Category Archives: Technology

As Canada eyes AI growth, could electricity demands fuel climate change? – National

Could the electricity needed to power artificial intelligence make climate change worse? The federal government pledged $2.4 billion to build out artificial intelligence projects in Canada in the recent budget on top of billions in federal funding over recent years, and a national strategy on AI. Canada’s Competition Bureau noted in a discussion paper in […]

Disney, Hulu and Max Streaming Bundle Will Soon Become Available

In a rare moment of solidarity, two entertainment giants are teaming up to try to get consumers to stop canceling their streaming services so frequently. Disney and Warner Bros. Discovery announced on Wednesday that they would start offering a bundle of their Disney+, Hulu and Max streaming services this summer, a sign of how rivals […]

Artificial Intelligence ‘Friends’ – The New York Times

By Kevin Roose Technology columnist and co-host of the Times podcast “Hard Fork” Artificial intelligence, we are told, is a transformative economic force; it will change workers’ jobs, boost corporate profits and reshape industries. But for the last month, I’ve been investigating its social side — by making more than a dozen A.I. “friends.” I […]

How the Kendrick Lamar vs. Drake Beef Crashed the Genius Website

Cole Swain was scrolling through his phone one morning before school last week when he received an alert from YouTube. It was 8:24 a.m. in Los Angeles, where Mr. Swain is a university student, and Kendrick Lamar had just released “Euphoria,” a highly anticipated diss track targeting Drake in the escalating showdown between the two […]

London Drugs issues apology, says no evidence of compromised data in cyberattack

London Drugs has issued a formal apology letter to its customers for its abrupt closure of Western Canada stores after a cyberattack. The cyberattack shut down 79 retail locations across B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba for roughly six days. “I want to begin by expressing my sincere apologies for the inconvenience and any concerns that […]

G.M. to Retire the Chevy Malibu to Make More EVs

General Motors said on Wednesday that it would stop making the Chevrolet Malibu, the last affordable sedan in its U.S. model lineup and a venerable nameplate that was introduced in the 1960s when the company was a dominant force in the U.S. economy. For years, American drivers have been gravitating toward sport utility vehicles and […]

Google Unveils AI for Predicting Behavior of Human Molecules

Artificial intelligence is giving machines the power to generate videos, write computer code and even carry on a conversation. It is also accelerating efforts to understand the human body and fight disease. On Wednesday, Google DeepMind, the tech giant’s central artificial intelligence lab, and Isomorphic Labs, a sister company, unveiled a more powerful version of […]

Artificially Intelligent Help for Planning Your Summer Vacation

The summer travel season starts in just a few weeks, but if you are looking for software that goes beyond simply booking flights and hotels, you’re in luck. Search engines enhanced by artificial intelligence can help with your research and outline full itineraries. Certain older apps have recently been updated to suggest more eco-friendly travel […]