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Calgary primed, ready for what it thinks will be a massive tech boom

There is only word to describe the current Calgary tech scene – booming. That was evident last month at Collision 2022 in Toronto, and...

U of G receives $1M donation to launch ethical AI training modules

TD Bank Group has announced a C$1 million donation to the University of Guelph’s Centre for Advancing Responsible and Ethical Artificial Intelligence or CARE-AI. The...

Coffee Briefing July 12, 2022 – Beware of Amazon Prime Day scams; first regional EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards announced; one third of...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee...

AI-based AccessNow, Daniels to map accessibility of Regent Park

An announcement late last week involving builder and developer The Daniels Corporation and accessibility technology company AccessNow represents a major step forward in determining...

Coffee Briefing June 28, 2022 – Blueprint Software Systems fully embraces remote work; Klarna launches loyalty card; HCL Technologies unveils centre in Vancouver; and...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

SAS Hackathon 2022 winners decode real-world problems using data

This week, SAS announced the winners of its 2022 SAS Hackathon. From 70 qualifying teams from around the world and 50 business case submissions, SAS...

Coffee Briefing June 7, 2022 – Xero looks for tech talent across Canada; Square to bring Tap to Pay on iPhone to Square Sellers;...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team!

Newfoundland and Labrador to strengthen its research and innovation with a new $18-million investment

IBM Canada, the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador have announced an investment of more than C$18 million to strengthen...

Google I/O 2022: Big features coming to Google Workspace

As usual, Google I/O didn't disappoint. The company announced a whole host of new devices, including the Google Pixel 7 smartphones and the Pixel...

Google is now accepting applications for next cohort of the Google for Startups Accelerator Canada

Google Canada today announced it is accepting applications until June 21 for the third cohort of the Google for Startups Accelerator Canada program.  The accelerator...

Bell announces the first AWS Wavelength Zone in Canada

Bell has deployed the first AWS Wavelength Zone in Canada to accelerate 5G network performance at the edge. AWS Wavelength is part of AWS’ platform for building...

Canadian company develops human-like AI meeting assistant

An Ottawa-based company is making virtual meetings more productive with its human-like artificial intelligence (AI)-powered meeting assistant. Uncanny Lab Ltd.’s bluecap technology enhances the meeting experience...

Hashtag Trending April 6, 2022 – Elon Musk joins Twitter’s board; Apple sued over payment schedule; new U.S. cyber bureau

Files from Tom Li Elon Musk joins Twitter’s board of directors, Apple is being sued over payment schedule, and the U.S. government establishes a new...

Hashtag Trending April 4, 2022 – Apple’s iPhone hardware subscription service; Meta loses AI scientists; Amazon spent $4.3 million on anti-union consultants

Apple's next move may be an iPhone hardware subscription service, Meta loses top AI scientists, and Amazon has spent over $4 million on consultants...

Canadian fintech firm FundThrough acquires invoice factoring business of U.S. financial services provider BlueVine

Canadian financial technology platform firm FundThrough has acquired the invoice factoring business of U.S.-based financial technology company BlueVine. 

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