Waterfront Toronto

Digital privacy concerns will follow Sidewalk Labs to next venture, says former consultant

by • 2 years ago

Sidewalk Labs backed out of its "smart neighborhood" project in Toronto, but Ann Cavoukian said its flagrant misreading of the public's privacy concerns may continue to haunt the company.

Sidewalk Labs pilots AI-powered recycling system

by • 2 years 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.

Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto meet to decide future of project

by • 3 years ago

Whether Toronto's controversial Quayside project will continue will be settled in a meeting between city stakeholders and Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs on Thursday.

Toronto planned-neighborhood Quayside to undergo comprehensive review

by • 3 years 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 Toronto project loses privacy expert over data anonymization policy

by • 4 years 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.

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

by • 4 years 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.

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

by • 5 years ago

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