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Microsoft, Charlotte to partner on smart city initiative

Microsoft Corp. is entering into a three-year alliance with the city.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Microsoft Corp. said Wednesday that it has entered into a three-year agreement with the city of Charlotte as part of a smart city initiative.

Through the partnership, the city and Microsoft seek to create a hub focusing on workforce development, “internet of things” and innovation. 

They will launch pilot programs in five areas: upward mobility, smart transit systems, public Wi-Fi, public safety infrastructure and safer neighborhoods.

For more details on the agreement, click here to read the full story on the Triad Business Journal's website. 

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