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It has taken three years to appear, but four cities (“communities”) are to adopt and test a set of visual icons, originally developed and announced as part of the Google …

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The kaleidoscope has been shaken, and the pieces are in flux; it is a quote from when British politics was supposed to change forever. But it captures very well an …

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Google parent company Alphabet has announced the launch of a new robotics software company called Intrinsic, spun out of its X research lab, or so-called ‘moonshot factory’. The X division …

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smart city toronto sidewalk labs

Sidewalk Labs, the smart-city side project of Google-parent company Alphabet, has pulled the plug on its controversial tech-fuelled urban re-development project in Toronto, blaming “economic uncertainty” brought on by the …

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smart city toronto sidewalk labs

Waterfront Toronto, in charge of the $1 billion redevelopment of Toronto’s waterfront neighbourhood, has extended the deadline on whether to move forward with Google sister company Sidewalk Labs’ proposal for …

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Waymo

  Waymo said it will begin testing in Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Sunnyvale   California’s Department of Motor Vehicles has issued a permit to …

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smart city toronto sidewalk labs

Ontario’s former privacy commissioner has resigned from her consulting role at Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs over its failure to guarantee citizens’ personal data would be protected at its Toronto …

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Toyota is to invest $500 million in Uber, as the pair seek to bring autonomous ride-sharing to the mass-market. The deal values Uber at $72 billion, despite the company making …

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Google smart city

Goal is to align consumer and enterprise products to tell “IoT story of Google” Former Samsung CTO Injong Rhee, who joined the Korean tech giant in 2011, announced in a …

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SoftBank

SoftBank said that one of its subsidiaries will buy Alphabet’s Boston Dynamics for an undisclosed amount. Boston Dynamics develops humanoid robots with names like Atlas, Spot and Handle. The intelligent …

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