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How technology will make cities better places to live in

Technology isn’t just about your home or office, it’s also about the environment that surrounds us all. And it’s happening now. Urbanites are the driving force of economies, innovation and lifestyle. By 2045, the world's urban population will increase by 1.5 times to six billion. Businesses and cities that operate in the new urban landscape are about to be hit by a tsunami of technology and they need to move quickly to secure market share. In the long run, cities without intelligence will... Read More >

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Britain has the chance to lead the world in AI. Will we take it? Britain's AI scene is messy. But that could be an advantage
The government announced a “sector deal” for the artificial intelligence industry today, which it says is worth £1 billion. About a third of that comes in the form of public funding and a third from new private sector investment, the rest Read More >
How the Internet of Things will benefit older and younger generations What’s more important? Your fridge telling you to buy some milk on the way home, or your floor recognising an older person has fallen and notifying the emergency services?
Having recently hosted an event at MIPIM 2018 on the topic I can confidently say the Internet of Things (IoT) is here to stay and is set to make big differences in the way we live, work and shop. You can look at stats such as there being a Read More >
Robots are coming for our jobs. Isn’t that great? Technological changes have made work more fun and less dangerous
Technological progress has frequently resulted in changes in the nature of work, sometimes affecting skilled workers more and sometimes affecting unskilled workers more. But whichever categories of worker were affected, such changes have almost Read More >
Data, data everywhere but what to do? What is ‘Big Data’ and is it a problem or a solution?
Rob Bould past chairman of the Investment Property Forum and NED of Coyote Group gives his perspective the tech revolution in the property industry and looks at the practical applications of these new technologies. Few people can define ‘Big Read More >
Speak up! Smart home technology finds its voice in 2018
With the annual Consumer and Electronics Show (CES) having recently taken place in Las Vegas, now is a good time to assess which technology is set to make an impact in the property world this year and beyond. Voice activation truly arrived at Read More >
Pile of bitcoins The wild ride of cryptocurrencies An introduction to Bitcoin, blockchain, and price volatility...
I spent Christmas in Northern California this year and met up with friends whilst in San Francisco. Given that I was in the world’s tech hub, it didn’t take long for the conversation to turn to Bitcoin (amongst many other Read More >
Boutique selling children's toys and clothing The future of retail 8 ways that technology will change the way we shop in 2030
Automation, customisation and big data are some of the trends expected to change the retail industry and the way consumers shop in the future. Recently CBRE, the world’s leading real estate services firm and a Partner of The Property Chronicle, Read More >
Digital screen with abstract reflections Democratising real estate via blockchain: the example of FundPlaces The journey of a proptech start-up
Kok Keong Tan is the co-founder of FundPlaces, an alternative investment platform for real estate. I embarked on a different type of real estate journey three years ago, setting out to change how people invest in real estate. My team and I Read More >
Young professionals working at desks in an office Has Elon Musk cracked the renewable energy conundrum? Our new Technology columnist investigates the serial entrepreneur's latest offering
Elon Musk, perhaps the world’s best-known serial tech entrepreneur, has spent the last 15 years creating an empire that has vertically integrated the sustainable energy and transport market and now he is on the verge of bringing it to the Read More >

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