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Video Replay in Sports. Yay or Nay? – Tech in Sports Ep. 15

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including NBA virtual reality. Then they debate the video replay controversy in FIFA. Stories of the week: FIFA

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Adobe will be increasing its Creative Cloud subscription prices soon – but not in Canada

LAS VEGAS - Budget-minded Canadians subscribing to Adobe Systems Inc.'s signature Creative Cloud service can breathe a sigh of relief. Buried in the press release announcing what Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen called the

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Workday brings AI and analytics to cloud software

CHICAGO -- Software as a Service vendor Workday announced new machine learning capabilities and a new analytics solution for its human capital management (HCM) and financial products at its Workday Rising conference on

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Mastercard and PayPal expand digital partnership to Canada

The Canadian arms of Mastercard Inc. and PayPal Holdings Inc. will now be giving each other a leg up after their parent companies extended their partnership north this week. The partnership, revealed Thursday,

Published on: October 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sonos One to launch in Canada with no promises for Alexa support

Sonos Inc. will launch its new "voice-controlled speaker" in Canada without any promise for support from Amazon Alexa, according to the connected speaker maker. The Sonos One will be available in Canada on

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Ford partners with Lyft on self-driving cars for all

Ford Motor Co. says it's partnering with San Francisco-based transportation firm Lyft to deliver self-driving cars via requests from a mobile app. In a Medium post on Wednesday, Ford Vice-President of Autonomous Vehicles

Published on: September 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How Canada’s 73-year-old radio and TV audience data service is adopting analytics

Washington D.C. - Canada's audience measurement organization for TV and radio, Numeris, is embracing what analytics can do for its internal organization. The company, which was founded in 1944 as a division of

Published on: September 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Skype for Business replaced, macOS gets free update with High Sierra

Microsoft is replacing Skype for Business with its new Teams app. People are asking questions about what Equifax knew about its breach and when. And Apple releases a free upgrade for its desktop

Published on: September 26th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Sunwing travel store implements multi-touch display

Have you ever gone to a travel store? Not many people do anymore. According to a TrekkSoft research report, mobile bookings in travel have grown by a whopping 1,700 per cent between 2011

Published on: September 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

NextAI People’s Choice winner is using machine learning to reduce food waste at grocery stores

TORONTO - For Krista Caldwell, the most shocking part of university was grocery shopping for the first time. "I couldn’t believe that apples cost more than chocolate bars,” the cofounder of Vancouver-based Deepnify,

Published on: September 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Why you should move to Toronto from Silicon Valley

If you live in Silicon Valley, chances are Toronto isn't the first place you'd think of if you're looking to move. But according to MOVNorth, it should be. The website, which founder Vikram

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

NextAI’s first cohort shows how far Canada’s AI scene has come in past 12 months, co-chair says

TORONTO - The 15 companies that presented at startup-boosting non-profit Next Canada's inaugural NextAI Venture Day provide an excellent snapshot of how far Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem has progressed in the past

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google pays $1.1 billion for HTC’s Pixel division

Google is ramping up efforts to invest in its Pixel smartphone, announcing that it has made a deal with HTC Corp. to purchase the Taiwan-based company's Pixel smartphone division. Under the all-cash agreement,

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

Sun Life’s digital coach ‘Ella’ a chatbot for voice-first devices, mobile

It seems that every tech brand is launching its own smart digital assistant these days, but now Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is jumping on the trend with the announcement of "Ella."

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Guests can now be added to Microsoft Teams

Organizations using Microsoft Teams are no longer limited to the people within their organization with the latest Teams update, Microsoft has announced. Guest Access has now rolled out to all Office 365 commercial

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Alex Radu