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Kingston kicks off IoT pilot with smart snow plough service

Kingston kicks off IoT pilot with smart snow plough service

An online map features selected ploughs on main roads, with different colours indicating when a road was last ploughed.

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Solutions from the winning start-ups of the City:One Challenge provide a healthy food delivery service that also reduces waste and navigation guides for those with mobility impairments.

Japan sets its sights on 6G

Japan sets its sights on 6G

6G is expected to launch around 2030 and could be ten times faster than 5G.

Slovenia commits to a fully circular economy

Slovenia commits to a fully circular economy

The overall goal is to position Slovenia as a European leader in harnessing the power of circularity to decarbonise its economy and transform communities.

Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project

Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project

The Granville Bridge Connector aims to provide more travel options to and from downtown that don’t contribute to congestion or pollution.

Is it time for us to forget passwords?

Is it time for us to forget passwords?

A report by the World Economic Forum finds that freeing ourselves of passwords will make us safer and organisations more efficient.

London extends school air quality audit programme

London extends school air quality audit programme

The detailed audits assessed the air quality in some of the UK capital’s worst polluted schools and made a series of recommendations to protect pupils.

Smart hospitals identified as a priority investment area

Smart hospitals identified as a priority investment area

Digitalised hospitals are judged to hold the highest potential for "rapid positive impact" on pressurised healthcare infrastructures and operations.

27 Thai cities to join Mastercard’s City Possible network

27 Thai cities to join Mastercard’s City Possible network

The move is part of a mission to achieve 100 smart cities in Thailand by 2022.

Rotterdam strikes climate deals with 100 companies to halve CO2 emissions by 2030

Rotterdam strikes climate deals with 100 companies to halve CO2 emissions by 2030

Rotterdam’s Climate Agreement includes plans for large-scale solutions such as offshore windmills, a hydrogen network and insulation of social housing, as well as smaller-scale initiatives such as car-sharing and cycling classes for children.