what is smart cities global network ?

The Smart Cities Global Network is an international network of smart-city stakeholders that connects cities and offers a comprehensive global platform for exchanging views, insights and ideas on the best mechanisms to create Smart Cities of the future.

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GOVERNANCE

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Microsoft’s Underwater Experiment: Subsea Data Center Proves “Reliable”

16 Sep 2020

After spending two years in the deep waters of the North Sea, Microsoft’s subsea data center was retrieved to assess the feasibility of underwater data centers

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Microsoft Launches a “Deepfake” Detector

03 Sep 2020

The AI-based technology to create fabricated digital content is becoming increasingly accessible to the masses

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LIVING

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Amazon Sidewalk: Smart Homes to Smart Neighborhoods

01 Oct 2020

E-Commerce giant Amazon revealed more information about its low-bandwidth Sidewalk network

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Survey: People Open for Human Augmentation Tech

21 Sep 2020

Nearly two-thirds of people in Western European countries would consider augmenting the human body with technology to improve their lives.

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ECONOMY

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IDC: 5G Smartphones to Capture 50% of Global Market by 2023

31 Aug 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic challenges and the lack of consumer demand, the global smartphone market will return to a full recovery

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COVID-19 Accelerates Central Bank Digital Currency Exploration

30 Jun 2020

As the pandemic is driving millions around the world to adopt cashless payments and eliminate the use of banknotes

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ENVIRONMENT

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Uber Promises 100% EVs Switch by 2040

10 Sep 2020

Ride-hailing giant Uber announced that every vehicle on its global platform will be electric by 2040

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Climatetech Organizations Launch “Carbon-To-Value” Initiative

20 Jul 2020

A “carbon-to-value” initiative was launched by leading climate tech innovation organizations, to build an innovation ecosystem to drive the commercialization of carbontech

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MOBILITY

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First Commercial Lab for CAVs Launched in The UK

05 Oct 2020

The first commercial lab to test driverless cars using 5G and satellite technologies was recently launched in the UK

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Tel Aviv Trials “Electric Road” to Charge Buses

28 Sep 2020

In a world first, a pilot project using under-road electric infrastructure to charge public buses has been launched in Tel Aviv

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SOCIAL

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Talent Discovery in the Age of Smart Cities

03 Sep 2020

As we are more conscious of ourselves and our goals, the world is responding to our actions with more synchronicity

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Facebook Open-Sources “SoundSpaces” to Advance AI Assistants

24 Aug 2020

A new artificial intelligence development module was open-sourced by Facebook recently, to help researchers create robots that are capable of answering to tasks that require both visual and auditory sensing, like "Get my ringing phone"

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