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Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe

Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe

The first European cities to gain access are Dublin, Birmingham and Manchester, with Wolverhampton and Coventry to follow soon.

São Paulo utility deploys tech to reduce 40 per cent water losses

São Paulo utility deploys tech to reduce 40 per cent water losses

With water losses of up to 40 per cent, Americana’s Department of Water and Sewage wants better insight into operations.

Verizon and NEC use existing fibre cables to collect traffic and road data

Verizon and NEC use existing fibre cables to collect traffic and road data

Cities may be able to avoid ripping up roads to install new technology and use what’s already there. The approach could have applications in public safety, infrastructure-monitoring and more.

City of Kitchener develops data-driven cycling master plan

City of Kitchener develops data-driven cycling master plan

With the population of the Canadian city expected to increase dramatically over the next three years, planners are working with Cimcon on data-driven infrastructure strategies.

Smart city ranking focuses on citizens’ perceptions

Smart city ranking focuses on citizens’ perceptions

A new ranking focuses on how citizens perceive the priorities and effectiveness of smart city initiatives.

Countering AI bias, domestic robots and detecting deep-fakes: 10 predictions for 2020 and beyond

Countering AI bias, domestic robots and detecting deep-fakes: 10 predictions for 2020 and beyond

Many of CCS Insight’s tech predictions have implications for citizens and the future of cities.