Articles By Mandy Kovacs

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Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s cashier-less store, Canada tests blockchain, top tech firms could combine for $1 trillion in 2018

Amazon officially opens its first cashier-less store, the Canadian government tests out blockchain, and the top ten tech companies could...

January 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Digital technology supercluster could create 50,000 jobs, $50B in GDP over 10 years

Canada’s federal Innovation Supercluster Initiative has received all of its final proposals and while shortlisted applicants eagerly await their fate,...

January 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco and Hyundai team up to develop secure open connected car network

Autonomous and connected cars are one of the hottest trends at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and...

January 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs
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Hashtag Trending – Self-driving car predictions for 2018

Self-driving cars will be tested on public roads next year, the first autonomous vehicle you get in will be a...

December 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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Hashtag Trending – Facebook admits it’s bad for your health, self-healing smartphone glass, Twitter enforces new rules

Facebook admits using the social media site makes you sad but wants you to keep using it anyway, self-healing glass...

December 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality isn’t dead yet, Amazon mends ties with Google, Spotify tries to curb Apple’s dominance

Net neutrality won’t go down without a fight, Amazon offers Google an olive branch, and Spotify reaches out to the...

December 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario’s digital officer modernizing government one service at a time

Ontario’s first chief digital officer has been on the job since April and has spent the first several months slowly...

December 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

AI will infiltrate every industry and businesses need to be prepared, experts say

If you think the disruptive nature of artificial intelligence (AI) will spare your particular industry, you’re wrong, according to the...

December 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto’s Vector Institute expands its AI mission as it finishes assembling team

They say good things take time, and that’s exactly the mentality of Toronto’s latest artificial intelligence (AI) research centre, the...

December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

An IT wakeup call: data is the most important resource

At a time when digital transformation is one of the biggest buzzwords in the business market, a new study by...

December 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs