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October 3, 2018

Google’s first urban development raises data concerns

A unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet is proposing to turn a rundown part of Toronto’s waterfront into what may be the most wired community in history – to “fundamentally refine what urban life can be.”

Intel opens GPU lab in Toronto

Global computing chip behemoth Intel, has opened an engineering lab in Toronto specifically for designing graphics processing units (GPUs).

NASA eyes WOLF’s video graphics modules

WOLF Advanced Technology, Stouffville ON, manufacturer of military grade rugged boards for video capture, process, encode and display, announced that NASA has chosen two of its video graphics modules for use in the development of NASA’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft.
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Aurora Solar Technologies grows via solar cell partnerships

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IEC outlet comes with up to 4 light pipes

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IP66 sealed polycarbonate, ABS enclosures serve industrial applications

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Eptech 2018

EPTECH Waterloo

October 4
Location: Bingemans Conference Centre
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Nanotechnology for Advanced Manufacturing

October 17
Location: Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN)
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Innovation 360

October 23 - 24
Location: Toronto
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