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Find out how Waterloo is inventing the future of technology (with video)

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 9, 2019

For decades, Waterloo has cultivated a reputation as one of North America’s most dynamic tech communities. What makes us a world-renowned tech hub?

Watch our new video to find out.

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Topics: technology, talent, artificial intelligence

Q&A: How creating an innovation outpost can help supercharge corporate innovation

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 3, 2019

As new technologies such as faster networks, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, robotics and nanotechnology rapidly transform our society, large global corporations are looking for ways to adapt and innovate quickly, so that they are not left behind.

For retailers, banks, insurance companies, or even long-established manufacturers, technology is critical to a prosperous future. They...

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Topics: technology, talent, financial services, artificial intelligence, Q&A

News round-up: 10 great Waterloo business and investment stories from March 2019

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 1, 2019

There was a lot of exciting news in Waterloo over the last month, including investment and expansion announcements from numerous tech and robotics companies, an exciting new global product launch from Google Canada’s Waterloo office and more.

Here are 10 great business and investment stories:

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Topics: security, technology, financial services, artificial intelligence, site selection

BlackBerry is now one of the world's leading cybersecurity firms

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 26, 2019

Last week, Waterloo-based BlackBerry announced that it has acquired Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion. This acquisition makes BlackBerry – once known primarily for building the world’s most secure smartphones – one of the world’s largest cybersecurity firms.

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Topics: quantum, security, technology, automotive, artificial intelligence

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