Lawyers and accountants turn to legal technology for real estate issues

Lawyers and accountants put Blue J Legal’s simulation software to good use this year, specifically when it came to real estate issues. The Toronto-based producer of legal technology powered by AI, which launched

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Alex Coop

First Canadian firm joins Nvidia partner program to build enterprise AI

Toronto is quickly becoming one of the most prominent artificial intelligence research hubs on the planet, and a Toronto-based company has become the first Canadian partner of Nvidia Corporation, a US-based technology company

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Focus on evolving business models in 2018, VMware execs tell partners

2018 is quickly approaching and companies are preparing for what seems like the inevitable digital transformation of their businesses. In the second part of our two-part Q&A, CDN spoke with VMware's vice president

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Free Emoji Keyboard’s 40 million users hacked, Vine might make a comeback, AI masters chess in 4 hours

Ai.type’s Free Emoji Keyboard has suffered a breach that has affected 40 million users, Vine might be making a comeback, and artificial intelligence has learned to master chess in 4 hours. From Google

Published on: December 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – The text message turns 25, Google’s AI creates an AI child, Ford is testing bionic exoskeletons

The text message celebrates a milestone birthday, Google’s AI built its own AI child, and Ford workers are testing superstrong exoskeletons.   Trending on Facebook is the 25th anniversary of the first text

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Is AI the next Gold Rush?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) may still be considered a future trend, but if you believe any of the research group’s forecasts from Gartner or Forrester AI will be in almost every piece of software

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality could be repealed in the US, Google is tracking Android users

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to repeal net neutrality, Google is collecting location data from Android users behind the scenes, and RBC is opening an artificial intelligence research lab in Montreal.  

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Lenovo launches new AI initiatives, products to boost customer productivity

Digital transformation is crucial for companies wanting to grow in the modern business ecosystem, and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) can help with that. Lenovo has announced two new partnerships with postsecondary

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Demystifying AI for channel partners: New C4 Webinar

Not too long ago, “AI” was little more than a film title to most people. In terms of a description, you might have gotten the odd tech-savvy individual talking a bit about intelligent

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Glenn Weir

Cisco introduces AI-powered virtual assistant named Spark

DALLAS – Cisco’s meeting and collaboration solution Spark will be getting a new Artificial Intelligence-based voice assistant that will also be called Spark. Cisco made it clear that Spark Assistant is not a

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Seagate Technology launches new AI-enabled hard drive for video surveillance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being touted as the next big technological revolution, and Seagate Technology is getting in on the action. The data storage company has announced SkyHawk AI, its first hard disk

Published on: October 30th, 2017 CDN Staff

Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s moving to Calgary, Elon Musk spars with a robot

Amazon is setting up shop in the Calgary area, Twitter has been fudging its user numbers for years, and a robot picks a fight with Elon Musk.   From Twitter today comes news

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

What a week looks like for the new Microsoft Canada President

TORONTO - What does a work week look like for new Microsoft Canada President Kevin Peesker? Well, he revealed how he spends his time at the Synnex Canada National Conference in Toronto. Peesker

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The reports of AI killing jobs have been greatly exaggerated

Elon Musk has warned that artificial intelligence (AI) is the biggest risk we face as a civilization, but several Canadian business leaders believe this apprehension is overstated, especially when it comes to its applications

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs