Next Canada co-chair Tony Lacavera discusses the importance of supporting Canada's startup ecosystem at his organization's NextAI Venture Day on Sept. 20, 2017. (Note: This story's remarks were not delivered at the podium.)

Published: September 22nd, 2017


Audible launches Canadian dedicated service

Audible is launching its first Canadian dedicated service, marking the first time the Amazon subsidiary is launching a bilingual website....

September 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Toronto, Vancouver to compete for Amazon’s second North American headquarters

The Great White North could soon be a second home to Amazon.com Inc., if the city of Toronto has its...

September 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Tech execs react to DACA repeal, Google hiring in China

Tech executives speak out against Donald Trump’s move to end DACA, Google is hiring artificial intelligence talent in China, and...

September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Kobo launches Audiobooks, chasing Canadian authors to create new content

Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc. is launching its new Audiobooks service to its existing app today, and says it's planning to...

September 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Let’s not sell digital short in NAFTA talks

Much of the negotiation over the future of NAFTA is about automobiles, softwood lumber or milk. But a key part...

September 3rd, 2017 David Crane

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Hashtag Trending – Apple tells the FCC to protect net neutrality, Hurricane Harvey impacts IT customer service operations

Apple is finally taking a side in the war over net neutrality, Hurricane Harvey has impacted IT customer service operations,...

September 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Alexa and Cortana meet in new Amazon and Microsoft partnership

In a first of its kind partnership, Amazon and Microsoft have announced that both company's digital assistants will be able...

August 30th, 2017 Alex Radu

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Aug. 25, 2017 – Big win for ‘fair use’ on YouTube, Amazon to close Whole Foods deal on Monday

A New York District judge makes a landmark decision regarding YouTube and the Fair Use Act, Amazon will close its...

August 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google and Walmart team up to offer voice-first ecommerce in U.S.

Amazon has some new competition this morning when it comes to making a purchase simply by speaking a command, and...

August 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson