Alwar Balasubramaniam's sculpture plays with time, shape, shadow, perspective: four tricky sensations that can reveal -- or conceal -- what's really out there. At TEDIndia, the artist shows slides of his extraordinary installations.
Waterloo The Accelerator Centre (AC), announced yesterday the graduation of DossierView, the seventh company to graduate from the AC since the facility opened its doors in 2006, and the fifth graduation since September of 2009.
Cambridge - The City of Cambridge introduced new intelligence systems for infrastructure management that will help municipal workers monitor infrastructure projects across the city in real time, making Cambridge the first municipality in Canada to be recognized by IBM as a smarter city.
World Economic Forum rankings indicate little change in the relative standing of Canada's economic environment and business sophistication. Our major improvement opportunity continues to be in strengthening the abilities of our businesses to compete on the basis of innovation and uniqueness, says Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity.
Toronto In the Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011 released today by the World Economic Forum, whose Canadian partner is the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity, Canada’s ranking moved down from 9th in 2009 to 10th in 2010, but remained above its rank of 13th in 2007 on the Forum’s “Global Competitiveness Index.”
* The United States falls two places to fourth position, overtaken by Sweden and Singapore in the rankings of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011
* The People’s Republic of China continues to move up the rankings, with marked improvements in several other Asian countries
* Germany moves up two places to fifth place, leading the Eurozone countries
* Switzerland tops the rankings
Beijing, People’s Republic of China, 9 September 2010 Switzerland tops the overall rankings in The Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011, released today by the World Economic Forum ahead of its Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2010 in Tianjin.
Longueuil, Quebec The Canadian Space Agency has delivered a test unit of its contribution to the James Webb Space Telescope, successor of the Hubble Space Telescope, to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.
Leading packaging producer earns Waterloo Region’s Healthy Workplace Silver Award while celebrating 3 years without a lost-time accident
KITCHENER Boehmer Box LP, a leading printer of food, beverage and consumer packaging, is proving to be one of the healthiest places to work in Canada. In addition to celebrating more than 3 years without a lost-time accident, the 136-year-old company just received a Healthy Workplace Silver Award from the Region of Waterloo Public Health.
TORONTO Waste-diversion innovator Damian Bassett will discuss the journey from blue box recycling to current sustainability efforts Thursday, Sept. 9, starting at 12:30 p.m. in the Laurier Toronto office on the main floor of the Exchange Tower at 130 King St. W.
World News - "Food market fundamentals are sound and different from 2007/08 when shortages sparked riots in a number of countries, although the international community should tackle future volatility, a senior UN official said on Tuesday..." [Reuters/Factiva]
Record Quarterly Revenues and Operating Performance Driven by 35% Year-Over-Year Increase in Revenues
WATERLOO - Descartes Systems Group announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 second quarter (Q2FY11) ended July 31, 2010. All financial results referenced are in United States (US) currency and, unless otherwise indicated, are determined in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
New York - Despite an overall decline in HIV incidence in France, transmission seems to be “out of control” among men who have sex with men (MSM). Nearly half of the 7000 people newly infected with HIV in 2008 were in MSM, and incidence is 200 times higher than in the French heterosexual population.
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