What Smart Cities can Learn from the Luddites


Source: Sustainable Cities 20 August 2014 Featured
What Smart Cities can Learn from the Luddites

There’s nothing like technology to stop people thinking straight. Just as the Daily Mail seems to find a new cure for cancer every few days...

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Passenger watchdog launches Tube ticket office consultation


Source: MayorWatch 20 August 2014
Passenger watchdog launches Tube ticket office consultation

London’s passenger watchdog is asking Tube users to give their views on London Underground’s planned ticket office closures...

Hear the patient voice: their perspectives speak loudly to trusts


Source: Health Service Journal 20 August 2014 Featured
Hear the patient voice: their perspectives speak loudly to trusts

Patients and the public have lived experiences of a condition, medicine or service that can benefit research teams...

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European Telcos in Buy-out Mode for American Firms


Source: IBTimes 19 August 2014 Featured
European Telcos in Buy-out Mode for American Firms

European telecommunication companies are on a buying mode, and they are targeting telcos in North and South America...

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Empirix picks up telco big data analytics provider Verios


Source: BCN 19 August 2014
Empirix picks up telco big data analytics provider Verios

Network performance specialist Empirix has acquired real-time analytics firm Verios Software & Systems for an undisclosed sum...

Is Traffic the Right Question?


Source: Sustainable Cities 19 August 2014
Is Traffic the Right Question?

Traffic is a big deal when it comes to real estate development. Residents are almost always concerned about the additional traffic...

People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities


Source: Sustainable Cities 19 August 2014
People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities

The more cars on the road, the more challenges a city faces. Developing countries like Mexico have experienced increased car ownership...

Meet Renovo Motors: An electric supercar maker from Silicon Valley


Source: Gigaom 19 August 2014
Meet Renovo Motors: An electric supercar maker from Silicon Valley

If you thought the days of electric car innovation in Silicon Valley were over with the fall of Fisker and the rise of Tesla, think again...

Reality Check: Germany Does Not Get Half of its Energy from Solar Panels


Source: TheEnergyCollective 19 August 2014
Reality Check: Germany Does Not Get Half of its Energy from Solar Panels

The rise of the Internet means that simple factual issues can be checked quicker than would have been believed possible a generation ago...

Community Health says data stolen in cyber attack from China


Source: Reuters 19 August 2014
Community Health says data stolen in cyber attack from China

(Reuters) - Community Health Systems Inc (CYH.N), one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack...

Bike Infrastructure Study: Bigger Investments Return Bigger Payoff


Source: Planetizen 19 August 2014
Bike Infrastructure Study: Bigger Investments Return Bigger Payoff

You get what you pay for, goes the old saying, and a new study out of New Zealand makes the case that when it comes to investing in...

Wind energy smashes UK electricity share record


Source: BusinessGreen 19 August 2014 Featured
Wind energy smashes UK electricity share record

Yesterday's high winds may have been frustrating for anyone out and about, but they also helped set a new record for wind power on the grid...

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100 ways to save energy in your home


Source: TheGreenAge 19 August 2014
100 ways to save energy in your home

So we sat round at TheGreenAge HQ the other day and came up with a challenge – to produce a list of 100 ways to save energy in the home...

This 3D-printed mobile wind turbine could end up paying for your 3D printer


Source: Gigaom 19 August 2014
This 3D-printed mobile wind turbine could end up paying for your 3D printer

What do you get when you combine a cleantech idea, mobility and 3D printing? I suppose you could create lots of different things...

Tech investor gets five towns to join social-health experiment


Source: Reuters 19 August 2014 Featured
Tech investor gets five towns to join social-health experiment

(Reuters) - Technology investor Esther Dyson thinks she has found the answer to America's growing health concerns...

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Scotland offers boost to community wind turbines


Source: BusinessGreen 19 August 2014
Scotland offers boost to community wind turbines

Community groups in Scotland seeking to install wind turbines, solar panels and other forms of local energy generation are being invited to bid...

For Healthcare Marketers, Content Is the Prescription


Source: Adweek 19 August 2014
For Healthcare Marketers, Content Is the Prescription

We've all been there—Googling a laundry list of symptoms out of concern that our cough and runny nose could be something more serious...

How care.data could help save lives


Source: The Guardian 19 August 2014
How care.data could help save lives

A colleague of ours visited his out of hours doctor service because of a painfully swollen knee, a condition he’d had once before...

Bids invited for £20m renewable energy fund


Source: Energy Live News 19 August 2014
Bids invited for £20m renewable energy fund

Businesses, universities, local authorities, community groups and housing associations in Scotland are being invited to bid for a share of...

Urban sprawl and lack of public provision leads to ‘transport poverty’


Source: The Guardian 19 August 2014
Urban sprawl and lack of public provision leads to ‘transport poverty’

How are people affected by a lack of access to transport, and what makes them likely to fall into “transport poverty”?...

Six ways for the advertising industry to take the lead on sustainability


Source: The Guardian 19 August 2014
Six ways for the advertising industry to take the lead on sustainability

Advertising agencies are experts at getting people to change their behaviour. Sometimes they do this for a cause, a charity, an NGO...

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