Element AI's event in Singapore. Source: CNW Group/Element AI

Published: November 15th, 2018


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

Enterprises are struggling to adopt AI, Microsoft wants to help

Adopting artificial intelligence (AI) into actual business practices can be difficult, but Microsoft Corp. is looking to change that, announcing several technology updates aimed at helping businesses more easily adopt AI. At a San Francisco event

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Businesses shift focus to achievable digital transformation in 2019, Forrester finds

After a year struggling to implement digital transformation and create successful customer experience strategies, 2019 will bring a year of refocusing on realistic change that will provide companies with short-term gains, according to a

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: World’s first AI news anchor; Apple, Amazon deal; reversible headphones

The world gets its first artificial intelligence news anchor, Apple strikes deal with Amazon to sell products, and you may never have to worry about putting your headphones over the wrong ear ever

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto startup bringing AI and IoT to oil and gas industry, raises $7 million in funding

A Toronto-based startup that is bringing artificial intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) to the gas and oil industry recently closed a seed funding round of $7 million and is expanding its reach

Published on: October 31st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Google and sexual harassment; U.K. fines Facebook; AI portrait’s big price-tag

Google’s CEO has admitted it had a sexual harassment problem, the U.K. has fined Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the painting creating by artificial intelligence sold way above predictions. First from

Published on: October 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Rubikloud is changing the retail landscape with automation

Rubikloud is using artificial intelligence and machine learning-based technologies to help retailers become more efficient, and plans to become the pre-eminent, global leader in AI software for enterprise retailers. The Toronto-based business, which

Published on: October 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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

TD Bank helps Canadian startups with patents

TD Bank Group is no stranger to investing in artificial intelligence and Canadian startups; acquiring Layer 6 at the beginning of this year, and partnering with Kasisto in October of last year and Toronto-based

Published on: October 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CompuCom unveils ‘Self Healing’ AI service for healthcare

CompuCom System Inc. is bringing its artificial intelligence (AI), automation software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to the world of healthcare to help providers automate tech support and decrease 'downtime' caused by technology failures. The digital workplace

Published on: October 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Workday focuses on machine learning to analyze business skills and trends

Las Vegas - Continuing to build on last year, software as a service (SaaS) vendor Workday Inc. has announced more machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions for its human capital management (HCM) system with

Published on: October 2nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Canadian businesses are using AI – Elevate day two

Elevate Tech Fest day two was a whirlwind event, with more than a dozen different ‘tracks’ spread out across Toronto that focused on everything from fintech to health, smart cities and more. ITBusiness.ca

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hendrix.ai: Edmonton startup announces AI assistant for businesses

Virtual digital assistants are for more than just the home or on your phone, artificial intelligence (AI) powered assistants are gaining traction in the enterprise market and Edmonton-based Testfire Labs is throwing its

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Meagan Simpson