The Pitch: AI startups – Blue J Legal predicts legal outcomes

Blue J Legal account manager Adam Wells explains what his startup does and how it uses AI to solve client problems in six minutes or less at Toronto event IDC Directions 2019. The

Published on: May 8th, 2019 IT Business Staff


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

Microsoft wants to shortcut AI’s usefulness with ‘machine teaching’

REDMOND, Wash. - Businesses around the world have already seen the impact of AI technology in digital services such as chatbots and virtual assistants. But how could this technology be implemented to the

Published on: March 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Tulip’s personalized shopping tech attracts luxury brands

New York City, NY.- There's often the feeling that technology means a less intimate experience - who really wants to talk to a robot instead of a human - but Toronto-based startup Tulip Retail

Published on: January 14th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

ADP, Toronto startup bring employment law insights to HR with AI-powered tool

ADP Canada is partnering with Toronto-based software startup Blue J Legal to bring its artificial intelligence technology to ADP's HR Assist product for small and medium businesses (SMBs). Blue J Legal's technology, combined

Published on: January 10th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Callaway Golf uses artificial intelligence to create newest clubs

The world of golf may be getting 'techier' in 2019 thanks to Callaway Golf Company's newest clubs designed using artificial intelligence and machine learning. The company which claims it "creates products designed to make

Published on: January 4th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

All Hands on Tech – Amazon DeepRacer League encourages developers to train self-driving cars

At Amazon Web Services re:Invent in Las Vegas this year, Amazon launched an autonomous model car racing league and hosted the first race. Meant as a way to engage developers to train reinforcement

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Quickbooks announces updates to help small businesses with cash flow

Being an entrepreneur isn't easy, as co-owner of Tool Shed Brewing Company Graham Sherman put it to the audience at Quickbooks Connect conference, he would often found himself "crying into my pillow at

Published on: December 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft Office 365 icons get a fresh new look

Microsoft Office 365's suite of tools have a new look, thanks to a new logo redesign of Microsoft's icons. In a blog post announcing the move, Microsoft Corp. called the new icons a

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

On-stage customer photo highlights from AWS re:Invent

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

Unboxing for Business – Amazon DeepRacer AI training car

At AWS Re:Invent in Las Vegas, developers are learning how to train reinforcement machine learning models by teaching autonomous toy cars to speed around a race track. AWS has launched a DeepRacer League

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

FutureFit AI could help GM workers learn new skills, find new job opportunities

With the announcement that General Motors is closing its Oshawa plant as well as others in the U.S., there has been great concern over people losing jobs, well one Toronto-based company wants to

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Gap Inc. partners with Microsoft for digital transformation strategy

Earlier this month Gap Inc. announced that it is migrating its data platform, stores, online sites and more to the cloud, choosing Microsoft Azure to help move forward in its digital transformation. "As

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson