Smart Cities News

Why Mastercard is 'playing a long game' in smart cities

Why Mastercard is 'playing a long game' in smart cities

A year after it launched, Sarah Wray gets the lowdown from Sapan Shah on the progress of Mastercard’s City Possible initiative.

The Orbit high-tech development aims to reimagine rural living in Canada

The Orbit high-tech development aims to reimagine rural living in Canada

The town’s council wants to realise the best of both worlds: urban benefits within a rural community.

E-service could process Dubai residency applications in under 40 minutes

E-service could process Dubai residency applications in under 40 minutes

Running on the Dubai Now platform, the application facilitates the transactions and procedures required to issue residency visas.

City Profile Webinar: Atlanta

City Profile Webinar: Atlanta

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

Moscow implements crowdsourced ideas to improve communal living

Moscow implements crowdsourced ideas to improve communal living

The E-Home crowdsourcing project is a communication service provided to residents of apartment buildings in Moscow.

Digital humanism: Quality of life, environment and connected services at the centre of future cities

Digital humanism: Quality of life, environment and connected services at the centre of future cities

Cristiano Radaelli, Planet Smart City, looks at the role of sustainable, tech-enabled housing in future cities.

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

Find out the City of Atlanta is working with Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, to create a unique partnership to deliver benefits for citizens.

Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech

Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech

The fund could launch and begin making investments next year but it is conditional on Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project being approved.

Park power: Heat pumps under green spaces could warm 5 million UK homes

Park power: Heat pumps under green spaces could warm 5 million UK homes

A new report explores the benefits of installing heat pumps under green spaces.

Daejeon pilots drones to save ‘golden time’ in emergencies

Daejeon pilots drones to save ‘golden time’ in emergencies

Seoul, Songdo and Sejong may grab most of the smart city headlines about South Korea but Daejeon is proving itself to be a key contender too.