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
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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
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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
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Not in stealth mode: Q&A with Google Cloud CTO Brian Stevens

Brian Stevens is finding himself spending a lot more time in the Great White North in 2018. The chief technology...

August 8th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Vector Institute for AI to get a new home in U of T ‘innovation centre’

Taking yet another step into the technology industry, the University of Toronto (U of T) recently announced its plans to...

August 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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TD Bank creates AI-powered Spotify playlist to win contest

Layer 6, a Toronto-based AI firm owned by TD Bank Group,  has won the international Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)...

July 31st, 2018 Meagan Simpson
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Diane Greene focuses on Google Cloud strengths as it plays catch-up

SAN FRANCISCO - There aren't many markets where Google has to play from behind, but public cloud infrastructure is one...

July 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson