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Expanding tech sector pumping billions into region’s economy: VIATEC

Expanding tech sector pumping billions into region’s economy: VIATEC

The sector accounted for total direct revenues of close to $5.9 billion last year, says the industry group
Gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021: study

Gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021: study

TORONTO — The gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021, amounting to the average salary of a woman in the industry being about $20,000 less than her male counterpart, according to a new report.
Strain on 5G networks leaving consumers less satisfied over time, researcher says

Strain on 5G networks leaving consumers less satisfied over time, researcher says

TORONTO — Canadian consumers are increasingly expecting more when it comes to the quality of 5G performance and are placing blame on providers when an internet connection is spotty, a researcher says.
Cohere co-founder 'skeptical' of AI creating sci-fi doomsday scenarios

Cohere co-founder 'skeptical' of AI creating sci-fi doomsday scenarios

TORONTO — The head of Canadian artificial intelligence darling Cohere says the technology is not bound to exceed human capabilities any time soon and if it does, he's skeptical any sci-fi like scenarios will arise.
Okanagan tech sector seeking economic check-up

Okanagan tech sector seeking economic check-up

Survey seeks data to understand jobs, revenue and investment generated by tech.
Wireless plan prices, connectivity among big themes at telecom summit

Wireless plan prices, connectivity among big themes at telecom summit

TORONTO — The federal industry minister says despite data showing that the cost of telecommunications services has declined in Canada, many Canadians still do not feel the effect.
How strict ground rules and AI can keep team meetings on track

How strict ground rules and AI can keep team meetings on track

Also, entrepreneurs championing sustainability in surprising places, how to spot a toxic workplace and why women of colour are ‘loud quitting’
AI to revolutionize work as humanoid robots loom on the horizon

AI to revolutionize work as humanoid robots loom on the horizon

Skilled, humanoid robots may be able to help fill jobs and address challenges created by declining fertility rates and shrinking populations globally
UBC builds smart hydrogen hub

UBC builds smart hydrogen hub

Smart Hydrogen Energy District to make hydrogen from solar power on site
B.C. poised to become a quantum technology powerhouse

B.C. poised to become a quantum technology powerhouse

Experts say commercial quantum computing will be disruptive, available in five years.