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Sidewalk Labs' Toronto project proceeds to next stage but scope is scaled back

Sidewalk Labs' Toronto project proceeds to next stage but scope is scaled back

The controversial plan will progress to further evaluation and public consultation but it’s not a “done deal” yet, says Waterfront Toronto.

City of Johannesburg battles ransomware attack

City of Johannesburg battles ransomware attack

South Africa’s largest city shut down its website and billing systems as a precautionary measure after a group hacked into the municipal authority’s network system.

Dubai launches cyber-security think-tank

Dubai launches cyber-security think-tank

The Dubai Electronic Security Centre will work with public and private sector entities to develop solutions to protect against current and future cyber-attacks.

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

A total of 28 cities and projects have been chosen across seven categories for the World Smart City Awards 2019 and winners will be announced on 20 November.

Mastercard establishes principles for data responsibility

Mastercard establishes principles for data responsibility

New initiative proposed after survey shows significant mistrust of companies in the handling of personal data

Outdoor surveillance cameras to be biggest IoT 5G sector until 2023

Outdoor surveillance cameras to be biggest IoT 5G sector until 2023

Gartner predicts that 5G IoT installed endpoints for outdoor surveillance cameras will reach 11.2 million units in 2022, but will be surpassed by connected cars in 2023.