Smart Cities News


Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age

Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age

Huawei’s Digital Tax and customs smart gate solutions provide government with a means of bringing efficient and dynamic services.

Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency

Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency

Without robust cybersecurity systems, smart cities are flawed, writes Palo Alto’s Haider Pasha.

Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19

Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19

The city in North Dakota is using the Quantela platform to analyse and visualise real-time data relating to the outbreak to identify patterns and trends and respond to the situation.

Solar rail pioneer receives first commercial funding

Solar rail pioneer receives first commercial funding

Riding Sunbeams will use the investment to develop a pipeline of new renewable energy projects in South East England and the Valleys in South Wales.

Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

WhereIsMyTransport is aiming to map the formal and informal public transport networks of the 30 major cities of the Majority World by 2023 and update the information as they expand.

Soft skills for better business and future employability

Soft skills for better business and future employability

Automation and artificial intelligence will result in a greater proportion of jobs relying on soft skills but their importance is often undervalued in the workplace.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

Free IoT data tool to help governments manage public fleets

Free IoT data tool to help governments manage public fleets

Samsara’s City Insights enables government leaders to explore city traffic patterns and driving behaviour, specifically around harsh events like crashes and speed.

Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive

Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive

The company’s e-scooter model has recently been approved by the UK Department for Transport for use in shared e-scooter trials, in co-operation with local councils, across the UK.