Articles By Alex Radu

85 per cent of jobs in 2030 haven’t been invented yet

If you're worried that a machine is going to take over your job, don't fret, because your next job just doesn't exist yet. According to a Dell Technologies report titled 'The Next Era

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Global PC shipments are still down and at their lowest since 2007

To the shock of absolutely no one, Gartner, Inc. is reporting that global PC shipments decreased for an 11th straight quarter. Worldwide shipments totaled 61.1 million units in Q2 2017, the lowest quarter

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Twitter tags Goldman Sachs vet as CFO

Social media icon Twitter Inc. has hired Ned Segal as its new chief financial officer. Segal has most recently been serving as the senior vice president of finance for the small business group

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Guess what the most popular item was on Amazon Prime Day

To the surprise of no one, Amazon Inc. has revealed that its Echo speaker was the best seller on the company's third annual Prime Day. The basic Echo model was discounted by a

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Citrix changes CEOs – again

After a just a year and a half in the role, Kirill Tatarinov is out as president and CEO of Citrix. Citrix Systems released a statement Monday evening announcing that David J. Henshall,

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Estée Lauder tags Toronto-based AR creator for chatbot

Estée Lauder is introducing a conversational lipstick chatbot with the help of Toronto-based ModiFace. The chatbot will work through Facebook Messenger and uses augmented reality technology to enhance the lipstick shopping experience. It

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

AllSportsMarket helps you virtually own your own sports team

AllSportsMarket is taking fantasy sports to the next level. Instead of picking players for your team, now you'll actually be purchasing stock in your favorite sports team. While you won't be purchasing any

Published on: July 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

Identifying 7 strategies for AI: Accenture report

Businesses that dive into artificial intelligence now could see a boost in profitability. According to a new Accenture report, AI has the potential to increase corporate profitability in 16 industries an average of

Published on: July 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

HP tags Christian Slater and Mafiaboy for cybersecurity projects

HP Inc. has captured a bit of the artistic bug, and it's landed the company at the famous Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The company has extended its work with award-winning actor

Published on: July 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Dimension Data brings machine learning to the Tour de France

After 104 years, machine learning is infiltrating the Tour de France with Dimension Data's data analytics platform. Dimension Data has furthered its partnership with Tour de France organizer, the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.)

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Tech CEO says consumerization of experiences coming to the workforce

TORONTO - As work becomes ever more mobile, how can businesses find the right balance between working remotely or in a physical space? As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception in 2000,

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

Apple teams up with Nuance for new business chat

Apple is taking the popularity of its iMessage platform into the business ecosystem on iOS 11 through a partnership with Nuance Communications, Inc. The new Business Chat will allow businesses to connect with

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Dell EMC updates commitment to environment after merger

Dell EMC is reaffirming its commitment to the planet and the people who live on it with an update to Dell's longtime 2020 Legacy of Good report. This is the first update since

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hiring more Indigenous ICT workers paramount in Canada: ICTC report

It's time for the ICT sector to take a look at the growing Indigenous population in Canada. According to Information and Communications Technology Council's (ICTC) National Digital Talent Strategy, Digital Talent - Road

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu