A closer look at innovative sports tech projects in Canada – Tech in Sports Ep. 44

All your latest sports tech news, including a 10-hour documentary on Michael Jordan, Twitch's new 24/7 sports streaming channel, the LA Kings' new high tech eco-friendly ice surface, and more! Plus, we chat

Published on: May 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Amazon helping Canadian partners and customers utilize machine learning

Amazon is one of the most innovative companies in the tech sector right now, testing out ideas like artificial intelligence (AI)-powered self-serve grocery stores, autonomous delivery drones, and voice assistants in healthcare. At

Published on: May 16th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Robots won’t take over the world, robot keynote speaker promises

The Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)'s 2018 Discovery Conference kicked off Monday with a rather unusual presentation. Sophia the Robot, manufactured by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics Ltd. and known for such media-friendly appearances

Published on: May 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian solution providers optimistic about future channel opportunities thanks to new innovations

New innovations continue to drive change within business, and as customers start demanding services like the cloud or artificial intelligence-enabled products, technology providers need to keep up. The results of CDN’s annual Top

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco converges Spark and Webex; enhances new platform with machine learning

Cisco is on a path towards simplification and its collaboration tools are its most recent target. The company has converged its cloud-based team workspace suite, Cisco Spark, with its online video meetings and

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco is betting on AI and partners will need to adapt: Partner Connection Week 2018 keynote

THE BAHAMAS - It’s no secret the number of connected devices has been and will continue to rapidly grow for the foreseeable future. There are approximately eight and a half billion Internet of

Published on: April 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How to stay healthy like a pro athlete – Tech in Sports Ep. 38

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including MyFitnessPal's data breach, MLB's first game exclusively on Facebook, AI at the 82nd Masters, and more! Plus,

Published on: April 9th, 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

Hashtag Trending – China’s using sunglasses to spy on people; 3D-printed homes for $10,000 USD; a new startup will preserve your brain

Beijing police are using AI-powered sunglasses to spy on people. A Texas company can 3D print a 650-square-foot cement home for $10,000 USD. And a new California startup is offering to preserve your

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

The secret is out: Montreal is a data centre powerhouse

Montreal is rapidly growing a reputation of being a hub for data centre activity, with the top three public cloud providers – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform – setting

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

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