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Elon Musk plays Johnny Mnemonic with us and brings Neuralink to brains near you

Tech industry details how US immigration policy hurts American AI edge

The tech industry has warned that current immigration policies are detrimental to the U.S. maintaining an edge in the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) spheres, according to a report...
Here's why engineers still make the best tech company CEOs.

Why engineers are still the CEOs we need today

Engineers turned company leaders have reigned supreme across Silicon Valley for years. Startup engineers developing a desirable product or service, scaling it up to meet consumer demand, and suddenly finding themselves at...
Big Tech is helping everyday consumers in the fight against climate change.

Inside Big Tech’s crusade to combat climate change

Science and technology go hand in hand. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Big Tech is invested in addressing climate change. Fighting this issue is not only good for the planet, but also...
Canada quickly becoming a tech haven for startups in N. America.video

Canada’s tech hubs are supplanting Silicon Valley

For decades now, Silicon Valley has been the greatest technological hub in North America. However, a recent CNBC feature notes that a few Canadian cities are on the cusp of overtaking...
Google aims to help people living with paralysis by gifting them a home mini device.video

TechMatters: Google Nest and Reeve Foundation give free Home Minis to people living with...

TechMatters is a semi-regular column exploring the intersection between tech and our lives, why it matters, and how it’s helping to improve our quality and vitality of life.  Here, we will profile...
Amazon under fire for Rekognition facial software

Amazon’s ethically questionable surveillance technology

In a disconcerting move, Amazon employees met with ICE officials in 2018 to market their emerging facial recognition technology, Rekognition. Then last month, Amazon doubled down by partnering their home security company,...
FashionAI store from Alibaba brings new shopping experience to fahionistas

The demand for ethical fashion is finally spreading

In the United States, it’s sometimes said that living as an ethical consumer is an impossibility. After all, there’s little question about the exploitative business practices that have become engrained throughout...
US is dealing with ongoing intellectual property theft by Chinese agents

Trade secret theft severely undercuts US industry

One of the main reasons that the Trump administration launched its trade war against China is its assertion that the Asian superpower doesn’t adequately enforce copyright law. Washington maintains that Sino...
Digital marketing lessons culled from working in the stock market.

Digital marketing lessons from the stock market

Business performance and the stock market have always been correlated. One only needs to look at how a company is doing on the market to know what their stock value might...
The podcast industry has taken off and looks to continue expansion.

What the podcast industry looks like after 15 years

It’s been roughly 15 years since podcasts first came into the world as a game-changing medium for audio entertainment. In many ways since then, new podcasts have become communication outlets similar to...