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New green ICT standards tackle e-waste, energy efficiency

December 23, 2013

A meeting of ITU’s expert group on green ICT has resulted in new standards including an environmentally friendly universal charger for laptops as well as other portable devices (ITU-T L.1002), and a standard for green batteries for smart…

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Ontario-Cisco pact to help create up to 1,700 new jobs

December 19, 2013

Ontario is partnering with Cisco Canada to launch the largest job-creating investment in the history of the province’s tech sector.

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The 2014 New Cities Summit to focus on ‘Re-imagining Cities’

December 12, 2013

The New Cities Foundation this week announced the theme for the New Cities Summit 2014 will be Re-imagining Cities: Transforming the 21st Century Metropolis.

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2013 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Award winners announced

October 3, 2013

Winners of the 2013 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Awards were announced on Monday by Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation President Jennifer Diakiw. The 2013 winners, from British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia, share $145,000 in prizes….

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Waterfront Toronto teams with IBM to build a ‘Smarter City’

September 26, 2013

IBM Canada Ltd., together with Waterfront Toronto and IBM business partner Element Blue, recently announced a collaboration that showcases Toronto’s waterfront as a leading example of how to build a smarter city.

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CommScope acquires Redwood Systems

July 11, 2013

CommScope has acquired Redwood Systems, Inc., a company that specializes in LED lighting products and integrated sensor networks for data centres and buildings.

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Cogeco Data Services opens new flagship facility

June 13, 2013

Canadian ICT provider Cogeco Data Services (CDS) this morning announced the opening of its new multi-million dollar data centre in Barrie, Ont.

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Eaton, CA sign collaboration deal

May 16, 2013

Industrial manufacturer Eaton and CA Technologies plan to release a jointly developed data centre monitoring, management and control system. The turnkey offering will combine Eaton power management hardware and software with CA Technologies…

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Consumers desire more automated automobiles, study reveals

May 16, 2013

Cisco Systems this week announced results of the Cisco Customer Experience Report focused on the automobile buying and driving experience.

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Tech entrepreneur and investor joins MaRS as head of its ICE sector

May 9, 2013

MaRS Discovery District has appointed Salim Teja as managing director of its ICE sector programs.