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HP updates Spectre portfolio with 8th gen Intel cores

HP Inc. is bursting into the 2017 holiday season with a powerful punch. The tech company has announced updates to its Spectre portfolio that focus on incorporating the new 8th generation Intel processors

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft’s family of mixed reality devices launch Oct. 17

Microsoft is taking the fight to Facebook's Oculus Rift and HTC's VIVE virtual reality headsets by dropping the virtual reality and augmented reality monikers. The tech giant is all in on mixed reality,

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Expansion to Jabra VXi V-Series headsets targets mobile workers

The latest expansion to Jabra's VXi V-Series wireless headsets focus on the on-the-go worker lifestyle without abandoning any deskphone compatibility. In order to provide the type of headset that would be ideal for

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

New global study finds AI may create more jobs than it kills

New global research indicates artificial intelligence may create more jobs than it replaces, countering fears the technology will be the twenty-first century’s biggest job killer. In Capgemini's survey of 993 companies that have

Published on: September 29th, 2017 Christine Wong

Big banks and telcos backing $185 M supercluster bid for national digital identity system

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported $485 million in funding committed to the project. The correct number is $185 million.  Identification systems have been based on face-to-face interactions and on

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s gaming bet, iOS 11 release

Microsoft makes a move that shows it’s serious about gaming. Apple’s release of iOS 11 has people talking about their favourite features and - well, measuring things. From Google Trends, Microsoft is adding

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

SAS brings analytics to locomotives on industrial IoT edge devices

Washington D.C. – With the help of SAS Institute Inc., GE Transportation is bringing analytics via the Internet of Things (IoT) to its locomotives in North America. Bringing IoT, or in the case

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

PointClickCare aims to digitally transform the senior care sector

The senior care sector may not be known as an early adopter of the latest technologies, but with Canadians over the age of 65 outnumbering children under 15 for the first time in

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

BlackBerry gets into transportation with IoT solution

BlackBerry continues to evolve into anything but a smartphone maker. This time the Waterloo, Ont.-based vendor has entered into a reselling partnership with Fleet Complete, a Toronto-based Internet of Things provider specializing in

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Deep learning and AI can create different ethical issues

Washington D.C. - In its most basic form, artificial intelligence is an algorithm that is trained to learn via the data that is fed to it. But what happens when that data is full

Published on: September 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Major tech firms backing $300 million supercluster bid from York Region

A consortium of more than 50 organizations with offices in the York Region area have organized a supercluster bid focused on the development of microelectronics and backed by a pledge of more than

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How HP is preparing for a disrupted future

HP Inc. split from Hewlett-Packard in 2016, and in the year and a half since, the company has focused on having the heart and spirit of a startup, but with the brains and

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canada could be getting a Toronto-Montreal Hyperloop route

Hyperloop One has announced the winners of its global challenge to identify the strongest new Hyperloop routes - and Canada is home to one of them. The proposed Toronto - Montreal Hyperloop route

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

HP reinventing printing with new cloud, security, IoT, and workflow optimization solutions

In what’s been a busy few days for HP Inc., the company has continued the momentum and unveiled four major solutions at its global partner forum, HP Reinvent, held this year on Sept.

Published on: September 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus announced, yet overshadowed

The iPhone X may be making the headlines, but let's not forget about the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus that Apple announced alongside the new premium smartphone. The next generation of iPhone is here,

Published on: September 12th, 2017 Alex Radu