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

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

Element AI, NextAI research leads on AI challenges and opportunities for businesses

Graham Taylor from the University of Guelph and Nicolas Chapados, the chief science officer at Element AI are two of Canada's leading minds on artificial intelligence.  We sat down at the CanadianCIO Summit

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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

Adobe reveals its largest Creative Cloud update yet at Max 2017

LAS VEGAS - Adobe Systems Inc. is making it easier than ever for both graphic designers and those who are less creatively inclined to design eye-catching media of all kinds. On the first

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Microsoft Canada president makes the case for “cool” Canadian innovation

When journalists sat down to ask Kevin Peesker questions on Wednesday - their first opportunity since he took over the top job at Microsoft Canada - he had a couple of questions for

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Christine Wong

Check out Shutterstock’s new AI-powered image search engine

Shutterstock Inc. is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to help its customers find that perfect picture. On Thursday the New York City-based stock photo giant announced the beta release of what it calls

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Government begins national tour unveiling supercluster short list

The Canadian government has selected nine consortiums for its supercluster program shortlist. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, is currently on a cross-country tour to announce successful applications. His first

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Google Home Mini – Unboxing for Business

Google’s mighty smart assistant just got a bit smaller. This time on Unboxing for Business we take a first look at the new Google Home Mini. We all knew that it was inevitable that

Published on: October 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google’s compelling smartphone pitch – Pixel 2 first impressions

On stage at Google's hardware event in San Francisco on Wednesday, hardware chief Rick Osterloh put the current state of smartphones in 2017 best. "Smartphones might be reaching parity in terms of specs,"

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

TD Bank taps Stanford spin-off to power AI platform

TD Bank Group is working with New York-based Stanford Research Institute spinoff Kasisto to provide the AI platform that will power its mobile chatbots and eventually smart assistants, the bank announced on Wednesday.

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

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