Hollywood actress Charlize Theron’s tasty endorsement is giving a Hamilton hot sauce some extra zing in their sales.
After the Mad Max: Fury Road star chomped into a chicken wing covered in Dawson’s Hot Sauce, creator Brodie Dawson says bottles of the company’s Original Hot flavour experienced a spike in demand.
The moment was captured on popular YouTube series Hot Ones where celebrities drag their taste buds through a grueling challenge of spicy heat on meat.
Zayo Group Holdings (NYSE: ZAYO) says it will construct a dark fiber ring in the Montreal metro area for a global cloud provider Zayo didn't further identify. The 60-km dark fiber ring will run along the South Shore section of the city, which Zayo says is an emerging technology and data center hub.
The ring will connect multiple data centers for the client. Zayo asserts it won the contract due to "its leading fiber network in Canada, deep experience in building high-performance fiber network, and flexibility in planning for the customer's continued growth."Read more
The City of Fredericton is putting the finishing touches on its final submission to Canada's Smart Cities Challenge — with high hopes of winning $10 million.
Fredericton's entry will focus on ways to better serve members of the community and improve access to city services.
They're doing this by expanding the city's digital infrastructure and building a data base.Read more
Clean-running electric buses represent "the future of public transit," Mayor Don Iveson said Friday as he helped announce funding that will put 40 of the green vehicles on Edmonton's streets.
Iveson joined federal Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi and Alberta Transportation Minister Brian Mason at a bus garage in southwest Edmonton to announce $43 million in funding for the project.Read more
Josef Salpeter, VP Business Development, FARA AS, explains why forward-thinking transport solutions need to affect the public transport of today, not just tomorrow, and why it’s so crucial that operators, authorities and technology providers find a way to put sustainable, efficient transport front and centre to meet passenger requirements…
An increasing part of the population live in cities and urban areas. In fact, 80 per cent of the world’s future population of 9 billion is expected to live in urban areas by 2050. Transportation has already caused most large cities to be heavily congested and polluted. Some front runners have set ambitious goals for city centres to become virtually car-free, like Oslo and Madrid, but that is not reality for the majority and even the capitals of Norway and Spain still have quite a way to go.Read more
East meets West, Pop meets Punk, Jazz meets Folk. Anything goes at Tallinn Music Week which opened this year with a special birthday concert lead by renowned Estonian conductor Kristjan Järvi and friends.
This year’s 10th anniversary coincides with Estonia 100th birthday – good reasons to celebrate. The music week has established itself as one of Europe’s top city festivals dedicated to music, food, art and design.Read more
TORONTO - Alphabet Inc's urban innovation company Sidewalk Labs hopes to break ground on its first ever smart-city project in Toronto in 2020, and begin testing some of the proposed technologies this summer, its chief executive told Reuters.
This is the first time a timeline has been publicly disclosed for the project designed to increase land efficiency, cut costs and conserve energy in one of the world's priciest housing markets as development struggles to catch up with a rapidly growing population.Read more
Waterloo - The University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada has opened its Artificial Intelligence Institute. The institute will concentrate on foundational artificial intelligence (AI) and operational AI.
Foundational AI includes research on statistical learning, deep learning, game theory and data science. This is research that advances the whole technology industry. Operational AI research develops scalable, secure and transparent solutions for a wide range of applications.Read more
To put it simply, at least for someone coming from Silicon Valley like myself, Quebec's Tech Week (Semaine Numérique in French), which is currently underway in the capital city of the French-Canadian province, is the South by Southwest (SXSW) of the North.
Despite below-freezing temperatures, over 25,000 people from around the globe are expected to attend the third edition of the 10-days long festival for the opportunity to network and learn about new technologies (artificial intelligence, virtual reality, IoT, robotic, blockchain, cryptocurrencies...).Read more
Taiwanese beauty technology startup Perfect Corp. has created a series of mobile applications that use augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) to help users test products such as makeup.
The firm headquartered in New Taipei City says the apps have been downloaded more than 550 million times around the world since their launch in March 2014. Perfect Corp. presented its flagship at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.Read more