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PULSE March 3 2016: City Domain Names; Innovation driven by immigrants
Created with John Hilborn, i-CANADA Director of Social Media
CIRA webinars on CITY DOMAIN NAMES point the way to powerful branding, marketing, and new revenues
http://icanada150.ca/news/cira-domain-webinars-3/
The 'Innovation Economy' is driven by hard-working, educated immigrants - not lone drop-out geniuses
http://qz.com/622893/innovation-comes-from-educated-hard-working-immigrants-not-genius-dropouts/
Infrastructure
5G and light waves help the smart city of the future
http://www.canadianbusiness.com/innovation/meet-the-technology-powering-the-super-fast-data-of-the-future/
Toronto to become Canada's first "Bee City", saving the pollinators with urban apiaries
http://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/explore/themed-gardens/pollinator-garden-with-urban-bee-hives/
Thought Leadership
On the rise: the Moncton miracle
http://www.icf-canada.com/news-events/i-rise-again-moncton-miracle-2-0/
Energy: Net energy consumption from communications equipment can be reduced by 98%
http://www.bbcmag.com/2016mags/Jan_Feb/BBC_Jan16_GreenerNetworking.pdf
Urgent news: Research partner needed for Canada-India IoT study; please contact zheng.liu@ubc.ca
http://ic-impacts.com/dst/call-information/
Atlantic Opportunities Agency gives funding; will have new strategic direction
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/acoa-change-1.3444437
June Georgetown conference in PEI will tackle challenges of rural sustainability
http://thegeorgetownconference.ca/why-georgetown/
Health Care: Communities and environment account for 60% of health determinants; genetics 20%; medical care 20%
https://www.xerox.com/en-us/services/healthcare-solutions/insights/population-health-management?CMP=BAC_Repo2016&SECTN=HC_&SITE=QUARTZ_&SIZE=1x1
i-CANADA Congratulates Canadian Smart Cities Winners
http://icanada150.ca/news/i-canada-congratulates-canadian-intelligent-community-finalists/
Market for Internet of Things to rise to $148-billion by 2020, from $50-billion last year
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/269048/iot-smart-cities-market-heading-to-148-billion.html
25 Countries Where People Live The Longest
http://list25.com/25-countries-with-highest-life-expectancies-in-the-world/
Nova Scotia's universities collaborate for innovation, entrepreneurship; Acadia features Centre for Rural Innovation
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1342212-nowns-university-of-innovation
Use public funds to create pockets of continuous experimentation, like Singapore or Ireland -- Munk Chair
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-commentary/what-canada-needs-for-a-prosperous-innovation-economy/article28730090/
Immigrants are a boon to innovation: a 1.3% increase in immigrants boosts per capita patents by 20%
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vijay-k-mathur/immigrants-are-assets-for-innovation_b_9228290.html
Is innovation in Canada lagging?
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-commentary/our-metrics-are-lousy-but-canada-does-have-the-makings-of-an-innovation-economy/article28746248/
New Ontario Center for Workforce Innovation unites universities, social organizations
https://news.ontario.ca/tcu/en/2016/02/ontario-centre-for-workforce-innovation-partners.html
CIO should be at the centre of business innovation
http://www.cio.com/article/3036372/leadership-management/how-cio-enabled-innovation-can-shape-the-digital-business.html
India's Smart Cities Minister asks cities to get projects off the ground by June 25th
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/infrastructure/venkaiah-naidu-asks-cities-to-launch-smart-city-mission-by-jun-25/articleshow/51095692.cms
West Virginia legislature poised to pass bill to expand rural broadband coverage
http://www.whsv.com/content/news/Bill-would-expand-broadband-Internet-in-rural-West-Virginia-369728641.html
Yorkshire farmers to get broadband relief; "an essential service"
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/everest-satellite-technology-to-bring-yorkshire-moors-broadband-up-to-speed-a6879966.html
 Mayors must lead broadband to end inequality - Next Century Cities
https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/mayors-increase-broadband-internet-access
South Africa to deliver 100% broadband coverage by 2030
http://www.itweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=150061
Xerox' take on data-driven healthcare
https://www.xerox.com/en-us/services/healthcare-solutions/insights/data-analytics?CMP=BAC_Repo2016&SECTN=HC_&SITE=QUARTZ_&SIZE=1x1
Top scientists: Global warming may be on "pause"
http://www.thespec.com/news-story/6342495-top-scientists-insist-global-warming-really-did-slow-down-in-the-2000s/
Google's steps to business innovation
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/business/the-elevator/12161382/business-innovation-tips.html
Feds call for innovation to re-vitalize the Canadian economy
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/federal-budget-to-begin-bit-of-a-reset-on-how-ottawa-backs-innovators-source-370027441.html
Build the smart city from the bottom up, using Smart Phone apps
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/c3a7f4c4-bae8-11e5-b151-8e15c9a029fb.html#axzz40zdg19Zf
Smart Community Applications and Uses
Hitachi joins AT&T alliance creating smart city framework to address energy 
http://cities-today.com/att-expands-smart-cities-framework/
Ontario students develop autism-focused tech tools.
http://blackburnnews.com/bri-ontario/2016/02/18/ontario-students-developing-autism-focused-tech-tools/
Internet of Everything - toothbrush has smartphone app
http://www.theverge.com/2016/2/22/11095502/oral-b-genius-toothbrush-smartphone-app-mirror-mount
 
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