• A Google Company Just Got Approved to Build a ‘Neighborhood of the Future'

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Sidewalk Labs-a subsidiary to Google's parent company, Alphabet-received approval Tuesday to move forward with a high-tech neighborhood in Toronto.
    The New York-based company has pledged $10 million for the planning process, Business Insider reports, and unlocked an additional $40 million in investment with Tuesday's approval.
    The entire project is expected to cost upwards of $1 billion, with self-driving cars and modular buildings that can be easily repurposed as the neighborhood grows.
    The “neighborhood of the future” will be people-focused and energy efficient, the company says, aiming...
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  • A Google Company Just Got Approved to Build a ‘Neighborhood of the Future'

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Sidewalk Labs-a subsidiary to Google's parent company, Alphabet-received approval Tuesday to move forward with a high-tech neighborhood in Toronto.
    The New York-based company has pledged $10 million for the planning process, Business Insider reports, and unlocked an additional $40 million in investment with Tuesday's approval.
    The entire project is expected to cost upwards of $1 billion, with self-driving cars and modular buildings that can be easily repurposed as the neighborhood grows.
    The “neighborhood of the future” will be people-focused and energy efficient, the company says, aiming...
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  • Google's parent company just reached an agreement with Toronto to plan a $50 million high-tech neighborhood of the future

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Sidewalk Toronto
    On Tuesday morning, Waterfront Toronto's board unanimously agreed to work with Sidewalk Labs to develop a 12-acre swath of the city into a high-tech neighborhood.
    Sidewalk committed $10 million for planning process, and an additional $40 million in investment has now been unlocked. The entire development is expected to cost at least $1 billion.
    The company has been quiet about the exact plans for the neighborhood, but its CEO, Dan Doctoroff, has spoken about how self-driving cars, embedded sensors that track energy usage, machine learning, and high-speed internet could...
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  • Google's parent company just got approval to build a $50 million high-tech neighborhood in Toronto

    Google's parent company just got approval to build a $50 million high-tech neighborhood in Toronto

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    On Tuesday morning, Waterfront Toronto's board unanimously approved Sidewalk Labs' plans to develop a 12-acre swath of the city into a high-tech neighborhood.
    Sidewalk committed $10 million for planning process, and an additional $40 million in investment has now been unlocked. The entire development is expected to cost at least $1 billion.
    The company has been quiet about the exact plans for the neighborhood, but its CEO, Dan Doctoroff, has spoken about how self-driving cars, embedded sensors that track energy usage, machine learning, and high-speed internet could improve urban...
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