Articles By Buckley Smith

PrescribeIT could soon be nationwide e-prescription service

PrescribeIT appears to be well on its way to becoming the nationwide e-prescription service, after reaching agreements with seven provinces and territories, in addition to its previous agreements with Ontario, Alberta, and New

Published on: April 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith

April 8 – Google dissolves its AI ethics board; Amazon planning to launch satellites to provide broadband access; Google Play Music is coming to an end

Google dissolves its AI ethics board just one week after forming it; Amazon’s planning to launch 3,000 satellites to provide broadband access to people in remote areas; Google Play Music will be coming

Published on: April 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith

St. Clair College producing tech-oriented students while bridging the gender gap

St. Clair College announced yesterday that they have been recognized as the number one Cisco Networking Academy partner in North America, boasting 1,680 students enrolled in Cisco's computer network programs in 2018. On

Published on: April 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Samsung snubs Apple on 5G modems; Machine learning improving flavours; John Legend lends his voice to Google Assistant

Samsung snubs Apple on 5G modems, machine learning could improve flavors in the food we grow; John Legend becomes the first celebrity to lend their voice to Google Assistant. It’s all the tech

Published on: April 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Developers 30 under 30 winners highlights the future of tech in Canada

The next generation of Canadian developers has arrived, and they are being recognized in the third annual Developer 30 under 30 list. The Developer 30 under 30 list is an awards program put

Published on: April 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Complaints about digital ads in Canada on the decline, according to Ad Standards

The amount of complaints being received regarding digital advertising is on the decline, according to the annual ad complaints report published by Ad Standards. This continues a trend that has materialized over the

Published on: April 4th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Who are the best tech employers in Canada? LinkedIn has the answers

LinkedIn has released its annual list of the top 25 companies in Canada that people are eager to work for, and seven tech-related companies have made this year's list. Among the top 25

Published on: April 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft outlines AI ethics framework strategy

Microsoft Corp. has made great strides in the field of AI, and as it continues to innovate, it is keeping an eye on the ethics of AI, said Michael Phillips, assistant general counsel

Published on: April 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Complaints continued to rise in 2018, wireless service is biggest culprit, according to CCTS

For the third consecutive year complaints regarding Canadian telecom and television services are on the rise, according to the 2019 mid-year report released today by the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS).

Published on: April 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Roku releases pet remote; Microsoft bans April Fools pranks; Google’s best April Fools jokes from 2018

Roku releases the perfect remote for your pets; Microsoft bans April Fools Day pranks; and we take a look back at some of Google’s best April Fool’s jokes. It’s all the tech news

Published on: April 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Nominations closing soon for NSERC innovation award

A research grant of up to $200,000 is up for grabs through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) annual Synergy Awards for Innovation, and nominations will be closing on

Published on: March 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Train computers to see what you want them to see with Azure Custom Vision

Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability of several new services to Azure, including Azure Custom Vision, a feature of Azure's Cognitive Services. This service, which is powered by machine learning, allows users to

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

From Altair to Xbox: a visual history of Microsoft

Published on: March 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft wants to shortcut AI’s usefulness with ‘machine teaching’

REDMOND, Wash. - Businesses around the world have already seen the impact of AI technology in digital services such as chatbots and virtual assistants. But how could this technology be implemented to the

Published on: March 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith