Artificial Intelligence

This Canadian company is on the forefront of global efforts to stop the next pandemic

Mohammed Qadir, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Fusion Genomics   A Vancouver-based gene sequencing company is using IBM’s cloud capabilities to revolutionize the diagnostic process, aiming to give physicians an eight-hour turnaround in correctly identifying any type of pathogen, from ...

Macro Briefing: 17 November 2017

House passes tax bill–focus now turns to Senate: ReutersWorld’s largest sovereign wealth fund considers selling oil stocks: BloombergUS industrial output surges in Oct after hurricane disruptions fade: ReutersUS jobless claims rise to 6-week high: BloombergConfidence among US home builders rise ...

Government regulation of IoT coming, SecTor conference told

Government safety regulation of the Internet of Things is coming, warns a prominent security expert, so technologists have to start pushing their way into the offices of legislators to have a voice in what happens. That was the message privacy specialist and author Bruce Schneier gave infosec pros ...

Canada punching well above its weight in AI, report reveals

Artificial intelligence may not have reached its world domination moment just yet but the economic impact of AI is now being realized globally, with countries like China and the United States putting more and more efforts into research and applications. But Canada is also poised to be a player in ...

Profil de carrière : Meet Davé, de stagiaire à nouveau diplômé

Saviez-vous que bon nombre de nos stagiaires participent ensuite à notre Programme du leadership des nouveaux diplômés? Meet Davé, un ancien stagiaire qui travaille maintenant à temps plein chez Bell. Bell : Parlez-nous un peu de vous. Meet Davé : Je viens d’obtenir mon baccalauréat en a ...

Amazon launches Alexa in Canada with Echo devices, Prime Music

After months of rumours, Amazon confirmed that it’s now officially launching its Alexa smart assistant to Canada. The cloud-based AI that has been available for years south of the border and featured in commercials with Hollywood celebrities will come to Canada along with Amazon’s Echo hardware ...

Snap Inc. acquires Fund V portfolio co. Metamarkets

We’ve had a busy run of late on the portfolio M&A front.  Aquisio, RiskVision, and now San Francisco-based Metamarkets. Metamarkets provides an AI-based big data SaaS platform, delivering an analytics dashboard for programmatic ad marketplaces at large and medium sized organizations. The company ...

Profil de carrière : Bianca Rosiak, de stagiaire à nouvelle diplômée

Saviez-vous que bon nombre de nos stagiaires participent ensuite à notre Programme du leadership des nouveaux diplômés? Voici Bianca, une ancienne stagiaire qui travaille maintenant à temps plein chez Bell. Bell : Parlez-nous un peu de vous. Bianca Rosiak : Je viens de recevoir mon diplôme en ...

5 lessons from new technology leaders – Bruce Ross, Royal Bank of Canada

If you woke up tomorrow morning and found you were running the technology department of Canada’s largest bank, what thoughts would go through your mind? Well, for Bruce Ross, the CIO of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), he’s had the advantage of getting used to that position since joining the ban ...

Episode 63: Cracking the Data Science Code

Everyone knows that data is essential for any modern business. It’s critical for targeting your customers effectively, extracting important insights, and automating business processes. Perhaps most important of all, it’s what fuels artificial intelligence and machine learning. Of course, cracki ...