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

Amazon unveils ‘Alexa for the enterprise,’ SQL database support at Re:Invent

LAS VEGAS - Amazon has made more than 1,000 announcements in 2016 and the pace of new announcements from the Seattle-based...

December 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Forrester’s top CIO predictions for 2017: Customer demand pushes firms to adopt AI, IoT

CIOs will have a need for speed in 2017. Based on a handful of predictions published in one of Forrester’s...

November 27th, 2016 Lindsey Peacock

Montreal is shaping up to be Canada’s cloud AI battleground

Montreal looks to be at the centre of a push by public cloud infrastructure providers to build up their artificial...

November 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Antoine Azar’s Thirdshelf unlocks the power of marketing automation for independent retailers with AI

ITAC 2016 Award Winner - Small/Medium Private (ICT) One of Antoine Azar’s favourite moments comes when he sees the light...

November 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson
Daryl Plummer, Gartner - tornado

Gartner’s top 10 strategic predictions for 2017

If Gartner Inc.'s predictions are on the money, here's what a typical day might look like for you in 2020:...

October 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Salesforce updates its CRM platform with AI capabilities

San Francisco-based Cloud software firm Salesforce.com this week unveiled its artificial intelligence engine, dubbed Salesforce Einstein, that will be integrated...

September 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

What does SoftBank’s $32.2-billion acquisition of mobile chip designer ARM mean in the long run?

Monday's announcement that SoftBank Group Corp. would be purchasing U.K.-based chip designer ARM Holdings PLC for 24.3 billion pounds ($32.2 billion)...

July 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood