Articles By Shruti Shekar

Google’s Gradient Venture makes first lead investment with Canadian AI startup

The first Canadian recipient of an investment from Google's Gradient Ventures says Canada "has a strong foundation" of artificial intelligence...

August 28th, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Hashtag Trending – Lyft is going to offer discounted rides during U.S. midterm elections; Twitter’s CEO might testify; Apple hires dozens from Tesla

Lyft is going to help American voters get to a voting station during its midterm elections. Republicans are calling out...

August 27th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Treasury Board to search for a new pay system to replace Phoenix

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government announced it will be moving away from the current Phoenix pay system and will be taking...

August 24th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Unboxing for Business: Ikea Eneby

This week we take a look at Ikea's latest venture into the tech space with its first connected speaker, the...

August 22nd, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Smart cities need ‘heightened awareness’ of privacy, Ontario assistant privacy commissioner says

Internet of Things (IoT) technology is a reality that cities across the world are waking up to, and the proliferation...

August 21st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Connection Silicon Valley bridges networking gap between Canada and Silicon Valley

In a male-dominated industry, Joanne Fedeyko, CEO of Connection Silicon Valley (CSV), believes it’s really important for women “to be...

August 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Sidewalk Labs reveals vision for ‘smart city’ project, provides no answers on data collection policy

It wasn’t exactly a scene from Netflix’s sci-fi dystopian show Black Mirror, but Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront...

August 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

New storage solutions will ignite ‘new era of computing’ Intel says

Intel Corp. is trying to change the memory game by installing two new storage and memory solutions, ushering in a...

August 14th, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Ontario to begin legal marijuana sales with online-only model

Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative Ontario government announced this afternoon that it will be rolling out online sales of marijuana when...

August 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Canadian companies to spend $16 billion in 2018 on digital transformation: IDC

Canadian companies are going to be spending more than $16-billion this year on digital transformation technologies and services, which is...

August 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar