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MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

At a recent roundtable event, city leaders cut through the MaaS hype.

Road hazard alert system successfully piloted

Road hazard alert system successfully piloted

The Lane Hazard Warning system from Mitsubishi Electric and Here Technologies enables real-time sharing of the precise location of incidents from car-to-cloud-to-car.

The ‘move fast and break things’ era is over, say UK tech workers

The ‘move fast and break things’ era is over, say UK tech workers

Almost one in five UK tech workers surveyed by Doteveryone said they have quit jobs over ethical or moral concerns.

London tops smart and sustainable ranking

London tops smart and sustainable ranking

The UK capital leads IESE Business School’s Cities in Motion Index, ahead of New York and Amsterdam, but the study also highlights some shortcomings.

Facebook opens data for research into social media’s impact on elections

Facebook opens data for research into social media’s impact on elections

Facebook is opening its data to selected researchers to try and better understand social media’s impact on democracy.

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.

The near future of urban mobility

The near future of urban mobility

Improving mobility is complex, affected by many inter-related and shifting trends. Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Iomob, looks at how we move towards ’mobility heaven’ and avoid ’driverless car hell’.

Digital rights coalition targets 100 cities in 100 days

Digital rights coalition targets 100 cities in 100 days

The Cities Coalition for Digital Rights is calling on cities around the world to commit to harnessing technology to provide trustworthy and secure digital services and infrastructure.

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

By investing in public spaces, we can make smart cities places where residents, workers and tourists want to spend time, says Matt Bird, InLinkUK.

Report calls for new regulation to 'rein in' big tech

Report calls for new regulation to 'rein in' big tech

Regulation of the digital world has not kept pace with its role in our lives, says the UK’s House of Lords Communications Committee.