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City of Fremont launches autonomous shuttle service for employees
28 Feb 2020
The service, provided by Pony.ai, is part of Fremont’s drive to decrease single-driver commuting and has the potential to expand beyond city employees in the future.
Blockchain trust protocol launched to connect Beijing, Geneva and Toronto
20 Jan 2020
The cities will serve as interconnected hubs for blockchain centres of excellence around the world and operate under a common trust protocol.
Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index
28 Nov 2019
The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.
No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI
27 Sep 2019
A new ranking reveals that Singapore, London and New York are marginally better prepared but governments and private sector institutions around the world need to do more.
London ranked top city for Generation Z
04 Sep 2019
The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.
Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023
02 Jul 2019
The latest IDC smart cities spending guide highlights priority areas as resilient energy and infrastructure projects followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transportation.
Climate change represents the "battle of our lives" says UN chief
05 Jun 2019
With air pollution the theme of World Environment Day, the UN is calling on everyone to take action to explore renewable energy and green technologies.
APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022
10 Apr 2019
Analyst IDC reports that hardware currently represents the highest spending but it will be overtaken by services.
UN-Habitat in Chinese partnership to use AI to create smarter cities
05 Mar 2019
It will work with Chinese partners to explore the use of artificial intelligence in urban and economic development and pave the way for a global alliance of smart cities
Invisible LEDs light up Beijing landmark
28 Oct 2018
Signify has installed connected architectural lighting into the façade of the China World Trade Centre’s Tower B
Artificial intelligence for the social good
18 Aug 2018
Mobile transportation provider, DiDi Chuxing, has launched an initiative to work with communities to understand the impacts of AI on society
Report ranks top 50 smart cities on leadership and governance
06 Jul 2018
London leads due to its ‘inclusive’ smart city approach.
Singapore tops the smart city rankings
02 May 2018
The smart nation scored highest across all innovation criteria in ABI Research’s ranking of megacities beating the likes of Dubai, London and New York
5G tech to monitor air quality makes MegaSense
23 Mar 2018
Project is based on a dense network of air quality sensors covering an urban area to detect air polluters
Funding for intelligent parking start-up
02 Jan 2018
AIpark uses fourth-generation parking technology for city-wide road-side and garage parking solutions and has already rolled out its technology in a number of Chinese cities
Mobike crowned an earth champion
06 Dec 2017
The global bike-share company has been named one of the United Nations’ Champions of the Earth for contribution to low carbon transport
Hong Kong to create its first smart city digital hub
18 Sep 2017
An agreement with Siemens will see the hub powered by the Mindsphere, cloud-based IoT operating system to tackle city challenges
NXP and Xiaomi team up in mobile transit services in China
27 Sep 2016
Companies pave the way for new era of secure mobile tap-to-pay and contactless payment
The top smart city projects in Asia Pacific
19 Aug 2016
Smart farming, connected transport systems, smart residential, a hydrohub and integrated care are among the focus of smart city projects recognised by IDC
China launches another smart grid initiative
08 Jun 2016
OSIsoft and China Electric Power Research Institute’s collaborative project will help the country to develop new standards for future smart grid operations
10 Jun 2021
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage - how CAVs can manage data
CAVs need to embrace open ecosystems to manage the data lifecycle.
A hydrogen-fuelled city – a practical reality for the UK or a pipe dream?
Why buses will be the catalyst for electrified public transport
Think Tank: Building Circular Cities
WEBINAR: Smart City: what’s behind the success of Smart Lighting?
WEBINAR: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
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