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AI skills in demand as companies develop 2024 hiring plans for Canada

AI skills in demand as companies develop 2024 hiring plans for Canada

TORONTO — When Canadian companies turn to hiring this year, candidates will need to show skill in a key area: artificial intelligence.
2 models of Apple Watch can go on sale again, for now, after court lifts halt over a patent dispute

2 models of Apple Watch can go on sale again, for now, after court lifts halt over a patent dispute

Two higher-end models of the Apple Watch can go on sale again after a federal court temporarily lifted a sales halt ordered by the International Trade Commission over a patent dispute.
Prime Video makes changes as it sets launch date for showing ads in Canada

Prime Video makes changes as it sets launch date for showing ads in Canada

TORONTO — Amazon's Prime Video has picked the date when it'll begin showing commercials on its streaming service in Canada. Representatives for the company told The Canadian Press they've marked Feb.
Rising prices, shrinking libraries: How streaming TV is shaking down in Canada

Rising prices, shrinking libraries: How streaming TV is shaking down in Canada

TORONTO — Streaming television forever changed how Canadians watch their favourite shows, offering a seemingly bottomless library of commercial-free programming for a dirt-cheap price.
Creeping price points: A look at the rising cost of Canada's streaming TV services

Creeping price points: A look at the rising cost of Canada's streaming TV services

Streaming TV isn't getting any cheaper. After it was once heralded as the cost-effective alternative to cable, the price of Canada's streaming services is inching higher every year.
New BlackBerry CEO John Giamatteo has his eye on expenses as he works to split firm

New BlackBerry CEO John Giamatteo has his eye on expenses as he works to split firm

BlackBerry Ltd.'s new chief executive has his eye on lowering expenses as the company works to split its two main businesses and return the firm to some of its former glory.
Don't get lost in the 'distant sci-fi': Cohere prefers to focus on AI's simpler side

Don't get lost in the 'distant sci-fi': Cohere prefers to focus on AI's simpler side

TORONTO — In a world where artificial intelligence has helped professional soccer teams develop game strategies, created a fake viral tune reminiscent of Drake and The Weeknd and played brewmaster, Nick Frosst loves the simpler uses of the technology

'Barbenheimer' and Women's World Cup among top 2023 Google searches in Canada

Topics tied to the world of sports dominated Google searches in Canada this year, while "Oppenheimer" edged out "Barbie" when it came to movie queries.
BlackBerry names new CEO, calls off plans for IPO of Internet of Things business

BlackBerry names new CEO, calls off plans for IPO of Internet of Things business

BlackBerry Ltd. has promoted John Giamatteo to chief executive and called off plans for an initial public offering of its Internet of Things business, but still plans to split its operations.
The hidden environmental cost of your overflowing email inbox

The hidden environmental cost of your overflowing email inbox

When consumers think about ways to reduce their carbon footprint, lowering their car usage, eating fewer animal products and reducing their waste likely come to mind. But there’s another, perhaps easier, way to cut your emissions: delete old emails.