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Lippo Karawaci and Softbank partner to develop model smart city for South East Asia

Lippo Karawaci and Softbank partner to develop model smart city for South East Asia

Strategic alliance will see the companies co-operate in the development and deployment of AI and IoT-powered solutions in Lippo Village.

Singapore launches AI strategy

Singapore launches AI strategy

Singapore’s approach is based around playing to its unique strengths and focusing on good governance.

Syracuse partners to advance its smart city 'Surge'

Syracuse partners to advance its smart city 'Surge'

The US city is collaborating with Syracuse University and Microsoft to drive its smart initiatives forward.

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

A new ranking reveals that Singapore, London and New York are marginally better prepared but governments and private sector institutions around the world need to do more.

Finnish university sets out the drivers for 6G

Finnish university sets out the drivers for 6G

University of Oulu says that 5G research is maturing so we must start to engage in mapping what 6G can become "at its boldest" and has published a whitepaper on the subject.

AI, cities and climate change

AI, cities and climate change

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

UK to use AI to conduct a health-check of its roads

UK to use AI to conduct a health-check of its roads

The condition of road markings on almost 100,000 miles of roads will be examined to provide the government and local councils with a clear picture of where to direct investment.

Commissioner calls for new privacy laws to address smart city risks

Commissioner calls for new privacy laws to address smart city risks

Brian Beamish says Ontario’s privacy laws have not kept pace with digital technologies and practices such as sensors, big data analytics and AI.

Metro Manila partners for smart city projects

Metro Manila partners for smart city projects

The region is working with Iveda on a series of smart city and digital transformation projects and has just completed an intelligent video surveillance pilot in Caloocan.

How cities are addressing the AI jobs crunch

How cities are addressing the AI jobs crunch

Matt Hamblen looks at how cities are addressing the impact of artificial intelligence on the jobs and skills in their communities. But is it enough?