Smart Cities

Cities across the globe are installing technology to gather data in the hopes of saving money, becoming cleaner, reducing traffic, and improving urban life. Digital Trends regularly examines how smart cities deal with everything from energy management, to disaster preparedness, to public safety — and most importantly, what it all means for you.

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Waymo to bring self-driving minivans back to Bay Area, but not for passengers

The self-driving vehicles will focus on delivering packages
Waymo One

Where is 5G available? Our 5G network map has the details

5G may not be widely available just yet, but it's getting there. Here's where you can find 5G in the U.S.
Qualcomm 5G at CES 2019

The future of smart cities may mean the death of privacy

Urban planners are having to balance high-tech tools with concerns over mass surveillance

A $1 billion investment will bring more EV charging stations to rural America

ChargePoint and NATSO plan to install electric car charging stations at 4,000 rural highway travel plazas.
ChargePoint an NATSO to spend $1 billion on electric car charging