Smart cities need ‘heightened awareness’ of privacy, Ontario assistant privacy commissioner says

Internet of Things (IoT) technology is a reality that cities across the world are waking up to, and the proliferation...

August 21st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Sidewalk Labs reveals vision for ‘smart city’ project, provides no answers on data collection policy

It wasn’t exactly a scene from Netflix’s sci-fi dystopian show Black Mirror, but Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront...

August 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Google sister company moves forward with smart neighbourhood project

Toronto’s smart city project with Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is set to move forward after finalizing an agreement with...

August 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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Sidewalk Toronto commits to Privacy by Design principles amid citizen concerns

Responsible data use and privacy are top priorities of Sidewalk Toronto’s smart city development project in Toronto’s Quay Side community,...

May 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Tech a minor component of Toronto’s new ‘smart neighbourhood,’ Sidewalk Labs exec says

TORONTO - It's easy for the layperson to interpret Sidewalk Labs' newest project as "Google is building a high-tech neighbourhood...

March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Sidewalk Labs: ‘Privacy is paramount’ for Toronto’s smart city project

When Google Inc.'s parent company Alphabet said it was going to build a smart city in Toronto's Quay Side neighborhood,...

January 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Sidewalk Toronto will ‘stitch’ city together, Sidewalk Labs CEO says during AMA

The first 21st century neighbourhood won't isolate itself from the rest of Toronto, the CEO of Google sister company Sidewalk...

January 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

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Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political...

October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

First details revealed for Google’s tech-focused neighbourhood in Toronto

Toronto is preparing to use technology to tackle the challenges of urban growth, and it will have some help from...

October 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs