Hashtag Trending – China’s using sunglasses to spy on people; 3D-printed homes for $10,000 USD; a new startup will preserve your brain

Beijing police are using AI-powered sunglasses to spy on people. A Texas company can 3D print a 650-square-foot cement home for $10,000 USD. And a new California startup is offering to preserve your

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Alexa is laughing at you, Snap cuts over 100 jobs, Amazon commits billions more to food industry

A weird Alexa bug has Alexa-enabled devices creepily laughing without being prompted, the company behind Snapchat is cutting over 100 jobs, and Amazon commits many more billions of dollars to the food industry.

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

LG V30S First Look – All Hands on Tech

LG isn't done with the V30 just yet. It's putting a new spin on its fall flagship device with LG's ThinQ artificial intelligence. This time on All Hands on Tech we take a

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Women in Data Science Ottawa aims to have an impact on Canada’s tech conference scene

For Alyson Gaffney, Carlton University's bachelor of engineering program provided an early glimpse at the gender imbalance which has long plagued the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. She estimates that during

Published on: March 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Asus reveals ZenFone 5 Series smartphones at Mobile Word Congress

Barcelona - Asus took its opportunity on the Mobile World Congress stage to announce its new smartphone lineup with the ZenFone 5 Series, which it says will showcase new AI-powered CPUs. Asus and

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Chatbots and marketing: is this marriage working for you?

The topic of artificial intelligence seems to be on the tip of every marketer’s tongue these days. The integration of chatbots, smart messaging services, smart search engines and various other forms of artificial

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Ellie Martin

AI will play crucial role in creating future mobile value: GSMA report

BARCELONA -- As Mobile World Congress is dominated by a slew of smartphone announcements packed with manufacturers hyping up their new artificial intelligence-powered features, mobile network operators are opening their eyes to how

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk gets DC Hyperloop approval, Samsung’s 30TB SSD Drive, Google AI can predict heart disease

Elon Musk is one step closer to an East Coast Hyperloop, Samsung has revealed the world’s largest solid state drive, and Google AI is getting closer to being able to predict heart disease.

Published on: February 21st, 2018 Alex Radu

What is needed to sustain momentum and success in Canada’s innovation superclusters?

By Andrea McPhail Last Thursday, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains introduced the five winners of the federal government's Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI), officially bestowing five of Canada's fastest-growing sectors

Published on: February 20th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

The most impactful tech stories of the 2018 Winter Olympics – Tech in Sports Ep. 31

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including a cryptocurrency-sponsored Canadian Olympic speedskater, a tech summit at the NBA All-Star game, Tom Brady's new

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring Nuance’s voice-first AI – All Hands on Tech

While you might know Nuance for its dictation software, the voice-assistant creator is now working towards helping brands create voice experiences, whether that be in the smart home or smart car. This time

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Fewer than 25 per cent of Canadian companies will invest in AI between now and 2020

Artificial intelligence is knocking on the front door, but not all companies are welcoming it in with open arms. In its latest IT Trends in Large and Medium-Sized Canadian Businesses report, Montreal-based IT

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

Business leaders split down the middle when it comes to how tech will impact them, says new report

Business leaders are torn about how new technologies are going to impact them in the near future, but agree that sweeping changes are on the horizon, according to a new report from Dell

Published on: February 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

First look at LG’s Cloi robots of the future – All Hands on Tech

LG imagines a future where you interact with its artificial intelligence-infused robots at every turn, and at CES 2018 it revealed three new robots that takes us one step closer to that reality.

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson