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How to Build a Data Science Portfolio

<i>A portfolio is one way to show people you are that data science unicorn.</i><p><b>How do you get a job in data science?</b> Knowing enough statistics, machine …

3 Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities

Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world's most livable cities, with …

Top 10

Google Stores Location Data Even With 'Location History' Turned Off—Here's How to Stop That

When a user chooses to pause Google’s collection of location data with the “Location History” option, the search giant continues to collect and store …

AdWords

How to Use Google Data Studio to Report on Facebook Campaigns

Want a better way to report on and visualize your social media campaign data? Have you considered Google Data Studio? In this article, you’ll …

Analytics

Explaining blockchain basics

Following my studies of blockchain, I've focused to have a deeper understanding of what is a blockchain and how it works. Of course a lot of you may …

Blockchain

Still On The Blocks, But Blockchain Ad Tech Hopes To Race This Year

AdExchanger |The rise (and fall, and rise, etc.) of cryptcurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum brought mainstream attention to blockchain technology. …

Blockchain

Viacom wants to license its TV ad targeting tech to the entire industry — and it's starting with Fox

Viacom wants to become an ad tech company. And it wants to help the TV industry better compete with Facebook and Google.<p>The beleaguered media giant, which announced decent second quarter earnings results on Thursday, is looking to develop a new revenue stream by licensing its proprietary ad …

Viacom

Why Blockchain Can And Should Be Developed For Digital Advertising

The buzz over blockchain has grown in the past few years, as can be seen in the $2.1 billion dollars forecasted to be invested in the technology in 2018.While eyes and investments have shifted to blockchain as digital currencies, like Bitcoin, have become popular, there are more ways to use …

Blockchain

This account shows everyone is living the same life on Instagram

When scrolling through your Instagram feed, do you ever feel like you’re getting déjà vu? This is probably because people seem to be living the same life on Instagram.<p>Whether it’s a perfectly shot piece of avocado toast alongside an artistic looking latte or a breathtaking image of someone jumping …

Social Media

Toronto infrastructure overwhelmed by rare storm, experts say | The Star

Jennifer Drake, a civil engineering professor at the University of Toronto, said Toronto “is an old city” and events like this storm are a reminder …

University of Toronto

Facebook, Twitter debacles loom over Snap's results

Snap Inc. investors are looking to a new management "wildcard" and Snapchat's retooled redesign to provide a rare source of optimism and keep the …

Social Media

The CW Promotes Ad-Supported VOD Service

The CW remains in the digital TV space -- but only as an ad-supported free service.<p>Speaking at the Television Critics Association meeting, Mark …

Smart TV

How to build an interactive infographic from scratch

Creating interactive infographics with plain Javascript (Part-one)<p>Introduction<p>Today’s browsers let us connect information in ways never seen before. …

Infographics

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

Google Warns Against Possible Expansion Of 'Right To Be Forgotten'

Google is expressing concerns to the Department of Commerce that the so-called "right to be forgotten" could spread from Europe to other areas of the …

Privacy

Powerful thunderstorm ends for Toronto, Environment Canada says

A severe thunderstorm warning for Toronto has ended after an earlier risk of torrential downpours, strong winds and hail.<p>A strong storm system moved …

Toronto

Why Amazon Can't Match Microsoft In The Cloud: 10 Insights From Satya Nadella

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>CLOUD WARS — When Amazon …

Satya Nadella

'Mad Magazine' Comes to Snapchat, Snap Introduces Private Ad Marketplace

Last spring, <i>Mad Magazine</i> announced it would relaunch through new publisher DC Entertainment with an April issue. The issue was its 550th — enjoying a …

Advertising

What is Hadoop? How is Hadoop connected with the Cloud?

<b>What is Hadoop?</b><p>Hadoop is an open source framework that is ideally suitable for developing software apps and reliable, distributed, scalable computing. The Hadoop distributed computing is required to support the growth of voluminous data. It is also perfect for analyzing, storing, and processing big …

Ubiquitous Computing

Google wants you to use its new physical keys to secure your account

You should already be using two-factor authentication to prevent unauthorized access to your online accounts. While your phone is up to the task of helping you with that, Google believes it’s time for to take the next step: using a physical security key.<p>At its ongoing Google Cloud Next event, the …

Authentication

Microsoft debuts free quantum computer programming katas

Microsoft yesterday announced the release of Quantum Katas, a self-paced programming project that teaches developers how to write code for quantum computers.<p>Quantum Katas, as the name implies, are coding katas from Microsoft that teach beginning developers the fundamentals of the company’s quantum …

Quantum Computing

Facebook Removes Some Targeting Options To Settle Civil Rights Investigation

Facebook will no longer allow advertisers to target certain ads based on race, national origin, disability status, and other characteristics …

Rights & Freedoms

Introducing the First Natural Language to SQL API

Talk to your data!<p>What if, instead of running complex SQL scripts, you could simply ask your database a question? What were my sales yesterday? What …

Databases

Startup let's you get up to 50% off at Toronto restaurants

There's a new way to save money when eating at Toronto restaurants. New app Eatibl – which launched this week – has partnered with over 150 …

Toronto

Adobe Looks To Automate Attribution Models

Adobe began rolling out its Attribution IQ platform on Friday; it allows marketers to choose from 10 attribution models on one dashboard. The future …

Advertising Industry

Toronto expands advanced crosswalk signal program to enhance pedestrian safety

The City of Toronto plans to expand the advanced crosswalk signal program to nearly 80 intersections by the end of the year to reduce the number of …

Road Safety

EU ruling against Google may open opportunity for rivals

European regulators’ latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers — that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening.<p>The European Commission on Wednesday fined Google a record US$5-billion for …

Google Search

'It's a game changer': Google, Pinterest, Snapchat and marketers are rushing to crack the latest advertising search trend

You've just seen someone wearing the perfect jacket. What happens next?<p>You could string together a couple of descriptive words and search for it online, hoping to get back something similar. Or you could snap a photo on your phone and get all the information you want instantaneously.<p>The latter is …

Home Depot

Snapchat and Nielsen Partner to Integrate Offline Data For Audience Targeting

Snapchat and Nielsen are adding deeper audience targeting capabilities, such as offline purchasing data, that could help Snapchat better compete with …

Advertising

La multa europea a Google por Android asciende a 4.343 millones euros

La empresa defiende que con su sistema operativo ha creado "más opciones para todo el mundo" y anuncia que recurrirá la sanción<p>La Comisión Europea …