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How London’s tech sector can withstand Brexit

So this is what Brexit feels like. Last Friday’s news has cast a long shadow over London’s technology sector. The immediate sentiment of a community More...

Johnson & Johnson’s first JLABS incubator outside the U.S. opens at Toronto’s MaRS

Once past the white, space age-like chamber behind reception in a suite on the 13th floor of Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District’s west tower, a visitor More...

Four ways to innovate in the digital economy

The digital economy is a hot topic at the moment, with businesses and governments alike trying to understand it’s challenges and opportunities. Tucker J. Marion and Sebastian More...

Fortune 500 Company Breaks Ground on $115M Project in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

United Technologies Corp.’s Climate Controls and Security division broke ground on Tuesday on its $115 million headquarters and building innovation showcase facility in Palm Beach More...

From coal to code

Erica Peterson from NPR looks at the growing number of laid-off coal miners in Kentucky who are finding unexpected careers in coding. Read full story

The Higher ED Blog: 6 Signs That You Need To Rethink Your Social Media Strategy

Intelegia’s Isabelle Poirier will be leading three sessions at our Social Media for Economic Developers seminar, coming up on May 26 and 27. It will be More...

Preserving history in digital form

Dan Solomon from co.create looks at how UNESCO is preserving history by capturing lost cultural monuments in digital form. Read full story

Role of virtual reality and technology in museums

Stephen Karmazyn from the Globe and Mail looks at the role of virtual reality and technology in the future of museums. Read the full story More...

The diverse geography of high-tech industries

Richard Florida from the Atlantic City Lab explores the diverse geography of high-tech industries. Read the full story

These earth-saving robots might be the future recyclers

Zhai Yun Tan at NPR looks at Apple’s new approach in recycling technology – using robots to strip millions of iPhones for reusable parts. The More...

The Higher ED Blog: Twitter versus LinkedIn, which is more effective?

The increasing popularity of the internet has made information more accessible than ever, but it has also made disseminating information more difficult than ever. How More...

Transportation innovation in smart cities

Seven mid-size cities in the United States are hoping they have the $40-million-winning solution for improving quality of life in their communities through transportation innovation. More...