2019 Tech Digest

UPDATED: May 17/19. NOTE: If link to article is taking too long to load, you’ll see a blue packman eating dots, just refresh your browser. – Chris

Week of May 12

Every Canadian organization should be leveraging public cloud, says Onica’s new VP of customer strategy | Alex Coop, Channel Daily News
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How SAP Canada is approaching the evolving Canadian business eco-system | Buckley Smith, ITBusiness.ca
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Week of May 5

Canadian AI leaders win Turing Award for computer science | Ivan Semeniuk, Globe and Mail
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Animals, algorithms, and obstacle courses: Welcome to the A.I. Olympics | Luke Dormehl, Digital Trends
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Singapore to issue diplomas based on blockchain | Kyt Dotson, Silicon Angle
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Aser Group Bets on Human Data with Sports Data Labs | Aser
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Week of Apr 28

5G and LoRaWAN Co-Exist to Serve the Internet of Things | Ryan Hickey, COO of eleven-x, Semtech Blog
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Ten Canadian Tech Companies Join First Cohort Of Women In Tech Silicon Valley Program | Sara Wong, Betakit
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Week of Apr 21

Extra £200 million backing for British business | Robert Jenrick MP/HM Treasury, GOV.UK
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The Microsoft/BMW IoT Open Manufacturing Platform might not be so open | Fredric Paul, Network World
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Yes, Canada, open banking is working in Britain | Christine Day and Steve Boms , Globe and Mail
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Week of Apr 14

Fusing data and design to supercharge innovation—in products and processes | Akshay Chhabra, McKinsey & Company
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Signs of a rural renaissance as Canadian cities overheat | Don Pittis, CBC News
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Week of Apr 7

Fintech innovation – an imperative for the success of Canada’s financial sector | Jennifer Reynolds, Globe and Mail
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Innovation Nation: How Canada’s banks are holding back the knowledge economy | Kevin Carmichael, Financial Post
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Week of Mar 31

Why people remain at the heart of the factory of the future | Peter Herweck, IIoT World
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Week of Mar 24

University of Toronto to build new AI innovation centre with $100 million ‘largest donation ever’ | Brian Jackson, ITBusiness
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Week of Mar 17

Tomorrow’s Customer Experience: Why Cisco Invested in Whatfix | Pankaj Mitra, Cisco Investments
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Thomas L. Friedman: Technology moves in steps | James Manyika, McKinsey
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Geotab Announces Launch of New GO9 Device | Geotab
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Week of Mar 10

Report: Google’s Waymo seeks outside investment and a sky-high valuation | Kate Clark, TechCrunch
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Dell EMC Canada names Paul Katigbak as Connolly’s replacement | Alex Coop, Channel Daily News
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Week of Mar 3

Silicon Valley Bank to set up shop in Canada | James Bradshaw, Globe and Mail
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Positive outlook: Canadian startups say business conditions will improve this year | Barbara Dirks, LinkedIn
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You shouldn’t need to be a man to get venture capital funding in Canada | Arlene Dickinson, Globe and Mail
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Week of Feb 24

Thank you from Canadian Dream Summit 2019 | Claudio Rojas, LinkedIn
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Open banking will benefit Canadians if government leads on regulation | Andrew Moor, CEO and President of Equitable Bank, Globe and Mail
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Cogeco Peer 1 sold to Miami-based investment firm for $720 million | Brian Jackson, IT World Canada
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IBM sheds old school partner strategy, unleashes wave of partner program enhancements | Alex Coop, Channel Daily News
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Week of Feb 17

Corporate Venture Capital (Europe vs. US) | Emily Chang, Bloomberg News; Nazim Cetin, Allianz CEO; Shruti Sha, Silicon Valley Bank Entrepreneur in Residence
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Apple to combine apps (iPhone, iPad and MAC) | Emily Chang & Paul Sweeney, Bloomberg News ——– Apple Exec Leadership changes | Emily Chang & Paul Sweeney, Bloomberg News
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Interview with Meg Whitman, Quibo CEO | Emily Chang, Bloomberg News
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Acquisition of Questica by GTY Technology Holdings Inc. is Complete | Wendy McLean-Cobban, Questica
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Why Canada Is a Leading Market for Artificial Intelligence | Paul Briggs, Senior Analyst, eMarketer