Facing renewed threats to their land, cultures and livelihoods, Brazil’s indigenous Amazon tribes are using social media, drones and other tech to get their message out.
Drive to make greater use of technology in city planning risks excluding marginal groups, urban planning conference told.
New York tops global Innovation Cities Index for its embrace of smart tech and start-ups. Index also rates transport, infrastructure, green space, property prices and net access among
US Federal Communications Commission set to block state funding to telecom carriers who do business with China’s Huawei, ZTE on grounds of national security.
Around the world, local governments are pooling public and private resources to make cities more efficient, sustainable and livable.
Mandalay, the historic royal capital, has been undergoing a high-tech, e-government makeover since 2017—efforts a government-tech award summit in Bangkok recognized.
With a half a billion people 60 or over expected by 2050—35 percent of its population—Chinese entrepreneurs are leveraging technology to care for the elderly.
A government newspaper says Myanmar Sat 2, built by US-based Maxar Technologies, will launch next week, improving mobile and internet connectivity even in remote areas.
The Communist government has called on domestic tech companies to create alternatives to US tech giants like Facebook and Google.
A Smart Axiata spokesperson told reporters the technology is ready to be deployed in Cambodia’s urban areas, once government licensure is in place.
The projects, done in collaboration with various organs of China’s People’s Liberation Army, span artificial intelligence to radio communications, Bloomberg reports.
GFW Pro tracks and analyzes plantations, farms, national parks and mills to pinpoint deforestation risks like fires and illegal logging using data sets like satellite images.
The Southeast Asian city-state’s 30-by-30 plan aims to raise domestic food production from 10 to 30 percent by 2030, with tiered fish farms and rooftop gardens.
Chinese officials say they are opposed to, but are not afraid of, a trade war with the U.S. “We will definitely properly deal with all external challenges,” said one.
The Chinese telecom company filed a motion with a Texas court on Tuesday arguing that the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act violates the company’s due process.