IBM & Nutanix target AI and machine learning in new partnership

Nutanix made another strategic partnership; this one with IBM that will see Big Blue deliver Enterprise Cloud Platform on its line of Power server products. The strategy behind this partnership is for IBM

Published on: May 16th, 2017 CDN Staff

What will life be like in 2030?

LAS VEGAS – At the Dell EMC World conference, Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Technologies, said the future will not be what we saw in those bad science fiction movies. Technology will improve

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Uber launches autonomous vehicle research hub in Toronto

Uber Technologies, Inc. is investing in Canada and Canadian talent with its latest venture. The company announced this week that it will be launching a new research hub in Toronto focused on developing

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The long-term view of autonomous transportation

It won’t be long – at CES they said 5-20 years – that the next generation of Woz/Steve-types will think that phreaking a phone has to be about the dumbest thing people did

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Max Spindle

AI could double Canadian annual economic growth rates: report

With artificial intelligence (AI) on the rise, it's time to look at the potential this technology can bring to organizations around Canada. According to an Accenture report 'AI is the Future of Growth'

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

New Amazon Web Services ‘Lex’ service really speaks to developers

Amazon Web Services Inc. gave developers several new good reasons to build in the cloud on Wednesday, offering access to integration with the same AI that powers its popular Alexa assistant, faster databases,

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson


CDN Top Newsmaker: AI advocate Tony Lacavera

Tony Lacavera is putting his money where his mouth is. The former Wind Mobile CEO sits on the board of startup-funding charity Next Canada, whose venture capital firm Globalive Communications Corp. is one

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers is hindering its growth potential. A new report published on Apr. 12 by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) indicates that

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

We’ve only built ‘weak AI’ so far, says SAS chief data scientist

TORONTO – When we see artificial intelligence (AI) in fiction, it usually encompasses the AI functioning just like a human. That’s called ‘strong AI’ and well, we aren’t there yet. But we will

Published on: March 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

CDN’s Top 25 Newsmakers #20-16

Published on: March 14th, 2017 CDN Staff

How service provider adoption of SFDC Einstein will impact partner deal registration

As individuals, we are all too familiar with how consumer-focused, predictive marketing affects us - ‘No, thank you. I know you think I do, but I do not wish to see any more ads

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Maire Kushner

Google Assistant is expanding to Android

An artificial intelligence (AI)-powered helping hand is now available on all Android phones. Already offered on Google’s Pixel phones, Home personal assistant, Allo messaging app, and Android wear devices, Google Assistant will be

Published on: February 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs