Meagan Simpson

Meagan Simpson
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Meagan Simpson is a Jr. staff writer for IT World Canada. A graduate of Carleton University’s journalism program, she loves sports, travelling, reading and photography, and when not covering tech news she can be found cuddled up on the couch with her cat and a good book.

WestJet launches AI chatbot to improve customer experience

WestJet Airlines Ltd. has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) powered chatbot, the first of its kind for a Canadian airline. The low-budget airline made the...

Ethical AI standards and the Canadian group making it happen

A group of public sector and private sector CIOs is working to create a set of ethical standards that will guide Canadian businesses in using and developing AI.

Hashtag Trending- Facebook removes misinformation accounts; AI cooling Google data centres; Netflix cutting out Apple fees

Facebook removes hundreds of misleading accounts, Google is using AI to cool its data centres and Netflix hopes to take a bite out of...

Hashtag Trending- U.S. states ask courts to reinstate net neutrality; Apple may update Air and Mini; Huawei fakes ad photos

U.S. states are asking the courts to reinstate net neutrality rules, Apple may be updating MacBook Air and Mini, and Huawei gets caught faking photos.

Hiring for tech jobs not easy, Canadian tech leaders claim

Technology jobs are a hot topic right now, with companies hiring more workers for tech jobs than for any other position; however, not all...

Hashtag Trending – Netflix testing out ads; Tesla hasn’t secured funding; is Twitter actually biased?

Will your next Netflix binge be interrupted by ads, has Tesla secured funding to go private, and a GOP leader makes a misstep on...

BMO offers first-of-its-kind blockchain pilot to Ontario teachers

The Bank of Montreal (BMO) is hoping to demonstrate viable, real-world applications for blockchain, launching a first-of-its-kind pilot in Canada using the technology for...

Hashtag Trending – Tesla in trouble thanks to Musk’s tweet; Google smart display coming soon; WordPress removes alt-right blogs

Elon Musk tweets put him in more hot water, Google’ smart home display may arrive soon and WordPress has removed alt-right conspiracy theorist blogs. It’s...

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