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Vienna pilots virtual ‘culture token’ to reward greener travel

Vienna pilots virtual ‘culture token’ to reward greener travel

The app uses motion-tracking to measure distances covered using green modes of transport and calculates the CO2 savings compared to a car trip.

LoRaWAN security warning for smart cities

LoRaWAN security warning for smart cities

New research warns that in extreme cases, a compromised network could mask physical attacks against infrastructure or cause industrial equipment containing volatile substances to break, combust or even explode.

Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.

Edinburgh sets out bold vision for 2030 mobility

Edinburgh sets out bold vision for 2030 mobility

The 10-year draft plan aims to respond to the city’s evolving demands as well as reinforce the Council’s ambition of making the Scottish capital carbon-neutral by 2030.

Toyota to build prototype future city in Japan

Toyota to build prototype future city in Japan

Woven City will be home to 2,000 residents and researchers who will test and develop smart city technologies.

London boroughs ‘not ready for 5G’, report claims

London boroughs ‘not ready for 5G’, report claims

According to Freedom of Information data obtained by Tech London Advocates, 31 out of 33 London boroughs have no specific strategy for enabling the rollout of 5G networks.

Airbnb to launch helpline for city officials

Airbnb to launch helpline for city officials

Airbnb wants to deepen trust with cities and guests following controversy and ahead of an IPO next year.

China Telecom and ZTE test 5G on Shanghai’s maglev train

China Telecom and ZTE test 5G on Shanghai’s maglev train

The partners claim their 5G network solution could be applied to various high-speed railways worldwide.

Smart cities will succeed through systematic planning and a focus on economic vitality

Smart cities will succeed through systematic planning and a focus on economic vitality

Platform models can help cities move from being ‘fractionally smart’ to overall intelligent. Learn from the progress of cities such as Amsterdam, Duisburg and Cagliari.

Santa Fe awards four-year smart waste contract

Santa Fe awards four-year smart waste contract

Waste reduction and recycling are key elements of the New Mexico city’s commitment to sustainability and carbon neutrality by 2040.