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Security China eyes Pune for smart city projects

Chinese Government Officials today visited Pune to explore opportunities to collaborate on the Smart City project announced by the government of …

Smart Cities should be in tune with 21st century: PM Modi

<b>New Delhi:</b> The 'Smart Cities', proposed to be created across the country, should be hubs of economic activity in tune with the 21st century and …

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"Smart" Cities and the Urban Digital Revolution

Last year, Los Angeles became the first city in the world to synchronize its traffic lights -- all 4,500 of them.<p>Smog, sewage and congestion are three of the hallmarks of contemporary urban living. But these downsides to city living are gradually becoming things of the past. City planners are …

The Éclair Revolution

Burgers, cream puffs, cupcakes and <i>macarons</i>. 'Mono-products' are the latest food fashion in Paris, and Christophe Adam is at the forefront of the movement with his colorful, pop-art éclairs.<p>Though éclairs have been around in France since the 19th century, they've always been limited to 3 basic …

Saudi Arabia's oil production costs are higher than US shale

Much time is being spent discussing the attempt by OPEC producers, especially Saudi Arabia, to drive higher-cost US shale drillers out of the oil game. The theory is that because OPEC cartel members can drill at dirt-cheap prices, they can inflict despair on the lightly defended shale patch. In the …

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Having a Moment: Éclairs

Move aside macarons. There’s another French treat in town that’s ready to stake its claim as the hottest dessert: the delectable éclair.<p>Just ask …

World Cup Schedule 2014: Ultimate Guide to Group Play

The 2014 World Cup schedule includes 32 football clubs, but odds suggest it's Brazil against the world.<p>Odds Shark lists Brazil—led by Neymar, Oscar, Dani Alves and Julio Cesar—a 3-1 favorite to win the globe's most-anticipated tournament.<p>A Selecao are loaded with talent. It has home-field …

Meyer Lemon Eclairs

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Eclairs are classic and elegant -- adding a citrusy cream makes them the perfect dessert to tackle on a gloomy January …

The Rise and Fall and Eventual Rise Again of the 'Smart City'

20 Smart City Technologies for 2013 and Beyond

Santiago Chile announced they’re going to become a “smart city” in 2013. Santiago is just one example of a growing number of areas around the globe …

Real Madrid Ready to Fight United for South American Midfield Star

Manchester United target Arturo Vidal is also on the radar of Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti, according to reports in Spain.<p>The Juventus midfielder …

Manchester United manager David Moyes sees tenure marked by £220m being wiped off stock market valuation

Manchester United manager David Moyes' failure to chase down Premier League's top four has seen the club's worth tumble by £220m in a month<p>Manchester United’s struggle to challenge for <b>Champions League</b> qualification has led to £220million being wiped off the club’s stock market valuation in a …

50 Best and Worst Transfers of 2013

If you want to know which permanent European transfers in 2013 were success stories or have become case studies of what not to do in future transfer windows, then this slideshow is ideal for you.<p>There will be the 25 worst transfers and then the 25 best transfers selected from the Bundesliga, …

Bosman XI: Vidic, Alonso, Lewandowski and Other Transfer Freebies

Each summer, a handful of footballers move from one club to another at the buyers’ dream rate: nothing.<p>As part of the landmark Bosman ruling in 1995, a player whose contract is set to expire at season’s end can begin discussions regarding a new deal—either with his current club or a new one—six …

New ‘Smart Cities’ Guide Helps Leaders Plan for a Sustainable Future

On November 18th, the Smart Cities Council released the <i>Smart Cities Council Readiness Guide</i>at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. …

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho to keep faith with goal-shy strikers and ignore the January transfer window

Frustrated Mourinho believes Chelsea would be top of the Premier League if his strikers were finding the target but has ruled out a raid on new recruits next month.<p>Jose Mourinho has ruled out making any January signings even though he is losing patience with <b>Chelsea</b>’s ineffective forwards.<p>Mourinho …

City Cynic: 'Against The Smart City' By Adam Greenfield (Review)

In many ways, the ideal of interconnectivity, expressed individually by the smart phone, the driverless car, or the lenses beaming turn-by-turn navigation advice into welcoming eyeballs, finds its communal expression in the dream of the smart city.<p>That is, roughly, a city in which those …

Smart Cities -- Smart People -- Smart Planet

<i>By Judith E. Glaser</i><p>I've been fascinated by IBM for decades. They are one of the few companies who have been able to figure out how to reinvent themselves radically, from a product-centric company to a services-centric company. They continue to innovate in areas beyond their corporate-footprint -- …

January Transfer Window Isn't Answer to David Moyes' Manchester United Problems

For football fans, disaster in December leads inevitably to one thing—counting down the days until the January transfer window.<p>The mid-season sales promise something that is both thrilling and dangerous in equal measure. Hope. Hope that early season misfortune can be put right with a couple of …

Infographic: Futuristic Technologies Coming Soon to a City Near You

What will the smart city of tomorrow look like? Sagentia just launched a new infographic that details some of the cutting-edge technologies that will …

B/R Experts Predict the Path to 2014 World Cup Glory

The path to World Cup glory has become clearer following Friday's draw in Bahia.<p>Who will pick up the famous trophy on July 13? The bookmakers feel it will be Brazil, but are they right?<p>We've asked five of Bleacher Report's World Football experts to give us their predictions from the group stage all …

Juventus Blog - ESPN FC

By Mark Ritson, Football Whispers<p>6 days ago<p>Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer …

World Cup Central Blog

2 days ago<p>Saudi Arabia's 5-0 capitulation to what was previously considered to be a distinctly average Russia side raised questions about the depth …

The Best Éclairs in Paris

Three must-try destinations in Paris with the best éclairs in all shapes, sizes and flavors<p>Stateside, we’re still dragging out our obsession with …

Dessert

Turning Vision into Reality

The world’s rail transportation systems are going places. From passenger trains that move people city to city at ever increasing speeds to freight trains that do the heavy lifting of global commerce, rail continues to power modern life. Cisco is thrilled to be a part of this dynamic industry and we …

Building the City of the Future: Smart and Sustainable

<i>Forbes Insights Q&A on Sustainable Smart Cities with Jeffrey Peel of Quadriga Consulting…</i><p><b>Forbes Insights: Jeff, do you get the impression that everyone is jumping on the ‘smart cities’ idea?</b><p>It certainly seems to be flavor of the month. Part of the reason seems to be that many technology companies …

#ExecInsights: Transforming Tomorrow’s Smart Cities… Today

This past week, the Meeting of the Minds convened in Toronto, Canada with more than 375 invited CXOs debating the convergence of urban sustainability and connected technologies. During the three-day summit, a variety of smart public policies and breakthrough technology innovations were presented by …

Software Developers Will Be the Future Masons of the Smart City

Cities of the future will need much more than concrete, steel, and hardware to come to fruition. The Smart City and The Internet of Things have been discussed for years by excited futurists and technology innovators alike. Yet a substantial portion of the commentary rests solely on the hardware and …

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