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Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

The digital infrastructure, e-gov services, a City Brain, the integration of information technology and industry and its strategic objectives were all highlighted by the judges.

Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station

Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station

Along with a first-of-its-kind mobility testing platform and new open spaces, the site plan prioritises the needs of the community with sustainable amenities and recommends abundant green space and biking trails.

Dubai utility adopts Smart Dubai ethical AI toolkit

Dubai utility adopts Smart Dubai ethical AI toolkit

The toolkit was launched to set clear guidelines on the ethical use of AI to prevent having a fragmented, incoherent approach to ethics, where every entity sets its own rules.

Nairobi trial bids to drive contactless payments across Kenya bus services

Nairobi trial bids to drive contactless payments across Kenya bus services

Goal is to drive contactless payments across the entire Matatu bus service, which is a dominant transport mode across Kenya, and could see up to 10,000 buses become cashless.

36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future

36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future

The World Economic Forum has chosen the cities to pioneer a global policy roadmap developed by its G20 Smart Cities Alliance for the ethical and responsible use of data and technology.

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

The digital event will consist of a broadcast television show on day one, with day two’s programme featuring workshops, sessions, and side events.