The University of Toronto was the top ranking Canadian team at IBM's Battle of the Brains.

Published: July 5th, 2013


Anatomy of a championship-level computer programming problem

The top computer programming talent from universities around the world was all pooled in St. Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday for the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). For five hours, teams of three students

Published on: July 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Alberta students scoop fourth place in international AI programming challenge

ST. PETERSBURG -- The University of Lethbridge won fourth place overall at an international programming challenge pitting them against other top coding talent from universities around the world in St. Petersburg, Russia. At

Published on: July 3rd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Shop.ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere

Online retailer Shop.ca has made a significant upgrade to its storefront, powered by an upgrade of its core consumer facing operating system to IBM WebSphere Commerce Server Feature Pack 5. According to the

Published on: May 27th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

5 old logos tech companies are glad they updated

 

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Annie Harrington

IBM promises streamlined M2M communication with MessageSight

IBM Corp. said its MessageSight appliance will help organizations better manage communications between mobile devices and other machines connected to the corporate network. Unveiling MessageSight at the Impact 2012 conference here, Big Blue

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Michelle Warren

Live demo of real-time analysis of human brain networks

It has been a year since the launch of a research and development initiative between IBM Canada, the governments of Canada and Ontario, and a consortium of seven universities, backed by a total

Published on: April 24th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

IBM Canada’s Twitter machine knows what grinds your gears: traffic

Santa Claus knows if you’ve been bad or good, but IBM knows what you’ve been tweeting. In another example of a real world implementation of big data, IBM’s Social Sentiment Index uses big

Published on: April 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Waterloo students competing in ‘March Madness’ of computer programming

As March Madness – the month of NCAA basketball playoff matches that is also viewed as the tournament that recognizes the best post-secondary school talent in the world – comes to a close,

Published on: March 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards

Cloud computing customers need the ability to access pools of information from different sources. They must be able to access code and tools from a variety of vendors, ensuring that they use the

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Michelle Warren

How Shop.ca tapped an enterprise solution to sell more SKUs than Wal-Mart

On stage at IBM Connect, Big Blue’s marquee social enterprise conference in Orlando, Sandy Carter presents success stories from large enterprise customers using IBM’s WebSphere Commerce solution – the most-used e-commerce platform of

Published on: February 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

IBM launches lineup of new SMB servers for big data

IBM Corp. is releasing eight new servers in its Power Systems lineups that are targeted at small to mid-sized businesses looking to tap into big data applications and cloud storage technology, the firm

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Three keys to mobile commerce success

Not only is mobile becoming primary, 90 per cent of smartphone users keep their device within arms-length 100 per cent of the time. Businesses need to be part of that, and it will

Published on: February 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cyborg future? IBM predicts computers with human senses

By Jeff JedrasThe brains at IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) have released a series of five predictions, all focused on what computers will be in five years. And not only will computers not be

Published on: December 17th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

IBM offers SMBs analytics as a service

IBM Corp. is pushing the pedal on big data analytics, including a focus on analytics-as-a-service for small to mid-sized businesses. The company announced new acceleration technology for its portfolio of big data software

Published on: October 29th, 2012 Brian Bloom