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Coffee Briefing Nov. 21 – Microsoft Ignite updates; Canadians want more AI training; SalvageData expands to Canada; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!  Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. Microsoft announces new services and updates at…

OpenAI board acted in totally haphazard way: Legal tech expert

A decision by the OpenAI board to change leaders is a case study on how corporate boards of directors should not do it, a legal text expert, author, and lawyer said today. In an interview with IT World Canada, Colin…

Thomson Reuters to spend more than $100 million annually on generative AI

Thomson Reuters has started rolling out generative AI into its products, notably in its flagship Westlaw Precision, and has doubled down on its promise to spend more than US$100 million annually on artificial intelligence capabilities. Chief executive Steve Hasker initially…

Snowflake’s AI Breakthrough: Introducing New Managed Service Features

Data cloud company Snowflake this week launched Snowflake Cortex, a managed service which it said enables organizations to more easily discover, analyze and build artificial intelligence (AI) applications. It said the new offering, which was launched at  the firm’s Snowday…

Coffee Briefing Nov. 7 – CGI teams up with Google, CyberCatch protects SMBs against ransomware and data theft; All Nova Scotians to have access to free virtual healthcare; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. CGI deepens partnership with Google to foster responsible…

AI Safety Summit at Bletchley Park all about trust: Champagne

Last week’s AI Safety Summit, held at Bletchley Park in the U.K., was all about acknowledgement, action, adaption, and, most importantly, trust, says François-Philippe Champagne, Canadian federal minister of innovation, science and industry. Champagne, who made the remarks following the…

OpenAI’s Game-Changer: Altman Unveils ChatGPT’s Next-Gen Features, Echoing Apple’s Iconic Launches

“One more thing…” With those words, Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, channelled the late Steve Jobs while unveiling the new capabilities of ChatGPT at OpenAI DevDay yesterday. Altman arrived at his company’s developers’ conference ready to astonish and captivate his…

CIOs must balance the environmental promises and risks of AI, says Gartner report

While there are many benefits and advancements that come from using artificial intelligence within organizations, Gartner says they need to be balanced against the environmental consequences that come from hardware, model training, and energy consumption.  At the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo…

Firms unprepared for AI’s ‘massive’ energy requirements: Pure Storage

Data storage vendor Pure Storage, in association with Wakefield Research, released a new report today that identifies the hurdles organizations across industries face both in adopting artificial intelligence (AI), and unveiling what it described as the “the often overlooked energy…

Coffee Briefing Nov. 14 – MISA Ontario launches new cybersecurity training; New “green” AI platform; Sage announces new Sage Intacct enhancements; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed last week’s Coffee Briefing? We’ve got you covered. IBM announces US$500 million Enterprise AI Venture…

Cisco launches AI Readiness Index; Canada is behind

With all of the hype around artificial intelligence (AI), companies are diving into the technology in hopes of gaining a competitive advantage. But, Cisco wondered, are they actually prepared to succeed with it? Thus was born the Cisco AI Readiness…

NRF summit takes a deep dive into legal world of AI

There is still much that organizations need to figure out when it comes to how best to implement artificial intelligence (AI), a technology that has or will impact them all, whether they like it or not. The advances have been…

Microsoft’s Nadella tells Ignite audience: Industry at a ‘tipping point’

The computer industry is entering an entirely new development phase for artificial intelligence (AI), said Satya Nadella, the chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of Microsoft Corp., in a keynote address yesterday that kicked off the company’s Ignite 2023 conference…

Microsoft plugs Copilot in everywhere at Ignite 2023

This week at Ignite, Microsoft brandished its Copilot Swiss Army knife, embedding the AI assistant into all of its products and services. The company’s chief executive officer, Satya Nadella, said, “Microsoft has over 1 million paid Copilot users in more…

Altman out at OpenAI; Murati appointed interim CEO

Today, the board of directors at ChatGPT developer OpenAI announced that chief executive officer (CEO) Sam Altman is departing as CEO and leaving the board of directors, effective immediately. Chief technology officer Mira Murati has been appointed interim CEO. In…

Microsoft hires Altman, Brockman to head new AI unit as chaos at OpenAI deepens

In yet another huge twist in the OpenAI leadership saga, ousted chief executive officer Sam Altman, who had reportedly been negotiating to return to the company, has been snapped up, along with his OpenAI co-founder Greg Brockman, to head an…

HPE and DarkByte partner to offer greener AI cloud service

AI cloud services startup DarkByte has announced a partnership with IT giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to offer customers access to an on-demand AI cloud service powered by renewable energy, using sources including solar, batteries, hydro, and nanotech. This, the…

The Role of Robot AI in Everyday Life: A Glimpse into 2050

The year is 2050, and the once-distant future of Robot AI in our daily lives has become our reality. The integration of these intelligent machines has ushered in a new era, where the boundaries between science fiction and everyday existence…

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Reserve Casino Hotel

The Reserve was a 224-room African-themed hotel and casino located on 777 West Lake Mead Parkway in Henderson, Nevada. Owned by Gem Gaming, the hotel and casino opened on February 18, 1998 and temporarily closed in 2001 to become Fiesta…

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From delicious all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees to warm and inviting service, Country Kitchen treats our guests like they’re being welcomed back home. Light and fluffy pancakes, hearty skillets and omelettes, thick and juicy burgers, savory sandwiches, tender steak…