Former Google Canada exec will keep Pelmorex ahead of digital disruptions

Sam Sebastian announced his departure from Google Canada just this week, and he’s already planning his first few steps as president and CEO of Pelmorex Corp., a position he starts on Sept. 5.

Published on: July 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

HoloLens 2 with custom AI chip expected in 2019

Microsoft isn't letting Google have all the fun. Less than a week following the announcement of the return of Google Glass in the enterprise the Redmond-based tech giant has unveiled the plans for

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

All Hands on Tech: Sanbot, the hospitality robot

At the HITEC conference in Toronto, we met the only Sanbot model that's in the country right now. But Chinese manufacturer is hoping to change that by landing a distribution deal here. A

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Intel’s new Xeon Scalable processors tackle the future and the competition

Today Intel launched its new Xeon Scalable data centre processors, calling it the biggest jump generation-over-generation in the past decade. The new chips are 1.65 times faster than the prior generation of Intel

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Identifying 7 strategies for AI: Accenture report

Businesses that dive into artificial intelligence now could see a boost in profitability. According to a new Accenture report, AI has the potential to increase corporate profitability in 16 industries an average of

Published on: July 7th, 2017 CDN Staff

Google AI subsidiary opens new office in Alberta

One of the U.K.'s leading artificial intelligence (AI) firms has announced that it will be opening its first research facility outside Europe - at the University of Alberta. Led by professors Michael Bowling,

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft Canada changes its leadership team & divisions

Microsoft Canada's SMS&P (small, mid-market solutions and partners) division is no more. The company has consolidated the group in its Enterprise unit. In a sweeping new look for Microsoft Corp., the software giant

Published on: July 4th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Guide to complete mastery of your new Google Home unit

Google Home goes on sale in retail locations across Canada today, so let's talk about everything you'll want to do after unboxing your new smart home assistant to absolutely maximize its capabilities. Google

Published on: June 26th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Pure Storage takes unconventional channel path

SAN FRANCISCO – The newly appointed Americas channel chief Andy Martin’s entire channel philosophy for Pure Storage can be summed up in five words: “Get out of the way.” A veteran of IBM

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Are we headed for a cloud crisis in 2020?

SAN FRANCISCO - Big data – or to be precise – the proliferation of data in the world today may reach a crisis point come 2020 because of the lack of WAN bandwidth

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto


Google Home will be available in Canada at the end of June

After months of watching our southern neighbours enjoy the virtual company of Google Home, the wait for Canadians is almost over. Google Home will officially be coming to Canada on June 26 and

Published on: June 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New Nvidia channel program to advance the AI cloud

Nvidia used open day at the Computex 2017 Trade Show in Taiwan to launched a alliance partner program with some of the world's original design manufacturers (ODM) such as Foxconn, Inventec, Quanta and

Published on: May 30th, 2017 CDN Staff