The most impactful tech stories of the 2018 Winter Olympics – Tech in Sports Ep. 31

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including a cryptocurrency-sponsored Canadian Olympic speedskater, a tech summit at the NBA All-Star game, Tom Brady's new

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Winners and losers: Liberal government’s picks for $950 million in supercluster funding

Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) Navdeep Bains announced the winners of the $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative on Thursday morning. There were nine consortia of businesses, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Exploring Nuance’s voice-first AI – All Hands on Tech

While you might know Nuance for its dictation software, the voice-assistant creator is now working towards helping brands create voice experiences, whether that be in the smart home or smart car. This time

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Park Place brings AI data centre maintenance to the masses

Add data centre maintenance and monitoring to the list of jobs that artificial intelligence (AI) can perform. It's constantly said by AI experts that to succeed in applying AI, you need to have a

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

First look at LG’s Cloi robots of the future – All Hands on Tech

LG imagines a future where you interact with its artificial intelligence-infused robots at every turn, and at CES 2018 it revealed three new robots that takes us one step closer to that reality.

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon becomes world’s most valuable brand, Facebook wants you back, Google to predict flight delays

After a fantastic 2017, Amazon has overtaken Apple and Google as the world’s most valuable brand, Facebook is going to extreme lengths to win you back, and Google updates Google Flights to predict

Published on: February 2nd, 2018 Alex Radu

AI might be cutting edge, but the way it’s implemented shouldn’t be, execs say

Artificial intelligence (AI) might be the latest tool in the enterprise software toolbox, but at heart it's solving the same problems enterprises have always faced, and should be implemented in an equally timeless

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Why Moneris CMO Jeff Guthrie believes AI won’t replace human salespeople

Jeff Guthrie knows technology is changing how sales are conducted - he just doesn't believe it can replace human salespeople entirely, or even more than a small fraction. As CMO of Canada's largest

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Forget AI assistants, meet Buddy, your new robot assistant – All Hands on Tech at CES 2018

In 2017, a lot of people welcomed an AI assistant like Alexa or Google Assistant into their homes. So why not take the next step and just open the doors to a talking

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

IBM marks more than 100,000 patents in 25 years with cloud, cyber security enhancements

The inventors who serve as the backbone of International Business Machines Corp. passed a significant milestone this year, and a diverse array of fields including artificial intelligence (AI), the cloud, and cyber security

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

NVIDIA to build its AI self-driving platform on BlackBerry QNX

BlackBerry QNX has scored yet another huge autonomous vehicle partnership. NVIDIA announced at CES 2018 this week that it will be using QNX's safety-certified operating system as the foundation of its AI self-driving

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – What to expect this week at CES 2018

The largest consumer tech trade show in the world pops off today in Las Vegas, and what better way to prepare for the big week than with a rousing episode of Hashtag Trending.

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

LG introduces three ‘work’ robots for airports, hotels

Earlier this year LG began testing its new airport robots in Seoul, South Korea in preparation for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, and at CES 2018 next week, the South Korean

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Alex Radu

Consumers expect smartphones to shoot VR within 5 years, don’t want AI taking over customer service

Even the world's most forward-thinking consumers are freaked out by the idea of human customer service being overtaken by machines, according to the latest Ericsson consumer trends report. Based on an online survey

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood