Neowin News Feed for: City Neowin News Feed for: City en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 UK government opens up bidding for cities to trial 5G <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK government has announced that it is taking bids from cities around the country in order to receive funding to roll out 5G network connectivity. A decision on the winner will be made by summer. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:16:01 +0000 Sidewalk Toronto to kick off first roundtable in March <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sidewalk Toronto has announced several dates in which the general public can meet with the team to put forward ideas for Quayside. Project updates will be shared by Sidewalk Labs at the meetings. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 27 Feb 2018 21:52:01 +0000 Huawei and Duisburg city in Germany to build a smart city <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Huawei and the city of Duisburg, Germany, are teaming up to make the city more digitised. The plans focus on making public transport and schools internet connected and introducing 5G to Duisburg. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:52:01 +0000 Alphabet plans to build futuristic neighbourhood <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Alphabet company, Sidewalk Labs, is partnering with Toronto in order to build a futuristic neighbourhood which will re-imagine transport and city design in order to make life better. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:50:01 +0000 Computers in LA beating LAPD at predicting crime <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/334450106police.jpg" alt="" /></div>Technology trialled in the Foothill district of Los Angeles has been showing up the police analysts, surpassing their accuracy at predicting future crimes in areas at risk. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Mon, 02 Jul 2012 16:06:28 +0000 What it's like to work at a closing tech store: Circuit City <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/circuit city2.png" alt="" /></div>When Circuit City announced that it was closing all of its stores it showed the true signs of the economy. Circuit City was a massive corporation employing over 30,000 employees which would all be... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 05 Feb 2009 14:10:28 +0000 Circuit City OKs Cash Incentives to Retain Top Execs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Circuit City, the nation's No. 2 electronics retailer, approved millions in cash incentives to retain its top talent following the departure of several key executives over the past year. Executive vice presidents could claim retention... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 Dec 2007 03:42:05 +0000 Circuit City Takes Hit in Q2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Circuit City Stores Inc., the nation's second biggest consumer electronics store chain, said Thursday it swung to a loss in its second quarter as sales fell. The company lost a reported $62.8 million, or 38... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 Sep 2007 04:03:53 +0000 City of Toronto disconnects workers from Facebook <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The City of Toronto has banned its 23,000 employees from using the social networking site Facebook on work computers. Politicians, however, are exempt from the ban because they use Facebook to communicate with their constituents,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 10 May 2007 22:57:47 +0000 City of Heroes is 3 years old! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This weekend gaming fans will be celebrating the third birthday of City of Heroes, the massively multiplayer game that continues to be one of the most successful comic book-based PC games on the market. City... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Fri, 27 Apr 2007 23:39:21 +0000 Wi-Fi cloaks the City of London <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks to the Cloud Networks, the City of London is now home to a new Wi-Fi network that uses mesh technology to provide continuous connectivity to more than 350,000 users located in the 2.6-square kilometre... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 23 Apr 2007 22:14:37 +0000 Circuit City and Napster partner on music service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Circuit City has announced a partnership with Napster that realizes a subscription music service dubbed &quot;Circuit City + Napster&quot; which will offer &quot;all the same great music discovery and community features such as personalized recommendations,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 20 Apr 2007 20:33:04 +0000 Best Buy & Circuit City Report Strong Demand for Vista <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Best Buy Company Incorporated and Circuit City Stores Incorporated have both reported high demand for Windows Vista in their retail stores. In separate earnings statements, the two retail companies said that PCs with Vista preinstalled... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 05 Apr 2007 00:08:10 +0000 Circuit City Fires 3,400 "Overpaid" Employees <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Circuit City is firing 3,400 employees (8% of Circuit City's total work force) and bringing in lower-cost workers to fill their roles. The company says that the move is aimed to help realign its cost... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 29 Mar 2007 18:54:00 +0000 Circuit City closes Stores due to Aggressive TV Price Cuts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Circuit City is closing stores 62 stores in Canada and seven underachieving stores in U.S. cities as well as reshuffling its corporate ranks. A support center in Barrie, Ontario will also be closed along with... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:40:13 +0000 New York City to get Taxi 2.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cabs are to New York as freeways are to Los Angeles; that is to say, they're an integral part of the landscape and no matter how hard you try, you're going to have to engage... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 18 Dec 2006 14:55:36 +0000 Vice City Stories Gets Site Overhaul, New Trailer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The long awaited follow up to the PSP's Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories has today received what Rockstar are calling a &quot;giant official site update&quot; as well as a third trailer - &quot;In so... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 25 Oct 2006 08:26:12 +0000 Paris Pushes City Wide Wireless Internet <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a bid to remain internationally competitive and encourage technological advancement, the city of Paris has made plans to blanket the entire city with free wireless internet access by the end of 2007. The system... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Wed, 05 Jul 2006 02:04:50 +0000 MSN Video: Live New York City New Year's Eve Bash <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>New Year's Eve 2006 revelers from all around the world now have the opportunity to experience nonstop streams covering New York City's Times Square New Year's Eve countdown event in real time via an... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 30 Dec 2005 15:13:09 +0000 AOL Buys MusicNow from Circuit City <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AOL said on Thursday it bought Circuit City Stores Inc.'s digital music subscription service MusicNow LLC, a move that thrusts Time Warner Inc.'s Internet unit into competition with RealNetworks, Yahoo, Napster and other subscription services.