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Ottawa to pump $443 million into second phase of Pan-Canadian AI Strategy

The federal government announced today the investment of $443 million in the second phase of the Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy. Speaking at Collision 2022, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, said artificial intelligence (AI) is a” key part of Ottawa’s plan to make our economy stronger than ever. The second phase of the

Honeywell targets building owners with new sustainability offering

Honeywell today launched Carbon & Energy Management, a software offering that enables building owners who have “voluntarily pledged to meet sustainability targets,” to track and optimize energy performance against carbon reduction goals. “The buildings industry has long worked to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon impact, but it is imperative to make meaningful change in

IdentityNORTH Summit: Fortier says pandemic has spurred need for digital credential initiative

Despite the many challenges that exist in creating digital identification processes, the pandemic has proven that when we need to, we can quickly move to develop and deploy digital services and infrastructure to better serve Canadians, Treasury Board president Mona Fortier said today. In her opening keynote at IdentityNORTH’s 2022 Annual Summit, she said, “Essential […]

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Bad news for Apple: EU announces deal on common charging port

It has not been a good week for Apple Computer Inc. and its iPhone development team following news yesterday that the USB Type-C will become the common charging port for all mobile phones, tablets and cameras in the European Union (EU) by the fall of 2024. “Today we have made the common charger a reality […]

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Info-Tech, Forrester analysts slam Broadcom buy of VMware

The May 26 blockbuster US$69.1 billion purchase of VMware by Broadcom has unleashed a flurry of negative reaction, not only among enterprise customers, but also within the analyst community. John Annand, a director of the infrastructure team at Info-Tech Research, who in a past life once sold, installed and configured VMware, said upon hearing the […]

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