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Kognitiv Spark – the new reality for industry

Kognitiv Spark – the new reality for industry

Canadian company, Kognitiv Spark, provides industrial augmented reality (AR) task support software. Built for the Microsoft HoloLens, their RemoteSpark platform uses proprietary software technology to deliver an AR solution for remote support to industrial workforces. The UK’s premier software testing publication, TEST Magazine, caught up with Kognitiv Spark’s co-founder &…

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Canadian software firm Corel acquired for $1.3bn by private equity firm

Canadian software firm Corel acquired for $1.3bn by private equity firm The Ottawa-based software firm, Corel Corp. has been acquired by global investment firm KKR & Co. Inc., for reportedly over $1 billion USD, although the final sale price has not been confirmed publicly. Back in May, it was reported…
Canadian software firm Corel acquired for $1.3bn by private equity firm

Quadriga CEO stole money says Ernst & Young report

Perhaps unsurprisingly to anyone following the case, according to the latest report by Ernst & Young auditors, Gerald Cotten, the ‘deceased’ Quadriga CX CEO, had created a number of fake accounts on his Canadian cryptocurrency exchange, containing non-existent balances, and then used those accounts to buy his customers’ cryptocurrency. He…
Quadriga CEO stole money says Ernst & Young report

Coconut Software receives $1.75m in debt financing from CIBC Innovation Banking

Coconut Software, a Saskatoon-based enterprise scheduling solution, has received $1.75m (£1.3m) in debt financing from CIBC Innovation Banking, according to a press release. Coconut Software said it will use the funds to supports its strategic plan and to invest in its expansion. Founded in 2007 by CEO Katherin Regnier, Coconut…
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Toronto judge orders drug dealer to forfeit $1.9 million Bitcoin

Toronto judge orders drug dealer to forfeit $1.9 million Bitcoin A Toronto judge has ordered convicted drug dealer, Matthew Phan, to surrender nearly all of the 288 Bitcoins seized from his computer. Worth $88,000 at the time, Phan’s stash of Bitcoin was worth over $7 million at its peak. Superior…
Toronto judge orders drug dealer to forfeit $1.9 million Bitcoin

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Waterloo.ai gains $270k funding from Microsoft

Microsoft has announced a partnership with the University of Waterloo’s Artificial Intelligence Institute (Waterloo.ai), to include funding for one year with the potential to extend based on success. The partnership with Waterloo.ai will provide $270,000 USD in funding for eight projects that Waterloo.ai proposed to Microsoft, as part of Microsoft’s…
Waterloo.ai gains $270k funding from Microsoft

Canada Business App will help businesses easily interact with government

Canada Business App will help businesses easily interact with government The government of Canada has launched a new app to help businesses easily interact with federal government programs and services. The Honourable Mary Ng, minister of small business and export promotion, was in Markham, Ontario, to meet with small business…
Canada Business App will help businesses easily interact with government

Russian MPs approve “sovereign internet” bill

Russian lawmakers on Thursday (April.11th) approved a bill in a second key reading that would allow Moscow to disconnect the country’s internet traffic from foreign servers, according to the Guardian. Lawmakers in the State Duma, parliament’s lower house, voted 320 to 15 to pass the proposed legislation. If the proposal…
Russia MPs approve "sovereign internet" bill

US proposes Algorithmic Accountability Act to stamp out bias in tech firms

US lawmakers proposed a new bill on Wednesday that would require large tech firms to remove any algorithm bias embedded in their computer systems. The bill, entitled the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2019, would authorise the Federal Trade Commission to create regulations requiring companies to assess their systems for race,…
US proposes Algorithmic Accountability Act to stamp out bias in tech firms

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