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Hashtag Trending – New privacy tools from Google, Alexa goes job hunting, UPS delivery drones approved

Google rolls out new privacy features, Alexa steps up to help people find jobs, and UPS gets federal approval for...

October 3rd, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Metro Toronto Convention Centre to install weapon detection tech that uses machine learning

Weapons detection technology that uses machine learning is set to be tested at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) later...

September 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cisco selects SingularityNET to host decentralized AGI project

Cisco Systems Inc. announced this morning that SingularityNET's blockchain-based platform will host its decentralized Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) project. AGI...

September 23rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canada should look towards Indigenous population for its tech talent needs, leaders say

While many organizations look overseas for talent to bridge the skills gap in the Canadian tech industry, Indigenous leaders are...

September 16th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Most Canadians are worried AI is advancing too quickly, and they expect banks to have the answers, says study

A new report highlights a growing fear among Canadians that’s tied to the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence. An online...

September 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

SAS seeing a 105% growth in AI revenue is no mistake, says IDC

SAS Institute is successfully differentiating itself from tech giants like IBM and Google when it comes to the development of...

September 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith
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