Amazon Echo and Echo Dot

Want Alexa in Canada? Get big brands to build skills, Amazon tells developer

A Calgary-based firm that builds Alexa Skills for its clients says that Amazon.com Inc. wants to see big Canadian brands...

July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

85 per cent of jobs in 2030 haven’t been invented yet

If you're worried that a machine is going to take over your job, don't fret, because your next job just...

July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Amazon Alexa - farfield voice

Voice-first experiences on Google Home, Amazon Alexa the next digital frontier for brands

Almost exactly 10 years after the iPhone launched, Google Home went on sale in Canada at the end of June....

July 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google Home - brown feature

Google just cleared another hurdle to launching Google Home to the Canadian market

Google Assistant has finished its Canadian French lessons and is ready to graduate to consumer chat app Allo, according to...

May 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson

New Amazon Web Services ‘Lex’ service really speaks to developers

Amazon Web Services Inc. gave developers several new good reasons to build in the cloud on Wednesday, offering access to...

April 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon is letting OEMs in on the secret sauce behind the Echo

Amazon Inc. is opening the doors and sharing its Amazon Echo voice processing technology with OEMs. The high performance, 7-mic,...

April 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google Home feature

Google Home not available in Canada, but works like it is

Google Inc. announced that its Google Home speakers were officially launched in the U.K. April 6, but Canada is still...

April 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Xerox - Managed Print Services

Big Xerox launch billed to transform the workplace

NEW YORK – Xerox has been promoting the release of its VersaLink and AltaLink line of multi-function printers as its...

March 31st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS Viya

SAS chief data scientist says that we’ve only built ‘weak AI’ – so far

TORONTO – When we see artificial intelligence (AI) in fiction, it usually encompasses the AI functioning just like a human....

March 27th, 2017 Alex Radu