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Smart cities: GCC to deploy tweeting trash containers

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Finnish technology company Enevo introduced a new waste management service at the WETEX (Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition) exhibition in Dubai held from...
Microsoft to develop India’s first smart city

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Microsoft Corp has selected Surat in the Indian state of Gujarat to develop it as India's first 'smart city' under the company's CityNext initiative...
Schneider Electric showcases smart city solutions in Doha

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Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, supported the third Arab Future Cities Summit (AFCS), the Middle East's premier smart cities event that...
Huawei has a vision for Middle East smart cities

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Huawei, a China-based global information and communications technology solutions provider, outlined its vision to support the development of Smart Cities in the Middle East...
Middle East embarks on smart urban development

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The Middle East is at a “tipping point” in its level of maturity and understanding of smart urban development, according to Atkins design director...
Japan assists Cambodia to Reduce Carbon Footprint

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The government of Japan on April 11 signed a Low Carbon Growth Partnership agreement with Cambodia, aiming to assist the country to reduce the...
smart-city-kochi-design

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India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), contestant in the country’s 2014 general elections, said in its party manifesto that – besides creating more jobs...
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...