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Governments around the world are trying to improve urban life by adopting digital technologies and creating Smart Cities filled with sensors. Who are these projects benefiting and how smart are they?

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Mapping the world in 3D will let us paint streets with augmented reality

Machines need an exact digital replica of our world if we’re going to get true, location-specific AR—or accurate robot food deliveries.

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Sorry, graphene—borophene is the new wonder material that’s got everyone excited

Stronger and more flexible than graphene, a single-atom layer of boron could revolutionize sensors, batteries, and catalytic chemistry.

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Crowdsourced reports could save lives when the next earthquake hits

Combining app check-ins and tweets with traditional detection data could give rescue teams and residents a vital head start.

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Russia wants to cut itself off from the global internet. Here’s what that really means.

The plan is going to be tricky to pull off, both technically and politically, but the Kremlin has set its sights on self-sufficiency.

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