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Sidewalk Labs abandons Toronto smart city during pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   By Dezeen

Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs has abandoned its ambition to create a smart neighbourhood in Toronto amid "unprecedented economic uncertainty" caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Sidewalk Labs CEO Daniel L Doctoroff announced in an article posted to Medium today that the current economic climate meant the company was unable to move forward with developing the neighbourhood for its partner Waterfront Toronto .
"It has become too difficult"
"For the last two-and-a-half years, we have been passionate about making Quayside happen - indeed, we have invested time, people, and resources in...
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