Articles By Pragya Sehgal

BlackBerry and L-Spark announce third cohort of joint accelerator program

BlackBerry and Canadian software-as-a-service accelerator L-SPARK have announced the launch of the third phase of their joint accelerator program, which aims to grow Canadian technology companies focused on connected vehicle solutions. Following the success

Published on: November 25th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Hashtag trending Nov. 25 – Stripe Looks at Crypto; Calls for EU to Ban Crypto Mining; Tesla Self Driving

Stripe flirts with the idea of accepting crypto, climate experts call for European Bitcoin ban, and Tesla self-driving will require video collection. It's all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to

Published on: November 25th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Google Cloud’s AI/ML stack to power Toronto firm’s NLP platform 

Google Cloud has announced a multi-year tech partnership with Toronto-based software firm Cohere in which Google Cloud’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) infrastructure will power Cohere’s natural language processing (NLP) platform. 

Published on: November 19th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian firm, RCMP team to develop AI governance framework

NuEnergy.ai, a Canadian tech company focused on the governance of artificial intelligence (AI), last week announced the launch of hosted Machine Trust Platform (MTP) software designed to support ethical and transparent governance and

Published on: November 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Dialectica to open second Canadian office; will create 500 jobs in Canada over 3 – 5 years

Dialectica, a European information services startup in the expert network market, has announced the opening of an office in Vancouver and plans to hire 100 people there over the next three years, with

Published on: November 11th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

AWS announces plans to open infrastructure region in Alberta

Amazon Web Services (AWS) yesterday announced it is opening a second infrastructure region in Canada, the AWS Canada West (Calgary) Region, which will be located in Alberta and will open in late 2023/early

Published on: November 9th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Markham becomes home to Tesla’s first branded manufacturing facility in Canada

Electric automaker Tesla Canada has joined the automotive and technology ecosystem of Markham, ON, opening its first branded manufacturing facility in Canada in the city. Located in an industrial area south of Highway

Published on: November 8th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Visa Canada and Moneris launch new feature for B2B payments

Visa Canada and Canadian fintech company Moneris yesterday announced the launch of a new, unified feature, Moneris B2B Pay, to help businesses make and receive payments.  It works with Visa's accounts payables solution,

Published on: November 4th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify Markets gets Avalara’s duty and import tax compliance technology 

U.S.-based tax compliance automation firm Avalara yesterday announced that its cloud-based cross-border compliance capabilities will be used in the duty and import tax feature of Shopify’s newly launched end-to-end cross-border solution, Shopify Markets. 

Published on: November 3rd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Moneris to offer Visa’s “buy now, pay later” solution to its merchant customers

Visa this week announced it is collaborating with Moneris, a joint venture between the Royal Bank of Canada and Bank of Montreal that specializes in payment processing, on its buy now, pay later

Published on: October 29th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Winnipeg takes home the 2021 Intelligent Community of the Year award

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada was honoured as the 2021 Intelligent Community of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) at the conclusion of its virtual global summit on Oct. 28. The other six

Published on: October 29th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

CompTIA PenTest+ exam updated to include latest cyberattack surfaces, and more

CompTIA has updated its PenTest+ exam, expanding its coverage of the latest cyberattack surfaces and putting emphasis on vulnerability management skills.  New and updated areas of emphasis in the exam include the ability

Published on: October 28th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Payfare partners with Wise to offer international money transfer solutions to North American gig workers

Canadian global fintech firm Payfare, which provides instant payout and digital banking solutions for contract workers, today announced its partnership with U.K. fintech Wise, provider of digital international money transfer solutions for the

Published on: October 25th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Mississauga competing to be named world’s #1 Intelligent Community of the Year

The City of Mississauga is competing for the top spot -  Intelligent Community of the Year - in a competition organized by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), a global network of cities and

Published on: October 24th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Lighthouse Labs to offer free JavaScript training to Canadians

Canadian tech education company Lighthouse Labs is back with its free 21-Day Coding Challenge, which will this year give prospective coders an opportunity to learn JavaScript through 15-30 minute daily challenges.  Every task

Published on: October 22nd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal