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Snapshot: DHS Accelerates Data Solutions to Uncover Biothreats | Homeland Security

Biothreats are hard to immediately identify, but with new technologies and data sources, such as the wealth of open data generated by “smarter” cities, emergency managers may be able to detect and respond to an emerging problem more quickly.

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Copenhagen shares takeaways from its City Data Exchange

Copenhagen has one of the most advanced data-sharing programs in the world. It has released a report of findings from its City Data Exchange on how to improve data infrastructure in Denmark and beyond.

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Take to the skies with Alex Zosel and Yann de Vries at Disrupt Berlin | TechCrunch

Passenger drones could be traversing city skies sooner than you think – German aircraft maker Volocopter recently flew its first autonomous passenger drone tests in Dubai, flying for five minutes at around 650 feet in a trial with no one on board.

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NYCx effort will be New York’s next pipeline for smart city innovation

Mayor Bill de Blasio has pulled back the curtain on NYCx, a civic tech initiative that will test smart city solutions through startup collaboration.

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