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‘Co-ordinated’ ransomware attack hits 23 Texas government organisations

‘Co-ordinated’ ransomware attack hits 23 Texas government organisations

The majority of the impacted entities are smaller local governments.

US DOT announces more than $110m in funding for bus and ferry projects

US DOT announces more than $110m in funding for bus and ferry projects

Grants will help to expand advanced bus technologies in 38 states and enhance mobility for ferry users across the US.

Utrecht becomes home to world's largest bike park

Utrecht becomes home to world's largest bike park

The Municipality of Utrecht, ProRail and NS jointly develop and manage the multistorey Stationsplein parking facility which can hold 12,500 bicycles.


X-Mode launches privacy-conscious location data network

X-Mode launches privacy-conscious location data network

Company said it is working with app developers and data buyers to offer the “highest quality data” that strives to meet all current regulatory standards.

Tampere awarded funding for smart security project

Tampere awarded funding for smart security project

The funding will help to finance solutions as part of the Finnish region’s Smart Urban Security and Event Resilience Project such as sensor data integration and smart lighting.

New York City announces cybersecurity challenge finalists

New York City announces cybersecurity challenge finalists

Seven finalists will receive an award of $10,000 from NYC to test their proposals in the city, and be given the opportunity to partner to deliver solutions to local small businesses.

RideOS aims to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets

RideOS aims to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets

Ridehail API and open source mobile apps are designed to empower companies to build and manage their own ride-hailing network.

UK's ICO investigates use of live facial recognition technology

UK's ICO investigates use of live facial recognition technology

The Information Commissioner’s investigation follows concerns reported in the media regarding the use of the technology in the King’s Cross area of London.

Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

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