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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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AI Developers Are Using Psychology to Teach Machines

23 Jul 2020

AI research and development company DeepMind is now looking at human psychology concepts to develop a new approach to reinforcement learning

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Dubai Gearing Up for Post-COVID 19 Strategy

28 Jun 2020

Adopting empowering technologies is fundamental for resilient smart cities, according to a report launched by Smart Dubai

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LIVING

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CES Tech Show Goes Online in 2021

29 Jul 2020

Tech and gadget lovers around the world will have the opportunity to attend CES online in 2021

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Dubai’s Utility Authority Now Piloting “Robotic Dog” For Internal Ops

15 Jul 2020

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is testing the four-legged “Spot Robots” for maintenance and quality assurance.

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ECONOMY

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WhatsApp Payments Arrive in Brazil

17 Jun 2020

After a pilot run in India, WhatsApp launched its payment system – WhatsApp Pay- across Brazil, allowing users to send money to individuals or local businesses within a chat

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Smart City AI Software Market Revenue Set to Spike 700% By 2025

19 Apr 2020

The global market for smart city artificial intelligence software is set for an exponential increase of $4.9 billion by 2025, up from $673.8 million in 2019, representing a seven-fold rise.

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ENVIRONMENT

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“The Shadow Effect”: Generating Electricity Indoors Now Made Possible

09 Jul 2020

A novel concept to generate green energy under indoor lighting conditions is emerging

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Sydney Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

08 Jul 2020

The city of Sydney in Australia has completed a full transition into 100% renewable energy

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MOBILITY

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China Deploys Sensor-Equipped Taxis to Better Understand Cities

26 Jul 2020

Taxis in the Chinese cities of Shenzhen and Tianjin are being turned into a mobile sensing platform,

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Tesla “Very Close” to Level-5 Autonomous Driving Tech

09 Jul 2020

Tesla is “very close” to achieving level 5 autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Elon Musk announced recently

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SOCIAL

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Biggest Annual Event for Smart Cities Turns Virtual For 2020

01 Jul 2020

Smart City Expo, the biggest annual global event for smart cities and Govtech, is going virtual this year amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Zealand Introduces “Digital Diary” App to Curb COVID-19

19 May 2020

New Zealand is releasing a “digital diary” app that helps people record and track where they have been on a daily basis

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