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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.
Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro join global coalition of cities working to create clean air for all
08 Sep 2020
By confirming their undertaking, the mayors of Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro come together with a coalition of 35 other city mayors that aim to ensure clean air for some 150 million people.
Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities
03 Jul 2020
Prepared by IESE Business School´s Centre for Globalisation and Strategy, the Cities in Motion Index 2020 analyses the level of development of 174 world cities.
Weekly: making the post-apocalyptic more palatable
25 May 2020
The opening up of a city to cyclists is one of the best ways to enforce social distancing, increase public health and also change a citizen’s relationship with their city.
Six European cities tap AI to cut carbon emissions
27 Jan 2020
The EU AI4Cities project is using a challenge-based procurement approach to find solutions to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions.
21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme
14 Jan 2020
The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative aims to help the cities deliver "high impact" digital services and share lessons learned with the rest of the world.
“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge
09 Jan 2020
Kamikatsu had a goal of zero waste by 2020. It didn’t quite get there but striving for the ambitious target has delivered pioneering results.
Washington invests $400,000 to meet new green building standards
10 Dec 2019
Buildings account for three-quarters of DC’s carbon emissions. New regulation requires large buildings to reduce energy and greenhouse gas.
Being ‘hyperconnected’ boosts cities’ ROI
25 Nov 2019
Hyperconnected leaders include Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, London, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Dublin.
Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI
11 Nov 2019
Overarching strategies, funding approaches and business models all need to be adjusted if cities are to see a genuine return on their investment in smart city tech, says Itai Dadon, global head of smart cities at Itron.
Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age
Huawei’s Digital Tax and customs smart gate solutions provide government with a means of bringing efficient and dynamic services.
21 Sep 2020
Smart Cities could save the world – until there’s a cybersecurity emergency
14 Sep 2020
Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter
08 Sep 2020
Reimagining an EV future
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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