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IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore
24 Nov 2020
IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.
The Call for Code finalists taking on climate change and Covid-19
29 Sep 2020
A safe queuing app that is intended to replace physical lines and a tool to help families better manage school work during the pandemic are among the five finalists in IBM’s global challenge.
Open source initiative aims to accelerate deployment of earthquake early-warning systems
12 Aug 2020
Linux Foundation is collaborating with IBM and Grillo on the OpenEEW project to help reduce the costs of systems, accelerate earthquake preparedness around the world and save lives.
IBM offers open source toolkit for Covid-19 data analysis
26 Jun 2020
The toolkit aims to help policy-makers, developers and data scientists identify and respond to key trends in the pandemic such as finding correlations between poverty levels and infection rates.
Coders respond to Covid-19 in IBM challenge
06 May 2020
A mobile app that replaces physical lines at shopping centres, businesses and polling places with on-demand virtual lines is chosen as one of the initial top three solutions.
Data alliance aims to limit economic impact of Covid-19 outbreak
16 Apr 2020
Established by Rolls-Royce, the alliance will combine data from different sources to create insight and practical applications to support governments and organisations around the world.
Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort
27 Mar 2020
Seat Pleasant calls itself “the world’s first authentic small smart city” and has a high proportion of low-income and vulnerable people, making it an ideal launch location for the technology, which could be expanded nationally.
Global code challenge takes on the coronavirus
24 Mar 2020
The recently launched IBM open source Call for Code Global Challenge is expanding to tackle the coronavirus as well as climate change.
Linux announces open source project to aid disaster relief
11 Mar 2020
Project OWL IoT device firmware is a cloud-based analytics tool that aims to help facilitate organisation, whereabouts and logistics for disaster response.
Coders invited to tackle climate change in global challenge
26 Feb 2020
The IBM-led Code for Global Challenge is inviting practical applications built on open source software to employ technology to help create a better world for future generations.
Forum aims to accelerate open source tools for smarter cities
16 May 2019
The Urban Computing Foundation enables developers to collaborate on software to make improvements in areas such as mobility, energy and road infrastructure in connected cities.
Platform aims to bring the high street online and increase footfall
04 Feb 2019
OFFiGO uses the collective power of high street shops to increase their online visibility and claims to have outperformed major online advertising channels such as Google and Facebook
Dubai and IBM launch blockchain platform
30 Oct 2018
Smart Dubai and the tech giant have collaborated on a government-endorsed platform-as-a-service blockchain in the Middle East
Large enterprises accelerating with blockchain projects
12 Sep 2018
Study shows significant interest in opportunities across diverse fields including logistics, authentication and smart contracts
IoT connections to grow 140 per cent
13 Jun 2018
Juniper Research predicts that the total number of Internet of Things sensors and devices will exceed 50 billion by 2022
Smart city test-beds named
11 Apr 2018
The National Science Foundation will deploy its first two advanced wireless research platforms in New York City and Salt Lake City
The future of smart city platforms
19 Mar 2018
Multiple vendors are targeting the smart cities vertical with optimised and dedicated solutions
Top smart companies named in new index
08 Mar 2018
A total of 40 companies were included in the evaluation for the Smart Cities Index by Compass Intelligence
Portland trials smart city tech
23 Feb 2018
US city plans to transform some existing lighting infrastructure into a sensor-enabled data network
Cyber security charter formed
19 Feb 2018
Initiated by Siemens, the Charter of Trust has been signed by eight industry partners and calls for binding rules and standards to build trust in cyber-security
Rotterdam prepares for autonomous shipping
31 Jan 2018
The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM are collaborating on a multi-year digitalisation initiative to create the world’s smartest port
Plans for “ambitious and brave” new UK smart city
29 Jan 2018
Project aims to build a digitally enabled community from scratch on the brownfield site of the Fawley oil fired power station in Hampshire
China advances its blockchain strategy
26 Oct 2017
WISeKey is cooperating with experts in industry, government, and academia to address businesses’ most relevant blockchain developments
Five cities land IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grants
21 Jul 2017
The winners were chosen from more than 100 cities around the world that had applied for consulting services grants
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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