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CNW | Minister Bains to visit Nanaimo, British Columbia

OTTAWA, Aug. 17, 2018 /CNW/ – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will visit Nanaimo, British Columbia, between August 20 and August 22 to hold discussions with business representatives, entrepreneurs, First Nations members and academic leaders. Source: CNW | Minister Bains to visit Nanaimo, British Columbia

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Innovation by Sector | Accelerate Okanagan

What is technology, exactly? Or innovation? These days, technology is so ubiquitous it’s largely invisible. If the technological advancements of even the last 20 years were to suddenly disappear from our lives, even for a day, most of us would be lost. Even if we could get ourselves out the door and to work, what…

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Under the sea, Microsoft tests a datacenter that’s quick to deploy, could provide internet connectivity for years | Stories

Microsoft is leveraging technology from submarines and working with pioneers in marine energy for the second phase of its moonshot to develop self-sufficient underwater datacenters that can deliver lightning-quick cloud services to coastal cities. An experimental, shipping-container-size prototype is processing workloads on the seafloor near Scotland’s Orkney Islands, Microsoft announced today. Source: Under the sea,…

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