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Bosch subsidy SAST pledges to ‘revolutionize’ security camera ecosystem

September 26, 2018

Munich-based Security and Safety Things GmbH (SAST) this week announced what it called its vision for a new and revolutionary IoT platform in the security camera segment. SAST, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bosch Group, said it is currently

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Manulife, University of Waterloo initiate AI research partnership

September 26, 2018

Manulife this week announced a four-year, $400,000 partnership with the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute at the University of Waterloo. According to the company, the investment will support AI research in disability claim prediction as well as fraud detection and natural

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PwC says cybercrime affects almost a third of all organizations

September 18, 2018

According to the PwC Global Economic Crime Report, cybercrime is now the second most reported economic crime, affecting 31%. The percentage is high, the firm says, and if cybersecurity doesn’t become a priority in business, it will certainly get higher.

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Smart meter market to surpass $10.4 billion mark by 2022: GlobalData

September 18, 2018

The global smart meter market is estimated to reach US$10.4 billion by 2022, driven by rising emissions, domestic energy resource constraints, ageing infrastructure and the growing demand and cost of electricity, says data and analytics firm GlobalData a leading data

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High-speed Internet comes to Nunavut as new satellite network launched

September 17, 2018

Northwestel today launched its new high-speed broadband satellite network serving Nunavut. Iqaluit, Nunavut’s capital and largest community, is the first to have the high-speed network commissioned, and all 25 Nunavut communities will have access to the network in the coming

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Root Data Centers and LitBit: Taking AI to a whole new level

September 14, 2018

By Paul Barker No company can survive if it stagnates and nowhere is this more true than in the data centre operation space where competition is fierce. AJ Byers, former president of Rogers Data Centers and now president and CEO

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BlackBerry unveils new software and services for the Enterprise of Things

September 12, 2018

BlackBerry Ltd. today launched new software and services as part of BlackBerry Spark, the company’s new Enterprise of Things (EoT) platform, which it said is designed and built for ultra-secure hyperconnectivity from the kernel to the edge. Unveiled at the

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Partners advance 5G commercial readiness in North America at MWCA

September 12, 2018

As the commercial launch of 5G services rapidly approaches, Ericsson and Intel, together with AT&T and T-Mobile are showcasing the power of the 5G ecosystem this week at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles. The companies said they have

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Microsoft announces plans for new HQ in downtown Toronto

September 11, 2018

Microsoft today announced what it called a “massive new investment in Canada with plans for a state-of-the-art” new headquarters in downtown Toronto. With a move-in date set for September 2020, the facility, located at 81 Bay Street, will enable an

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Sprint, Ericsson to launch IoT-dedicated core network and OS

September 5, 2018

Sprint and Ericsson have announced a global relationship to build a distributed and virtualized core network dedicated specifically to IoT (Internet of Things), in addition to an IoT operating system. The two said the “new environment, which is purpose-built for