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IBM names 16 cities for Smarter Cities Challenge 2014

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IBM has named 16 cities and counties around the world which will get funds as part of its Smarter Cities Challenge for 2014 project. These...
Smart cities could have glowing trees to replace street lights

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Smart cities of the future could have glow-in-the-dark trees to replace street lights, and gardens that grow vertically up walls, according to a new...
King Abdullah smart city to be tailor-made for pilgrims’ needs

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Saudi Arabia plans to create a smart city near Mecca that will offer tailor-made services for pilgrims, Arab News reported. The new full-fledged pilgrim city...
Pakistan mulls smart cities to tackle infrastructure challenges

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As Pakistan continues to face challenges in urban efficiency, IT experts proposed setting up smart cities to improve civic infrastructure and highlight technologies the...
UAE launches store for smart government apps

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The UAE has launched what it calls the world's first store for smart government applications through Android and iOS platforms, Arabian Business reported. The store...
First-of-its-kind apps gallery for smart cities launched

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The Washington, DC-based Smart Cities Council, an industry coalition to advance smart city development and innovation, has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Smart...
China to invest more than $300b in smart cities

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The accumulated investment in China's "smart city " effort is on track to exceed 2 trillion yuan ($322 billion) by 2025, fueled by a...
Big market players at Dubai’s Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2014

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Dubai will be hosting the Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2014 on April 28 and 29 at the Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, attracting...
Smart lighting key technology for smart cities

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Emerging lighting technologies are the next frontier in helping cities reduce their energy consumption and create more enjoyable landscapes for their residents, said Mieke...
Africa said to benefit strongly from smart cities

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Due to increased access to connectivity and the associated predicted urbanisation, African cities wishing to uplift their populations into the 21st century are going...
Smart grids, energy storage key to Smart City market

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Smart cities are anticipated to create huge business opportunities across different industries, with a total market value of $1.57 trillion by 2020, according to...
Dubai hospitals go digital as part of smart city drive

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Three Dubai hospitals were recently honoured by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for following best practices in electronic implementation of medical records. The hospitals...
Intelligent transportation vital for smart cities: Study

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With more than two-thirds of the global population expected to live in urban contexts by 2050, the deployment of smart cities technologies and intelligent...
Smart Cities to create business opportunities worth $1.5 trillion

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Smart cities are anticipated to create huge business opportunities across different industries with a total market value of $1.565 trillion by 2020, consultancy Frost...
Philippines: One million electric vehicles by 2020

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The Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP) said that a million electric vehicles could be riding on the streets of the country's urban...
Smart buildings don’t impress Saudis

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Smart building concepts seem to be not a great sales proposition for Saudi property buyers. Though architects in the country have stressed the importance...
Vietnam to build aerospace center

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Vietnam is carrying on with plans to build its own aerospace center which would serve as the “launching pad” for the Vietnam’s aerospace industry. Clear...
Southeast Asia has more than 190 million Internet users

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Southeast Asia with a population of around 600 million people has more than 190 million Internet users, Tech in Asia reported. Singapore, as the infographic...