Diane Greene focuses on Google Cloud strengths as it plays catch-up

SAN FRANCISCO - There aren't many markets where Google has to play from behind, but public cloud infrastructure is one of them. Not that you'd know it from the way Google Cloud CEO

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Toronto beats San Francisco in tech job creation; London taxi drivers sue Uber for £1 billion; We interrupt your Netflix binge with this emergency alert

Toronto’s tech scene is hot - even hotter than San Francisco. Uber is being sued by London cab drivers for more than one billion pounds. And streaming services like Netflix and Spotify may

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Google Cloud Next: Cloud Services Platform packages together a bevvy of APIs

SAN FRANCISCO - Google updated its Google Cloud Platform offering with a more cohesive set of services that will help enterprises in both the development and operations department. A vision for Google's Cloud

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google Cloud Next: Google’s AI is ready for businesses to train

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is promoting its AutoML Vision service from alpha stage to a public beta phase, Google AI Chief Scientist Fei-Fei Li announces in a blog post. A part of the

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Google Cloud Next, Google partners with US tech giants for data transfer project, Google’s plans for a trans-Atlantic cable

Google’s big cloud event is this week, Google is teaming up with U.S. tech giants for a data transfer project, and Google plans on building a trans-Atlantic cable from the U.S. to France.

Published on: July 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter commit to open source data portability

Several of the world's biggest tech brands announced plans to allow users to transfer their data from one platform to another today, as Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook announced they are collaborating on

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Google is fined billions by the EU, Amazon Prime Day breaks records, Nest CEO steps down

Google is hit with a hefty billion dollar fine in the EU, Prime Day breaks records around the world, and the CEO of Nest resigns amidst a company reshuffle. First up from LinkedIn

Published on: July 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google releases ‘Speed Update’; Amazon opens Ottawa fulfillment centre; Musk’s ‘impractical’ contribution to the Thai soccer team rescue

A new update incorporates loading speed into Google’s search rankings. Amazon's planning a new Ottawa fulfillment centre that it says will create 600 jobs. And we tell you why Elon Musk ultimately didn’t

Published on: July 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – 3D printing and asteroids; Uber invests in Lime; FedEx Institute plans blockchain project

California-based company plans to use 3D printing to create asteroid spacecrafts, Uber slides into scooter business, and the FedEx Institute of Technology wants to create a blockchain platform for cancer medicine distribution. On

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

How AI and IoT are helping athletes in this year’s Tour De France – Tech in Sports Ep. 51

All your latest sports tech news from the past week, including more World Cup news, an unstoppable Bitmoji-Serena Williams, a prototype mouthguard helps track athlete fatigue through saliva, and more! Plus, we chat with Carol

Published on: July 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Sonos files for IPO; your AI might be human; Pokémon Go turns two

Smart speaker maker Sonos goes public. The Guardian writes about certain tech companies using humans to power their AI platforms instead of machine learning. And Pokémon Go is now two years old. Trending

Published on: July 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Slack, Google Home, and Chromecast go down; Uber expands to London

Slack goes down, Google Home doesn’t work either, and Uber expands to London. First up from Twitter is news that popular work chat app Slack went down yesterday for several hours, sending its

Published on: June 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Workshops for women in technology are failing women

The gender gap in the technology sector is no secret. While women make up 40 per cent of the world’s workforce – and in some countries like Canada and the U.S., that number

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft bets on education, Apple introduces new emergency feature, Google invests in Chinese e-commerce

Microsoft jumps headfirst into the education space, Apple will share your location when you call 911, and Google invests in Chinese e-commerce. First up from LinkedIn is news that Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid,

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs