Government IT budgets expected to decline as interest in technology spikes

by • 11 months ago

Chief information officers find themselves more relevant than ever, yet more than half in a recent survey said they expect their budgets to get cut this year. Meanwhile, Toronto's smart neighborhood project loses its developer.

Sidewalk Labs pulls out of Toronto Quayside project

by • 11 months ago

Google's urban-development sibling abandoned plans to build a "smart" neighborhood in the Canadian city, citing “unprecedented economic uncertainty."

Sidewalk Labs pilots AI-powered recycling system

by • 1 year ago

AI-powered cameras to detect what people are recycling and detailed reports sent back to tenants are hoped to encourage more responsible waste management.

Waterfront Toronto won't sell user data, new planning document says

by • 1 year ago

Google sibling Sidewalk Labs has provided more detail on data storage and collection and technology integration for its Quayside neighborhood project in Toronto.

Sidewalk Toronto moves forward after resolutions

by • 1 year ago

The city and its Alphabet-owned partner are moving forward on the contentious project after settling resolutions on several longstanding disagreements.

Sidewalk Labs releases master plan for Quayside project in Toronto

by • 2 years 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.

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

by • 2 years 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 Labs proposes third-party data storage for Quayside project

by • 2 years ago

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

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

by • 3 years ago

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