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Meet Your Neighbours Virtually Before Your Condo Is Finished

James Grundvig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
James Grundvig

Toronto has launched a long-term, fully integrated, renovation project aimed at bringing back life and business to its beleaguered waterfront. Unlike other rehab development projects of the past, this one will offer a new wrinkle: An ultra high-speed fiber optic pipe with an IBM custom-made portal.

The Future (According to Corporations)

Robert Bolton | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Business
Robert Bolton

Future scenarios should be thought of as being in perpetual draft form; they should be rewritten constantly and thought about critically -- always in the condition of workshopping. Questions about how things like new technologies ought to exist are matters of vital social consequence. They are political decisions; questions that we should all be engaging.

Media Relations -- Not for the Faint of Heart

Robert Waite | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Business
Robert Waite

Handling media relations, whether for a politician, a corporation or an NGO is not for the faint of heart. Or the weak of stomach -- I always tell new-to-the-job media relations specialists to lay in a supply of Maalox. And go easy on the Scotch.

IBM Appointment Marks Rise Of Female CEOs In High Tech

CP | Jordan Robertson, The Associated Press | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO - IBM Corp. has passed a milestone, naming the first female CEO in the company's 100-year history.The selection of Virginia "Ginni" Rome...

IBM's Watson Supercomputer Goes From Jeopardy! To Working For U.S. Health Insurer

CP | Jim Fitzgerald, The Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2011 | Canada Business

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Enough with the fun and games. Watson is going to work.IBM's supercomputer system, best known for trouncing the world's best "Jeo...

U.S. Firms Seek To Block Data On How Many They Hired Abroad

The Washington Post | Posted 10.21.2011 | Canada Business

Some of the country's best-known multi­national corporations closely guard a number they don't want anyone to know: the breakdown between their jobs ...

New IBM Microchips 'Think Like Humans'

CP | Jordan Robertson, The Associated Press | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada Business

SAN FRANCISCO - Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone pre...