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Sidewalk Labs steps away from Toronto smart city

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Sidewalk Labs has aborted plans to create a smart city on the Toronto waterfront due to “unprecedented economic uncertainty” which has made the 12-acre project “too difficult to make… financially viable”, according to CEO of the Alphabet subsidiary Dan Doctoroff.

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C&W | Cities enter decade of seismic shifts

What will be the implications for real estate to huge demographic change in the next decade as Baby Boomers leave the workforce and Generation Z becomes the dominant generation? Cushman & Wakefield investigates.

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PODCAST | Samy Kamkar on security in real estate

Samy Kamkar, privacy and security researcher and cofounder of Openpath, joined PlaceTech to chat about the security threats in real estate, the time he was arrested by the US secret services and three simple steps companies can take to prevent being hacked.

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2050: Arup’s four potential futures

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Nicola Byrne

What will the world look like in 2050? The advisory giant has produced an extensive 68-page report looking at four plausible future scenarios based on the intersection between our planet’s health and societal conditions, with an aim to inform decisions on the design and planning of the built environment.