Canadian ‘godfathers of AI’ win 2018 Turing Award

Two of Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) pioneers have won the 2018 Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) A.M. Turing Award along with another peer and will share the $1 million prize. The University of

Published on: March 27th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Zoho bets on AI-assistant Zia to help compete against Microsoft Office

Zoho Corp. recently released four new applications for its Zoho Office Suite, as it looks to compete with heavyweights Microsoft Corp.'s Office Suite and Google LLC's G Suite. New to the lineup is

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – New AirPods released; Firefox update blocks autoplay video; EU fines Google $1.7B

Apple released new AirPods. The new FireFox browser prevents the most annoying feature on the web. And Google is fined by the European Union for the third time. Trending on Google, Apple’s new

Published on: March 21st, 2019 Brian Jackson

Google fined $1.69 billion by EU for antitrust issues

Google LLC has been fined $1.69 billion USD by the European Union for what the EU has claimed is antitrust abuses related to Google's AdSense advertising platform. This is not the first time

Published on: March 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Google Stadia announced; federal budget 2019; Instagram Checkout

Google enters the video game business; Canada’s federal budget for 2019 is released; and now you can go shopping on Instagram.   Trending on Google, Google announced that it’s launching a video game

Published on: March 20th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Pi Day celebrated; Google Earth’s take on Carmen Sandiego, the million-dollar Ninja

Pi has been more calculated to more digits than ever before and I’m here to tell you what those digits are. Carmen Sandiego is on the lam again, but you can find her

Published on: March 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Google relaunches Test My Site, its mobile web page speed tool

Time is money when it comes to doing business on the internet, with sluggish sites often meaning the difference between getting that sale and not. And with a reported half of all web

Published on: February 25th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Hire, Google’s recruiting app for G Suite, launches in Canada

Google Hire, the search giant's employee recruitment tool that first launched in the U.S. in 2017, is now officially available in Canada and the U.K, the first countries outside the U.S. to get

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Adware-laced apps infect 9 million Google Play Store users

In the latest round of bad apps hunting, cybersecurity company Trend Micro has sniffed out 85 apps disguised as adware in the Google Play Store. The report states that the 85 malicious apps - disguised

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Tom Li

Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

We’re counting down the top smartphone of 2018 as we close out 2018. Come back every day of the week of Dec. 17-21 to see where the year’s best devices rank and let

Published on: December 20th, 2018 Tom Li

Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: Google Pixel 3

We’re counting down the top smartphone of 2018 as we close out 2018. Come back every day of the week of Dec. 17-21 to see where the year’s best devices rank and let

Published on: December 20th, 2018 Tom Li

Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: Apple iPhone XS

The iPhone XS is easily the best iPhone to date, and may even be one of the best smartphones on the market. With a vastly refined processor and a better camera, its performance

Published on: December 18th, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Meng Wanzhou’s elaborate bail plans, Google+ breach, Baby it’s cold outside

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou makes her case for bail in a Vancouver courtroom. (You have to hear these conditions). Google Plus will be killed sooner than expected. And baby, it’s cold

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google Pixel Slate hands-on: the Chromebook goes detachable

Google’s Pixel Slate convertible PC is the newest showcase product for its browser-based Chrome OS. Announced on Oct. 9 at the Made by Google event, it aims to show the world that Chromebooks

Published on: November 28th, 2018 Tom Li