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TECH 30 Jul 2018 | 6:00 AM

NYC City Council to consider pause in granting Uber licenses

New York City Council leaders are seeking a one-year halt on issuing new licenses for Uber and similar ride-hail vehicles, while a comprehensive study proceeds into their relationship to traffic congestion, industry economics, driver working conditions and passenger service.

TECH 31 Jul 2018 | 6:00 AM

Airbnb says New York City subpoena would set ‘scary precedent’

Airbnb Inc asked a Manhattan judge to deny New York City’s request for information about listings for seven midtown buildings, saying it sets a “scary precedent” that would allow the city to seek data about thousands of people who share the address of someone posting on the site.

TECH 19 Jul 2018 | 4:21 AM

New York City will force Airbnb to disclose information on hosts

Airbnb Inc will need to share the names and addresses of hosts in New York City with officials thanks to a new law, the latest setback for the home-rental company in one of the world’s largest tourism destinations.

5G 28 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Ericsson on connecting the city

Ericsson's Todd Ashton talks about the company's vision of a connected public transportation system and city

TECH 24 May 2016 | 7:46 AM

KL City Council's a finalist in IDC's Smart City Asia Pacific awards

The Kuala Lumpur City Council has been named a finalist in IDC’s Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (Scapa) 2016 in the Public Works category.

TECH 22 Jun 2018 | 1:00 AM

Ford hails Detroit a new ‘city of possibility’; residents hopeful, sceptical

As Ford Motor Co celebrated its return to Detroit with dignitaries and grand plans for the new economy and the future of transportation at Michigan Central Station in Corktown, Alondra Alvarez worried.

TECH 02 Mar 2018 | 8:47 AM

Google’s growing empire seen transforming biggest Bay Area city

Far more people sleep in San Jose than work there, a challenge for the California city’s tax coffers. Now officials are hoping a massive property sale to Google will change that.

TECH 13 May 2019 | 7:42 AM

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

San Francisco is on track to become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments, stores, stadiums and home security cameras.

TECH 07 Sep 2018 | 12:30 AM

Paris official seeks to outlaw Airbnb rentals in city centre

The Paris city council member in charge of housing said that he would propose outlawing home rentals via Airbnb and other websites in the city centre, accusing the service of forcing residents out of the French capital.

TECH 13 Jul 2015 | 2:57 PM

Mexico City could be first globally to limit Uber cars

Mexico City could become the first city in the world to limit the number of Uber cars, according to draft regulation that the company said also threatens to wipe out its most popular service in the giant metropolis.