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Data centre announced for Egypt's newest smart city
11 Feb 2021
Orange Business Services has announced it will design and build centre to provide cloud services for the country’s new administrative capital on a greenfield site, east of Cairo.
Initiative launched to help create trustworthy spaces for sharing data
16 Dec 2020
Fiware, iShare and FundingBox have launched the i4Trust initiative to build the foundation for data spaces that facilitate trustworthy and effective data-sharing.
Smart cities predicted to create $2.46 trillion worth of business opportunities by 2025
30 Oct 2020
According to analysis from Frost & Sullivan, post-pandemic, investment in smart projects like smart grids, autonomous vehicles, smart lighting and e-governance will gain traction.
oneM2M IoT standard to help underpin India's smart cities
27 Oct 2020
As India strives to deliver over 100 smart cities across the country, standards-based deployment would help promote interoperability, security and multi-vendor deployments.
UK and Thailand partner to help create smarter cities
21 Oct 2020
The Smart City Handbook is part of a series of planned activities announced to support the UK and Thai governments’ joint work on smart cities.
Standards report assesses the current state of blockchain
15 Oct 2020
Key insights highlighted in the report include blockchain technology’s fragmentation both worldwide and within jurisdictions, overlaps, gaps, as well as conflicts in standard-setting.
BP and Microsoft partner to drive clean energy innovation
15 Sep 2020
Microsoft and BP have also signed a framework agreement for renewable energy projects that aim to provide renewable energy to help power Microsoft’s datacentres.
Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation
13 Jul 2020
The Moro Hub’s new centre provides and supports intelligent IoT platforms and cybersecurity and managed services to support government and enterprise customers.
Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus
08 Jul 2020
Onyx Equities wants to create an innovation corridor in White Plains and attract tech companies that might be rethinking office occupancies in a post-pandemic world.
Smart Dubai Covid-19 report emphasises the importance of a holistic response
26 Jun 2020
The report, compiled by the Happiness Agenda team, will help to inform the post-Covid 19 strategy and is focused on the three areas of services, employees and corporate operations.
Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area
24 Jun 2020
The projects in the Tianjin municipality cover a variety of areas, including smart cities, 5G networks, artificial intelligence, intelligent transportation and industrial inter-connectivity.
Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations
14 May 2020
The partnership with NTT is part of Las Vegas’ charter in becoming a smart city to provide safe, reliable and efficient civic technology that stimulates economic growth.
Amazon finalists highlight city cloud innovation
26 Nov 2019
Initiatives up for awards include the use of data to tackle the opioid crisis and homelessness, an open-data-powered Alexa service and an earthquake warning app.
Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers
04 Sep 2019
The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.
NHS to establish an artificial intelligence lab
09 Aug 2019
UK’s Department of Health and Social Care says the lab will bring together academics, specialists and technology companies to work on the biggest challenges in health and care.
Moscow simplifies access to city services for citizens
30 Jul 2019
Moscow’s Department of Information Technology has given businesses free access to the unified city identifier on its portal to provide Muscovites with single point of entry.
US mayors approve resiliency resolution
28 Jul 2019
Resolution urges adoption of fault-tolerant technology solutions for data centres and edge computing facilities to protect public and private data.
Virginia to undertake statewide survey to develop data governance policy
18 Jul 2019
The state’s chief data officer will develop a data governance policy to streamline data-sharing and protection and address issues such as security and privacy.
Smart Dubai launches data collaboration challenge
15 Jul 2019
The emirate will recognise entities that have made the most contributions to the Dubai Pulse platform with criteria including data compliance and support for a data-driven culture.
Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 announces first speakers
28 Jun 2019
Urban transportation, cyber-security and climate change experts are among those who will take to the stage at the annual event in Barcelona.
Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028
21 Jun 2019
Navigant Research’s report tracks the progress of 443 projects across 286 cities with relation to energy, water, transportation, buildings and government operations.
Toolkit aims to help civic leaders make an impact
24 May 2019
A new resource focuses on the key stages of developing a smart city and contends that putting citizens and wellbeing central can result in more productive urban spaces.
Dallas smart cities incubator announces first cohort
22 May 2019
Innov8te is also establishing Startup City Hall, which will provide senior leaders at the city a dedicated office in which to discuss ideas and solutions with the chosen companies.
Dubai explores the role of decentralised data in smart cities
21 May 2019
A new report by Smart Dubai underlines the opportunities of technologies such as AI and IoT to transform city services and emphasises the importance of open networks.
26 Jul 2019
Future energy systems: Decentralisation and virtual power plants
Technological innovation and new trends could produce a much more flexible, resilient and efficient energy grid. Will regulators be bold enough to unleash the true power of these new systems?
The future of smart city technology
Jointly building a smart city helps us all enjoy better urban lives
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White Paper: 5G Application Scenarios
Trend Report: Creating truly open cities
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