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Sidewalk Labs pulls the plug on smart city project

Despite signs that a high-tech, sensor-laden neighbourhood was going to be a reality in Toronto’s east downtown waterfront after successful negotiations between Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto in October, the Google-affiliated development company is pulling the plug on the entire project.

Sidewalk Labs signs letter of intent to collaborate with George Brown College

Sidewalk Labs is further cementing its footprint in Toronto as they announced the signing of a letter of intent to collaborate with George Brown College on future projects related to its ongoing smart city project in the city.

New deal with Sidewalk Labs a huge win, says Waterfront Toronto’s privacy consultant

Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto have reached an agreement to continue on with the smart city Quayside project by Toronto's eastern waterfront.

Ontario privacy commissioner worries about lack of data oversight in proposed Sidewalk Labs plan

Proposed data trust is supposed to ease public concerns about privacy, but watchdog finds many holes

Elevate: The smart city debate

Smart cities are a hot topic today; all the more so in Toronto with all of the controversy surrounding the proposed smart city district at the Quayside.

Alphabet’s Sidewalk labs partners with Ontario Teacher’s Pension to develop infrastructure

Sidewalk Labs LLC, an Alphabet subsidiary, has partnered with Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan to develop smart infrastructure solutions. Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP) is a detachment...

Sidewalk Labs decision to offload tough decisions on privacy to third party is wrong, says its former consultant

Absent of an independent group that would oversee all digital innovations, as well as strict guidelines that would force any proposed project collecting or using urban data to de-identify personally identifiable data at source, Sidewalk Labs publicly released its 1,500-page draft Master Innovation and Development Plan for Toronto’s eastern waterfront.

Sidewalk Toronto: While waiting for plan, consider these conflicting papers

The master plan for the so-called smart community is about to be released. Two sides of the controversy were recently revealed

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