What if data privacy wasn’t an issue?

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Smart cities run on data to provide and refine services, which enhance the quality of citizens’ lives, but personal privacy may be infringed

What being ‘smart’ means for cities

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Businesses and the wider community must embrace constant change and lifelong learning to benefit fully from intelligent and responsive digital cities

10 ways tech can cure big-city headaches

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From noisy airports and traffic jams to crime and anti-social behaviour, city life is full of annoyances. But what if technology could solve these problems? Here are ten ways it can help

Latin America’s ‘first smart city’ arrives

Panama smart city

Globalising digital technology is transforming cities worldwide as Panama pioneers smart city tech and leads the way in Latin America

By 2050, will London still be a smart city?

London’s challenge is incorporating the latest technologies with historic architecture and ageing infrastructure

It ranks high among the world’s smart cities, but London must remain on the leading edge of digital technology and continue to adapt to changing needs

Singapore: The robot city

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The “fourth industrial revolution”, an era of unprecedented automation and connectivity, could reshape the urban environment and have profound impacts on society at large

Cyber crooks could soon hold a city to ransom

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The growing cyber threat of ransomware could be turned against connected systems with the potential to bring a smart city to a grinding halt

Why Bristol’s a city of the future

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Famed for its marine and aerospace engineering, Bristol is now a front runner in digital technology which is revolutionising the city’s public sector