China's Clean Air Challenge: The Health Impacts of Transport Emissions


Source: SustainableCities 24 November 2014
China's Clean Air Challenge: The Health Impacts of Transport Emissions

Air quality is one of many tragic social and environmental issues China has faced during its rapid urbanization and motorization.

2015 Nissan Leaf Aims To Be More Self Aware


Source: Earth Techling 24 November 2014 Featured
2015 Nissan Leaf Aims To Be More Self Aware

Japan’s largest showcase of electronics and information technology, CEATEC, turned out to be a bit of a razzle dazzle for electric car technology...

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Beyond Borders: Tracing the Impacts of Smarter Public Safety


Source: IBM 24 November 2014
Beyond Borders: Tracing the Impacts of Smarter Public Safety

Public safety is vitally important to people living in cities the world over and is essential to the vibrancy and...

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Smarter Public Safety: Enabling And Enhancing Crime Fighting Capabilities


Source: IBM 21 November 2014
Smarter Public Safety: Enabling And Enhancing Crime Fighting Capabilities

With rising population levels in cities across the globe and shifting demographics, Public Safety agencies are increasingly challenged to...

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Sport as a Metaphor for Business


Source: IBM 21 November 2014
Sport as a Metaphor for Business

IBM's partnership with the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon shows it can deliver complex real-time data solutions to a global audience...

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IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 21 November 2014
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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China’s clean air challenge: The health impacts of transport emissions


Source: The City Fix 21 November 2014
China’s clean air challenge: The health impacts of transport emissions

Air quality is one of many tragic social and environmental issues China has faced during its rapid urbanization and motorization.

IBM Center for Applied Insights: The value of smarter social services


Source: IBM 20 November 2014
IBM Center for Applied Insights: The value of smarter social services

Faced with the demand to deliver better outcomes with increasingly restricted resources, many social organizations are finding that the answer is...

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The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World


Source: IBM 20 November 2014
The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World

Increasing global energy demands and growing attention to environmental issues require reliable, high-quality power supplies and the use of...

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Heliostat spreads light into darkest city corners


Source: Reuters 19 November 2014
Heliostat spreads light into darkest city corners

Mar. 12 - Architects in Sydney, Australia have found a way to light up a part of the city that was once perpetually dark...

Five Reasons to be Optimistic About Sustainable Urban Mobility


Source: SustainableCities 19 November 2014
Five Reasons to be Optimistic About Sustainable Urban Mobility

According to the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects, cities will add over 2.5 billion people in the next 40 years.

Sustainable Cities Conference Bridges Cultures, Demonstrates Shared Experiences on Public Spaces


Source: SustainableCities 19 November 2014
Sustainable Cities Conference Bridges Cultures, Demonstrates Shared Experiences on Public Spaces

The challenges of traffic congestion, civic engagement and shrinking public spaces are key themes for cities in the Middle East and North Africa.

Game, set, match, tweet


Source: IBM 19 November 2014
Game, set, match, tweet

In the summer of 2013, Britain’s Andy Murray won the gentlemen’s singles title at Wimbledon, the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament.

Can you predict what your customers will do next?


Source: IBM 18 November 2014
Can you predict what your customers will do next?

Businesses are under increasing pressure to meet heightened customer expectations in this digital age.

Big data analytics keeps Dublin moving


Source: The Telegraph 18 November 2014
Big data analytics keeps Dublin moving

Dublin City Council is involved in a research partnership with IBM, through the latter’s Smarter Cities programme.

Boris is set to leave Londoners a polluted city built for cars


Source: MayorWatch 18 November 2014
Boris is set to leave Londoners a polluted city built for cars

Boris Johnson is set to leave Londoners a legacy of expensive, polluting roads which put cars ahead of public transport according a new report.

Beijing takes its large electric substations underground


Source: Smart Grid News 18 November 2014
Beijing takes its large electric substations underground

Stroll through Caishikou in downtown Beijing and you’ll see a thriving commercial district, but you won’t see the substation that powers it all.

Upending Urbanism: How New Postgraduate Programs are Revolutionizing the Way We Create Cities


Source: This Big City 18 November 2014
Upending Urbanism: How New Postgraduate Programs are Revolutionizing the Way We Create Cities

Today’s realm of urban possibilities has never been so expansive and the postgraduate options for students have expanded similarly.

#IBMTryTracker Twitter Q&A Weds 19th Nov at 11am - save the date


Source: IBM 17 November 2014 Daily digest
#IBMTryTracker Twitter Q&A Weds 19th Nov at 11am - save the date

Smarter Trends will be running a live Twitter Q&A session on Wednesday 19th November at 11am gmt under the hashtag #IBMTryTracker

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Despite Crackdown, Indian Courts Side With Public Health Against Coal


Source: The Energy Collective 17 November 2014
Despite Crackdown, Indian Courts Side With Public Health Against Coal

In a huge victory for local communities, public health and the rule of law, yet another proposed coal plant has been denied clearance in India.

How Suburban Sprawl, Inadequate Transit Worsen Unemployment


Source: SustainableCities 17 November 2014
How Suburban Sprawl, Inadequate Transit Worsen Unemployment

Recently laid-off workers who live far from job centers take longer to find replacement employment than residents of more convenient neighborhoods.

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