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Commissioner calls for new privacy laws to address smart city risks
08 Jul 2019
Brian Beamish says Ontario’s privacy laws have not kept pace with digital technologies and practices such as sensors, big data analytics and AI.
Brexit "chaos" threatening progress of technological change in the UK
12 Jun 2019
The mayor of London warns that the ongoing Brexit discussions are resulting in the Government side-lining preparations for the impact of rapid technological change.
Portland pilots Sidewalk Labs’ mobile location data software
30 May 2019
The tool uses location data to model how people travel in cities.
Smart cities: Listening to the 'silent’ majority
29 May 2019
How can cities understand more about all of their citizens – not just the vocal minority?
Focus on safety and security when building your city’s autonomous vehicle strategy
23 May 2019
Thom Rickert, Trident Public Risk Solutions, outlines an approach to developing an autonomous vehicles strategy.
InLinkUK rolls out call-blocking algorithm to prevent kiosks being used for crime
16 Apr 2019
InLinkUK and BT have worked with the police and local councils on the new technology which aims to cut anti-social behaviour such as drug dealing. Smart crime prevention or surveillance?
Smart cities: How can We help?
29 Mar 2019
The We Company is expanding into smart cities. Why?
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
How to make smart cities safe and secure
19 Feb 2019
The EastWest Institute has prepared a guide with input from global specialists and smart city tech companies that aims to identify city-wide challenges and how to tackle them
More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?
Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.
18 Jul 2019
Kulveer Ranger, Atos, on balancing the tensions at the heart of rail transformation
16 Jul 2019
In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is
12 Jul 2019
How technology will shape transportation in smart cities
15 Jul 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: How to make MaaS a reality
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
21 Jul 2019
ITS World Congress 2019
10 Sep 2019
11 Sep 2019
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