Plotly receives $1.7 million from Scale AI

By Catherine Morin   Montreal-based Plotly Technologies this week announced it had received a $1.7 million contribution from Scale AI, the innovation supercluster investing in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and supply

Published on: January 16th, 2020

Deloitte’s 2020 TMT Predictions: 5G’s impact on healthcare will be significant

Expect heavy-duty AI capabilities in your pocket this year thanks to explosive growth in the 5G market, according to Deloitte's annual TMT predictions, growth that will be felt by all industries, especially healthcare.

Published on: January 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Warner Bros. says its next blockbuster will benefit from new AI film management system

Hollywood is embracing the same technology that it often portrays as world-ending in its movies. Warner Bros. recently signed a deal with Cinelytic, a Los Angeles-based startup that makes use of machine learning

Published on: January 12th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Unveiling CES 2020

And here we are again, in Las Vegas at the CES 2020 that has grown to over 170,000 attendees and over 4300 exhibitors at 11 venues. Two days prior to the official CES launch

Published on: January 10th, 2020 Catherine Aczel Boivie

26,000 Attendees at the Celebration of Women in Technology Conference Support the goal of 50/50 Gender Equity in Technology by 2025!

The 25th Grace Hopper Conference for Women in Computing (GHC) was held in Orlando beginning October. As a regular participant at this women-focused gathering over the past 5 years, the growth of the

Published on: January 6th, 2020 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Using AI, Chatter Research gets real-time customer insights

Traditional customer surveys can be annoying and limiting – if they’re completed at all. Chatter Research uses AI to have text-based conversations with customers of leading retailers. The instant and rich insight gleaned

Published on: December 4th, 2019 StartUpToronto

How Ron Glozman turned a university AI experiment into an insurance industry disruptor

Ron Glozman was only trying to use his machine learning skillset to cut class and still get grades. Instead, he laid the foundation for Chisel AI, an innovator in machine learning solutions for

Published on: November 12th, 2019 StartUpToronto

AI projects: Hype or Reality?

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects have become a buzzword catch-all phrase to encompass more a technology trend as opposed to the actual technology. This is not new. I did my PhD over 20

Published on: November 7th, 2019 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Canadian businesses lagging in network innovation to support digital transformation, says Cisco report

Canada lags far behind other nations in terms of strategic implementation of projects and networking innovations that support digital transformation, spotlights Cisco’s recently released 2020 Global Networking Trends Report. Canada ranks 11th among

Published on: November 4th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Pearson becomes first airport to test AI-powered weapons detection tech Hexwave

Hexwave, the AI-powered weapon imaging and detection technology, is now set to come to Toronto Pearson International Airport for testing. With its deployment, Pearson airport will become the first airport to sign up

Published on: October 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – New privacy tools from Google, Alexa goes job hunting, UPS delivery drones approved

Google rolls out new privacy features, Alexa steps up to help people find jobs, and UPS gets federal approval for a fleet of delivery drones. First up from Twitter is news that Google

Published on: October 3rd, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Metro Toronto Convention Centre to install weapon detection tech that uses machine learning

Weapons detection technology that uses machine learning is set to be tested at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) later this year. The technology, which is called Hexwave, was developed by the MIT

Published on: September 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Study says businesses stand to lose 20% of sales revenue forever after a hack

Companies that experience a data breach can expect to lose 20 per cent of their sales revenue forever, according to a new study. PCI Pal PLC, a firm out of the United Kingdom

Published on: August 31st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Sugar Creek Brewery adding AI and IoT to the ingredients list

The recent explosion of craft breweries in North America has brought a lot of the creativity back to the art of brewing beer. But as the Sugar Creek Brewing Company found out recently,

Published on: June 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith