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UK government and TrueLayer forge API banking deal

UK government and TrueLayer forge API banking deal

The start-up’s payment initiation service means people do not need credit or debit cards to make payments for certain paid-for government services.

Data-driven insights initiative aims to help cities recover from Covid-19

Data-driven insights initiative aims to help cities recover from Covid-19

Mastercard is launching a set of tools and a series of research studies to help inform cities’ responses and decision-making as they recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Singapore creates new office to further drive digitalisation

Singapore creates new office to further drive digitalisation

The SG Digital Office will recruit 1,000 digital ambassadors to help every individual and business to go digital in the phased economic recovery from Covid-19.

Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?

Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?

Fixed Wireless Access’s speed and flexibility could have it serve a crucial role in helping businesses and public services rebuild in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, writes James Bristow, SVP EMEA, Cradlepoint

Adelaide invites citizens to reimagine the city after the pandemic

Adelaide invites citizens to reimagine the city after the pandemic

The council has launched an online idea-sharing platform and is inviting everyone to contribute to helping the city recover quickly from the social and economic impacts of Covid-19.

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.

Proptech company launches fourth smart city project in Brazil

Proptech company launches fourth smart city project in Brazil

The Smart City Aquiraz development is located 29km from Ceará’s capital Fortaleza, and built on a 200-hectare site, it will be home to more than 18,000 residents.

Audio should play a central role in smart city planning

Audio should play a central role in smart city planning

Using sound effectively can help improve public safety and a city’s security, writes Kevin Taylor, Segment Development Manager, Smart Cities at Axis Communications

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.

Dubai mandates digital identity system for government services

Dubai mandates digital identity system for government services

UAE Pass provides an authorised digital ID through smartphones, eliminating the need to physically visit customer service centres and submit paper identification documents.