Articles By Meagan Simpson

Vector ‘the Good Robot’ announces integration with Amazon Alexa

Vector 'the Good Robot' made a bit of a splash when it was first launched in October, and now the four-inch robot will be integrating with Amazon's Alexa. The creators of Vector, Anki, announced

Published on: November 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Waterloo cloud management company wins Emmy Award for Tech and Engineering

Waterloo cloud management company Dejero has been given the Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for 'excellence in engineering creativity.' Dejero, which is also celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, announced that it received the

Published on: November 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Trudeau attends Element AI announcement expanding AI collaboration in Singapore

Artificial intelligence provider Element AI, today announced new partnerships with innovation groups in Singapore to expand its footprint in Asia and further develop the artificial intelligence (AI) landscape in the region. Montreal-based Element

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Logojoy raises $6 million in funding to expand AI design platform

Toronto-based logo designer startup Logojoy has raised $6 million in a series A funding round top help it expand its platform. Logojoy plans to use the funding to expand its artificial intelligence (AI)

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Irish software company wants to clean up Canada’s water

An Irish company is on a mission to clean up water, well to clean up water data that is; recently opening an office in Toronto, Klir is looking to move water compliance to

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

North receives $24 million investment from Government of Canada

North, (formally Thalmic Labs), creator of Focals smartglasses has received a multi-million dollar investment from the Government of Canada, the same day it announced the opening of its first retail stores. Navdeep Bains, minister

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Enterprises are struggling to adopt AI, Microsoft wants to help

Adopting artificial intelligence (AI) into actual business practices can be difficult, but Microsoft Corp. is looking to change that, announcing several technology updates aimed at helping businesses more easily adopt AI. At a San Francisco event

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Property technology focused Alate Partners launches with $40 million in seed funding

Today a new business launched in Toronto with the focus of funding, developing and adopting technology to help improve the property and real estate market. Alate Partners launched its property technology or proptech business

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Businesses shift focus to achievable digital transformation in 2019, Forrester finds

After a year struggling to implement digital transformation and create successful customer experience strategies, 2019 will bring a year of refocusing on realistic change that will provide companies with short-term gains, according to a

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canada’s top technology employer’s based on Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2019

Mediacorp Canada Inc. released its annual report today of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2019, and a number of companies that made the list are technology developers, and vendors. So here at ITBusiness.ca

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: World’s first AI news anchor; Apple, Amazon deal; reversible headphones

The world gets its first artificial intelligence news anchor, Apple strikes deal with Amazon to sell products, and you may never have to worry about putting your headphones over the wrong ear ever

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

E-commerce startup names Windsor as new global headquarters

Windsor, Ont. isn’t usually a name that comes to mind when thinking of technology hubs, but a new ecommerce platform has named the city as its global headquarters. Shopivo Inc., a newly created

Published on: November 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Home of Toronto Maple Leafs & Raptors making move to cashless food and beverage stalls

Toronto's Scotiabank Arena may soon be a cash free-zone, as Maple Leafs Sports Entertainment (MLSE) group is testing out cashless food and beverage kiosks which has led to an increased number of transactions,

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Government of Canada launches Job Banks mobile app

The Government of Canada's job searching website is taking a step into the modern age, with the announcement that Job Bank will now be available as a mobile app. "Canadians need access to

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

VMware introduces blockchain SaaS for enterprises

As blockchain continues to grow in popularity you may be wondering if the technology is a good fit for your company or how to start implementing it. VMware Inc. is attempting to help solve

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson