CES 2019: Two devices to watch for

Usually, I describe up to 5 different unusual items in my CES blogs, but there were two items that impressed me while walking around CES that deserve more attention and detail.  The first

Published on: January 11th, 2019 Catherine Aczel Boivie

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

ADP, Toronto startup bring employment law insights to HR with AI-powered tool

ADP Canada is partnering with Toronto-based software startup Blue J Legal to bring its artificial intelligence technology to ADP's HR Assist product for small and medium businesses (SMBs). Blue J Legal's technology, combined

Published on: January 10th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

CES 2019 Unveiled

Greetings from CES 2019! With over 180,000 attendees expected and more than 4,500 vendors, one thing for sure, it is larger and anticipates more attendees than last year. The first event for the

Published on: January 9th, 2019 Catherine Aczel Boivie

TD announces more personalized banking app with new AI chatbot

TD Bank Group is introducing even more personalized experiences to its mobile banking app, today launching its new artificial intelligence-powered chatbot TD Clari. Clari is part of a new app update and TD's strategy

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Callaway Golf uses artificial intelligence to create newest clubs

The world of golf may be getting 'techier' in 2019 thanks to Callaway Golf Company's newest clubs designed using artificial intelligence and machine learning. The company which claims it "creates products designed to make

Published on: January 4th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: AI in the enterprise, smarter chatbots, ethical AI goes global in 2019

Businesses adopting artificial intelligence, chatbots get smarter, and ethical AI goes global. Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending HERE! 2018 was the year that artificial intelligence seemed to really take off, with AI

Published on: December 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

10 Toronto artificial intelligence experts you should know

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Scale AI supercluster officially receives $290 million in funding

The Scale AI supercluster, part of the Government of Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initaitve has received its $230 million in funding from the federal government. Announced Thursday at the G7 Multistakeholder Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Published on: December 7th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CIFAR names first cohort of Artificial Intelligence Chairs, part of Pan-Canadian AI strategy

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) announced today the first group of artificial intelligence (AI) chairs at its first annual meeting of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy. The Canada CIFAR AI chairs one

Published on: December 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft Office 365 icons get a fresh new look

Microsoft Office 365's suite of tools have a new look, thanks to a new logo redesign of Microsoft's icons. In a blog post announcing the move, Microsoft Corp. called the new icons a

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

FutureFit AI could help GM workers learn new skills, find new job opportunities

With the announcement that General Motors is closing its Oshawa plant as well as others in the U.S., there has been great concern over people losing jobs, well one Toronto-based company wants to

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Investment in Canadian SaaS reaches $1.62 billion: L-Spark

This past year was a good one for the software-as-service (SaaS) industry in Canada, with more deals being made than the previous year and total investment in Canadian SaaS reaching $1.62 billion according

Published on: November 28th, 2018 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