks debuted in St Louis

The city aims to put smart technology on the ground to advance equity, safety, discovery and mobility across the economic spectrum.

New Orleans declares state of emergency amid cyber attack

New Orleans declares state of emergency amid cyber attack

The latest incident follows a new report which finds that the US was hit by an “unprecedented and unrelenting barrage” of ransomware attacks in 2019.