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Los Angeles moves legacy IT infrastructure to the cloud

Los Angeles moves legacy IT infrastructure to the cloud

The mainframe-based system will transition to the California Department of Technology’s state data centre in Sacramento in a $10.5m modernisation project.

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.

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