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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.
As ChatGPT marks one-year anniversary, here's how Canadian companies are using AI

As ChatGPT marks one-year anniversary, here's how Canadian companies are using AI

When OpenAI released ChatGPT one year ago, it instantly dazzled the world's tech community and beyond. The artificial intelligence-based chatbot could turn simple prompts from users into reams of text, including essays and speeches, within moments.
AI won't pose immediate existential threat but 'safety brakes' needed: Microsoft

AI won't pose immediate existential threat but 'safety brakes' needed: Microsoft

Microsoft’s president says he doesn't think artificial intelligence poses an immediate threat to humanity's existence, but governments and businesses still need to move faster to address the technology's risks by implementing what he calls "safety br
Black Friday sales hit $4.1 billion, top last year's numbers: Shopify

Black Friday sales hit $4.1 billion, top last year's numbers: Shopify

OTTAWA — Shopify Inc. says this year's Black Friday sales across its merchants were 22 per cent higher than the year before. The Ottawa-based e-commerce company says businesses using its software made $4.1 billion in sales on Black Friday.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday shoppers to focus on quality, timing this year: experts

Black Friday, Cyber Monday shoppers to focus on quality, timing this year: experts

TORONTO — For Harley Finkelstein, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are akin to the Super Bowl. Staff at his e-commerce software company Shopify Inc.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce forms AI council with members including Amazon, Google

Canadian Chamber of Commerce forms AI council with members including Amazon, Google

OTTAWA — The Canadian Chamber of Commerce says it has formed a council aimed at shaping public policy around artificial intelligence.
Small business owners call on government to take on Amazon, level playing field

Small business owners call on government to take on Amazon, level playing field

TORONTO — An association representing 97,000 of Canada’s small businesses is calling on Ottawa to do more to address Amazon.com Inc.'s dominance.
Once a darling of Ottawa, Shopify increasingly distancing itself from city

Once a darling of Ottawa, Shopify increasingly distancing itself from city

For its 19 yearsin existence, Shopify Inc. has been synonymous with Ottawa.
Engineers Canada wants Alberta to reconsider change to rules around 'engineer' title

Engineers Canada wants Alberta to reconsider change to rules around 'engineer' title

A group representing Canada's engineering profession is urging Alberta Premier Danielle Smith to reconsider a proposal that aims to loosen restrictions around who can use the "engineer" title.
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman raises concerns about AI's effect on future elections

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman raises concerns about AI's effect on future elections

TORONTO — One of the most prominent figures in the world of artificial intelligence is concerned about the technology's potential effects during election campaigns.