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Philadelphia ready to install 100 free Wi-Fi kiosks

by • 6 days ago

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

by • 1 week ago

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

by • 2 weeks ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 2 months ago

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?

by • 2 months ago

New York City's former chief data analyst says it could happen if they do their jobs correctly.

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