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China offering Pakistan ‘huge’ financing: official

<b>Beijing</b>: Pakistan needs a “huge amount of financing” for infrastructure and energy projects and China is ready to announce help when President Xi …

Why You Need a Restorative Yoga Practice This Winter

The Importance of Recovery Time In Your Busy Life<p>When days become shorter and colder, most mammals hunker down, hibernating or just physically …

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Qcut wants to make you the perfect pair of jeans using data and algorithms

It's puzzling how difficult it can be to find a pair of jeans that fits you properly — and that seems to be particularly true for women. That's why a new company that's launching with a Kickstarter campaign today is hoping to find women the perfect fit using nothing but some information they …

Japan Installs 11 GW of Renewable Energy in Two Years

Japan has added 11,090 megawatts of clean energy capacity since July 2012, when it began an incentive program to encourage investment in renewables, …

Strategic Opportunity Analysis of the Global Smart City Market

Topic: Strategic Opportunity Analysis of the Global "Smart City" Market till 2025.<p>The lecture sets the stage for visionary thinking by identifying and analyzing one of the significant Mega Trends, Smart is the New Green. 'Smart' as a value proposition has been increasingly replacing 'Green' …

'Smart Cities' Should Mean 'Sharing Cities'

These days every city claims to be a “smart” city, or is becoming one, with heavy investments in modern information and computing technology to …

Most Of What We Need For Smart Cities Already Exists

The compelling thing about the emerging Internet of Things, says technologist Tom Armitage, is that you don’t need to reinvent the wheel — or the water and sewage systems, or the electrical and transportation grids. To a large degree, you can create massive connectivity by simple (well, relatively …

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 …

Smart Cities

Dec 3, 2009, 06:00pm<p>Raquel Laneri Contributor i<p>I write about fashion, power and what powerful people wear.<p>Share to facebook<br>• Share to twitter<br>• Share to linkedin<p>By Joel Kotkin<p>Strong infrastructure, attractive economies and savvy urban planning.<p>By Aaron M. Renn<p>Why urban leaders need to change their …

Smart Cities -- A $1.5 Trillion Market Opportunity

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “India is to be found not in its few cities, but in its 700,000 villages.” Though that may at one time have been true, it is no longer the case. With about 30 country dwellers moving lock, stock and barrel every minute from Indian villages to become city dwellers, not many …

Smart Cities

A smart city is a place where the traditional networks and services are made more efficient with the use of digital and telecommunication …

Intelligent Infrastructure: The Rise of Smart Cities

Smart cities experts discuss the challenges governments and business leaders face in building the next generation of intelligent infrastructure for …

Are Smart Cities Really Smart?

Trantor. If you ever read Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Series, you know what I’m talking about. An enormous metropolis, hyper-technological and hyper-connected (though the Internet had yet to be invented when the books were first published), relying on such a delicate equilibrium that, when the …

Data Deluge Makes Smart Cities Smarter

Many of the world’s largest cities from London and New York City to Rio de Janeiro and Abu Dhabi have recently launched ambitious sustainability initiatives structured around various information and communications technologies. In large part, these initiatives will only achieve their policy goals …

The Future Smart City Will Be Built Around You and the Internet of You

<i>Pssshhhhhhtttt.</i> Like a shot of steam in your morning latte, the sound of train doors opening injects vitality into any urban commute. But imagine that at 7:18 a.m. on Monday in the London Underground the red doors stay open and quiet, and stay, and stay . . .<p>Inside the rail cars, instead of the …

New Weebly App Lets You Build a Website Using the iPad

Weebly revealed some pretty impressive usage numbers, as well as a new website-creation app for iPad.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Skype 7 For Mac And New Skype Preview For Windows Use Cues From Mobile To Refocus On Chat

Skype has introduced new versions of its desktop clients today, and these new apps represent a dramatic change for users of the previous versions. Skype 7 for Mac is now the primary stable version, and the new preview of Skype for Windows shares the same design language, for those who want to check …

Why GoPro Is One Of The Hottest Platforms For IoT App Development

In the early days of mobile app development, creating an app usually meant creating one specifically for a mobile phone and it’s built-in capabilities. Not anymore.<p>First there was a wave of remote control apps for things like smart TV or connected streaming appliances like Sonos.<p>More recently, …

Solar road could change how we power the world

What if one single source of renewable energy could replace our reliance on coal-fired energy? That's the dream of electrical engineer Scott Brusaw, who, for the better part of a decade, has been working on just such a project. His idea? Cover all the roadways and parking lots in the US with …

What Makes a City Smart?

Everyone wants to live in a smart place. But the magic mix that draws people in is composed of a lot of different dynamics coming together all at …

Smart cities for 11 billion people: Mitchell Joachim at TEDxBerlin

Smart City Expo World Congress 2014

Retrofitting Smart Cities | The Network | The Network

Smart cities are on the rise. According to a recent study, the number of smart cities across the world is set to quadruple between 2013 and 2025. Many of these should be new city developments. India, for example, is planning to spend US$1.13 billion on 100 of them.<p>But what of the rest?<p>While new …

Event: Dubai Smart Cities Forum - session 1

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George Clarke's Amazing Spaces - All 4

George looks back at several ingenious builds done on a shoestring. Big things can be achieved with small sums - from a Tardis shed to a house built …

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