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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Report: COVID Vaccine is Bonanza for Digital Supply Chain Tracking Industry

29 Dec 2020

More than half of vaccines go to waste globally every year because of temperature control, logistics, and shipment-related issues

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Microsoft Reveals a New Data Tool for Large Companies

28 Dec 2020

Microsoft has revealed a new cloud-based tool designed to help corporate customers understand data location and compliance

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LIVING

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Data is Beautiful: The Most Detailed 3D Atlas of Our Galaxy Just Yet

27 Dec 2020

Data collected from the European Space Agency’s Gaia observatory has enabled astronomers to release the most detailed 3D map of the milky way to this day

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Study: COVID-19 Has Accelerated the Move to A Hybrid Workplace

24 Dec 2020

The 'working from home' realities have accelerated the large-scale adoption or remote work, evolved corporate attitudes toward it, and shaped employees’ expectations for greater flexibility

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ECONOMY

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JD.Com First Platform to Accept China's Digital Currency

27 Dec 2020

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com announced it has become the country’s first virtual platform to accept digital Yuan

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Facebook-Backed Cryptocurrency Rebranded in Quest for Approval

20 Dec 2020

Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra has been rebranded “Diem” in a renewed effort to gain regulatory approval

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ENVIRONMENT

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The EU Wants 30 Million EVs On the Road By 2030

23 Dec 2020

A huge step up from the 1.8 million electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles registered in Europe at the end of last year

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Montreal Applies “Climate Test” to City Decisions

20 Dec 2020

The city of Montreal has adopted a “climate test” to ensure that all its actions and operations contribute to the fight against climate change

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MOBILITY

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E-scooters Take Off in COVID-Hit London Despite Legal Obstacles

25 Dec 2020

Thousands of London commuters have ditched the city’s underground trains and buses during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Los Angeles Launches Urban Air Mobility Initiative

22 Dec 2020

Los Angeles recently announced the US’ first urban air mobility initiative, titled “the Urban Air Mobility Partnership”

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SOCIAL

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WhatsApp is Bringing Voice and Video Calls to Desktop in 2021

24 Dec 2020

WhatsApp will introduce voice and video calling features to the messaging app’s desktop version next year

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Covid-19 Drove More Users to Digital Fitness

22 Dec 2020

Fitness apps have seen a steep rise in users during the pandemic

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