The Executive Yuan yesterday approved a proposal to build a “green” energy park in the Shalun area (沙崙) in Tainan’s Gueiren District (歸仁) to attract NT$1.2 trillion (US$37.93 billion) in investment in the renewable energy industry.
The 22-hectare park near the Taiwan High Speed Rail’s Tainan Station will comprise a 5-hectare joint research center and a 17-hectare testing facility that will be operated by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Economic Affairs.Read more
When Kelly Bruce was laid off from her job, it ended a 17-year career working in the oilpatch corporate office towers in downtown Calgary. The news came on a Wednesday in January, and at first she was in shock. The next day she was angry. By Friday, she was over it and knew exactly what she was going to do next.
Using her severance pay, Bruce turned her online stationery store from a hobby into a new career.Read more
A new University of California, Riverside-driven effort launching Wednesday will help turn Inland Empire entrepreneurs’ and innovators’ ideas into reality.
The Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept and Innovation Center, or Riverside EPIC, will be a launch pad for entrepreneurs and startup companies, providing resources for training, mentors and connections to investors and partners. The official kickoff is 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverside County Administration Center at 4080 Lemon St. in Riverside.Read more
Hibernia Networks Expands Presence at Fibre Centre in Moncton, NB, Canada, Offering High Performance Connectivity Services Linking Key Commercial Centers in North America
Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high speed telecommunications services, today announces that it has expanded its Point-of-Presence (PoP) for Optical, Ethernet and IP services at Fibre Centre, a network-neutral data center and meet-me-room located in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. In addition to providing access to Hibernia Networks’ best-in-class IP Transit service with more than 800 peering interconnects, the PoP location facilitates high performance and scalable Optical and Ethernet connectivity required by regional businesses seeking enhanced international reach.Read more
Ontario’s Waterloo Region to Pearson Airport corridor is well established as a technology and jobs powerhouse but much more transit infrastructure is needed so it can reach its full potential, delegates at the CityAge conference in Toronto were told recently.
The "Airport Megazone" is especially underserviced, noted representatives of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) in attendance at CityAge on Oct. 6. It is Canada's second largest employer — second only to downtown Toronto — supporting 332,000 jobs, but since the airport is regulated federally, it's a relative dead zone in terms of public transit, with 90 per cent of all trips to Pearson made via automobile, the representatives explained.Read more
Estonia, 2016-10-21 12:52 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On 21 October, in Allika Industrial Park, located in Saku Rural Municipality on the border of Tallinn, the cornerstone was laid to two important buildings: the production and storage facilities of HE and the production and storage building of Stera Group, the commercial producer of mechanical and electromechanical devices and components. In total, 12,700 m2 of floor area for various purposes will be constructed.Read more
Taiwan’s electronic toll collection system was honored for advancing cutting-edge smart transportation technologies by the Washington, D.C.-headquartered International Road Federation at the 2016 Global Road Achievement Awards Oct. 18 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Developed by Taipei City-based Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Co. Ltd., ETC won the Traffic Management and Intelligent Transportation Systems prize, with IRF President and CEO Patrick Sankey describing it as a “pioneering system” that has set a new bar in free-flow toll collection.Read more
As renovations continue at the old King Edward School in South Calgary, which is being converted into an "incubator" space for professional artists to work and collaborate, dozens of tenants have now signed on to be part of the project.
Dubbed cSPACE, the conversion of the century-old sandstone school has been in the works for years, and is now approaching completion.Read more
Amazon.com Inc.'s three Central Ohio data centers for cloud computing and storage are operational as of this week, the company and state officials said Monday.
The Amazon Web Services centers in Dublin, Hilliard and New Albany are among 38 data center campuses – Amazon calls them "availability zones" consisting of one or more buildings – in 14 geographic regions globally; four more regions are set for launch this year.Read more
The Dutch city of Eindhoven is introducing participatory planning that will allow its residents to be part of a new 15-year smart city project.
Called, ‘Roadmap Urban Lighting Eindhoven 2030’, it includes the development of new lighting applications in public spaces, such as connected LED street lighting, and the maintenance and management of public lighting in the municipality. The consortium starts work in the autumn of 2016 in five selected pilot areas across the city.Read more