Smart Cities News

People want to know the "why, how, when and what" of data use

People want to know the "why, how, when and what" of data use

A new study reveals that people generally feel positive about the internet and being connected but want to have more say in how their data is used.

Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan

Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan

Comments from Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel include “frustratingly abstract” and “unwieldy and repetitive”.

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.

London ranked top city for Generation Z

London ranked top city for Generation Z

The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.


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.

AI, cities and climate change

AI, cities and climate change

Ben Hawes explores how artificial intelligence could help cities tackle the climate crisis.

Why open standards are fundamental to deploying data for smart city services

Why open standards are fundamental to deploying data for smart city services

Smart cities won’t meet their goal of improving citizens’ quality of life unless they’re built in an open and standardised way, says Kary Främling.

Arcadis launches smart city start-up programme

Arcadis launches smart city start-up programme

The programme, powered by US seed accelerator Techstars, targets start-ups with innovative solutions that will help shape the cities of the future.
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.