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Ford Lays Out Evolving Vision of 21st Century Smart Mobility

Reducing its negative social and environmental impacts, Ford is making headway in its drive to realize its evolving vision of 21st century smart…
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DOE Develops Wireless ‘Smart City’ Platform

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Lab have developed a wireless sensor network platform that could revolutionize urban planning, development and…
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Ford’s Parking Spotter Could Keep You From the Endless Hunt

Ford recently announced that it's teaming up with Georgia Tech to develop a Parking Spotter app. As the name suggests, this app will…
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Copenhagen Reveals World’s First Neighborhood Adapted for Climate Change

Copenhagen recently revealed what it says is the first neighborhood redesigned to adapt to climate change.
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Smart Cities and the New Industrial Revolution

By 2050, 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas. The re-urbanization movement puts stress on the infrastructure that supports…
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Which City Ranks as Most Connected?

A recent survey by communication technology provider Ericsson evaluates 40 leading cities around the world for their level of information and communication technology…
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AARP: Baby Boomers Want Liveable Communities, Too

The AARP has an impressive archive that inspires its members to advocate for more “liveable communities.”
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A Slow Smart City: Bangalore’s $6 Billion Traffic Headache

The annual cost to local IT and business process outsourcing (BPO) companies in Bangalore reaches as much as US$6.5 billion annually.
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Financing Cities of the Future w/Siemens, PwC & Berwin Leighton Paisner

Join TriplePundit live on Google's hangout platform to discuss "Investor Ready Cities".
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Siemens Report Lays Out Opportunities for Cities to Leverage Technology and Build Infrastructure Value

"Cities with the appropriate foundations of institutional stability can leverage financial mechanisms to their advantage to help deliver the infrastructure that is so…
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City of the Future: Bigger, Smarter, Greener?

Cities today are in danger of choking in smog. They may only make up 2 percent of the world’s surface area, but they…
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Interview: Cisco and AGT Launch Strategic Partnership on Smart Cities

Cisco has been working in the smart cities space for seven years now -- providing services including traffic management, parking assistance, waste management,…
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Nuclear Energy’s Role in Sustainable Development

Access to electricity generated by clean energy sources is one of the most pressing issues concerning sustainable development for the future. How can…
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Sustainable Cities: Smart Future, Meet Passive Past

To look 100 years into the future, we really need to look back 100 years to our past to learn from our predecessors.
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How to Solve All World Problems with Enormous Prizes (and a Dash of Ingenuity)

If you need something invented or a problem solved, offer a prize. If you want to solve a big problem, offer a big…