Canadian technology startup mCloud is looking to use artificial intelligence to help companies pare their environmental footprint. For more on this, BNN Bloomberg spoke with Russ McMeekin, CEO of mCloud.
China Startup AInnovation to Go Public Within 2 Years: Kai-Fu Lee
Aug.15 -- Kai-Fu Lee, a prominent Chinese venture capitalist and founder of Sinovation Ventures, expects the company’s new subsidiary to go public within two years, and be the fastest startup in artificial intelligence to reach $100 million in revenue. He speaks with Bloomberg's Selina Wang.
Ottawa backs new $108M tech fund with aim to speed up farm automation
Laura Kilcrease, CEO of Alberta Innovates, discusses one fund's ambitions to usher in a new era of farm robotics and artificial intelligence.
Aug.13 -- John T Chambers, former Cisco Systems Inc. chief executive officer, explains why his firm JC2 Ventures LLC is investing in Uniphore Software Systems Pvt, an Indian startup that aims to use artificial intelligence to deliver faster and more personalized customer support for corporate clients. Chambers also discusses the trade war between the U.S. and China on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."
Prudential CEO Wells on 'Pulse' Health App, Asia Strategy
Aug.07 -- Prudential PLC Chief Executive Officer Michael Wells discusses the U.K. insurer's new 'Pulse' digital health app it's introducing in Malaysia, and the company's strategy for the Asia. He speaks with Paul Allen and Sophie Kamaruddin on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Robots Provide an AI Solution to Banks' Research Problems
Aug.06 -- Research provided by an algorithm designed by technology startup Akera Inc. gave hedge fund clients insight on the Brazilian real just before it rallied from a near eight-month low in May. Bloomberg's Sonali Basak reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
AI anxieties may drive populist views in Canada: Expert
Peter Loewen, fellow at the Public Policy Forum, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss his new study about Canadians' anxieties towards artificial intelligence advancement in the workforce.
Jul.31 -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. said it has a deal in place to create advertising with a firm that uses artificial intelligence to create marketing messages. Bloomberg's Sonali Basak reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
U.S. risks falling behind China on robocars: Qualcomm
China’s plan to standardize the use of 5G for vehicles to talk to each other could lead to the U.S. falling behind in the commercialization of self-driving cars, according to Qualcomm Inc.
Why AI deployment hasn't been a success for Canadian companies yet
Although Canada has become a hot spot for the development of AI, deployment of the technology has not yet been a real success in this country. Jodie Wallis, managing director of Artificial Intelligence at Accenture, joins BNN Bloomberg to dig into why.