Alphabet is plotting a digital city full of Google cars, high-speed Internet and more

Posted in Business on 17th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

The idea under consideration is for Sidewalk to create an area in the U.S. that serves as a testbed for new technologies.

Google aims to develop free Gigabit Wi-Fi for cities

Posted in Online on 27th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

The new venture, named Intersection, will seek to bring free public Wi-Fi to cities around the world using different pieces of urban infrastructure, from pay phones to bus stops.

Japan's Shimizu announced a plan to build an underwater city

Posted in Hardware on 17th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Shimizu visualized the underwater life in a way that the main part of the city is represented by a dome, which has glass and metal construction deep in the ocean.

Study finds air pollution affects short-term memory, IQ and brain metabolic ratios

Posted in Medicine on 12th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Children living in cities with significant air pollution are at an increased risk for detrimental impacts to the brain.