Articles By Meagan Simpson

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Hashtag Trending: A phone for your phone; Facebook sued over video metrics; Russia-Iran tweets revealed

A mini sidekick phone for your phone, Facebook is being sued again over false video metrics and Twitter reveals over...

October 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Legal weed lights up Canada’s Cannabis Tech market

Legalization of marijuana has arrived in Canada, and technology is playing a big role in this new industry, everything from...

October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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HashtagTrending: Cannabis and machine learning; ‘Weed-dating’; and tracking consumption

It’s October 17th and unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably know what that means. Recreational cannabis is...

October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Hashtag Trending: Reddit makes the world worse; robot parkour; people choose privacy-search engine

A former product manager for Reddit says his time there made the world a worse place, Boston Dynamics taught its...

October 15th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Hashtag Trending: Revolutionizing emails; Facebook Portal privacy concerns and; Snapchat TV

A new artificial intelligence app is taking on the world of emails, the new Facebook Portal brings up concerns over...

October 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Hashtag Trending – Google+ data leak, Pixel 3 unveiled and; Google losing ads to Amazon

Google shuts down Google+ after a data leak, unveils the Pixel 3, and might be losing advertising to Amazon. Listen...

October 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Workday focuses on machine learning to analyze business skills and trends

Las Vegas - Continuing to build on last year, software as a service (SaaS) vendor Workday Inc. has announced more machine...

October 2nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Canadian businesses are using AI – Elevate day two

Elevate Tech Fest day two was a whirlwind event, with more than a dozen different ‘tracks’ spread out across Toronto...

September 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Apple, Google, Al Gore and Canadian socks – day one of Elevate

In its second year Toronto's Elevate Tech Fest had a long list of speakers and companies but none were more...

September 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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‘Hey Hendrix, join the conference call’ – the AI bot from Edmonton

Virtual digital assistants are for more than just the home or on your phone, artificial intelligence (AI) powered assistants are...

September 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson