Embracing the rise of new UK tech hubs

From Bristol to Dundee, many regions outside of London are becoming hubs for technology startups in their own right

Why 5G smart roads are the future of transport

While truly autonomous vehicles may still be some way off in the UK, 5G roads connected to sensors and smart highways will pave the way

Eight cities using data to change the way we live

Eight cities are using data and artificial intelligence in innovative ways to reshape public services

Public-private tensions in smart city collaboration

Private startups can help governments alleviate the pressures of urbanisation and improve the quality of city life, but partnerships between the two sectors are not always straightforward

How Stockholm is leading the way for smart cities

‘Being smart is about working in a smarter way with different partners and empowering citizens’

Are we sleepwalking into an AI police state?

Predictive analytics enabling law enforcement to identify “high-risk” areas has highlighted ethical and legal quandaries

Cities of the future: digitally-transformed infrastructure

Building infrastructure can result in a complicated and disjointed project desperately in need of digital technologies to connect all parties

Urbanisation breathing innovative new life into cities

As well as major challenges, growing urbanisation presents big opportunities to build better, sustainable cities for the future, according to the World Economic Forum