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

‘Okay Google’ are the first two words to unlocking AI business advantage: IDC analyst

While the science-fiction version of artificial intelligence may be decades away, businesses right now in 2018 can still get excited...

March 26th, 2018 Alex Radu

Exploring Air Canada’s Alexa skill

With smart assistants taking over homes and businesses, Air Canada is one of the latest companies to try and boost...

March 19th, 2018 Alex Radu

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Hashtag Trending – Alexa is creepy now; baseball on Facebook; nanotech vision

People are waiting to see if Alexa’s laughing fits are really over, Facebook signs an exclusive deal to livestream 25...

March 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Alexa is laughing at you, Snap cuts over 100 jobs, Amazon commits billions more to food industry

A weird Alexa bug has Alexa-enabled devices creepily laughing without being prompted, the company behind Snapchat is cutting over 100...

March 9th, 2018 Alex Radu