Why companies flock to Canada’s ‘Silicon Valley’

Access to venture capital, a large pool of talent, and lower cost of living make Ontario's Waterloo region a magnet for tech expansion. Since the early days of hand-held device pioneer BlackBerry (formerly Research in Motion, or RIM), Waterloo, Ontario has been known as Canada's 'Silicon Valley'. In fact, an Expert Market study from October … Continue reading Why companies flock to Canada’s ‘Silicon Valley’

More Canadian companies are adopting machine learning technology.

Companies involved in the artificial intelligence and machine learning industry have a unique opportunity to provide talent, infrastructure, or data to Canadian companies looking to use these technologies. Machine Learning (ML) is an Artificial Intelligence (AI), or cognitive, technology that allows systems to learn and improve from experience through exposure to data - and without … Continue reading More Canadian companies are adopting machine learning technology.

Cyber security in 2019.

A new year... and a new set of things to worry about. This post is the result of a perfect storm of different things, including last week's Collection #1 data breach, and this story about the biggest cybercrime threats in 2019. It contains warnings about phishing, ransomware, ad fraud, ad nauseum. It's depressing, and it makes … Continue reading Cyber security in 2019.