Google’s secret Android location tracking is latest failure to respect privacy

This week's revelation that Google Inc. is collecting precise location data about Android users without their permission is just the latest example of the search giant's history of privacy blunders. Those that remember

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Microsoft updates its AI-powered translation service

With Google's Pixel Bud headphones hitting the streets with an artificial intelligence-powered translation service, Microsoft is upping the ante with a new update to Microsoft Translator. Last year the Redwood, Calif.-based tech giant

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google Pixel 2 XL Review – All Hands on Tech

Is Google's Pixel 2 XL 2017's best smartphone? We certainly think so. This time on All Hands on Tech, we review Google's second-generation Pixel phone, the Pixel 2 XL. The pitch for this

Published on: November 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

Salesforce and Google forge strategic partnership at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO -- Salesforce.com Inc. and Google Inc. announced a strategic partnership on Monday that will see Google's enterprise software better integrate with Salesforce, as well as a commitment between the companies to

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google’s Eric Schmidt is really impressed by Canada’s innovative ecosystem

TORONTO - World leaders do not intimidate Eric Schmidt. As Google's CEO between 2001 and 2011 and executive chair of its parent company, Alphabet Inc., since its creation in 2015, Schmidt has been

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Justin Trudeau agrees with Donald Trump about one thing

TORONTO - Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump might have something in common after all. During a keynote discussion at Google's Go North summit on Nov. 2, Canada's prime minister was asked a direct

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood


Google Pixelbook Review – All Hands on Tech

Google has tried to put out an expensive Chromebook in the past, but with the addition of Android apps, the tech giant may have finally succeeded. This time on All Hands on Tech

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Google launches hardware kit for meeting rooms

G Suite is getting a physical boost, with Google Inc. announcing that Hangouts Meet is getting a $1,999 USD hardware kit specifically designed for G Suite Enterprise edition customers. The hardware kit consists

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Google brings Android to its new Chromebook, the Pixelbook – Unboxing for Business

Google is back in the Chromebook realm with the Pixelbook, and it's bringing Android apps along for the ride. This time on Unboxing for Business we take a look at Google's new Chromebook

Published on: October 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

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

First details revealed for Google’s tech-focused neighbourhood in Toronto

Toronto is preparing to use technology to tackle the challenges of urban growth, and it will have some help from one of the world’s leading tech giants. Waterfront Toronto has teamed up with

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

OVH to position itself as a cloud alternative

PARIS – Stephane Aisenberg, the co-founder of France solution provider Linkbynet was watching a TV news program recently where the host asked why Google was not in France? Aisenberg said, at the OVH

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political candidate is disrupting the government with an app. From Twitter today, Google’s urban

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs