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Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Winners include solutions to address homelessness, school shootings, emergency response and more.

Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data

Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data

Trust is emerging as the number-one challenge when implementing smart city projects.

European cities share 10 principles for using citizen data

European cities share 10 principles for using citizen data

The cities of Bordeaux, Barcelona, Debrecen, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Florence, Ghent, Helsinki, Manchester, Rijeka and Zaragoza collaborated on the guidelines.

Amazon finalists highlight city cloud innovation

Amazon finalists highlight city cloud innovation

Initiatives up for awards include the use of data to tackle the opioid crisis and homelessness, an open-data-powered Alexa service and an earthquake warning app.

City Lights: Lea Eriksen, CIO, City of Long Beach

City Lights: Lea Eriksen, CIO, City of Long Beach

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Long Beach’s CIO, Lea Eriksen.

Singapore launches AI strategy

Singapore launches AI strategy

Singapore’s approach is based around playing to its unique strengths and focusing on good governance.

Stockholm is 2019’s winner at Smart City Expo World Congress

Stockholm is 2019’s winner at Smart City Expo World Congress

Other award-winning initiatives include the ’world’s first’ 5G city digital twin, work to better integrate slums and the largest urban cable car system.

Digital Cities 2019 winners list highlights US innovation

Digital Cities 2019 winners list highlights US innovation

The annual survey recognises cities using technology to tackle social challenges, enhance services, strengthen cybersecurity and more.

LA launches PPP to steer mobility innovation

LA launches PPP to steer mobility innovation

Urban Movement Labs aims to unite government, business, academics and residents around new mobility solutions for the city.

Sidewalk Labs details digital systems, says it won't sell data or use facial recognition

Sidewalk Labs details digital systems, says it won't sell data or use facial recognition

A new Digital Innovation Appendix outlines all proposed digitally enabled systems for Waterfront Toronto, aiming to clarify the ‘how’ and ‘who’ for each service as well as the ‘what’ and ‘why’.