Articles By Meagan Simpson

Ikea Canada launches bluetooth speakers

We might think of Ikea as the one-stop-shop for furniture, or that place that with the really good $1 hot...

July 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canadian startup teams up with Google to advance quantum computing

A Kitchener-based startup has teamed up with Google Inc. to test out the tech giant’s new open source framework for...

July 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Hashtag Trending – Robot dogs; Airbnb’s priciest cities; and museums want more nudity on Facebook

The robotics industry is going to the dogs. Find out the most expensive cities to Airbnb. And Facebook’s nudity policies...

July 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Chances are, Toronto’s new tech workers feel underpaid

Toronto might be ranked first in tech job growth, but that doesn’t necessarily mean employees are happy with their compensation....

July 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Hashtag Trending – Toronto beats San Francisco in tech job creation; London taxi drivers sue Uber for £1 billion; We interrupt your Netflix binge with this emergency alert

Toronto’s tech scene is hot - even hotter than San Francisco. Uber is being sued by London cab drivers for...

July 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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BlackBerry CEO urges U.S. Senate to pass driverless car legislation

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has signed a letter addressed to members of the U.S. Senate, urging them to pass legislation...

July 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CRTC lays down first-ever fines for malware-infected ads

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is fining two companies $250,000 for their involvement in installing malicious software through...

July 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Canadians using Bitcoin for investment purposes, Bank of Canada says

More Canadians are now using Bitcoin, but it's mainly for investment purposes, according to a Bank of Canada study. The...

July 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Intel breaks Guinness World Record celebrating 50th anniversary

Intel Corp. broke the Guinness World Record for most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne flown simultaneously while putting on a brightly...

July 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

AI successfully debates humans – thanks to IBM technology

IBM Corp. has debuted an artificial intelligence (AI) technology that can successfully engage in open debate with humans. On June...

July 19th, 2018 Meagan Simpson