smart city

Blockchains backs off 'innovation zones' concept in Nevada

by • 10 months ago

Blockchains founder and CEO Jeffrey Berns said he's pulling out of further talks, citing the absence of "a champion" for the project.

Watch for a new generation of smaller smart cities

by • 12 months ago

Increasingly, small and midsize cities are joining the smart-city movement. Limerick, Ireland, is among those coming up in the world.

CU Denver formalizes partnership with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

by • 1 year ago

The University of Colorado Denver announced an expansion of its partnership with the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to study "smart city" technologies.

Columbus, Ohio, readies 'Smart Columbus 2.0'

by • 1 year ago

Columbus will transform its innovation hub into a nonprofit following the completion of a five-year grant program.

Los Angeles prepares to be 'smart' ahead of 2028 Olympics

by • 1 year ago

City CIO Ted Ross said a new "smart-city" plan is a roadmap for agencies to follow in the build-up to the 2028 Summer Olympic Games.

San Diego appoints its first chief innovation officer

by • 2 years ago

San Diego's director of performance and analytics, Kirby Brady, will add chief innovation officer to her job title, expanding the city's work with data.

Government needs better air-quality messaging, not more data, says Portland official

by • 2 years ago

Portland Smart City Coordinator Christine Kendrick said what's needed most now isn't more sensors or data, but "action" from local authorities.

Local government's open forums must persist during pandemic, say city leaders

by • 2 years ago

As the coronavirus pandemic forces many government services online, technology officials cite concern that some transparency efforts could get left behind.

Digital privacy concerns will follow Sidewalk Labs to next venture, says former consultant

by • 2 years ago

Sidewalk Labs backed out of its "smart neighborhood" project in Toronto, but Ann Cavoukian said its flagrant misreading of the public's privacy concerns may continue to haunt the company.