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Calgary, Alberta unveils 4 new smart city initiatives

The City of Calgary unveiled four new smart city initiatives designed to improve air quality, disabled services, climate and speed of play on its golf courses.

London’s smart city plans embrace growing security infrastructure

Why Smart cities are the next great advance in the fight against terrorism.

How kids can help design cities

Adults tend to think of kids as "future citizens" -- their ideas and opinions will matter someday, just not today.

Google’s ”Smart City of surveillance” faces new resistance in Toronto

Sidewalk Toronto’s ongoing controversies may serve as the latest warning sign for cities who are considering signing over public spaces to major tech companies.

Bangkok CyberTech District heralded as ”game-changer”

Neighbourhood is set to provide a comprehensive ecosystem for both domestic and international start-ups

Why Smart Cities are a golden opportunity for entrepreneurs

As we design the cities of tomorrow, entrepreneurs should take the lead.

Solving the Smart City Puzzle

Andrew Bevan, Smart Mobility Director, says transparency and the sharing of data open a whole new world of possibilities for smart cities.

Why do businesses and society need smart cities? To survive…

As part of Information Age's Smart City Month, we look at why businesses and society need smart cities. It's about transformation and sustainability.

Designing for ‘everyone’ is not the path to an inclusive smart city

Hannah Kaner, smart cities strategist at Orange Bus, argues in Information Age that when it comes to optimising citizen interaction with smart city development, we must target areas of the city where services are failing and address inclusivity.

3 smart city lessons from Manchester and the UK’s Smart City IoT Demonstrator

As part of Information Age's Smart City Month, Nick Chrissos - from Cisco Systems - looks at a smart city project in Manchester

Why Google’s Toronto ‘Smart City’ project is running into hefty local resistance

Concerns over residents' personal data is undermining the Google Alphabet project in its infancy.

Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

New research has uncovered a previously unknown weakness in smart cities systems: devices that trust each other.

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