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PEI startup using 3D printing to reduce risks of body piercing, pet and livestock tagging

The human body piercing industry is estimated to be worth around $722 million, but many people experience complications ranging from localized infections and skin reactions, to more serious bacterial infections, traumatic tears, and

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Dell EMC’s version of the HoloLens highlights its end of 2017 offerings

Dell EMC is prepared for the rest of 2017, announcing a lineup packed with its Windows Mixed Reality headset, 8th generation Intel Core i7 processors, and a welcome customer support change. Dell Visor

Published on: September 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

IBM Watson serving game highlights at the US Open

The US Open is quickly becoming the high-tech star of the tennis world. In addition to becoming the first sports tournament ever to sell Snapchat Spectacles on location, the New York-based tournament has

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Is the Red Sox cheating with Apple Watches fair game? – Tech in Sports Ep. 9

This week the Tech in Sports crew explore the fan experience with artificial intelligence at the US Open, Internet of Things sensors in European basketball, and virtual reality technology being used to train

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

The importance of updating sports infrastructure – Tech in Sports Ep. 8

This week the Tech in Sports crew continue to explore Kevin Durant off the court, this time as he invests in yet another tech startup. Plus, after Paolo visits Wrigley Field, he asks

Published on: August 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Parking with Google Maps, AI assistants bonanza

Google wants to help you find that perfect parking spot, tech brands are making moves with their voice-activated assistants, and Product Hunt gets an upgrade. Trending on Google is a smattering of news

Published on: August 31st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Alexa and Cortana meet in new Amazon and Microsoft partnership

In a first of its kind partnership, Amazon and Microsoft have announced that both companies' digital assistants will be able to speak to each other. Later this year, Alexa will be able to

Published on: August 30th, 2017 Alex Radu

Tech CEO tackles digital ethics and its role in the development of AI & automation

TORONTO - As artificial intelligence and automation continues to develop, organizations all over the world are going to have to start thinking about digital ethics. As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception

Published on: August 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

Snapchat Spectacles making their Grand Slam debut at the US Open

It’s no secret that tennis is a traditional, old-school sport, but in recent years, it’s made moves to adopt innovative technologies as a way of modernizing. At the 2017 US Open, for example,

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Virtual reality being used to assess concussions in football

Football is no stranger to controversy when it comes to how the sport handles concussions and brain injuries, but one university is harnessing the power of technology to address the process. Iowa State

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google and Walmart team up against Amazon, SpaceX unveils its sci-fi inspired spacesuits

Google and Walmart are teaming up to take on Amazon, SpaceX has some nifty new space suits, and Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 8. From Reddit – Look out Amazon – Walmart and

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Alex Radu

Samsung tries again, unveils the Galaxy Note 8

Samsung isn't giving up after last year's fiasco with the Galaxy Note 7. The South Korea-based company unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 at an event in New York today. Highlight changes include the

Published on: August 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Next-gen audience engagement platform empowering media brands

Cultivating an engaged and loyal online community is important for any digital publisher, and a Toronto-based company wants to simplify this process. Viafoura, a media engagement and moderation tool provider, has launched an

Published on: August 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How to join the preview program on Google Home or Chromecast

If you just can't wait to get the latest features on your Google Home or Chromecast device, then activate the Preview Program to jump ahead in the queue. Last week we showed you

Published on: August 22nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Samsung’s Bixby finally makes its Canadian debut

After months of delays, Samsung Electronics Ltd's smartphone voice assistant, Bixby, is finally available in more than 200 countries, including Canada, the U.K., and Australia. Starting today, Galaxy S8 and S8+2 users can

Published on: August 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs