Hashtag Trending – Fujifilm and Xerox merge, UK fines companies weak on cybersecurity, Suncor invests in autonomous trucks

Fujifilm and Xerox merge into an $18 billion dollar corporation, the UK government will fine companies millions of dollars for failing to protect against cyberattacks, and Suncor invests big in electric autonomous vehicles.

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Senate calls for national ‘self-driving cars’ strategy’ as Canada is ‘ill-prepared’

Autonomous vehicles are being touted as the future of the transportation industry but a new report by the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications says Canada is “ill-prepared” for this fast approaching “new

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Self-driving car predictions for 2018

Self-driving cars will be tested on public roads next year, the first autonomous vehicle you get in will be a ride-sharing taxi, and be prepared for a mass vehicle hacking scandal. My first

Published on: December 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The top five CDN videos of 2017

The explosion of online videos in the last few years has solidified its place as the medium of choice for most people. With Cisco predicting that by 2020, 82 per cent of consumer

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

BlackBerry’s security recommendations for the supply chain of a smart car

As cars get smarter and more connected, they are equipped with more mechanisms that can be targeted in cyberattacks, like infotainment systems and autonomous driving features. And with autonomous features taking over the

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Uber’s fleet of driverless cars, SpaceX sending internet satellites to space in 2019

Uber is forming a fleet of driverless cars, Bitcoin reaches an all-time high, and SpaceX will start sending internet satellites into space in 2019. First up we have news from Facebook that Uber

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Equifax hit again, Bitcoin passes the $5,000 mark

Equifax just can’t seem to learn its lesson, autonomous cars in California are a go, and Bitcoin smashes through the $5,000 mark.   From Reddit today, it’s come to light that the website

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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

Are ‘Zombie Cars’ in our future?

Global hit Fate and the Furious gave us a sneak peak of the future many of us fear: a hacker taking control of thousands of cars simultaneously. But is that even remotely realistic? Let's

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Ford Fusion paving the way for automation

Autonomous technology is key to the future of self-driving vehicles, and it was not hard to find auto makers showing off their features at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. In part one of IT World Canada's

Published on: April 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs