When Smart Cities Fight Mother Nature

Anyone who has ever spent the night huddled on a rooftop surrounded by rising flood waters knows it’s terrifying. Alejandro Zelada, a survivor of massive floods in Buenos Aires in 2013, describes the experience. “It was like a wave, a tsunami, and all the furniture started to float”, said Zelada. “We only lost our belongings, […] Read more »

Following Google’s lead, telecoms and users can join in the fight against robocalls

For the first time, Google joined the legal fight last week against robocalls. It filed suit against a search engine optimization firm in California for robocalls that promised better results from its search engine. It also set up a new Web page for reporting robocall scams. But even mighty Google can only do but so […] Read more »