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Civil liberties association sues Canadian government over Sidewalk Labs' Toronto smart city

Civil liberties association sues Canadian government over Sidewalk Labs' Toronto smart city

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is suing Waterfront Toronto and three levels of government, asking for the project "to be reset".

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.

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.

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.

Brussels halts 5G activity because of radiation concerns

Brussels halts 5G activity because of radiation concerns

The regional government is concerned that 5G technology can’t measure the radiation levels from 5G antennas.

APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022

APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022

Analyst IDC reports that hardware currently represents the highest spending but it will be overtaken by services.