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WestJet becomes first Canadian airline to launch an AI Chatbot

WestJet today is offering its guests more convenience with the launch of the first ever artificial intelligence (AI) powered chatbot from a Canadian airline. The...

BC-based Hilltop Cybersecurity announces an order in excess of $1,000,000 CDN from a global...

Hilltop Cybersecurity Inc. is pleased to announce a letter of intent (the "LOI") with Island Mining of Japan. Hilltop Cybersecurity has secured a new customer for its key...

Neurala announces Brain Builder “AI for Good” competition for developers

Boston — August 16, 2018 — Following the announcement of its Brain Builder beta program, Neurala, the award-winning artificial intelligence company, today announced a...

Survey: nearly all tech leaders in Canada say they’ve made a bad hire

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Whether they're recruiting for a "purple squirrel," "unicorn" or "rock star," tech hiring managers say there is often a...

UMass Amherst computer scientists receive grant to improve software fairness

AMHERST, Mass. – Computer science researchers Alexandra Meliou and Yuriy Brun at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have received a four-year, $1.05 million grant...

Scam alert: Alectra Utilities warns customers of new scams

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to increased activity in its service territory by fraudsters, Alectra Utilities is alerting customers...

Tencent Joins the LoRa Alliance™; announces Shenzhen LoRaWAN™ network and comprehensive IoT solutions

Shenzhen, China – July 30, 2018 – The LoRa Alliance™, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN™ standard for Internet of Things...

Trend Micro survey confirms a disregard for the risk of an IoT breach and...

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released survey findings that show businesses are most concerned...

Information Builders positioned in the Gartner Visionaries Quadrant of the 2018 Magic Quadrant for...

New York, NY – July 23, 2018 – Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions, today announced it has...

Scotiabank to share proprietary software development accelerator with open-source community

SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced it will share bank-developed applications with the open-source software community, marking a...

IBM study: hidden costs of data breaches increase expenses for businesses

CAMBRIDGE, MA – 11 July 2018: IBM (NYSE: IBM)  Security today announced the results of a global study examining the full financial impact of...

RBC announces launch of RBC Reach – a corporate accelerator program for startups

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is announcing the launch of RBC Reach, a corporate accelerator that opens the door to a commercial deal with...

Dell accelerates toward 2020 Legacy of Good Goals

TORONTO, Ontario, June 20, 2018 – News summary: 37 million people in rural India to receive improved health screenings from cloud-based analytics solution Digital LifeCare 1.2 million students in Ethiopia to...

ERM Advanced Telematics completes development of anti-ransomware solution for vehicles

June 21th, 2018 International automotive technology provider ERM Advanced Telematics (http://ermtelematics.com) has completed development of an integrated hardware-software product that protects vehicles against ransomware and...

IEEE adopts OpenFog Reference Architecture as official standard for fog computing

FREMONT, Calif. – June 26, 2018 – The OpenFog Consortium’s OpenFog Reference Architecture for fog computing has been adopted as an official standard by...