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Microsoft is Opening Toronto Headoffice, 60,000 New Jobs Projected

Big news for Toronto today, Microsoft has announced that it will be opening a huge office downtown Toronto. Microsoft is committed to Toronto, so much so, it will be investing $570 million dollars into the city and the province of Ontario. At first they want to hire 500 employees as well as 500 students, but … Continue reading Microsoft is Opening Toronto Headoffice, 60,000 New Jobs Projected

Vancouver to Seattle Highspeed Train Almost a Reality

Update: While High speed train is being studied by both provincial and state governments, a private company, Harbour Air Seaplanes, has launched a seaplane that gets you in Seattle in around 1 hour from Vancouver. The tickets are around $400 but if speed is what you are after - this will be the best option … Continue reading Vancouver to Seattle Highspeed Train Almost a Reality

Montreal / Waterloo Maluuba, AI deep learning startup, has been acquired by Microsoft

Microsoft has agreed to acquire Maluuba, a Montreal Waterloo based company with one of the world’s most impressive deep learning research labs for natural language understanding. Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning and reinforcement learning for question-answering and decision-making systems will help Microsoft advance their strategy to democratize AI and to make it accessible and valuable … Continue reading Montreal / Waterloo Maluuba, AI deep learning startup, has been acquired by Microsoft