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San Francisco installs Wi-Fi ‘SuperSpots’ for distance learning during Covid-19 lockdown

San Francisco installs Wi-Fi ‘SuperSpots’ for distance learning during Covid-19 lockdown

The 25 SuperSpot devices will be located in areas where there are a lot of students lacking internet connectivity.

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.

Mapping platform joins open source foundation

Mapping platform joins open source foundation

The Urban Computing Foundation will host and govern Mapzen, which aims to develop a truly open platform for mapping, search, navigation, location and transit data.

Houston accelerator places new focus on resilience in the face of Covid-19

Houston accelerator places new focus on resilience in the face of Covid-19

The Ion Smart & Resilient Cities Accelerator wants to support start-ups to create solutions to help in everyday lives, but also in situations that require urgency like the coronavirus outbreak.

City of Helsinki reforms its digital foundation

City of Helsinki reforms its digital foundation

The multi-year project aims to create a functional digital foundation that enables the Finnish city to run efficient and reliable services for employees and citizens.

Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers

Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers

Moovit’s Emergency Mobilisation service enables public and private companies to transform unused vehicle fleets into an on-demand service during the coronavirus outbreak.