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Alphabet To Build “Future City” in Toronto

Alphabet To Build “Future City” in Toronto

🕔15:55, 19.Oct 2017

Sidewalk Labs, a division of Alphabet Inc, Google’s parent company, has signed a deal to map out a new kind of neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront that could demonstrate how data-driven technology can improve the quality of city life. Sidewalk Labs and

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Google wants to turn Detroit into a ‘smart city’

Google wants to turn Detroit into a ‘smart city’

🕔16:22, 28.Jul 2016

Imagine this city: there’s glistening streets, universal wifi, phone charging stations every block. Billboard ads are no longer useless, public schools are incredibly efficient, and transport is lightening fast. What if we told you this city was Detroit? This may

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Alphabet’s Next Big Thing: Building a ‘Smart’ City

Alphabet’s Next Big Thing: Building a ‘Smart’ City

🕔14:46, 27.Apr 2016

Unit of Google parent explores project to ‘create a city from scratch’ Google parent Alphabet Inc. has legions of Web developers. Soon it might be in need of real-estate developers. In coming weeks, top executives at the Mountain View, Calif., technology giant are set

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Google and Dan Doctoroff launch Sidewalk Labs with the aim to help fix cities

Google and Dan Doctoroff launch Sidewalk Labs with the aim to help fix cities

🕔11:11, 23.Jun 2015

Dan Doctoroff, the former CEO of Bloomberg LP and Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York, and Google earlier this month announced the formation of Sidewalk Labs, an urban innovation company that will develop

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Boston Mayor announces data-sharing partnership with Waze aimed at improving traffic

Boston Mayor announces data-sharing partnership with Waze aimed at improving traffic

🕔15:10, 17.Feb 2015

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh last week announced a new data-sharing partnership with Waze, the popular traffic app owned by Google that allows Boston’s drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to check real time traffic conditions on Boston’s streets. The partnership will

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Toronto traffic management will get ‘smarter’ in 2015

Toronto traffic management will get ‘smarter’ in 2015

🕔13:03, 7.Jan 2015

The City of Toronto plans to spend more than $7 million this year to tackle road congestion with the lion’s share of money going towards an upgrade of the computers and cameras that help drivers get where they’re going faster.

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Glasgow aims to be first ‘smart city’

Glasgow aims to be first ‘smart city’

🕔16:19, 4.Jun 2014

Violence is perhaps an unexpected focus for a discussion about digital technology and urban design. But the subject comes up often in the context of the Glasgow Future Cities project – a push by one of the UK’s most deprived cities, with

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