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A Ride Around Michigan’s Driverless City
The University of Michigan opens its mock city for testing driverless vehicles. The streets of a new neighborhood on the edge of Ann Arbor, Michigan, seem remarkably clean and peaceful. For ...
Devendra Fadnavis ropes in Microsoft for smart city project
Microsoft agreed to develop a smart city, similar to the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) and will set up a cyber security centre at Pune, Fadnavis said in his tweet. Terming ...
Google promises to improve urban life with Sidewalk Labs.
Known for amazing things such as self-driving cars and balloons that extend Internet access to developing areas, Google is now aiming at improving city life with a new company announced today called ...
India’s Fastest Train: Gatimaan Express To Cover 195 kms in 114 mins; Speeds Top 160+kmph/hr
Gatimaan Express, which has been declared as India’s fastest train with speed of 160+ km/hr is now ready to be launched. Test runs of this train have been successful, as it covered 195 kms ...
Transforming a Tuscan village, Ferragamo Style
A medieval Italian village gets a luxury makeover by Ann Abel Fashion mogul Massimo Ferragamo didn’t set out to buy a neglected 800-year-old village on a 4,200-acre estate. ...
Smart Cities need Smart People and Smart Commuting!
Share your feelings! How emotion maps will transform your daily journey On The Move explores the world of future personal transport looking at the latest trends and tech innovations that shape ...
Giant Floating City Would Drift Like an Iceberg
Well, this is certainly ambitious. A Chinese construction company has proposed assembling a giant floating city that would drift like an iceberg, with the bulk of the superstructure below the ...
Technology could help rural areas become thriving and sustainable
As city populations swell, rural communities will get left behind unless there are improvements in infrastructure, connectivity and resilience, writes Flemmich Webb Globally, more of us now live in ...