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Qualcomm plays matchmaker to cities and smart solutions

Qualcomm plays matchmaker to cities and smart solutions

The technology company wants to build a rich ecosystem of solution providers that use its products to help accelerate smart cities around the world.

Boston ranked top city for innovation

Boston ranked top city for innovation

Hickey & Associates assessed thousands of datapoints across more than 300 markets to pinpoint the next hotbeds of innovation and transformation around the globe.

Data exchange framework for smart cities completes first phase

Data exchange framework for smart cities completes first phase

The framework by US Ignite and ATIS aims to create a blueprint for the secure and interoperable exchange of data beyond city operational boundaries.

ODI report explores the case for building data trusts

ODI report explores the case for building data trusts

The Open Data Institute’s research reveals a demand from private, public and third sector organisations in finding out the part such entities could play in data-sharing.

North America's smartest projects revealed

North America's smartest projects revealed

An earthquake alert app, kerb-to-gate biometric airport terminal and a flood mitigation programme are among the category winners of IDC’s smart city awards.

Chinese city launches one-stop shop for citizen services

Chinese city launches one-stop shop for citizen services

By integrating government functions and services, the city of Xi’an is enabling more than 70 per cent of services to be processed through a single office.