Google Home feature

Google Home not available in Canada, but works like it is

Google Inc. announced that its Google Home speakers were officially launched in the U.K. April 6, but Canada is still...

April 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Organizations are all talk, no action when it comes to customer experience, new report says

When it comes to customer experience (CX), most companies are all talk and no action, according to new research from...

April 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
Bill Morneau wears Accenture AI Smart Helmet at Vector Institute Launch

Government, private sector throw financial support behind Toronto’s new AI research centre

Toronto’s push to become a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) is finding support from all levels of government, academia...

March 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
SAS Viya

SAS chief data scientist says that we’ve only built ‘weak AI’ – so far

TORONTO – When we see artificial intelligence (AI) in fiction, it usually encompasses the AI functioning just like a human....

March 27th, 2017 Alex Radu
Miners - Integra Gold

Mining industry could be AI’s next disruption target

Two out of five finalists in a disruptive technology competition for the mining industry feature machine learning or artificial intelligence...

March 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Will Canada’s AI moment slip away?

The artificial intelligence revolution represents “the biggest opportunity since the advent of the Internet,” Jean-Francois Gagne proclaimed when he announced...

March 3rd, 2017 David Crane

3 ways robots will try to manipulate you

Brittany Postnikoff grew up marveling at some of the humanoid robots presented by sci-fi pop culture: from Cylons, to Commander...

February 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Sneak preview of the MIT Technology Review’s breakthrough technologies of 2017

LAS VEGAS - MIT Technology Review's editor in chief Jason Pontin was at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas...

February 15th, 2017 Alex Radu
Artificial Intelligence Neural Network

Former Facebook exec launches AI-powered customer engagement startup in Toronto

A Toronto-based startup is looking to help businesses take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) technology to grow customer engagement and...

February 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
Take back control

RCMP turns to AI to help rescue victims of child sexual exploitation

For the RCMP investigators working at the Canadian Police Centre for Missing and Exploited Children who face the grim task...

February 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson