To improve cities, governments are increasingly promoting the use of technology and data-driven decision-making. They decide how technologies and big data are being used or deployed in creating smart cities, with the help of academics who collect and interpret data, design new city ideas and newer technologies for cities.
By Anthony Burke and Prasuna Reddy 3 days ago
Ride-hailing company, Taxify, has launched its boda boda (motorbike) hailing service in Nairobi, Kenya. Bodas can be ordered using the normal Taxify app.
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Kitty Hawk, the same group of California dreamers who introduced the leisure-focused Flyer last year, has revealed an all-electric, self-piloted air taxi in New Zealand. The company, which is backed by Alphabet's Larry Page, has been working on "an aircraft so personal it could weave the freedom of flight into our daily lives" since 2010. Cora is the result - a two-seater short hop aircraft that can lift off and land like a helicopter and flies forward like an aeroplane.
By Paul Ridden 16 Mar 2018