Amazon’s new “Always Home Cam” can spy everywhere in your home
Yes, it is a drone! Would you allow a small flying camera to wander around your house and send footage to the cloud?
Danish cities engage climate action planning in line with the Paris Agreement
Municipalities now have access to tools to help them create new policies to reduce carbon emissions.
New York to Expand Open Streets to Weekdays
First-ever weekday hours available for popular, car-free outdoor dining initiative.
Portland joins other US cities banning facial recognition with the most restrictive law
Portland’s city council unanimously approved prohibiting public and private facial recognition technology — giving the largest Oregon city the broadest such ban nationwide.
Smart Checkout Technologies Help Retailers as Consumers Look for Frictionless Payments
The value of transactions processed by smart checkout technologies, where a frictionless model replaces the fixed checkout process, will reach $387 billion in 2025, up from just $2 billion in 2020.
Online panel: 3 ways to face the Covid-19 crisis
This week, we had the opportunity to talk to three experts, from three different cities, about how they are handling different challenges to help cities and communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. From Israel, we had Dr. Hila Oren, CEO of the Tel Aviv Foundation. She told us the different programs of the foundation and Tel […]
Barcelona won’t have large technology shows this year
Don’t delude yourself. The likelihood that we attend tech conferences this year in the same format as before are slim to none.
How DARPA Kickstarted AV Development
DARPA director Tony Tether came up with a novel idea: DARPA would launch a challenge, a series of races, for robot cars.
Mobile World Congress Cancelled by GSMA
The organization made this unprecedented move as over 30 companies decided to pull out, including big names such as Amazon, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Intel, LG, Nokia, Nvidia, NTT DoCoMo, Sony, and Vodafone. The presence of many travelers from China, and the possibility that some of them could carry the coronavirus, is the main reason […]