Artificial intelligence doing wonders behind the scenes for Toronto fire

Artificial intelligence played a critical role during one of the biggest fire responses of Matthew Pegg’s career. Nearly 50 per cent of Toronto Fire Services’ (TFS) on-duty staff were committed to fighting the

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Alex Coop

City of Brampton’s innovation lead on building a ‘world renowned’ tech ecosystem

The city of Brampton is dedicated to making innovation and technology central to its economy – and has the municipal government department to prove it. Since August 2017, the city’s innovation and tech

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Newest ADP service gives SMBs access to enterprise-level HR expertise

It's no secret that small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don't the budgets of their enterprise counterparts to spend on human resources expertise, so software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider ADP Canada wants to help them out.

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

IBM cloud, AI help Vancouver biotech detect deadly diseases in the air

A Vancouver startup that detects deadly pathogens in the air before they strike humans is getting a shot in the arm from IBM Corp.'s cloud and machine learning technologies. The OneTest platform from

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Christine Wong

Inside Carproof’s product lab

A company known for supplying Canadians with automotive information is getting into the product development game. Last week London, On.-based Carproof Corp. officially announced the launch of its new Product Lab, located at

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Halton Region is the burgeoning tech market you’ve never heard of

Sandwiched between the powerhouse high-tech areas of Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo is a region that, despite being often overlooked, offers a wide variety of untapped innovation. Halton Region is home to more than half

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

3 tips from Salesforce’s digital evangelist to help retailers thrive in the ‘fourth industrial revolution’

The next industrial revolution was a recurring theme at this year's Dreamforce, customer relationship management (CRM) software developer Salesforce.com Inc.'s annual conference - one frequently accompanied by the statistic that 60 per cent

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Airports without passports?

LAS VEGAS – If you are going to the airport you need to prepare yourself to be inconvenienced. The check-in and security lines seem to be getting longer and longer. But one woman

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Life after acquisition: CEO switches gears to Chief Innovation Officer

Mark Endras has always been a coder at heart. The co-founder of online car auction marketplace TradeRev, his minor was in computer science, and Java was his language of choice. “I love programming,

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Danny Bradbury

Meet the Toronto startup helping Twitter Canada broadcast live tweets on digital billboards

A Toronto-based startup is helping Twitter Canada and its partners bring their messages to greater heights - literally. Founded in 2013, Dive Networks advertises itself as a creator of real-time news networks for

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hakim Optical using AR to help customers find the perfect glasses

If you're in the market for new glasses but don't have the time to visit a store and try on some frames, Hakim Optical has the perfect digital solution for you. On Monday

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

SMBs excited about technology, but need help taking advantage, Startup Canada finds

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are eager to jump onto the digital transformation train, but need support from both industry and the government, according to a new report from Startup Canada. According to

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Check out Marriott’s Samsung-powered smart hotel room

Your next business trip could look a lot more high-tech if Marriott International has anything to say about it. Last week the Bethesda, Md.-based hospitality giant revealed the "IoT Guestroom Lab," a prototype

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Wine goes wireless: Historic vineyard field tests Bell’s new IoT network

Deep in Niagara wine country, a family business with eighteenth century roots is pilot testing some of Canada’s newest Internet of Things technology. In 1794, Nicholas Smith was awarded a plot of land

Published on: November 17th, 2017 Christine Wong