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05.02.2021 | Onlineredaktion Berlin TXL

Smart cities of the future: 7 things that successful cities do

Market analysts at IoT Analytics have extensively researched the current developments in the smart city space and found that there are seven things that set the leading cities apart from the rest.

World's first 'flying taxi' and drone airport to open in Coventry

A pop-up urban airport, which will showcase so-called "flying cars" and drones is to be opened in Coventry (UK), with government support for programmes that tackle road congestion and pollution.

A new initiative could make cities more biodiverse: Here's how

The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated an urgent need to transform the way cities and their residents connect with nature. The new global initiative "BiodiverCities by 2030" aims to address this imbalance and design sustainable cities of the future.

They found a way to limit big tech’s power: using the design of Bitcoin

Companies inspired by the cryptocurrency Bitcoin are creating social networks, storing online content and hosting websites without any central authority. This could be a promising attempt to limit big tech's power on our communication. 

A smart, vigorous, green city in the making

New infrastructure and attractions, smart public services and a better living environment are among the promises of the government to local residents of Shanghai. A view into the promising future of the city.

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