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Published: August 7th, 2018


Vector Institute for AI to get a new home in U of T ‘innovation centre’

Taking yet another step into the technology industry, the University of Toronto (U of T) recently announced its plans to build a brand new "innovation centre" in downtown Toronto. The centre will be home

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

LG opens new AI lab with the University of Toronto

LG Electronics Inc. has announced that Toronto will be home to its newest artificial intelligence (AI) research lab. The company announced the move in a Wednesday press release, as well as a five

Published on: August 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Google sister company moves forward with smart neighbourhood project

Toronto’s smart city project with Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is set to move forward after signing a new agreement with Waterfront Toronto. Waterfront Toronto announced Tuesday that its board voted to move

Published on: August 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto’s CN Tower using VR to sell guests on the experience

Toronto’s CN Tower is using virtual reality to market itself, while stepping into the world of digital tourism. The CN Tower Viewfinder mobile app, launched Tuesday, allows users to interact with the 360-degree

Published on: July 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Toronto might be home to a lot more new tech workers – but are those new hires feeling underpaid?

Toronto might be ranked first in tech job growth, but that doesn’t necessarily mean employees are happy with their compensation. According to a new report from anonymous feedback app developer Blind, 61 per

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Tour Canada’s largest data centre in the old Toronto Star print facility

What was once an iconic facility of the print news industry is now home to the largest data centre in Canada. The Toronto Star sold the property in 2016 and two years later,

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

AI startup lists Toronto’s ‘Top 100 Most Connected Tech Companies’

In the tech startup world, the network effect is used in part to explain the incredible success of Silicon Valley over other geographies where startups flourish. The basic concept is that a network's value

Published on: June 28th, 2018 Brian Jackson


Toronto’s reputation for AI and beauty on display at Techstars Demo Day

Judging by Techstars Toronto demo day, Managing Director Sunil Sharma had a very productive Web Summit in Lisbon. It was at that November conference that Sharma not only convinced two international startups to

Published on: April 19th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Brampton – Rising today, building tomorrow

The phrase “tech hub” brings to mind Silicon Valley or Beijing’s frenetic Zhong Guan Cun district. While these and other high-profile tech hotspots grab much of the press on any given day, there

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Glenn Weir

Toronto girls school hosts blockchain hackathon to inspire interest in STEM fields

What were you doing at 16? The last few weeks have seen teenagers across North America make headlines as they continue to speak out on social issues, and it's become abundantly clear that

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google employees don’t want to be in the war business, 2B Facebook accounts compromised, top 3 most high-tech cities in Canada

Google employees petition to pull the company out of a Pentagon AI project, Facebook increases its estimation of the number of users exposed to data harvesting, and three Canadian cities make the list

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How tech plays a role in concussion prevention, diagnosis, & treatment – Tech in Sports Ep. 36

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including video replay at the FIFA World Cup, an amazing basketball-playing robot, March Madness social media trends,

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Tech a minor component of Toronto’s new ‘smart neighbourhood,’ Sidewalk Labs exec says

TORONTO - It's easy for the layperson to interpret Sidewalk Labs' newest project as "Google is building a high-tech neighbourhood in Toronto," but the startup's first roundtable presentation on Tuesday did its best

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood