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February 18, 2019 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Sidewalk Labs CEO responds to criticism around tax and transit plans

Sidewalk Labs’s chief executive officer says it’s too “premature” to abandon any ideas it unveiled Thursday for a high-tech Toronto community it hopes to build, despite the concepts being met with fierce criticism.  In an interview with The Canadian Press,…
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February 17, 2019 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Sidewalk wants cut of property taxes, development fees for Quayside project

Sidewalk Labs is plotting to expand its proposal for a high-tech Toronto community by funding transit and underground infrastructure and trying to snatch up a portion of development fees and property taxes typically funneled towards the city.  The Alphabet Inc.-backed…
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February 15, 2019 by Marianne Meadahl, SFU News

Collaboration sparks sustainable electronics manufacturing breakthrough

Collaboration leads to development of eco-friendly 3D printable solution for producing wireless Internet-of-Things sensors
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February 8, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Role of hardware in IoT designs continues to grow

New research from Newark element14 shows common standards and policies have been identified as key to accelerating the benefits of IoT
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February 6, 2019 by EMA Design Automation, Inc.

Understanding Schematics: The Not-So-Simple Foundation of a PCB Design Project

Understanding key schematic design fundamentals is of utmost importance when beginning a PCB design project. This foundation of knowledge begins with what a schematic is and its main purpose. Creating a schematic diagram is a way for an engineer to…
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February 6, 2019 by Paulo Garcia, Assistant Professor, Carleton University (The Canadian Press, Ottawa)

How to train 21st century engineers for tech discoveries

Technology has surpassed technological education. There are so many concepts, techniques and tools that an engineering graduate should know, but there isn't enough time.
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February 5, 2019 by Stephen Law

A Look Back – 40 Years of EP&T

Celebrating four decades of electronics design in Canada
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February 4, 2019 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Canada’s Silicon Valley consul general opens up about techlash, Sidewalk Labs

When Rana Sarkar was appointed consul general of Canada in San Francisco in 2017, he was entering the job with years of experience at KPMG Canada, the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and the Canada-India…
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February 2, 2019 by Stephen Law

Siemens Canada joins Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

Siemens Canada has announced its corporate membership with the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) housed at the University of Fredericton NB.  In May 2018, Siemens announced the creation of a Cybersecurity Centre in Fredericton with support from OpportunitiesNB (ONB).  The…
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February 1, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Waterloo conference focuses on scaleup ecosystems

Drive Conference announces new keynotes, featured speakers and full agenda for this year’s gathering
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January 30, 2019 by Stephen Law

Electronic eyewear lets the visually impaired see

eSight eyeglasses are built on innovative technology and years of development and millions of dollars in investment
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January 28, 2019 by University at Buffalo

Static electricity could charge our electronics

While common in everyday life, the science behind this phenomenon is not well understood