New Amazon Web Services ‘Lex’ service really speaks to developers

Amazon Web Services Inc. gave developers several new good reasons to build in the cloud on Wednesday, offering access to...

April 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers is hindering its growth potential. A new report published...

April 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
Ian Khan at TEDx

Ian Khan: Why IoT will have a more dramatic impact than the Internet

Author Ian Khan doesn't talk about his childhood in one of the most conflicted regions of the world as a...

April 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson
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University of Toronto gains funding for AR, AI research

Building off the University of Toronto’s (U of T’s) launch of its new Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in...

April 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
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