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Is Paris Europe’s New AI Hub?

Wed, 2018-11-21 01:16 -- SCC Europe Staff

While Paris may be poised to be Europe’s new artificial intelligence hub, some of the continent’s largest software companies are looking at cities all across France, investing billions in research and development over the next five years as part of a plan to place France—and Europe—at the forefront of AI innovation.

How traffic simulators can help cities take a bite out of commute times

Thu, 2018-07-26 15:59 -- Doug Peeples

Reno, Nevada's not known for particularly bad traffic, but its population is steadily growing and that means more cars. Read out story to learn how a local university is working to help the city keep up — and training skilled traffic engineers at the same time.

Trending: the demand for IT professionals continues

Wed, 2017-12-27 16:06 -- Doug Peeples

A new report says companies in many cities expect to add IT professionals to their staffs in the first half of 2018, as they have been this year. Cities looking for talent to help them with their smart city initiatives should be aware that competition for those skilled professionals is expected to remain strong.

Tech European cities defeating Silicon Valley

Fri, 2017-09-29 00:00 -- SCC Europe Staff

In a former railway yard in southeast Paris, a €200 million project is underway to create a global hub for Internet development that will be the largest start-up incubator in the world. Dubbed Halle Freyssinet (or Station F), this is just one project that will make Paris a global player in terms of Internet technology, as well as create up to 4,000 jobs and attract 1,000 French and foreign tech entrepreneurs.

Smarter govt schools! (Teachkits to help create engaging classroom environment)

Wed, 2017-07-12 22:39 -- SCC India Staff

Providing quality education to more than a million government schools has resulted in the government struggling to offer quality and holistic education to every child. Evidently, according to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) 2014 report, the world will require 25 million teachers by 2030, and India alone will require 6 million more teachers by 2030.