The time for cities to get smart is now

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Howard Elias, President, Services and Digital, Dell Technologies Unprecedented urbanization is compelling cities to fundamentally reimagine and transform for the future – and fast. According to the 2018 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, roughly half of the world’s population […]

The 5 biggest challenges cities will face in the future

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Chan Heng Chee, Chairman, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) & Harvey Neo, Consultant, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) The UN […]

Paris is building the world’s greenest business district. What can other cities learn from it?

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Navi Radjou, Author, Conscious Society The City of Paris and the RATP Group, the state-owned public transport operator that runs the Paris Métro subway, have jointly launched Les Deux Rives, a bold initiative to build the world’s greenest […]

How smart tech helps cities fight terrorism and crime

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert Muggah, Research Director, Igarapé Institute Today’s cities are on the frontline of crime and terrorism. While some of them are clearly more at risk than others, all of them are vulnerable. Not surprisingly, cities are experimenting with […]

ZTE @ MWC14: ZTE excels in all areas at this year’s Mobile World Congress

  Written by Dr Xiang Jiying, Director of Wireless Technology, ZTE Once again ZTE had a big presence at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) and demonstrated its global leadership in telecommunications equipment and network solutions.  Executives from all levels of the organisation were on hand to communicate the directions that ZTE will be taking in […]

NEC @ MWC14: “Smart cities” hold the key to enhancing citizens’ lives and cutting costs

Written by Jean-Matthias Bohli, Senior Researcher at NEC Laboratories Europe By 2030, 5 billion people — around 60% of the world’s population — will live in cities, compared with 3.6 billion today, turbocharging the world’s economic growth. City leaders in developing nations must cope with urbanisation on an unprecedented scale, while those in developed ones wrestle […]