Cisco creates AI-based voice assistant for the enterprise

DALLAS – Cisco’s introduced a new Artificial Intelligence-based voice assistant called Spark Assistant that will act as a virtual assistant inside an organization. Cisco made it clear that Spark Assistant is not a consumer

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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

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

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

Top Canadian researcher says AI robots deserve human rights

Should artificially intelligent robots have the same rights as people? Yes, says one of Canada’s top artificial intelligence (AI) entrepreneurs. Suzanne Gildert is co-founder and chief scientific officer of Kindred AI, a Vancouver

Published on: October 11th, 2017 Christine Wong

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’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

Google reveals Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, and more

Google's been busy over the past couple of years, today announcing an entire portfolio of devices that range across all types of devices you could need to the point where Google products could

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Alex Radu

Meet the smart waste management devs who won NextAI’s Top Venture award

TORONTO - It already takes a special kind of intelligence to design a waste disposal bin that automatically recognizes whether someone has thrown away a recyclable or trash, but Hassan Murad and Vivek

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

NextAI’s first cohort shows how far Canada’s AI scene has come in past 12 months, co-chair says

TORONTO - The 15 companies that presented at startup-boosting non-profit Next Canada's inaugural NextAI Venture Day provide an excellent snapshot of how far Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem has progressed in the past

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood