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Reddit sells user data to undisclosed AI company

An AI company has reportedly struck a $60 million annual deal with Reddit to use the platform’s user content for training its AI models.

OpenAI Sora launch leads to industry debate

OpenAI’s introduction of Sora, its first video-generation model, launched last week with a a series of one minute text-to-video samples that were generally regarded as simply astonishing.

Quantum computing move toward “standard manufacturing”

Quantum computing is advancing from bespoke, made-to-order models towards a more standardized manufacturing approach, signaling a significant shift in the industry.

Tech layoffs have made Meta more efficient and leaner: Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, attributes the series of tech layoffs in 2024 primarily to companies adjusting to post-pandemic realities and striving for a leaner workforce following a period of aggressive hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bolster your first line of defence – 5 tips to foster a security culture

While the shift to hybrid work and the rise of interconnected systems have created new opportunities for business, this evolution exposed organizations to new...

Understanding Current Cybersecurity Challenges in Law: Legal Considerations for Artificial Intelligence and Technological Development (Article 6)

With strong competition among countries around the world to become cutting edge leaders in AI, artificial intelligence has been a driving force of innovation...

4 reasons organizations should incorporate AI TRiSM into their AI models

Generative AI (GenAI) has opened the doors for new AI initiatives, making the need to implement robust AI trust, risk and security management (AI...

Is quantum computing reaching commercial viability?

Recent advances in quantum computing will lead to commercial viability soon. Given the dollars, talent, number of companies, and interest of various governments, the...

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Coffee Briefing Feb. 13 – TD trains employees using VR; Galaxy Broadband provides satellite services to Shared Services Canada; Canada ranks 14th globally in...

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Tech sector navigating layoffs while riding GenAI wave, says GlobalData

The technology industry, says GlobaData, has already witnessed substantial changes in 2024, including layoffs by big companies such as...

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ITWC's Top Technology PODCASTS

Cyber Security Podcast

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday, Feb. 16, 2024

This episode features discussion on new cyber incident and data breach reporting obligations for American telecom companies, the progress of Canada's proposed cybersecurity law, and more

Cyber Security Today, Feb. 16, 2024 – US takes down Russian botnet of routers

This episode reports on mulit-million dollar rewards for information on the AlphV ransomware gang, a decryptor is available for the Rhysida ransomware strain, and more
Hashtag Trending Podcast

A hopeful vision for the internet and AI: My conversation with Ed Watal, author and founder of Intellibus. Hashtag Trending Weekend February 18th, 2024

Sometimes an interview goes off in a totally different direction than you anticipated. I walked into the studio prepared to interview Ed...

Cisco joins the list of tech companies announcing layoffs. Hashtag Trending, Friday Feb 16, 2024

Every once in a while, you have an interview that goes off in a totally different direction. That's what happened this weekend. ...

INDUSTRY VOICES

Cybersecurity in 2024: Priorities and challenges for Canadian organizations 

By Derek Manky As predictions for 2024 point to the continued expansion of cyber threats, cybersecurity experts are calling for a renewed commitment to cyber...

Survey shows generative AI is a top priority for Canadian corporate leaders.

Leaders are devoting significant budget to generative AI for 2024 Canadian corporate leaders are making generative AI a top strategic priority, a new generative AI...

Leveraging ERP and AI to Anticipate and Respond to Consumer Behaviour

As companies aim to stay ahead of the curve with new trends and innovations, the tides are turning, and consumer influence is compelling them...

Three reasons NOT to invest in Cybersecurity

By: Martin Hoz Are you an executive within a medium or large organization? Have you recently been approached about investments in cybersecurity but feel that...

Stemming the tide of cybercrime

By: Derek Manky Technology continues to play a significant role in accelerating cyberattacks and increasing their effectiveness, reflecting a global trend that sees cybercriminals growing...

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President to President: Paul Pinkney, General Manager, Red Hat Canada, Sales

ITWC’s Fawn Annan sat down with Paul Pinkney, General Manager, Red Hat Canada, to discuss Paul's journey with Red Hat and what led to...

President to President: Jeanette Irekvist, President, Ericsson Canada

ITWC’s Fawn Annan sat down with Jeanette Irekvist, President, Ericsson Canada to discuss Jeanette's Ericsson Journey, what's changed around the R&D agenda, and the...

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