An Egyptian traffic app fueled by crowdsourced data, Bey2ollak has introduced new updates designed to solve distinctly local problems as competition in mapping, navigation and congestion applications heat up.
It's perhaps no surprise that cities across the world look to the San Francisco Bay Area as a benchmark for post-industrial urban success: with billions of dollars generated annually, the most innovations in America and enviable levels of liveability, the iconic city certainly stands apart. Meanwhile, looking to bolster an emerging ICT industry, Egypt has its eyes set on creating its own tech industry capital by the Suez Canal, with ambitious plans slowly, but surely coming to life.
We speak to the man behind a brilliant innovation in wind power: this $750 turbine can be installed on any rooftop and is capable of generating electricity of around 5 kilowatt hours per kilowatt per day at a minimal low-wind speed of just 1.5 meters per second.
The world's capital of technology innovation and historically home to one of America's most active and engaged civil societies, San Francisco stands apart as an urban icon. However, the city is not without its downsides: income disparities perpetuate housing issues, a tech divide creates opportunity gaps and homelessness is a crucial problem. Here, we discover the innovative and collaborative ways city stakeholders are tackling pressing problems.
The Egyptian government has decided to bring the abandoned tram in Cairo back to life after it deemed it outdated, leading to the removal of tracks just months ago. Here we trace the impetus for the 180-degree change of heart...
Once the pinnacle of the West Coast's finance and banking industries, San Francisco's development since World War II have transformed it into a mecca for arts, culture and indeed counterculture - and it wasn't long before the technology industry followed. Here, we trace the iconic city's rise and rise again, but it isn't without its challenges.
Move NY – an ambitious plan to reduce pressure on New York’s busiest roads, has garnered both criticism and support across the City. The plan, which promises to create more than 30,000 jobs and ease traffic congestion in the Big Apple, hopes to reduce commuting costs for New Yorkers and improve the city’s transit networks.