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Intersection raises $150 million for the global expansion of its free Wi-Fi

As it looks to expand the global footprint of its internet-enabled digital advertising and informational kiosks, New York-based Intersection has raised $150 million in a new round of financing. 

Are smart cities just a utopian fantasy?

When cities are designed and deployed as a single unit, they don't carry the cultural vibrancy of a city built organically in response to the needs and desires of its denizens. The piecemeal approach

NYC public internet kiosk tablets have been disabled, because people obviously used them for porn

For a brief moment, the sleaze and smut of old school sleaze and smut returned to the streets of Manhattan, albeit in a decidedly 21st century form. Since launching earlier this year to much fanfare b

US DOT and Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs aim to create new public transit and Wi-Fi networks

Sidewalk Labs' Flow technology, which the company says will help cities understand where citizens want to travel and how to transport them to those destinations more efficiently, fairly, and safely, w

NYC Continues Its Great Phonebooth Transformation As First Tablets Hit Its Gigabit Wi-Fi Spots

The plan to turn unused NYC phonebooths into free digital hubs for local neighborhoods continues as Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced the second phase of the city’s LinkNYC program — with th