"Waterfront Toronto"

Sidewalk Labs claims its Toronto 'smart neighborhood' will create more than 9,000 jobs

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Google's urban-innovation offshoot also said 40 percent of residential units in its Quayside development will be priced at below-market rates, but a housing expert said that won't solve Toronto's housing problems.

Sidewalk Toronto project loses privacy expert over data anonymization policy

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

Ann Cavoukian, one of the world's leading privacy experts, resigned from the smart city project last week over concerns that some data collected by sensors without permission could be linked back to individuals.

Sidewalk Labs proposes third-party data storage for Quayside project

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

The technology partner for the smart city project has been quiet on data storage and privacy issues in the past.

Here's what Toronto's smart neighborhood might actually look like

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

We now know the kind of wood that will be used, but officials are still staying quiet on how the neighborhood will collect and use data.

Following CEO's resignation, Toronto development group pushes forward on Alphabet's smart city project

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The group released an updated development plan earlier this week that reveals a much smaller development area than what was originally sought.

Building a smart city from scratch is as hard as it sounds

by Ryan Johnston • 7 months ago

Groundbreaking developments near Toronto, Boston and Phoenix are revealing early challenges around data privacy, social stewardship, and understanding the intangible qualities that entice people to move to a new city.

21 smart communities to watch in 2018

by StateScoop Staff • 7 months ago

21 smart communities to watch in 2018

Toronto to design smart city district with the help from Google's Sidewalk Labs

by Jason Shueh • 1 year ago

The new smart city district is 800 acres and will be built from the ground up with emerging technologies.

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