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Startup Digest - Smart Cities - Issue #76

Dear smart citizens and urban innovators, Welcome to a new issue of #SmartCitiesDigest and thanks for
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Smart Cities
Smart Cities
All about smart cities and urban innovation: a collection of resources covering innovations and developments in a wide range of topics like e-government, connected things, open data, civic tech and sustainability.
Dear smart citizens and urban innovators,
Welcome to a new issue of #SmartCitiesDigest and thanks for subscribing!
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Joan Torres
How to ensure long-term connectivity for smart cities?
It is important that the wireless networks, hardware, software and sensors that run smart cities, the majority of which will be in hard to access areas, are protected and always connected.
Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

London loses out on $10-million smart cities prize

How the private sector can partner on smart cities
Public-private partnerships are hugely important for countries. Governments can tap on the agility, speed and expertise of the private sector to build services and infrastructure at scale. Here are examples of how China, South Korea and Japan are working with private sector to build smart city projects together.
Sensors, scandal and sustainability: Inside the San Francisco smart city being built from scratch on an abandoned naval yard

Safety, infrastructure will decide the near-term success of AVs

Future-proofing smart cities with the IoT
IoT networks must demonstrate specific characteristics across six key areas: return on investment (ROI), connectivity, standards, network architecture, security and data management.
Techstars Startup Digest Smart Cities is curated by:
Joan Torres Joan Torres - @SmartUrbanite
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