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Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.
Ignite Cities supports vulnerable families with Covid-19 wi-fi programme
11 Sep 2020
The project, which has launched in Chicago, Columbia, Miami and New Orleans, provides wi-fi access locations and relief for families struggling through the pandemic.
City of Chicago issues $200m RFP for renewable energy supplier
04 Sep 2020
It has committed to ensuring that all City-owned buildings will be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025 and also wants to stimulate the local green economy.
US cities pledge to play their part in supporting global trillion trees movement
27 Aug 2020
The cities of Boise, Dallas, Detroit and Tucson are among those committing to help combat extreme heat and wildfires, as well as other adverse effects of climate change, by protecting and planting more trees.
Which US states are on the Covid-19 Watch List?
17 Aug 2020
Urban Footprint has combined datasets to help governments and frontline organisations better understand where spikes may happen next and plan ahead to deliver relief and essential resources.
My kinda town
02 Aug 2020
Like many US cities, Chicago is facing some tough challenges but it can look to its favourite adopted son as an example of how a single-minded focus can change fortunes for the better.
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Chicago
01 Aug 2020
Chicago is looking to smart city technology to solve issues including poverty, inequality and racial segregation.
Chicago introduces further reforms to cut air pollution and boost growth
28 Jul 2020
City authorities will use data – measured over time – to determine where and how it can ensure an appropriate balance of industrial economic growth, environmental quality, and good jobs.
Rockefeller Foundation pledges $10m to promote inclusive growth in 10 US cities
16 Jun 2020
A new collective will take a “place-based approach” to creating economic equity for low-wage workers through structural and systemic change in 10 locations across the US.
Chicago develops app to communicate directly with those who may be Covid-19 positive
30 Apr 2020
As well as provide important information and guidance, the Chi Covid Coach could also help with the city’s forward-looking strategy to develop a registry for a future vaccine.
Live your life smarter: miracles by 5G and AI on power grids
Huawei’s 5G and AI solutions are improving the operations of Shenzhen’s power grid.
23 Oct 2020
Q&A: Huawei's Hong-Eng Koh on the value of digital transformation
20 Oct 2020
Covid-19 will change cities but high rises are here to stay
12 Oct 2020
Why World Metropolitan Day is a time to rethink the future of the city
15 Sep 2020
Trend Report: Creating truly open cities
13 Aug 2020
VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
24 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo Europe – RAI, Amsterdam
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