Connected Labs Hackathon

Connected Lab hosts Alexa Skills hackathon featuring Echo Spot

If you find that it's hard to motivate your kids to do chores around the house, Alexa may be able...

June 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Washington sues Google and Facebook; ZTE strikes deal with U.S.; Sonos’ new Alexa-enabled speaker

The state of Washington has sued Google and Facebook for allegedly not disclosing who purchased election ads. Chinese smartphone manufacturer...

June 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Does the Echo Spot’s screen make it the best Alexa device? – All Hands on Tech

Voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant have been taking the world by storm and Amazon has gone one step...

May 31st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Ecobee, Unbounce tap AWS platform to launch AI-powered products

Amazon is one of the most innovative companies in the tech sector right now, testing out ideas like artificial intelligence...

May 16th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Q&A with Alex Benay, CIO, Government of Canada

If we can put a man on the moon, why can't the government help me renew my passport with Alexa?...

May 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Amazon gets into healthcare, Huawei releasing P20, Google’s Duplex is unethical

Amazon is hoping to get into healthcare with Alexa, Huawei is releasing a new smartphone in Canada this week, and...

May 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

AI, Azure, and second chance tech: Highlights from Microsoft’s Build 2018

At its annual Build conference, Microsoft showcased what's coming for the tech giant in the realm of artificial intelligence, cloud,...

May 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

One country with two languages, but one concerted effort for ‘voice first’

Hey Alexa, Est-ce que tu parles français? Ask that question to your Alexa and it won't even say "no." But...

April 23rd, 2018 Brian Owen

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Alexa, Google Home takeover Toronto’s Spring convention shows

Not since my days with LEDs Magazine, as well as with green and LED solid-state lighting technology programs during the...

April 17th, 2018 Brian Owen