Canadian firms care more about AI ethics than U.S.: SAS survey

Artificial intelligence (AI) is on everyone's lips these days, but is it being used ethically? Analytics firm SAS Institute partnered...

September 24th, 2018 Lynn Greiner
IPSoft Amelia AI

Could digital secretary ‘Amelia’ be the future face of Government of Canada’s AI services?

A New York City-based firm that develops a "digital colleague" named Amelia is the first to state interest in providing...

September 22nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google services generated as much as $18 billion in Canadian economy last year: Deloitte

Canadian businesses created $10.4 billion in economic activity last year just through the use of Google Search and Google Ads,...

September 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Messagepoint expands offices in Kitchener-Waterloo

Messagepoint has expanded its Canadian footprint and opened a new office in Kitchener, Ont., a move that is part of...

August 29th, 2018 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

Ethical AI standards and the Canadian group making it happen

Industry-wide ethical standards for artificial intelligence (AI) may currently be lacking but the CIO Strategy Council says it is ready...

August 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending- Facebook removes misinformation accounts; AI cooling Google data centres; Netflix cutting out Apple fees

Facebook removes hundreds of misleading accounts, Google is using AI to cool its data centres and Netflix hopes to take...

August 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Learn how to put smart to work at the 2018 IBM Innovation Forum

When you look at the technology that's coming into its own — AI and blockchain, machine learning and even quantum...

August 20th, 2018 Glenn Weir
Alexa can't speak french - illustration

Amazon says Alexa Canadian French language support is ‘coming soon’

Amazon Alexa will introduce Canadian French language support soon, IT World Canada has learned. Amazon launched Alexa to the Canadian...

August 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Keeping ethics in artificial intelligence

As artificial intelligence (AI) develops and its uses continue to grow, there’s still a discussion to be had around how...

August 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson