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Malaysian ‘forest city’ wins sustainability award

Malaysian ‘forest city’ wins sustainability award

The Asian Townscape Award was given for the ‘Feathers of the Sea’ business complex, which is part of the overall Forest City being developed in Johor.

New South Wales deploys AI-powered cameras to detect drivers using mobile phones

New South Wales deploys AI-powered cameras to detect drivers using mobile phones

A trial of cameras earlier this year caught over 100,000 drivers illegally using a phone.

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.

Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index

Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index

The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.

Being ‘hyperconnected’ boosts cities’ ROI

Being ‘hyperconnected’ boosts cities’ ROI

Hyperconnected leaders include Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, London, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Dublin.

Singapore launches AI strategy

Singapore launches AI strategy

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

ABB to develop autonomous vessel technology in Singapore

ABB to develop autonomous vessel technology in Singapore

During the initial phase of the project, the vessel will complete a series of navigational tasks in a designated test area in the port, steered from an onshore control centre.

Not so fast: 2G switch-off could impact smart meters, the elderly and critical services

Not so fast: 2G switch-off could impact smart meters, the elderly and critical services

The need for 2G services in the UK is likely to continue into the 2030s, a new report finds. Elsewhere, operators have shut down networks to free up spectrum.

Smart city ranking focuses on citizens’ perceptions

Smart city ranking focuses on citizens’ perceptions

A new ranking focuses on how citizens perceive the priorities and effectiveness of smart city initiatives.

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

A new ranking reveals that Singapore, London and New York are marginally better prepared but governments and private sector institutions around the world need to do more.