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Philadelphia ready to install 100 free Wi-Fi kiosks
The city has announced the next phase of its partnership with Intersection, which will install and maintain the devices around the city.
Mini-backed incubator launches fifth class of startup companies
Urban-X announced its fifth group of startups companies, each of which will receive $100,000 and access to a network of engineers and designers to develop technology-driven solutions to urban challenges.
Sidewalk Labs claims its Toronto 'smart neighborhood' will create more than 9,000 jobs
Google's urban-innovation offshoot also said 40 percent of residential units in its Quayside development will be priced at below-market rates, but a housing expert said that won't solve Toronto's housing problems.
NYC joins Amsterdam, Barcelona to protect residents' digital rights
A new coalition of governments seeks to apply certain human rights standards, as defined by the United Nations, to the digital space.
Half of local IT agencies left out of smart strategy planning
Many city and county technology officials surveyed by PTI reported they do not play a main role in the development of their government’s smart strategy.
Blockchain investor wants to build a conceptual city in the middle of the Nevada desert
Jeffrey Berns bought 67,000 acres of land to build an experimental city in which every facet of life incorporates distributed ledger technology.
New toolkit shows little cities how to buy like big ones
A new online tool developed by The Atlas guides small and midsize cities through "big city" tactics for doing business with the private sector.
Smart infrastructure challenge announces winners of $50 million in seed funding
Consulting firm Venture Smarter announced the prizes at its Smart Regions Conference in Columbus, Ohio.
Can government's centralized data offices put themselves out of business?
New York City's former chief data analyst says it could happen if they do their jobs correctly.