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Are data trusts part of the answer to smart city data governance?
21 Mar 2019
In the light of recent scandals, cities have no choice but to pay urgent attention to data governance issues. Could data trusts be part of the solution?
The ‘smartest neighbourhood in the world’ where citizens can trade their data
13 Mar 2019
The Brainport Smart District (BSD) is being developed in Helmond’s Brandevoort area in the Netherlands
Report calls for new regulation to 'rein in' big tech
09 Mar 2019
Regulation of the digital world has not kept pace with its role in our lives, says the UK’s House of Lords Communications Committee.
Canadian Civil Liberties Association threatens legal action over Sidewalk Toronto
08 Mar 2019
The association is calling on the national, provincial and local governments to put in place digital data governance policies after "adequate" public consultation
Poll suggests 55% support Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project as grassroots group mobilises to block it
28 Feb 2019
The Toronto Region Board of Trade says headlines about a ‘techlash’ against the Sidewalks project may not accurately represent public sentiment. Grassroots campaigners disagree.
Sidewalk Labs shares latest Waterfront Toronto concepts
20 Feb 2019
Sidewalk Labs has released an update to the proposal for its new smart city development but the project continues to attract controversy.
Canadians concerned about smart city privacy but open to public uses of data
11 Feb 2019
“Canadians are rightly worried about invasion of privacy in smart cities,” the researchers conclude.
Smart cities get their houses in order
22 Jan 2019
Smart city conversations don’t typically encompass housing. That could be changing, writes Sarah Wray.
Report highlights cities’ public engagement gap
22 Jan 2019
The research canvassed the views of over 10,000 people across 10 global cities on how they feel about their city’s infrastructure.
Could public libraries be custodians of smart city data?
10 Jan 2019
The approach has been put forward as a solution to the ongoing debate about data governance at Toronto’s Waterfront Quayside project.
Cities want 5G to work – but terms and conditions apply
Martin Brynskov, Chairman, Open & Agile Smart Cities, says smart cities offer a huge market for telcos but notes that “terms and conditions apply".
16 May 2019
How edge computing will drive intelligent transportation
13 May 2019
How intelligent car navigation could improve city traffic conditions
07 May 2019
No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
19 Mar 2019
Building Better Places: Smart buildings for sustainability and personalisation
22 May 2019
Urban Future Global Conference
03 Jun 2019
ITS European Congress 2019
04 Jun 2019
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