This demo -- from Pattie Maes' lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry -- was the buzz of TED. It's a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine "Minority Report" and then some.
Waterloo - The future potential entrepreneurs of Waterloo Region - young people from some of the area's secondary schools -- are gathering for a special day on Wednesday, November 11th to hear what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.
Cambridge - Often times, we find ourselves in opposing camps. On one side we have the buyers of construction services. In the other camp is most of us - the provider of construction services. We don't always see eye to eye. Mostly because we don't know enough about what is going on with the other side.
Virgin Mobile Founder challenges Rogers to stop misleading consumers
TORONTO - In response to Rogers Communications' recent announcement that they are removing the System Access Fee and replacing it with the Government Regulatory Recovery Fee (GRRF), Virgin Chairman Sir Richard Branson is once again throwing down a challenge.
ST ANDREWS, Scotland (Reuters) - The Group of 20 leading nations will agree this weekend it is too early to pull the plug on emergency support for the global economy and launch a new system of checks to help rebalance world growth and prevent future crises.
VANCOUVER - Canada has held on to the number-two spot as the world's most respected country brand for the second year in row. The ranking comes from the fifth annual Country Brand Index (CBI) by FutureBrand of New York, NY.
While most business professionals know that follow up is important, the fact is that very few are masterful at the art of it. Sure, they may leave one or two voicemails for people or send a couple of e-mails, but those attempts are only scratching the surface of what follow up is really all about.
WATERLOO Wilfrid Laurier University has again earned top marks in the annual Maclean’s ranking of Canadian universities, placing first in Ontario and fourth in the country among primarily undergraduate universities, and improving in a number of other key categories.
Guelph - The University of Guelph continues to be one of Canada's top universities, according to the annual Maclean's rankings released yesterday. U of G placed second in reputation and fourth overall among comprehensive universities.
TORONTO - John Tsotsos, Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Faculty of Science & Engineering, has been named the winner of the York University President’s Research Excellence Award.
TORONTO - CIPS and the National Association of Computer Consulting Businesses Canada (NACCB Canada) announced a strategic partnership designed to strengthen the ICT industry in Canada as well as engage senior government officials at all levels on a regular basis.
More Than Half of CFOs Don’t Expect to Boost Sustainability Efforts in Next 12 Months; Others See More Urgency
TORONTO - Despite the country’s attention on eco-friendly programs and policies, a new survey suggests most businesses are not planning to step up their efforts in this area at least not in the next year.
Waterloo Over 150 residents and leaders in Waterloo Region will come together on November 16th and 17th to share ideas for ensuring that everyone has access to sufficient nutritious food. While local food banks stuggle to keep up with the demand for food assistance in this economy, participants in the Waterloo Region Food Summit will identify ways to move toward a society where no one depends on food handouts.
The Schwab Foundation announces the winners of the India Social Entrepreneurs 2009 Award ahead of the India Economic Summit in New Delhi, India, 8-10 November 2009
New Delhi, India The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has selected three social enterprises with significant impact in India as winners of the India Social Entrepreneurs Award for 2009:
Energy prices, climate change and regional sourcing will drive fundamental changes in an energy constrained, low carbon world
Toronto - Climate change, rising energy prices and increasing local sourcing are current and future challenges for the transport & logistics (T&L) industry, according to the new global survey: Transportation and Logistics 2030 by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Waterloo Region - The Tri-Cities Transport Action Group (TriTAG) kicked off its campaign to promote active transportation and transit within Waterloo Region by officially launching its new, revamped website Wednesday morning.
KITCHENER WATERLOO Hon. Joseph F. Fontana P.C., Chairman of the Board for Trinity Global Support Foundation, is passionate about the national network of breakfast, lunch, and snack programs run by Show Kids You Care (a project of Trinity Global Support Foundation.)