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10 ways cloud computing will change in 2013 | ZDNet

10 ways cloud computing will change in 2013 | ZDNet | Smart Cities | Scoop.it
As enterprise steps up its use of cloud services analyst house Forrester has predicted how business use of cloud platforms and services will change next year.
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Anatomy of a Smart City | Postscapes

Anatomy of a Smart City | Postscapes | Smart Cities | Scoop.it

A full sized infographic of what is helping to create today's 'Smart Cities'. 


The dramatic shift of the world’s population into urban areas is encouraging citizens, city planners, businesses and governments to start looking at visions of ‘smart’ cities.


Below we look into what is driving the need to establish these networked environments, how smart city concepts and projects are different in the developing world, and what technologies and systems are needed to make them a reality.


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Does cloud computing threaten patient privacy, data security? | HealthITSecurity.com

Does cloud computing threaten patient privacy, data security? | HealthITSecurity.com | Smart Cities | Scoop.it
The rise of cloud computing has created a host of new challenges for patient privacy and data security, according to two Seton Hall School of Law professors.

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, July 26, 2013 5:59 PM

Interesting perspective! Worth a read

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Smart City 1.10: Smart City Examples | strathmorepark

Smart City 1.10: Smart City Examples | strathmorepark | Smart Cities | Scoop.it
Internationally, and particularly in Europe, a number of Smart City initiatives are taking shape. This chapter looks at a handful of those cities and the projects that are underway to create Smart Cities.

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'Smart city' Santander takes lead in Europe | DW

'Smart city' Santander takes lead in Europe | DW | Smart Cities | Scoop.it
An old port city on Spain's Atlantic coast has emerged as a prototype for high-tech smart cities worldwide. Blanketed with sensors, it's changing the way of life for its residents.

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