Borealis AI expands lab network into Vancouver

Vancouver will be home to a new artificial intelligence (AI) research centre focusing on computer vision, Borealis AI announced this morning. Building off its recent investments in the Canadian AI ecosystem, the new

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop


Canada boasts growing ecosystems, especially in AI and manufacturing, according to report

Startup hubs such as Silicon Valley, London and New York are still the world’s top players, but several Canadian cities are punching above their weight class when it comes to AI, advanced manufacturing

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Digital Transformation Conference and Awards speaker roster adds Alex Benay, Tony Lacavera

Two more high profile speakers have been added the agenda of ITWC’s second annual Digital Transformation Conference and Awards slated for downtown Toronto on August 14. Alex Benay, Chief Information Officer for the

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Steve Proctor

University of Waterloo launches Artificial Intelligence Institute

Following in the footsteps of the University of Toronto and the University of Alberta, the University of Waterloo has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) research institute of its own. Officially opened on April

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Everything SAS announced at Global Forum 2018

DENVER - SAS Institute's Global Forum 2018 is coming to a close, and between a new fraud division, artificial intelligence and machine learning updates, and a focus on the Internet of Things, we're putting

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Radu

User trust in Facebook had plummeted before Cambridge Analytica scandal

It might have more than 18 million users in Canada, but Facebook has some work to do if it wants to regain their trust. According to the third annual CanTrust Index released Tuesday

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How to stay healthy like a pro athlete – Tech in Sports Ep. 38

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including MyFitnessPal's data breach, MLB's first game exclusively on Facebook, AI at the 82nd Masters, and more! Plus,

Published on: April 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google employees don’t want to be in the war business, 2B Facebook accounts compromised, top 3 most high-tech cities in Canada

Google employees petition to pull the company out of a Pentagon AI project, Facebook increases its estimation of the number of users exposed to data harvesting, and three Canadian cities make the list

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

President to President with Eric Gales, Amazon Web Services Canada

ITWC President Fawn Annan hosts Eric Gales, country manager for AWS Canada. A pilot, underwater hockey enthusiast, and customer-obsessed leader, Gales shares his views on AI and how it's about to reshape the

Published on: April 5th, 2018 Fawn Annan

Adobe streamlines video production process with new Creative Cloud update

Adobe's latest Creative Cloud update uses artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline the video production process, making it as easy to adjust a video's colour, graphics, and audio in Premiere Pro as it is

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Warwick Business School professor Mark Skilton

On March 22, Microsoft Canada held a conference in Toronto called “Future Now,” aimed at teaching companies how they could benefit from artificial intelligence (AI). While attending, I had the opportunity to sit down and

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Karim Kanji

Canadians still weighing the benefits of AI, according to new survey

Canadians are not worried about robots taking their jobs, but they’re not all that comfortable with the idea of working alongside them either. The data comes from enterprise AI-software developer OpenText’s latest survey

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Tech in Sports Daily – AI-infused broadcasting cameras

Every Monday through Friday Mandy and Alex catch you up on what you need to know about how technology is merging with the realm of sports and health and fitness. Today, the Tech

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Alex Radu