Microsoft launches free online classes to teach AI to executives

Microsoft Corp. has launched a new series of online courses for executives to learn about AI, as it tries to help businesses catch up to the trend of AI in business. AI Business

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

AI changing the financial industry, although hurdles remain

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already brought about large changes throughout society, maybe nowhere more than in the world of business. The financial services industry is no exception. According to a survey conducted by

Published on: March 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

IBM makes Watson available in any cloud environment, boosts hybrid cloud offerings

San Francisco --- IBM Corp. is bolstering its hybrid cloud offerings and making its AI crown jewel available on any cloud environment. This means businesses can deploy Watson Assistant and Watson OpenScale, for example, and

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Alex Coop

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