Canada shines in global hacking competitions to address COVID-19 business challenges

When COVID-19 virtually shut down the world, many organizations wondered what they could do to help. Some donated money or resources, but for some, their support, in part, took the approach of helping

Published on: June 15th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

IBM says it’s exiting the facial recognition business

IBM’s chief executive officer Arvind Krishna today revealed that the company is sunsetting its “general-purpose” facial recognition business. The announcement was revealed in Krishna’s letter to members of Congress Monday about racial justice

Published on: June 9th, 2020 Alex Coop

IBM layoffs affect services groups, impact on Canadian business unknown

IBM is cutting an unspecified number of jobs in the first significant staff reduction under new chief executive officer Arvind Krishna, but the impact on the Canadian workforce is unknown. The Wall Street Journal said the

Published on: June 1st, 2020 Alex Coop

IBM Think 2020: How 5G can benefit satellite networks

The ubiquity of 5G will cover everything from IoT sensors, to smart devices, to cloud communication. But the technology that spawned from 5G development can extend well beyond just global networks. At IBM

Published on: May 12th, 2020 Tom Li

More than 90,000 join IBM for Digital Think conference

Arvind Krishna's first keynote as IBM's chief executive officer probably wasn't the event of his dreams. Instead of standing in front of an enthusiastic crowd at IBM Think in San Francisco, he spoke

Published on: May 8th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

IBM to provide nine free cloud offers in response to COVID-19

The rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world has left organizations with no choice but to ask their employees to work from home, so IBM is offering nine free cloud products, spanning AI,

Published on: March 31st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

IBM says it will integrate Debater tech into Watson

IBM recently announced plans to integrate Project Debater technologies into Watson throughout the year. This represents the first commercial availability of key technologies from the company’s Project Debater, IBM's first artificial intelligence (AI)

Published on: March 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify ranks among top e-commerce platforms, according to SoftwareReviews awards

Top e-commerce platforms were recognized by the 2020 eCommerce Data Quadrant Awards from SoftwareReviews recently and Canada's e-commerce giant ranked among the top award earners. With a composite score of 8.2, Shopify Plus

Published on: February 24th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Experts chime in on how to avoid misconfigurations in the cloud

By Dave Gordon   The cloud, the newest frontier of data storage, has mega-household name corporate providers – AWS, Google, Microsoft, IBM –that for many, give the impression these services are built like

Published on: February 21st, 2020

IBM Food Trust ensures savory olive oil and better coffee

IBM revealed two new additions to its IBM Food Trust network at CES 2020 in Las Vegas earlier this month: Farmer Connect and Terra Delyssa olive oil tracking. Both new announcements are another

Published on: January 28th, 2020 Tom Li

Why the Raptors will be just fine without Kawhi Leonard

Pascal Siakam was passed up by 26 NBA teams in the 2016 NBA draft, and it’s understandable why. The late first-round draft pick didn’t pick up a basketball until he was 15, and

Published on: July 24th, 2019 Alex Coop

Sugar Creek Brewery adding AI and IoT to the ingredients list

The recent explosion of craft breweries in North America has brought a lot of the creativity back to the art of brewing beer. But as the Sugar Creek Brewing Company found out recently,

Published on: June 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Who are the best tech employers in Canada? LinkedIn has the answers

LinkedIn has released its annual list of the top 25 companies in Canada that people are eager to work for, and seven tech-related companies have made this year's list. Among the top 25

Published on: April 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

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