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Mon, 07 Nov 2005 07:07:11 +0000 City of Villains has gone gold <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NCSoft North America announces today that City of Villains has gone gold and will be made available in North America at the end of October. NCSoft also confirmed that customers who pre-ordered the game and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Wed, 19 Oct 2005 18:21:13 +0000 Google's Plan for City Signals Wi-Fi Ambitions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google's expansion into public Wi-Fi could be a boon to the embattled municipal broadband movement and presents intriguing new possibilities for the search giant, though putting the traditional carriers out of business isn't likely to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 04 Oct 2005 16:35:05 +0000 City of the Dead Not Hip <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Kuju Entertainment has announced they are looking to replace bankrupt publisher Hip Interactive as developers of City of the dead. Kuju plans to do this with the help of the receivers, Ernst and Young Solicitors.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 08 Aug 2005 10:16:12 +0000 City of Heroes Issue 4: "Colosseum" Live! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Paragon City is a battleground where heroes unselfishly man the thin, embattled line between good and evil. It's a never-ending fight full of danger and sacrifice, one that requires all heroes to seek new ways... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 06 May 2005 09:12:02 +0000 European City of Heroes Deluxe Edition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NCsoft&#153; Europe is pleased to announce the arrival of City of Heroes&#153; Deluxe Edition in stores throughout Europe this week, exclusively for PC. &quot;We are extraordinarily happy with how well the European Beta went,&quot; says... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Tue, 01 Feb 2005 17:44:01 +0000 Final Fantasy concert blowing into the Windy City <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Second US concert featuring composer Nobuo Uematsu's score sounds off in Chicago next February; North American tour in the works. If you need additional proof that games are about more than just... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 16 Dec 2004 15:52:19 +0000 New City of Heroes content update details <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cryptic Studios cofounder and lead designer Jack Emmert talks about the next update to the online superhero game. GameSpot recently had an opportunity to chat with Cryptic's Jack Emmert on the next... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 13 Dec 2004 20:08:06 +0000 Marvel sues NCsoft over City of Heroes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Legendary comic book company slaps Korean publisher and development studio with copyright-infringement suit. When you hear the words &quot;comic books,&quot; two companies spring to mind: DC and Marvel. Despite having a checkered... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 14 Nov 2004 03:08:20 +0000 The Urbz: Sims in the City Hit Stores <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Electronic Arts latest sim-creation, The Urbz: Sims in the City has shipped to stores worldwide today for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and Game Boy Advance. A version for the Nintendo DS will ship on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 10 Nov 2004 15:33:03 +0000 City Of Heroes Update Released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NCsoft has announced that it has released the second update to the critically acclaimed MMORPG City of Heroes called Issue 2: A Shadow of the Past. The automatic update has players face an invasion of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 17 Sep 2004 20:42:36 +0000 Wireless To Blanket All Of New York City <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>New York City is preparing to go fully wireless by January, 2005. The deal is currently being finalized between New York City authorities and six technology companies. To strengthen coverage and signal, 18,000 new lamp... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 22 Aug 2004 18:08:55 +0000 City first for wi-fi connection <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Preston has become the first English city to offer comprehensive wire-free internet coverage in the city centre. The technology, known as wi-fi, means people with laptops and PDAs will be able to surf... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 06 Aug 2004 11:00:30 +0000 City of Heroes Reaches 180,000 Users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NCsoft has announced that City of Heroes has reached 180,000 users in North America after being on retailer shelves for three months. &quot;It's an amazing run by City of Heroes,&quot; says Brian Woods Executive Vice... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 03 Aug 2004 15:46:26 +0000 Japan Charts:Robots and Pachinko knock Vice City off the top <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Banpresto's Super Robot Battle MX and a Fist of the North Star Pachinko Slot title from Sammy outstripped virtually all the competition in Japan last week, with previous number one Grand Theft Auto: Vice City... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 04 Jun 2004 12:53:13 +0000 Pac-Man Game to Jump from Computer to City Streets <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>&quot;Life imitates art far more than art imitates life,&quot; Oscar Wilde once wrote. Little did he know that life would eventually also imitate video games. New York University students plan to stage a real, live... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 07 May 2004 15:36:22 +0000 MTA:Vice City 0.4 Screens and Update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Multi Theft Auto people have sent word that progress is coming along great with version 0.4. The new version should be out real soon, and will be WAY better then the last version.. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 29 Mar 2004 17:28:49 +0000 Vice City lawsuit switches courts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Haitian group suing Take-Two over alleged racist incitement in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is now pursuing the case as a state lawsuit in Florida, in a move which they believe will give them... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Tue, 27 Jan 2004 20:34:35 +0000 Sim City 5 under construction? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Maxis' Luc Barthelet tells French TV that development on the next virtual metropolis has begun. Maxis won't comment. According to the Web site for the German magazine PC Games, development on Sim... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 22 Jan 2004 00:14:31 +0000 Florida city aims to curb violent computer games <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Florida city is determined to pass a law restricting children's access to violent computer games despite legal challenges to similar attempts elsewhere, and charges of censorship, its mayor said on Friday. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Sun, 18 Jan 2004 09:40:17 +0000 Grand Theft Auto 4 not heading to Sin City after all <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Looks like an over-eager online retailer caused the whole web to go mad with awry GTA stories It's now looking increasingly unlikely that the recent reports of Grand Theft Auto 4 being... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Wed, 07 Jan 2004 21:59:16 +0000