IBM Think at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Photo by Alex Coop.

Published: February 12th, 2019


Tech sector jobs booming, with developers and system admins in highest demand, says Randstad

Human resources firm Randstad Canada has pinpointed the best jobs and industries in Canada for 2019 in their latest Best Jobs in Canada In-demand Jobs 2019 report, and it looks like tech and

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

IBM and Microsoft lead the pack in AI patent applications, WIPO report says

We've been hearing about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for years now and how it's increasingly shifting from the theoretical to reality, and finding its way into so many industries and applications

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

The robots are coming, bringing with them a $19 billion market by 2020

From the Jetsons to R2-D2 to the more recent Black Mirror, science fiction has consistently helped us imagine a future where humans cohabitate with robots. And nowadays, with robots doing everything from vacuuming our

Published on: January 28th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Automotive technology manufacturuer Denso opens Montreal innovation lab

Japan-based Denso announced today that it is opening a new satellite research and development (R&D) lab in Montreal that will focus on developing artificial intelligence technology for the automotive industry. Denso is a $48.1 billion

Published on: January 11th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

IBM expands Salesforce, AI partnerships in Montreal, creating 100 jobs

IBM Corp. is expanding its Client Innovation Centre (CIC) in Montreal with plans to increase its work in artificial intelligence (AI) and grow its partnership with Salesforce. The company announced today that it plans

Published on: November 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canadian companies to contribute artificial intelligence to international space robots

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has announced that it is working with companies in British Columbia and Quebec to equip future space robots with artificial intelligence. The CSA is working with MDA, a

Published on: November 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

30 per cent of women fear automation will take jobs within the decade

Despite industry leaders arguing that automation will not take over the majority of human jobs, 30 per cent of Canadian women still fear they will lose their jobs within the next decade thanks

Published on: November 21st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Trudeau attends Element AI announcement expanding AI collaboration in Singapore

Artificial intelligence provider Element AI, today announced new partnerships with innovation groups in Singapore to expand its footprint in Asia and further develop the artificial intelligence (AI) landscape in the region. Montreal-based Element

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Logojoy raises $6 million in funding to expand AI design platform

Toronto-based logo designer startup Logojoy has raised $6 million in a series A funding round top help it expand its platform. Logojoy plans to use the funding to expand its artificial intelligence (AI)

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: NASA asks Canada to continue with AI help; TSA plans for facial recognition; Uber unveils rewards program

First up on Reddit: NASA’s administrator Jim Bridenstine says he really wants Canada to contribute on artificial intelligence and robotics. He added that this could include a next-generation Canadarm on the Lunar Gateway

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Jordan Jacobs, co-founder of Vector Institute on Canada as a global AI leader

Canada is uniquely positioned to become a global leader in the world of artificial intelligence and transform not only Canada as a country but the world, according to Jordan Jacobs, Layer 6 co-founder

Published on: October 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CompuCom unveils ‘Self Healing’ AI service for healthcare

CompuCom System Inc. is bringing its artificial intelligence (AI), automation software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to the world of healthcare to help providers automate tech support and decrease 'downtime' caused by technology failures. The digital workplace

Published on: October 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Workday focuses on machine learning to analyze business skills and trends

Las Vegas - Continuing to build on last year, software as a service (SaaS) vendor Workday Inc. has announced more machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions for its human capital management (HCM) system with

Published on: October 2nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Canadian businesses are using AI – Elevate day two

Elevate Tech Fest day two was a whirlwind event, with more than a dozen different ‘tracks’ spread out across Toronto that focused on everything from fintech to health, smart cities and more. ITBusiness.ca

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson