Articles By Mandy Kovacs

“A mental wizard hat” – the verdict is still out on Elon Musk’s proposed brain implants

Desktop computers and personal laptops are yesterday’s news – the latest hot topic around the technology industry is computers for...

April 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers is hindering its growth potential. A new report published...

April 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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Worldwide PC shipments hit lowest numbers since 2007, Gartner says

Global PC shipments are at their lowest point in a decade. A total of 62.2 million units were shipped worldwide...

April 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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Developers top the list of most in-demand tech jobs in Canada

The skills gap in the technology and IT sector in Canada is no secret, with the Information and Communications Technology...

April 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ford Fusion paving the way for automation

Autonomous technology is key to the future of self-driving vehicles, and it was not hard to find auto makers showing off their...

April 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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University of Toronto gains funding for AR, AI research

Building off the University of Toronto’s (U of T’s) launch of its new Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in...

April 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

SAP Canada appoints new chief operating officer

SAP Canada has a new chief operating officer. The enterprise application software company announced on Apr. 10 that Andy Canham...

April 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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CIBC unveils voice commands in mobile app to simplify navigation

A major bank in Canada is following the latest trend of voice-first applications. CIBC has announced that voice commands are...

April 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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AWS is looking for Canadian applications for its Cloud Innovation Challenge

Amazon Web Services (AWS) wants to shine a light on cities and educational organizations that are using technology to innovate,...

April 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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Self-serve kiosks launching at Vancouver airport to meet new border clearance program

The Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Primary Inspection Kiosk program will be expanding in Vancouver this spring. Vancouver International Airport...

April 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs