Alex Benay keynote at Digital Transformation Awards

Alex Benay exits as Canada’s CIO, joins AI startup from Ottawa

Canada’s chief information officer is leaving his post to join a startup in Ottawa. Alex Benay, who for two-and-a-half years...

August 7th, 2019 Alex Coop
IT in the oil and gas field

Canadian AI firm closes 7th acquisition in the last 2 years

Vancouver-based AI firm Universal mCloud Corp. has continued its aggressive acquisition strategy with its acquisitions of Fulcrum Automation Technologies Ltd....

July 31st, 2019 Buckley Smith
Navdeep Bains with youth

Government of Canada invests $49.5M to digitize and automate agriculture

The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) has received an investment of up to $49.5 million from the federal...

July 24th, 2019 Buckley Smith

AI adoption in Canada could benefit from a greater focus on STEM education, experts say

Despite Canada's status as a leader in education, the country's stagnant academic scores among young people is a bad sign...

July 23rd, 2019 Tom Li

Microsoft invests $1 billion in Elon Musk’s OpenAI

Elon Musk's OpenAI got a major financial boost after announcing that Microsoft Corp. is investing $1 billion USD to fund...

July 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

New head of LG AI lab wants your home appliances to get smarter

LG Electronics Canada has appointed a new head to the LG Artificial Intelligence Lab in Toronto. Darin Graham, the company's...

July 16th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Two Canadian companies selected for AI@Centech acceleration program

Thales Group, a multinational company specializing in electrical systems based out of France, has announced the five companies it has...

July 10th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SAS joins forces with IOG and universities to create the Government Analytics Research Institute

Smart city initiatives are now no longer just a part of the future. They are here and set to be...

July 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

‘Let’s not compete, let’s complete’ says SAP’s chief designer and futurist

"To go to work and shape our futures, we need to first imagine," said Martin Wezowski, chief designer and futurist,...

July 8th, 2019 Lynn Greiner
Downtown Mississauga

Mississauga submits smart city plan, awaits final approval

Despite not winning the Smart Cities Challenge this past year, the City of Mississauga is looking to forge ahead with...

June 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith