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

Sidewalk Labs reveals vision for ‘smart city’ project, provides no answers on data collection policy

It wasn’t exactly a scene from Netflix’s sci-fi dystopian show Black Mirror, but Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront...

August 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Five things you should be doing to prepare for Canada’s new privacy rules

Organizations should start now to get ready for Canada’s new privacy breach notification rules, say experts. The new regulations require...

August 7th, 2018 Cindy Baker

Facebook privacy problems

Toronto man sues Facebook $500,000 for ‘anxiety’ related to Cambridge Analytica breach

A Toronto resident is suing Facebook for $500,000 in relation to the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach. Alfonzo Mattucci has filed...

July 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How does California’s tough new data privacy law affect Canadian businesses?

Recent press around the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, passed last week, may have Canadian business leaders wondering how...

July 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Federal government launches consultations for national data strategy

Even before Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal started making headlines, experts were sounding the alarm about how the mountains of data...

June 19th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

GDPR deadline: 10 ways to show you’re preparing and why it’s not too late

LAS VEGAS -- If this is the first time you've heard that as of today, the European Union will begin...

May 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – IBM doesn’t want to see GDPR in the U.S.; Facebook suspends 200 apps for ‘data misuse’; Trump tweets support for ZTE

One of America’s largest tech companies is telling U.S. lawmakers it doesn’t want to see the European Union’s General Data...

May 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Google employees don’t want to be in the war business, 2B Facebook accounts compromised, top 3 most high-tech cities in Canada

Google employees petition to pull the company out of a Pentagon AI project, Facebook increases its estimation of the number...

April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs