Samsung plans $22B for artificial intelligence, autos
Will increase the number of artificial intelligence researchers to 1,000 at its AI centres around the world.
Ford rolls out exoskeleton wearable technology to Oakville
Employees in 15 plants globally to use the apparatus designed for performing repetitive overhead tasks.
Testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems
Insurance industry study finds they can fail under many circumstances.
3D-printing a gun without licence could lead to jail time
Public Safety Canada says it’s closely monitoring US moves that would allow designs for 3D-printed guns to be posted online.
D-BOX adds more movie screens in China to its motion system growth
Link Digital Cinema to purchase additional systems for Beijing to meet growing demand for premium entertainment experiences.
Emerson completes its $811M Aventics acquisition
Deal expands Emerson’s reach in fluid control and pneumatic devices space.
SYSPRO paves the way for digital transformation in latest ERP Release
Software developer SYSPRO says it has spent the past 18 months analyzing the interface of next-generation technology in the context of how the new wave of millennial users operate in the workforce.
Israeli company plans lunar landing next year
The US$95 million project, largely funded by South African-Israeli billionaire Morris Kahn and other donors, aims to land on the moon on Feb. 13.
Deloitte report warns of growing Canadian cybersecurity talent gap
Demand is climbing by 7% annually; more than 5,000 positions to fill between 2018 and 2021.
US softens trade stance toward China and raises optimism
Raises the possibility the two sides could work toward a negotiated end to punishing tariffs.
Chinese startup EV maker picks BlackBerry for key software licences
QNX technology will be used in Byton’s first series of intelligent production vehicles.
Self-driving cars won’t be mainstream until standards set: Blackberry CEO
Some countries drive on the right side of the road, some on the left; some grids use 110- and others use 220-volts.
Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech for market access
EU companies report China has pursued an implicit strategy of trading domestic market share for new foreign technology.
Syncrude oil sands tailings plan approved by regulator despite deficiencies
Water-capping technology has been tested on site since 2012 and will be ready for a 10-year assessment in 2023.
Manufacturing in 3D: It’s changing the rules and how you compete
Digital manufacturing is disrupting entire industry sectors, so be prepared to move quickly.
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Protonex supplying fuel-cell systems to U.S. Navy for UAV trials
Providing a variant of its 600 watt PEM fuel-cell propulsion system for the Hybrid Tiger program.
A case for solid state relays: New design integrates thermal protection
An integrated thermostat ensures the relay always operates in a safe or protected mode.
Energy connects with the IIoT: Leveraging the power of information
How connected devices in the oil and gas industry create value.
Cyber attack against Ukraine being prepped: US tech firm
Cisco said that at least 500,000 devices had been hijacked by malicious software dubbed VPNFilter.
3D printing: Ford pilot project goes large
Stratasys’s Infinite Build 3D printer tests large-scale car part printing and lightweighting.
Trump offers US aid to penalized Chinese telecom company ZTE
Company accused of misleading US regulators after it settled charges of violating sanctions against North Korea and Iran.
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Wohlers and CRIQ partner on additive manufacturing skills training
Aimed at designers, engineers, and managers wanting to learn how to design parts.
China tech giant crippled, US imports held amid trade spat
Fresh round of talks aimed at resolving the conflict is planned for next week in Washington.
Canada needs more swagger promoting innovations: Trudeau
…And we need need to do a better job of generating capital at home.
Canada’s wireless prices justified even if high by world standards: MEI
Think tank cites quality of the networks, size of the country, investments being made in 5G technology.
Javelin, Cimetrix Solutions to form 3D printing powerhouse
Will include senior management from both companies, with offices across Canada.
Metals miner has developed oil sands partial upgrading technology
Sherritt’s process creates a lighter barrel of oil that will flow in a pipeline without being diluted.
US China trade talks centre on rivalry over advanced technologies
Trump seeks concessions over policies that force US companies to share technology with Chinese partners.