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Google Aims To Build A Futuristic Mini-City In Toronto: Report

HuffPost Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 05.11.2017 | Canada Business

Sidewalk Labs wants to imagine cities "from the internet up."

In The Era Of Artificial Intelligence The Liberal Arts Grad Is King

Jay Rosenzweig | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Business
Jay Rosenzweig

In an increasingly automated world, it is the qualities that make us most human that will be valued highest in the workplace of the future. And the liberal arts - also known as humanities - may well offer the clearest path to success.

YouTube Live TV Could Be Better Than Cable, But Guess What, Canada..

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Business

For $35 a month, YouTube subscribers will be able to replace cable TV.

What Happened To The Country That Welcomed My Immigrant Grandparents

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Living
Fransi Weinstein

Very sadly, large numbers of Canadians are turning their backs on the principles and values I hold dear, the principles and values of which I am so proud. The principles and values that paved the way for my family, and so many others, to have that better life they craved.

7-Year-Old Asks Google CEO For A Job Like A Boss

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Parents

And CEO Sundar Pichai wrote her back.

I'm Loving The Resistance Trump's Travel Ban Has Caused

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Politics
Fransi Weinstein

Don't know about you, but I'm really loving the fact that U.S. citizens and CEOs (in ever increasing numbers) are standing up to Donald Trump, calling him out, defying him and fighting back. And it doesn't look like they have any plans to give up any time soon.

Facebook Could Be The Mass Media Of Tomorrow

Mitch Joel | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada
Mitch Joel

What makes a piece of content a television show, a movie, a YouTube clip? It's not a new discourse. It's something that many (including little old moi...

The Frightening Ramifications Of High-Frequency Advertising

Mitch Joel | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada
Mitch Joel

If you think that creativity will be safe from the automation of everything, you are wrong. It's not a question of "if" creativity and advertising wil...

Tech Leaders: Canada Should Accept ‘Those Displaced' By Trump Ban

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.29.2017 | Canada Business

Trump's closed-door policies could accidentally boost Canada's economy.

Facebook And Google's Fake News Crackdown Coming To Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Business

Both companies have been testing new tools in the U.S. and U.K.

Why Do Facebook And Google Show Us What They Show Us?

Sol Chrom | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Living
Sol Chrom

we've all seen how effective the algorithms are at distinguishing genuine, authentic content from bullshit. And we've already talked about how those algorithms are shaped by your ultimate goal: do you want engagement, or do you want veracity? Do you want to be clicky, or do you want to be authentic? Can't always have both.

Google To Use 100% Renewable Energy By 2017

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada

The tech giant used as much power as the city of San Francisco last year.

Canada Is Forever Changed In This Stunning Google Timelapse

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada

Urban sprawl galore.

Google Pours Millions Into Canadian Artificial Intelligence

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada Business

Montreal could become "super-cluster" of A.I. technology.

Google Has Been Serving You Fake News, But Promises To Do Better

CP | Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada Business

Fake news led Google's coverage on election night.

How The Real Estate Industry Is Evolving In The Digital Age

The Team | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada Business
The Team

With over 90 per cent of renters and home-buyers starting their research and property search online, realtors, property managements firms and REIT's are now spending most of their marketing budgets on digital and web-based advertising tools and features which provide for an increased return on investment (ROI).

Google Searched For (And Found) The Perfect Tax Havens

Dennis Howlett | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Politics
Dennis Howlett

In the past, Google's actual overseas tax rate has been as low as 2.4% -- across many countries where normal tax rates would be over 20%. Even Ireland charges a measly 12.5%. Google has maintained that these arrangements are entirely legal. Many countries have disagreed.

So Much For Being Superstitious

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada
Fransi Weinstein

My palm was so itchy this morning it woke me up. I looked to see if I had a rash or dry skin. Nope. Well, I thought to myself: "I guess that means ...

We Are Already Experiencing The Rise Of Artificial Intelligence

David Suydam | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Business
David Suydam

Machine learning, and a more advanced technology called deep learning, are types of artificial intelligence that allow a computer to learn information based on the data it is given. Essentially, the more information the computer is given, the better it can learn -- and in the case of platforms like Spotify or Netflix, the more interaction you have with the program, the better it can recommend music, movies, or TV shows that you'll like.

Android Smartphones Cannot Possibly Undermine Competition

Mathieu Bédard | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Business
Mathieu Bédard

The European and American competition authorities recently announced that they were investigating Google's Android operating system for smartphones. They accuse Google of abusing its dominant position to harm its competitors. These announcements are surprising given the dynamism of competition in the cellphone market.

Building Globally Competitive Canadian Cities

Michael Darch | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Business
Michael Darch

Through concerted collaboration executed in a spirit of co-opetition, over the last three years 11 Canadian cities have executed seven joint Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) missions with the Federal government to 12 countries.

Privacy Must Be Defined By Consent In Today's Connected World

Kris Constable | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Kris Constable

I'm aware consent is a loaded term, and that's part of why I feel it's an important term to use in terms of personal information. There are many vulnerable people in the privacy space, and they're often ignored and even put at greater risk by the privileged who feel they have nothing to hide.

What Sharing My Story At Google Taught Me About Public Speaking

Dina Pestonji | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Business
Dina Pestonji

I will admit, I was rather nervous. My speech wasn't until 3 p.m. My contact at Google came to the lobby to get me and almost immediately my nerves disappeared. We laughed, talked and it was very evident how much he appreciated me coming to share my story and inspire his team.

Inspiration + Curriculum = Canada's Answer To Innovation

Sam Sebastian | Posted 05.17.2017 | Canada Impact
Sam Sebastian

As Canada strives to build an economy defined by innovation, our greatest resource to meet this challenge is walking through the classroom doors of our nation every morning wearing oversized Pokémon and Hello Kitty backpacks. It's never been more critical that we give our children the tools they need to become Canada's innovators of tomorrow.

Google Just Declared War On 'Harmful' Payday Lending Industry

CP | Ken Sweet, The Associated Press | Posted 05.12.2016 | Canada Business

Payday lenders call it "discriminatory and a form of censorship."