Cities are unprepared for the decentralized economy that blockchain technologies will usher in. Dubai is one city that has bucked this trend, running a number of experiments with blockchain and aiming to be the first blockchain powered government.
Elon Musk is competing to build Chicago's express transit loop from the airport to downtown.
Verizon is rolling out 5G broadband services in 5 new markets. The service allows for speeds up to 5X faster than current 4G LTE networks.
Exxon is predicting only 6% of cars will be electric by 2040
The chairman of Ford predicted that China will lead the world in the shift to electric vehicles. According to the NYT, the Chinese government "has taken a major role in electric car development and is pushing to dominate the market. Beijing hopes the push will add to its technological know-how, help address its pernicious pollution problems and curb its dependence on oil imports from politically volatile countries."
The total cost of owning an electric car is now lower than a gas powered car, according to a report in the Journal of Applied Energy.