Although the COVID-19 pandemic started as a health emergency. Now, as predicted by economists, it reached the economic sector pretty fast. Oil prices were under pressure even earlier. Now, these oil prices have hit depths never seen before in the history of the US oil market. The prices could have far-reaching consequences in logistics and […]
We have been talking a lot, lately, about the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). So much so that it’s now difficult to differentiate the real from the not-so-real or purely ‘marketing’ IoT and AI. Data mining isn’t AI. Marketers have been doing it for a good three decades, and others likewise. It’s […]
Artificial intelligence is taking up the pace when it comes to global logistics and supply chain management. As per a number of executives from the transportation industry, these fields are expected to go through a more significant transformation. The on-going evolution in the areas of technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and similar new technologies […]
From the manpower efforts to the digital technologies, Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way we interact with the world around us. This means bringing new opportunities from every challenge and new risks to the most personal areas of our lives. The real revolution in the digital industries of IoT is agriculture, city infrastructure, […]
Transportation will never be the same once our machines know how we feel. We are all entering a wholesale, global disruption of the way people move from one place to another. More than any other change in this sector, the one that is likely to have the most significant impact on human society is the […]
AT&T and the City of Chicago are deepening their smart city partnership with a pilot project for smart kiosks and bus shelters. The telecoms giant is expanding its smart cities work in the city with the new structures that will provide free Wi-Fi. The announcement of the project, which will roll the technology out within […]
Transportation has been vastly underfunded in the past two decades, according to most Democrats in the House and Senate. President Obama tried to raise taxes on oil imports and gas usage to fund transportation projects, but Congress has been a stone wall, refusing to raise taxes or spend more on infrastructure. You would think under […]
Florida State University (FSU) is partnering with the City of Tallahassee on an urban mobility project that aims to boost smart city resiliency. According to FSUnews.com the university is working with city officials to enhance Tallahassee’s utilization of current transportation and power systems. The city is looking to determine how to better handle large-scale civic […]
An electioneering Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced government support of smart city innovation that could see more than $100 million invested each year. As announced in a campaign press release, Turnbull will create a smart city investment fund and a collaborative smart cities program if he is re-elected in early July. Turnbull promised to […]
Eric Schmidt and Travis Kalanick share insights, and even bizarre stories.
Travis Kalanick explains what may lie ahead for Uber.
A look at the deep influence a new car culture will have on our daily lives.
Is it a tech company?
Burner phones on demand.
Intelligent cars controlled by dumb traffic lights. What’s up with that?
California has voted to formally regulate ride-sharing operators, making it the first U.S. state to acknowledge them as a valid business.
A Hyperloop? Seriously, I would spend all my money to bring these technologies to the world.
California says ride-sharing service Lyft can do business while the state decides on new rules that could change the taxi industry.
Zipcar’s acquisition by Avis is an unsettling example of the disruptor selling out to the disrupted.
It’s the one place you’re free to sing, swear and swerve. For some it’s a mobile office, others a sanctuary from the rest of their lives. But this private place is now becoming more public thanks to the latest head-scratching regulation from the U.S. government.