Leadership Archives - Page 3

Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s moving to Calgary, Elon Musk spars with a robot

Amazon is setting up shop in the Calgary area, Twitter has been fudging its user numbers for years, and a robot picks a fight with Elon Musk.   From Twitter today comes news

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Amazon wants your house keys, Google and Cisco team up to control the cloud

Amazon wants the keys to your house, Apple’s never-ending issues with the iPhone 10, and Google and Cisco team up to beat Amazon in the cloud.   Trending on Twitter today is Amazon

Published on: October 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Tech sector growth map of Canada – Updated for top VC deals in Q3 2017

Canada's tech startups saw more access to venture capital dollars in the third quarter of 2017 with a 110 per cent increase to $858 million USD across 81 deals, according to PwC's MoneyTree

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Brian Jackson

What a week looks like for Microsoft Canada’s new president

TORONTO - What does a work week look like for new Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker? Well, he revealed how he spends his time at the Synnex Canada National Conference in Toronto. Peesker

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes launches entrepreneur-boosting charity

Canada's youngest entrepreneurs now have access to a new helping hand as they seek to transform the country, thanks to Ryan Holmes. On Monday the founder of Vancouver-based social media platform developer Hootsuite

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Saudi Arabia’s $500 billion megacity, Uber introduces new fees for long trips

Saudi Arabia is planning a $500 billion megacity, Uber is charging extra for long trips, and Huawei has shipped a ridiculous number of smartphones so far this year. From Reddit, Saudi Arabia’s Crown

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Amazon overwhelmed by HQ applications, Pixel 2 XL screen issues

Amazon received over 200 applications for its second headquarters, Kaspersky is opening up its software to third party review, and the Pixel 2 XL is already running into problems with its LED display.

Published on: October 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The reports of AI killing jobs have been greatly exaggerated

Elon Musk has warned that artificial intelligence (AI) is the biggest risk we face as a civilization, but several Canadian business leaders believe this apprehension is overstated, especially when it comes to its applications

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

First details revealed for Google’s tech-focused neighbourhood in Toronto

Toronto is preparing to use technology to tackle the challenges of urban growth, and it will have some help from one of the world’s leading tech giants. Waterfront Toronto has teamed up with

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New Avaya Canada president looks to change the culture

TORONTO – November 15 will be an important date in Avaya’s history. On that day Avaya employees, partners and customers will learn the company’s fate as they expect to leave Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Catalonia is a powerhouse startup ecosystem and Canada should take note

As Catalonia continues to make headlines fighting for independence from Spain, a new report has identified the region and its capital city as an entrepreneurial powerhouse rich with technology-focused startups and talent. The

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Lyft gets a billion dollar boost, AI learns how to master a game all on its own

Lyft continues to chase down Uber with a new billion dollar investment round, Deepmind has created an AI that learned how to master the game GO all by itself, and Toyota will begin

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

Why Adobe believes AI can improve creative work too

LAS VEGAS - With artificial intelligence (AI) disrupting everything from banking to waste management, it was only a matter of time before it reached more creative sectors like graphic design - and according

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Future Adobe products could include this powerful data visualization tool

LAS VEGAS - Future Adobe products could allow users to present data in creative, eye-catching ways, if this year's Adobe Sneaks is anything to go by. When tasked with visualizing data, Adobe senior

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

PM Trudeau pitches Canadian cities for second Amazon HQ, dissenting voices speak up

Amazon announced its intentions to build a second headquarters location just a few weeks ago, and the sweepstakes are heating up as the deadline to submit bids ends at midnight on Oct. 19.

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs