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Samsung opens second North American AI lab in Toronto

If it wasn't already apparent that Canada is becoming a major hub for AI research, it is now. Samsung has opened an AI Center (or Centre, for the Canadian crowd) in Toronto, and it's only the company's second big lab in North America — the other is… Source: Engadget | Samsung opens second North American …

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Tim Cook Makes First Trip to Canada as Apple CEO With Surprise Visit to Toronto [Updated]

Tim Cook made his first appearance in Canada today as the head of Apple with an unannounced visit to Toronto this morning. Just before noon local time, Cook made a surprise visit to the company’s retail store at the Eaton Centre shopping mall, reports The Globe and Mail. Cook was pictured alongside young students attending …

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Lyft to Launch in Toronto Next Month as Uber Competitor Expands to First City Outside of United States

Lyft today announced that it will launch its ride-hailing service in Toronto next month as its first market outside of the United States. Riders in Canada’s largest city—and nearby Hamilton, Ontario—will be able to hail Lyft or Lyft Plus vehicles that hold up to four or six passengers respectively, as well as fancier Lyft Premiere, …

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Apple Accepting Red Cross Donations to Aid British Columbia Wildfire Relief Efforts

Apple is accepting donations to the Canadian Red Cross through iTunes to help people affected by ongoing wildfires in British Columbia. The province declared a state of emergency in July. iTunes users in Canada can donate $5, $10, $25, $50, $100, or $200 with a credit card tied to their account. Apple will transfer 100 …

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