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IT Pro 20/20: Using technology to create a better future
IT Pro 20/20: Using technology to create a better future
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IT Pro 20/20: Using technology to create a better future

Issue 21 of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the newest innovations and projects shaping our interactions with the world around us
1 Oct 2021
UC Irvine selects Velodyne Lidar’s traffic-monitoring solution
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UC Irvine selects Velodyne Lidar’s traffic-monitoring solution

HIMaC² will leverage Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution to improve road traffic safety and efficiency
28 Sep 2021
Digitising Leeds: How to build a smart city
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Digitising Leeds: How to build a smart city

The return of an in-person Leeds Digital Festival coincides with a ratcheting up of plans to digitally transform the region
28 Sep 2021
Derq moves into Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program
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Derq moves into Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program

Detroit-based start-up brings its AI analytics platform into the smart city mix
20 Aug 2021
Amazon devices to start communicating with each other by default
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Amazon devices to start communicating with each other by default

From 8 June, Amazon devices will form low-bandwidth ‘Sidewalk’ networks with nearby units to avoid dropout and extend their working range
1 Jun 2021
UK and Thailand join forces to fuel smart city collaboration
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UK and Thailand join forces to fuel smart city collaboration

30 UK businesses are taking part in the virtual trade mission to Thailand
17 May 2021
NCSC warns councils over ‘foreign influence’ in smart city projects
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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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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 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
Leeds smart city plans described as 'akin to living under Stasi rule'
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Leeds smart city plans described as 'akin to living under Stasi rule'

City council says it's committed to handling data ethically and securely
9 Apr 2021
IT Pro 20/20: Keeping the lights on
IT Pro 20/20: Keeping the lights on
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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?
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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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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
Connexin rolls out UK's first nationwide IoT network
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Connexin rolls out UK's first nationwide IoT network

The smart city operator expands its LoRaWAN platform for use across all regions following successful trials in Yorkshire
16 Dec 2020
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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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
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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
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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
Poor data is killing the smart city dream
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Poor data is killing the smart city dream

Cisco’s UK smart city chief blasts those “patting themselves on the back” for releasing messy data
7 May 2020
£90 million ‘future transport zones’ will fuel UK smart cities
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£90 million ‘future transport zones’ will fuel UK smart cities

Smart city projects include using drones to deliver medical supplies and data to smarten up bus routes
16 Mar 2020
Smart motorways aren’t smart enough
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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
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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
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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