American tech workers looking for jobs north of the border find Ottawa, a government town once voted the ‘most boring city’ in Canada, more appealing than Toronto.
U.S. tech workers are more likely to look for employment in Ottawa than Toronto, regularly named one of the best cities in the world to live in, or Kitchener-Waterloo, according to statistics released by job search website Indeed Inc.Read more
TAIPEI, Taiwan — They’re as likely to be spotted in the Tour de France as they are on the street.
Founded 45 years ago in Taiwan, Giant Manufacturing has built bikes that have cycled terrain the world over. But before gaining its own name recognition, Giant got its start making orders for others, including Schwinn, one of the U.S.’s most well-known brands.
“At that time in Taiwan, nobody will ever think of making their own brand, if you are doing [exporting],” Bonnie Tu, who became Giant’s chairperson in January, told NBC News during a sit-down interview at Giant headquarters in Taichung, Taiwan. “I think most Taiwanese think you just make products for American or European companies.”Read more
Stockholm is the fastest-growing capital in Europe, and as the population increases so does demand for housing and public infrastructure. There’s much to be done to make sure this growth is positive. From building more homes to imbuing neglected neighbourhoods with a sense of community, steps must be taken to accommodate for the expansion.
Building for better social integration is one of the key future challenges that the city is focusing on. It’s been a priority for Stockholm-based urban planning consultant, Mia Lundström, for several years now - and something she is working to improve throughout the city.Read more
U of T, City of Toronto sign memorandum of understanding to support present and future collaboration
University of Toronto faculty and students are helping the City of Toronto to reach its greenhouse gas reduction goals, develop policies to ensure that everyone in the city has access to affordable, healthy food, and promote the city as one of the world’s leading cultural centres.
These projects are just a few of the ways U of T’s urban experts are helping to make Toronto safer, more inclusive and globally recognized.Read more
The Gogoro electric scooter looks like a toy come to life, but it’s just raised a very serious amount of money, ensuring that more people take seriously its borderline adorable 6.4 kilowatt motor.
The two-year-old, Taiwan-based startup announced this month it had received a massive $300 million Series C round of funding. Gogoro offers its scooter subscribers an app-based sharing platform to quickly and easily swap out dead batteries for fully charged ones at stations that dot a metro area. Imagine: no waiting to charge a battery. In addition to this distinguishing feature — one Tesla appears to be investigating — the company may soon be looking into more than just scooters, and looking to do so with artificial intelligence.Read more
The European Union's top officials as well as heads of state and government of EU members arrived in Tallinn on Thursday evening for Friday's Digital Summit. They came together for a dinner at the Kadriorg Art Museum later in the evening. President Kersti Kaljulaid met with French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of the dinner.
“France’s soldiers are standing with our own men in Tapa, her fighters have guarded our airspace and will guard it in the future as well, and we’re participating together in missions in Africa. There are few countries with which we have such close cooperation standing up for our values and guaranteeing our security,” Kaljulaid said, and thanked Macron for France’s contribution.Read more
Columbus has ranked No. 1 on CBRE Research’s third annual ranking of top tech talent in small markets and No. 5 on SmartAsset’s list of Top 10 Cities for Tech Workers.
Then look at it in terms of where information technology has opportunity for immediate application in a wide variety of local and global industries, and the Columbus Region offers distinct advantages that can’t be matched even in Silicon Valley, industry observers contend.Read more
People living in subsidized housing in Waterloo region will have access to low-cost, high speed internet thanks to a new partnership between the region and Rogers.
Rogers' Connected for Success program launched in 2013 and has provided low-cost internet services to more than 15,000 households across Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.Read more
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also highlighted Bangladesh's recent success in the ICT sector during the discussion
Bangladesh and Estonia have discussed about strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the nformation communication technology (ICT) sector.
The discussion was made during a bilateral meeting between Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at UN Headquarters on Thursday on the sideline of the UN General Assembly meeting.Read more
DarioHealth Joins Philips-backed Innovation Hub HighTechXL to Empower More Diabetes Patients to Analyze and Personalize Their Treatment
CAESAREA, Israel and EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a smart diabetes solution, and HighTechXL, a corporate-backed accelerator based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, announce their strategic collaboration to bring personalized healthcare management to diabetes and pre-diabetes patients around the world.
Backed by an alliance of corporations and regional organizations, including Philips, the HighTechXL Acceleration program selected DarioHealth because of its strong management team, innovative business model, and smart solutions for diabetes management.Read more