Europe's tough new data privacy laws will benefit Canadians, too

Some companies already extending GDPR compliance to their customers worldwideChances are, over the past few days you've been getting emails from the apps and mailing lists you subscribe to, alerting you to their new privacy policies.That's because on Friday the European Union will bring into effect some of the world's strictest online privacy rules — new regulations that some experts say [...]

24 May 2018

Government invests $3 million to help people with disabilities access assistive tech

The Canadian government is providing $3 million to the Neil Squire Society to help Canadians with disabilities have better access to assistive technology and the internet. The Neil Squire Society will use the funding to develop and distribute switches, mouth-operated systems, and mounting solutions to make computers, laptops, and mobile devices more user-friendly for people with disabilitie [...]

24 May 2018

Samsung opens new AI research centre in Toronto

Samsung Research, the R&D subsidiary of leading South Korean technology company Samsung Electronics, has announced that it is opening a new state of the art artificial intelligence centre in Toronto – one of three new centres worldwide. The Samsung AI Center-Toronto will be led by Larry Heck, Senior Vice President of Samsung Research America. Heck is renowned as being a leading [...]

24 May 2018