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Sidewalk Labs releases master plan for Quayside project in Toronto

by • 3 months ago

The urban technology subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet released a four-volume, 1,500-page master plan detailing its intentions for a brand-new neighborhood.

Toronto planned-neighborhood Quayside to undergo comprehensive review

by • 4 months ago

A unanimous vote by the city's executive committee affirmed a recommended review of Sidewalk Labs' master plan, which is slated for release later this month.

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

by • 10 months 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 • 11 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 • 11 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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

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

by • 2 years ago

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

Google wants to build a city

by • 2 years ago

Sidewalk Labs — Google parent company Alphabet's urban innovation arm — unveils a plan for constructing its own metropolis for testing smart city and connected technologies at scale.

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