IBM and Boehringer Ingelheim partner on blockchain for clinical trials

Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. (BI) and IBM Canada are partnering to make clinical trials safer and more efficient through the use of blockchain. In a Canadian first, blockchain technology will be used in

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Lynn Greiner

IBM partners with Nova Scotia to launch Technology Advantage Program pilot

IBM Canada has partnered with Nova Scotia to advance the province's technology sector; announcing the launch of a Technology Advantage Program pilot through Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), which will allow enrolled students

Published on: March 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

IBM’s quantum system explained – All Hands on Tech

IBM Q System One is “The world’s first fully integrated universal computing system,” according to Big Blue. Its purpose is to get quantum computing out of the research lab and into a commercial

Published on: February 19th, 2019 Brian Jackson

IBM makes Watson available in any cloud environment, boosts hybrid cloud offerings

San Francisco --- IBM Corp. is bolstering its hybrid cloud offerings and making its AI crown jewel available on any cloud environment. This means businesses can deploy Watson Assistant and Watson OpenScale, for example, and

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Alex Coop

City of Markham and Bell partner for smart city initiative

The City of Markham has announced plans to integrate Bell's Smart City platform, a collection of interconnected Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and technologies. Markham will use the platform's IoT applications to monitor

Published on: February 7th, 2019 Tom Li

IBM and Microsoft lead the pack in AI patent applications, WIPO report says

We've been hearing about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for years now and how it's increasingly shifting from the theoretical to reality, and finding its way into so many industries and applications

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

B2B at CES 2019: What to look for at the world’s biggest business event for consumer electronics

Once upon a time, CES was an acronym for Consumer Electronics Show, but don't let the Consumer Technology Association catch you calling it that today. It's just CES 2019, thank you very much.

Published on: January 4th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Verified.Me launch, blockchain consolidation, federal regulation

Thanks to Dawood Khan and Marc Lijour for their help with these predictions.  A nation-wide digital identity service based on blockchain will launch in Canada. SecureKey’s Verfied.Me service was supposed to launch by

Published on: December 31st, 2018 Brian Jackson

The Avon lady gets a digital makeover for the Instagram era

You may remember the Avon lady knocking on your door selling her makeup products, now that Avon lady is getting a makeover of her own - and it's a digital one. Avon Canada

Published on: December 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Could blockchain have prevented the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak?

The recent recall of romaine lettuce due to E. coli has been in effect across Canada and the U.S. since Nov. 26th, but the problem started long before that, likely in a California

Published on: December 7th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

2 Truths and a Lie: IBM’s president Ayman Antoun

Play along and guess which statements are the truth and which statement is the lie. We play the game with IBM's president Ayman Antoun. Don't forget to like the video and subscribe to

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Open source community sees risk and reward in IBM purchase of Red Hat

On a media call the morning after announcing Big Blue's acquisition of Red Hat, executives answered reporter questions typed into a web form and insisted the outcome wouldn't be a purple blend. IBM

Published on: November 2nd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – EU approves Apple/Shazam deal; alleged Sony hacker charged; Did IBM spy on New Yorkers?

The European Union has approved Apple’s bid to buy music identification service Shazam. An alleged participant in the 2014 Sony hack has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice. And a report

Published on: September 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Facebook bans Cambridge Analytica (again); IBM patents coffee-delivery drone

Facebook bans another app by Cambridge Analytica for improperly sharing information. Australia has banned Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE from contributing equipment to its 5G network. And IBM has patented a novel way

Published on: August 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood