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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.


Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities

Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities

The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.

VIDEO: Swapping petrol stations for charging hubs – Dundee’s drive for 100% e-mobility by 2030

VIDEO: Swapping petrol stations for charging hubs – Dundee’s drive for 100% e-mobility by 2030

SmartCitiesWorld visits Dundee to see what other cities can learn from its success with scaling e-mobility.

US DHS evaluates smart building tech in active shooter exercise

US DHS evaluates smart building tech in active shooter exercise

Real-time information in an emergency could help responders more quickly determine the location of people and the type and severity of the emergency, monitor on-scene conditions and find victims.

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.

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.

Singapore launches AI strategy

Singapore launches AI strategy

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

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.