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Financial advice from AI may be educational but not holistic, experts say

Financial advice from AI may be educational but not holistic, experts say

TORONTO — As an experiment, Kelley Keehn asked ChatGPT to suggest a financial plan for a small Canadian family.
AI pioneer Yoshua Bengio wishes Canada's AI legislation was further along by now

AI pioneer Yoshua Bengio wishes Canada's AI legislation was further along by now

TORONTO — Artificial intelligence icon Yoshua Bengio wishes Canadian legislation on theincreasingly mighty technology he pioneered would be further along by now.
Tech group calls on feds to take action on boosting semiconductor industry

Tech group calls on feds to take action on boosting semiconductor industry

A group of technology organizations is calling on the federal government to bolster Canada's semiconductor industry or risk talent and companies moving elsewhere.
BlackBerry aiming for June IPO for Internet of Things business: CEO

BlackBerry aiming for June IPO for Internet of Things business: CEO

The head of BlackBerry Ltd. says he's hoping for June timing on the initial public offering the company has planned for its Internet of Things business.
U.S. tech workers make 46 per cent more than Canadian counterparts: TMU study

U.S. tech workers make 46 per cent more than Canadian counterparts: TMU study

TORONTO — A new study says U.S. tech workers are paid 46 per cent more on average than their Canadian counterparts.
MuchMusic's expansive physical videotape archive is finally going digital

MuchMusic's expansive physical videotape archive is finally going digital

TORONTO — Decades of MuchMusic programming is being rescued from the sands of time.
AI pioneer Geoffrey Hinton says the world is heeding warnings about the technology

AI pioneer Geoffrey Hinton says the world is heeding warnings about the technology

TORONTO — Months after artificial intelligence luminaries began ringing alarm bells about the technology’s risks, one of the field's pioneers says he feels like people are listening.

Clearco CEO relishes chance to transform firm as it lands new funding during downturn

TORONTO — When Andrew Curtis took over Clearco, he had his work cut out for him.
Shopify CEO discouraging staff from side hustles that divert attention from company

Shopify CEO discouraging staff from side hustles that divert attention from company

OTTAWA — The chief executive of Shopify Inc. is discouraging staff from taking on side gigs that divert their attention away from the company.
B.C. tech holding company Tiny buys majority stake in film review platform Letterboxd

B.C. tech holding company Tiny buys majority stake in film review platform Letterboxd

VICTORIA — Tech holding company Tiny Ltd. says it's buying a majority stake in movie review platform Letterboxd. Victoria, B.C.-based Tiny has not shared what it will pay for the 60 per cent stake it will take in the film diary and rating website.