Al Gore and Eric Schmidt at Elevate Toronto

Apple, Google, Al Gore and Canadian socks – day one of Elevate

In its second year Toronto's Elevate Tech Fest had a long list of speakers and companies but none were more...

September 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Sidewalk Labs: Smart cities and opportunities we shouldn’t miss

One of the world’s greatest IT opportunities is staring us in the face. But will Canadian talent and Canadian technology...

September 5th, 2018 David Crane

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

Rohit Aggarwala, Sidewalk Toronto

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