Virtual Reality

Hashtag Trending – Oculus Go launches; Vine’s return on indefinite hold; Facebook raids Instagram photos

Oculus Go might be the VR gadget you actually buy, Vine’s much anticipated return comes to a standstill, and Facebook harvests more than 3.5 billion Instagram photos. ...

Spectra7 Microsystems is facing strong headwinds, says Canaccord Genuity

Semiconductor company Spectra7 Microsystems (TSX:SEV) is dealing with strong headwinds in its virtual reality/mixed reality business, says analyst Robert Young of Canaccord Genuity, who on Thursday dropped his recommendation from “Speculative Buy” to “Hold” and lowered his price target to C ...

Breaking through the digital deadlock

In recent years, enterprise leaders have sought to disrupt their markets and competitors through digital transformation (DX) enabled by cloud, mobile, social, and big data/analytics and accelerated by new digital technologies (Internet of Things, robotics, 3D printing, next-generation security, cogn ...

Hashtag Trending – Dx3 Canada; Oculus bricked; Rhode Island proposes porn block

Amazon Canada’s leader says ecommerce has a lot of room to grow, Oculus Rift users are forced to come to grips with reality, and lawmakers in Rhode Island want to restrict Internet porn. ...

New 8th-Gen Intel Core CPUs with Radeon targets creative professionals

LAS VEGAS – Intel Corp. has pulled back the curtains on details around its new line of 8th-generation Intel Core H-series CPU, answering questions about why it’s featuring a Radeon chipset for the first time. Intel first announced it would be sourcing an onboard graphics chipset from AMD’s Ra ...

13 Canadian blockchain stocks with buckets of cash

HIVE Blockchain CEO Harry Pokrandt   No doubt 2017 will be remembered as the year the world woke up to cryptocurrencies, not to mention the blockchain platforms behind them. And while it’s anyone’s guess how the sector will fare in 2018, the clear winners so far have been blockchain-related ...

Hashtag Trending – New year predictions for social media

Live video will continue to dominate social media, AR and VR will make even bigger virtual splashes across all platforms, and chatbots will be there to answer your questions 24/7. Video is dominating social media. Just scroll down your feed to see that. 2018 will see a massive spike in the cr ...

Tech CEO on the employee experience and why it’s never too late to digitally transform

TORONTO – A big trend in digital transformation is on the customer experience side of things, but according to the CEO of Avanade, businesses and organizations have to remember the employee experience as well. As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception in 2000, and its CEO since 2008, A ...

Tour PwC Canada’s Digital Experience Centre

PwC Canada’s new Digital Experience Centre is part crime scene investigation training, part virtual reality arcade, and part playground. It seems like every office is experimenting with some sort of Labs space these days. But at PwC, the consulting agency is building on its global experience. Th ...

Hashtag Trending – Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple buying into VR/AR with acquisition

Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple has reportedly acquired a Montreal-based virtual reality company, and activists are planning a December 7th protest against the FCC potentially ending net neutrality.   From Reddit today is news that Uber concealed a massive security breac ...