smart city

NCSC warns councils over ‘foreign influence’ in smart city projects
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smart city

NCSC warns councils over ‘foreign influence’ in smart city projects

16-page report details cyber security and privacy risks of signing agreements with foreign state-backed companies
7 May 2021
The West faces “a moment of reckoning” in technology and cyber security
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cyber security

The West faces “a moment of reckoning” in technology and cyber security

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming claims that future technologies are likely to be shaped by nations like China
23 Apr 2021
5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO
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5G

5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO

Speaking at Aruba Atmosphere '21, Payton warned the technology will lead to "massive cyber attacks" this year
13 Apr 2021
IT Pro 20/20: Keeping the lights on
IT Pro 20/20: Keeping the lights on
Business strategy

IT Pro 20/20: Keeping the lights on

The 14th issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the unsung heroes that have helped make remote work a success
1 Mar 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?
The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?
smart city

The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?

With city centres deserted, the utopian smart city vision may be later than advertised
12 Feb 2021
Hackers attempt to poison Florida water supply
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hacking

Hackers attempt to poison Florida water supply

The cyber criminals infiltrated a treatment plant through TeamViewer and boosted Sodium Hydroxide to dangerous levels
9 Feb 2021
Build a greenhouse monitor with a Raspberry Pi
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Build a greenhouse monitor with a Raspberry Pi

How do you improve a Raspberry Pi? By adding real-world sensors – here's how to get started with the Sense Hat
4 Dec 2020
London crowned best city to study tech outside the US
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Careers & training

London crowned best city to study tech outside the US

The capital now offers the highest number of universities with courses in tech and engineering
22 Oct 2020
Smart Cities: Living in intelligent spaces
smart city

Smart Cities: Living in intelligent spaces

As communications networks expand and the built environment becomes intelligent, how will smart cities provide new ways of living and working?
17 May 2020
Sidewalk Labs scraps Smart City project over economic uncertainty
smart city

Sidewalk Labs scraps Smart City project over economic uncertainty

Coronavirus-fueled economic uncertainty spells the end of the line for the Smart City
8 May 2020
Smart motorways aren’t smart enough
smart city

Smart motorways aren’t smart enough

Free sat-nav apps could limit the dangers of so-called smart motorways, says Barry Collins
8 Mar 2020
Mayor of London calls for more data sharing
smart city

Mayor of London calls for more data sharing

The ten-year anniversary of City Hall’s London Datastore is marked with calls to open up access between datasets
9 Jan 2020
Toyota plans smart city for Japan
smart city

Toyota plans smart city for Japan

Car giant will build a prototype on 175-acre area at the base of Mount Fuji for its employees
7 Jan 2020
Uber car involved in fatal crash had software flaws
Driverless car
Business strategy

Uber car involved in fatal crash had software flaws

However, US investigators still haven't determined the probable cause for the accident
6 Nov 2019
Are smart cities a disaster waiting to happen?
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smart city

Are smart cities a disaster waiting to happen?

Urban IoT promises to provide better healthcare, utilities, education and policing, but the cost to privacy could be high
21 Aug 2019
ICO warns tech industry to rebuild public trust or face ruin
Protesters
Data & insights

ICO warns tech industry to rebuild public trust or face ruin

Regulator says innovation at risk of backlash akin to GM food scandal
14 May 2019
2020 vision: The tech predictions we got right and wrong
Technology

2020 vision: The tech predictions we got right and wrong

Jetpacks? Flying cars? We explore the predictions we got right about 2020, and where our crystal ball went haywire
15 Mar 2019
Wales in danger of being left behind in 5G adoption
Cardiff bay, Wales
Network & Internet

Wales in danger of being left behind in 5G adoption

With network coverage lagging behind the rest of the UK, changes must be made to infrastructure in order to keep up with the pack
24 Jan 2019
Firms challenged to collaborate to build a UK 'digital twin'
smart city

Firms challenged to collaborate to build a UK 'digital twin'

Data sharing and plugging the skills gap must precede any meaningful attempts to digitise the UK infrastructure
22 Jan 2019
AWS and Tigerspike team up on smart city platform
Internet of Things (IoT)

AWS and Tigerspike team up on smart city platform

AWS, SSE and Tigerspike will develop SSE's Mayflower smart city platform, connecting sensors and devices
15 Jan 2019
A day in the life of a smart city dweller
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A day in the life of a smart city dweller

How a truly connected life could spell the end of traffic jams, potholes and the weekly shop
14 Jan 2019
Mobileye and Ordnance Survey launch mapping data project
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smart city

Mobileye and Ordnance Survey launch mapping data project

The initiative will boost smart city projects with higher accuracy mapping
9 Jan 2019
Enough is enough: It's time to get us out of this jam
Data & insights

Enough is enough: It's time to get us out of this jam

We don't need smart motorways to ease traffic congestion, we need smartphone satnavs
29 Dec 2018