Local Councils Forced to Welcome Live-Tweeters, Bloggers and Video Cameras

The hotbed of angst and bitterness that is your average local council meeting will now be fully open to the public, with Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Local Government, demanding local councillors let themselves be photographed, filmed and tweeted about while doing their business. Read More >>

Street Lights 2.0: Let There Be iPad-Controlled Light

Westminster Council has announced that, following a successful pilot scheme, it will give all 14,000 of its street lights brains over the next four years. The smart bulbs will work in a similar way to the Philips Hue range, in that they can be controlled remotely via an engineers iPad. Read More >>


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