Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Does the Echo Spot’s screen make it the best Alexa device? – All Hands on Tech

Voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant have been taking the world by storm and Amazon has gone one step further by adding a touchscreen to its new Echo Spot - the first

Published on: May 31st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Uber launches a panic button, 3D printed human corneas, Tesla Model 3 finally gets recommendation

Uber launches a panic button for riders, a UK university 3D prints the first ever human cornea, and Tesla Model 3 finally gets the seal of approval from Consumer Reports. First up from

Published on: May 31st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Should anti-doping agencies be able to hack athletes’ phones? – Tech in Sports Ep. 45

All the latest sports tech news, including the NHL’s dive into using smart data-tracking pucks, DAZN winning exclusive broadcast rights to European soccer in Canada, tech at the World Cup, and more! Plus,

Published on: May 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – UK hospitals adopt AI, Mark Zuckerberg testifies in Europe, Tesla Model 3 fails initial review

U.K. hospitals are planning to use artificial intelligence for some routine healthcare tasks, Mark Zuckerberg testifies in front of European Parliament, and Tesla’s new Model 3 fails reviews. First up from Reddit is

Published on: May 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

A closer look at innovative sports tech projects in Canada – Tech in Sports Ep. 44

All your latest sports tech news, including a 10-hour documentary on Michael Jordan, Twitch's new 24/7 sports streaming channel, the LA Kings' new high tech eco-friendly ice surface, and more! Plus, we chat

Published on: May 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo’s women in tech panel opens up about industry gaps, offers actionable insight

LAS VEGAS - The gender gap within the technology sector is no secret, but the number of events focused on women that have sprung up in recent months indicate that the industry is

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Maximizing player safety with technology – Tech in Sports Ep. 43

All the latest sports technology news including drama in Australian soccer over video replay, the NBA and Intel's new partnership, Silicon Valley area sports teams put on a tech summit, and more! Plus,

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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 one expert thinks Google’s Duplex is deceptive and unethical. First up from LinkedIn

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Largest PC case ever made; Lyft launches subscription plan to some; RIP net neutrality

Does size matter? If we’re talking about PC gaming rigs, the answer is yes. Lyft opens up a subscription option to its power users. And the death of net neutrality in the U.S.

Published on: May 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Should the NHL adopt goal line technology? – Tech in Sports Ep. 42

All the latest sports tech news, including Twitter broadcasting ESPN's Sportcenter, Steph Curry trivia, betting with Bitcoin at the Kentucky Derby, and more! Plus, after several controversies in recent weeks, we discuss whether

Published on: May 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Facebook launches new integrations for Workplace to streamline admin processes and sharing information

Facebook may be in hot water right now, but its developers aren’t taking any time off. The company has announced several new capabilities for its Workplace application that will help it efficiently connect

Published on: May 3rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco converges Spark and Webex; enhances new platform with machine learning

Cisco is on a path towards simplification and its collaboration tools are its most recent target. The company has converged its cloud-based team workspace suite, Cisco Spark, with its online video meetings and

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The NFL is in legal trouble over concussions again – Tech in Sports Ep. 40

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including the NFL’s legal woes, 3D printed shoes worn by the fastest marathoner in the world, the Blue

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2 Truths and a Lie with Schneider Electric’s David O’Reilly

With a long career in technology, including over a decade and a half at Telus, we know what the current VP and GM of IT Solutions at Schneider Electric is capable of in

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Digital transformation, sustainability highlighted at HP’s Executive Forum keynote

HP Inc. was in the red in just about every category possible in 2016, but fast forward two years later and the company is solidly in the positives, posting high growth every quarter

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs