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4 Ways AI Capabilities Transform Security

Many industries have had to tighten belts in the “new normal”. In cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI) can help. Every day of the new normal we learn how the pandemic sped up digital transformation, as reflected in the new opportunities and new risks. For many, organizational complexity and legacy infrastructure and support processes are the leading […]

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SAS Hackathon 2022 winners decode real-world problems using data

This week, SAS announced the winners of its 2022 SAS Hackathon. From 70 qualifying teams from around the world and 50 business case submissions, SAS highlighted 13 teams for innovation using cloud-native SAS Viya artificial intelligence, Microsoft Azure, and other technologies.  The teams were tasked with tackling a real-world problem, and the winning teams’ projects

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

Google AI engineer put on leave for violating privacy policy

Blake Lemoine, a senior software engineer in Google’s Responsible AI organization, has been put on administrative leave amidst a flurry of controversy. He has been vocal about his thoughts that the company’s LaMDA AI is, in his words, “a person”, with whom he conducted an interview in which it explained why it should be considered […]

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BlackBerry launches zero trust network access solution

This week BlackBerry unveiled CylanceGATEWAY, an AI-driven zero-trust network access (ZTNA) as-a-service solution designed to provide businesses of all sizes with a contextual correlation of network and device telemetry combined with continuous authentication to limit access to trusted, authenticated, and known users and devices.  The company said that CylanceGATEWAY works alongside CylancePROTECT and CylancePERSONA to […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador to strengthen its research and innovation with a new $18-million investment

IBM Canada, the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador have announced an investment of more than C$18 million to strengthen research and innovation in the province through two new initiatives: the Centre for Analytics, Informatics and Research (CAIR) and the Accelerated Analytics and Machine Learning (AAML) project, which will both be […]

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Ten hybrid workplace trends you may not be prepared for

Ready or not, the hybrid workplace has finally arrived. That means employers are just starting to discover the gaps in their ability to accommodate workers, wherever they may be. “The digital transformation that happened over the past two years is just mind-blowing,” said Rafi Wanounou, an information security professional with Fortinet, at a recent ITWC […]

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Google I/O 2022: Big features coming to Google Workspace

As usual, Google I/O didn’t disappoint. The company announced a whole host of new devices, including the Google Pixel 7 smartphones and the Pixel Watch. And for productivity, it has prepared a plethora of improvements to its Workspace tools. Don’t have time? Watch the keynote in under 12 minutes Automated summaries for Docs and Spaces […]

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New artificial intelligence lab opens in Montreal

McGill University has announced the opening of a new international artificial intelligence (AI) laboratory in Montreal, confirming the city’s status as a leader in the field. The initiative is a joint venture between McGill University, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), Mila – Quebec AI Institute, France’s Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Université Paris-Saclay, […]

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Intel Vision 2022: Habana Gaudi2 AI training processor arrives to challenge the Nvidia A100

At Intel Vision 2022, Intel unveiled the Gaudi2 AI training processor fresh from its Habana Labs, the Israel-based AI accelerator chip company Intel acquired in 2019. The two chips are purpose-built for AI deep learning applications, using Intel’s 7nm process node–a significant leap from the 16nm node used for the first generation. Gaudi2 features 24 […]

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Coffee Briefing May 10, 2022 – Zerto 9.5 announced; Vector Scholarship in AI winners announced; She’s Next Grant recipients announced; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

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Snap announces new features for Snapchat platform

Snap Inc., a U.S.-based camera and social media company, announced a plethora of new features across its Snapchat platform at its annual Snap Partner Summit. Here’s a look at the highlights. Camera News Lens Cloud is a freely available collection of backend services that expands what developers can build in augmented reality (AR). Storage Services and […]

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Canadian company develops human-like AI meeting assistant

An Ottawa-based company is making virtual meetings more productive with its human-like artificial intelligence (AI)-powered meeting assistant. Uncanny Lab Ltd.’s bluecap technology enhances the meeting experience for both hosts and attendees. bluecap integrates with video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Google Meets. It acts as a meeting assistant and its basic features include automatic meeting […]

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