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Updating a 130-year-old icon: Coca Cola CDO shares the company’s 4-step digital transformation plan

LAS VEGAS - You wouldn't think that a 130-year-old beverage company whose products are consumed by more than 10,000 people every second needed a digital facelift but, Coca Cola CDO David Godsman told

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe streamlines video production process with new Creative Cloud update

Adobe's latest Creative Cloud update uses artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline the video production process, making it as easy to adjust a video's colour, graphics, and audio in Premiere Pro as it is

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians still weighing the benefits of AI, according to new survey

Canadians are not worried about robots taking their jobs, but they’re not all that comfortable with the idea of working alongside them either. The data comes from enterprise AI-software developer OpenText’s latest survey

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Canadian oil and gas companies team up with IBM to squeeze out inefficiencies

It takes the four members of the internal sales team for Minestar Group Corp. about six to nine months to build a bid package for an upcoming project. It took IBM’s Watson computing system

Published on: April 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Adobe CEO’s 3 tips for building a memorable customer experience

LAS VEGAS - Shantanu Narayen began Adobe Summit, the San Jose, Calif.-based company's annual marketing conference, by talking about his most recent vacation. After his wife pointed out that their eldest son, who

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Apple unveils new iPad, software at education event

Apple Inc. is pushing further into the education sector, and at its education event in Chicago this morning, unveiled a new iPad and some complementing software. The new 9.7-inch iPad, with support for

Published on: March 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

Wallet Card creator on disrupting the payment sector without changing its infrastructure

Here at ITBusiness.ca, we’re used to profiling startups founded by engineers, programmers, or serial entrepreneurs, but Dynamics Inc. CEO and Wallet Card creator Jeff Mullen was simply a patent attorney, a profession that

Published on: March 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

‘Okay Google’ are the first two words to unlocking AI business advantage: IDC analyst

While the science-fiction version of artificial intelligence may be decades away, businesses right now in 2018 can still get excited about AI algorithms that can be used to make their practice more efficient

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Alex Radu

AI can be as as fallible as the humans that make it, Microsoft panel concludes

TORONTO - Artificial intelligence (AI) might be a boon for businesses, collecting, analyzing, and making recommendations based on greater quantities of data than humans could ever hope to sift through, but it's still

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

IBM launches Watson Data Kits to help travel and food service businesses harness big data

IBM Corp. wants to help businesses across the spectrum reap the benefits of digital transformation, and it's supporting the transportation and food service industries with its latest release. Announced Tuesday, Watson Data Kits

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Tech a minor component of Toronto’s new ‘smart neighbourhood,’ Sidewalk Labs exec says

TORONTO - It's easy for the layperson to interpret Sidewalk Labs' newest project as "Google is building a high-tech neighbourhood in Toronto," but the startup's first roundtable presentation on Tuesday did its best

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Mark Zuckerberg summoned by UK lawmakers, Google invests in news subscriptions, Canadian town replaced public transit with Uber

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been called on by UK lawmakers to give evidence on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Google is investing 300 million dollars in news subscriptions, and a small Canadian town

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Alex Radu

Toronto-based ModiFace purchased by L’Oreal

Toronto-based ModiFace, whose augmented reality (AR) platform has been used by the likes of Sephora, Estée Lauder, and, believe or not, Samsung, has been purchased by the world's largest cosmetics firm, L'Oreal S.A.

Published on: March 19th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Government to invest in 5G; Sidewalk Toronto holds first public roundtable; Tesla’s moment of reckoning?

The federal, Ontario, and Quebec governments are scheduled to announce a major investment in 5G technology. Google affiliate Sidewalk Toronto is holding its first public roundtable on the smart neighbourhood it’s building on

Published on: March 19th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

University of Waterloo partners with Chinese institutions on connected autonomous driving

The University of Waterloo has caught the attention of China. The Qingdao Academy of Intelligent Industries (QAII) and the State Key Laboratory for Management and Control of Complex Systems (SKL-MCCS), Chinese leaders in

Published on: March 16th, 2018 Alex Coop