Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk gets DC Hyperloop approval, Samsung’s 30TB SSD Drive, Google AI can predict heart disease

Elon Musk is one step closer to an East Coast Hyperloop, Samsung has revealed the world’s largest solid state drive, and Google AI is getting closer to being able to predict heart disease.

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Alex Radu

Canada could be getting a Toronto-Montreal Hyperloop route

Hyperloop One has announced the winners of its global challenge to identify the strongest new Hyperloop routes - and Canada is home to one of them. The proposed Toronto - Montreal Hyperloop route

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hyperloop One succeeds in executing technology’s first-ever autonomous test run

A Los Angeles-based startup that aims to make Elon Musk's vacuum-based mass transit dream a reality has completed the first-ever autonomous test run of a hyperloop system. This week Hyperloop One announced the

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Lack of government support won’t keep TransPod from building hyperloop, CEO says

TransPod co-founder and CEO Sebastien Gendron wants you to know that his company has reached out to Ontario's government several times. "I had the chance to meet with (Ontario) Minister (of Economic Development

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

South Ontario hyperloop would cost 50 per cent less, travel four times faster than proposed rail: TransPod

While it's barely been two months since Ontario's provincial government invested $15 million into a feasibility study for a high-speed rail line between Toronto and Windsor, TransPod would like to remind residents there's

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Waterloop demonstrates world’s first functional pneumatic hyperloop levitation system

On the evening of November 1st, Waterloop showcased the world’s first functional pneumatic levitation system on a small test track at the Federation Hall at the University of Waterloo. The weeks leading to

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Waterloop

Hyperloop sets a new bar for sustainability in transit

A futuristic concept of how we move between city centers may be hurtling into our reality. Since being proposed by Elon Musk in 2013, the Hyperloop concept has made significant strides forward. With

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Waterloop

Toronto startup’s hyperloop technology makes a splash at Berlin trade show

If the hyperloop technology on display at this year's InnoTrans, the rail industry's Berlin-based biennial trade show, includes a bit more Canada than expected, there's a reason for that. TransPod, a Toronto-based startup

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada takes on Hyperloop

The University of Waterloo’s student engineering design team, “Waterloop,” has earned a place as finalists in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition. The team is now fabricating and will be testing their final

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Waterloop

Toronto-based Hyperloop startup seeks to keep things cool

Canadians dreaming of a future Hyperloop system that will shoot them across the 500 km from Toronto to Montreal in less than an hour can also take comfort in knowing that ride won't

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

University of Waterloo team will be building a Hyperloop prototype this summer

The Hyperloop - Elon Musk's concept in which high-speed pods carry passengers between cities - could be brought one step closer to reality by a group of University of Waterloo students called "Waterloop" whose prototype will be up for real-world

Published on: March 15th, 2016 David Hamilton