• White House Spending $160M On 'Smart Cities,' IoT

    White House Spending $160M On 'Smart Cities,' IoT

    The White House wants cities to be able to communicate better, so it has a plan.Or, as the White House puts it, the "'Smart Cities Initiative' [.
  • Wireless Broadband Alliance Launches WiFi Roaming Project

    Wireless Broadband Alliance Launches WiFi Roaming Project

    Client computing is increasingly providing a back door into the enterprise for the compromise and The Wireless Broadband Alliance's City WiFi Roaming project aims to provide public WiFi users in cities around the globe with the ability to roam between different public wireless networks.Some of the host cities that are part of this public, private partnership include New York, San Francisco, and San Jose.
  • 6 IoT Innovations Making Cities Smarter

    6 IoT Innovations Making Cities Smarter

    Here is a look at 6 innovative uses of IoT in municipalities around the world.As a result, governments are turning to the internet of things (IoT) technologies to help make the world's metropolises run more efficiently.
  • Friday App Sales: LIMBO, This War of Mine, Leo's Fortune, and More

    Friday App Sales: LIMBO, This War of Mine, Leo's Fortune, and More

    In need of some new apps or games to keep you busy this weekend?Currently on Google Play, folks can grab a ton of awesome games at discounted prices.
  • Why City Planners Might Want to Talk to More Women

    Why City Planners Might Want to Talk to More Women

    Most of us just trust our gut when wandering in unfamiliar areas, but researchers are using a machine learning-enhanced image database and cell phone data to determine urban characteristics that people seem to fear most, which they believe could help with city planning.For example, buildings with street-facing windows created "a sense of safety, since they imply the possibility of surveillance," they found.
  • Self-Driving Cars Coming to Boston

    Self-Driving Cars Coming to Boston

    The MIT spin-off will put its self-driving Renault Zoe electric vehicle on the road in the Seaport section of the city before year's end.During the road trials, nuTonomy's software is expected to learn local signage and road markings, as well as build on behavioral knowledge gained during recent trials in Singapore.