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

Microsoft looks to expand into AI as cloud computing drives Q2 results

Growth in cloud services and Windows 10 adoption, expansion into new artificial intelligence (AI) territory, and declining Surface revenue are...

January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Tony Lacavera, RBC, Magna among backers behind new AI funding program

TORONTO - Tony Lacavera is putting his money where his mouth is. The former Wind Mobile CEO, who sits on...

January 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood
Navdeep Bains with Microsoft team

Microsoft and RBC fueling new Canadian AI investments

One of Canada's largest banks and a multinational software firm are both announcing expanded investment in artificial intelligence (AI) that...

January 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson
AI panel at World Economic Forum in Davos

IBM CEO assures us that AI won’t attain consciousness

Following the appearance of IBM Corp. CEO Ginni Rometty on a panel about artificial intelligence at the World Economic Forum...

January 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

What happens when an algorithm is sexist? New guidelines seek accountability

As algorithms make more decisions affecting individuals, the computer industry is taking notice. Last week, an industry association published a...

January 17th, 2017 Danny Bradbury