Smart Cities

Are Toilets The New Twitter? Using Smart City Data To Measure Interest

One of the most common uses of Twitter by marketers and researchers is to gauge public interest and reaction to major events at scale. Social media makes such analyses relatively trivial through simple keyword searches and volume trendlines. However, last month during the World Cup, Tokyo’s …

Social Media

T-Mobile Launches Nationwide Narrowband IoT Network

T-Mobile has rolled out what it says is the first nationwide narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service. The company says its NB-IoT network covers almost 2.1 million square miles and about 320 million people. In addition to being the first carrier to launch in the United States, the NB-IoT …

Internet of Things

Smart city solutions: What drives citizen adoption around the globe?

Understanding how smart cities implement citizen-centric technologies and what drives widespread adoption of smart city solutions, will help local …

Cities

Nvidia Is Taking Over the Autonomous Driving Industry -- Here's How

Whenever I talk to people about autonomous vehicles, it's clear not people know who the winners will be.<p>Some are aware that Alphabet (GOOGL) (GOOG) …

Tech Industry

More municipalities go digital to boost service delivery

Residents in Ekurhuleni can engage government about service delivery-related issues via a mobile app.<p>The race to bring municipal services closer to …

Cities

Carlo Ratti and Sidewalk Labs collaborate to build reconfigurable Dynamic Street

Italian architect Carlo Ratti and Alphabet company Sidewalk Labs have worked together on a modular paving system that can change the use of a street …

Cities

How Milwaukee's Open Data Portal could transform the city — if it takes the right steps

CLOSE<p>An aerial view the Marquette Interchange in downtown Milwaukee - highway interstate I43 I94 94 43 traffic construction city drone aerials …

Open Data

AT&T Mobile 5G Headed to Charlotte, Raleigh, Oklahoma City

AT&T plans to introduce mobile 5G service in a total of 12 cities by the end of 2018. The carrier said it's 'deliberately launching with a mix of big …

Networking

AT&T: 5G coming to 3 more cities in 2018, here's the list

By the end of 2018, AT&T expects to have 5G coverage in 12 cities. With Friday's announcement, it's halfway there.<p>As cellular companies plan on …

North Carolina

Amol Naik named as Atlanta chief resilience officer

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced recently that Amol Naik has been named Chief Resilience Officer for the city of Atlanta, according to a press …

Blue Ridge Mountains

First stage of £10m project to improve travel in Guildford approved

The first stage of improvements to make it easier to get around Guildford have been given the go-ahead.<p>At a Guildford Borough Council (GBC) meeting …

Surrey (UK)

Three Ways IT Is Building The City Of The Future

The futuristic city isn’t hard to envision. Many are familiar with the lifestyle perpetuated in sci-fi films, one that boasts hovering cars or robots interspersed cohesively in the day-to-day activities of civilians. While we’re not quite there yet, I do believe there is a future harmonious unity …

Artificial Intelligence

Driving Disruption in Your Industry: Key Technologies in the Next Mobile Economy

No industry is safe from disruption. It’s probably already begun in yours.<p>Just take a look at the apps on your phone, and the way you use them. …

Innovation

Designing For Inclusiveness And Innovation In ASEAN Cities

The development challenges in ASEAN nations are keenly felt by those working on urban planning, architecture and landscape developments in the …

Cities

With crackdowns on Uber and Airbnb, does the sharing economy have a future in Hong Kong? | South China Morning Post

Airbnb host Frank Lee was baffled last week by news that Hong Kong officials planned to get tougher on short-term home rentals.<p>The IT professional …

Hong Kong

AT&T Bringing 5G to More U.S. Cities in 2018 | Seeking Alpha

AT&T Also Announces Additional Network Updates<p>PR Newswire<p>DALLAS, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T (T)* plans to begin introducing mobile 5G to …

Intellectual Property

Fitness brand to launch new digital hub in Birmingham

A new tech incubator for digital firms working in the sports industry is set to open in Birmingham next month.<p>Solihull-based fitness clothing brand …

Innovation

Traders meet CM on FDI

Tamil Nadu Vanigar Sangangalin Peramaippu (traders’ federation) president A.M. Vikramaraja called on Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami at the …

India

YES Bank to partner 2 Telangana cities for smart solutions

YES Bank has announced partnership with Karim Nagar and Warangal smart cities in Telangana to launch an industry-first ‘Collaboration-as-a–Service’ pl

Cities

Gujarat to seek higher share of central taxes under 15th Finance Commission

The state government will press for a higher share in central taxes during the upcoming four-day visit of the 15th Finance Commission starting on …

India

How Can Scientists Help Make Cities More Sustainable?

Researchers have data. Corporate executives have innovations. Mayors have real problems to solve. Yet these people do not necessarily understand how …

Science

Iris Dorbian wrote a new post, AnyVision takes in $28 mln Series A, on the site PE Hub

Israel-based AnyVision, a developer of artificial intelligence and computer vision technology, has secured $28 million in Series A financing. The …

Artificial Intelligence

E-Governance: A powerful tool to combat, mitigate and sustainably manage disaster risks

The 2018 E-Government Survey highlights the complex challenges and varied opportunities of deploying e-government services.<p>Contributing to the global …

eGovernment

Autonomous Mobility: It's Not Just About The Cars

When people think of autonomous vehicles, they almost always think about cars. As automotive and tech giants race to unveil new vehicles and services, it naturally commands the public’s focus. Headlines appear nearly every day about new businesses forming, and about traditional businesses investing …

Transit

SEGWAY: THE 21ST CENTURY FORD?

First, Segway was supposed to revolutionize urban mobility. Then Segway was supposed to be dead.<p>20 years ago, the original self-balancing Segway was …

Electric Vehicles

Digital transport and the challenges of urbanisation

<b>Digitalisation was the key topic of the SITCE conference in Singapore, held for the first time as part of the World Cities Summit.</b><p>Singapore is ‘a …

Cities

Better connectivity: Government to build five new greenfield road corridors

The road transport and highways ministry has identified five industrial corridors to be converted into greenfield routes.

India News

Determining the optimal subsidy for public transport

July 20, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Q Should governments subsidise public transport? And to what degree?

Opinion

United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs > Research > UN e-Government Surveys

2018 E-Government Survey<p>The 2018 UN E-Government Survey will be published as the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals …

eGovernment

Modernizing Rules around 5G Small Cells Could Unlock Additional $100 Billion in Economic Growth, According to New Report

<b>New Study Builds on Prior Analysis of 5G's Economic Impact, Underscores Need for All Levels of Government to Streamline Infrastructure …

Accenture