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How blockchain technology can help improve everyday life

At Interac Corp., a leading provider of payment services in Canada, we’ve discovered that blockchain for business can improve everyday life. Consider that blockchain’s promise lies in its ability to weave together networks of previously independent people, organizations and industries to create new value chains. These can help to transform business models, deliver new customer […]

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How blockchain helps spark innovation for energy grids

Electric utilities are in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime business model transformation. To capitalize on energy technologies that give customers new choices and change the structure of the electrical grid, utilities must adapt to a new reality. We at Alectra Utilities Corp., a utility serving one million homes and businesses outside of Toronto in Ontario, […]

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Progressive seeks industry edge with high-tech Quantum

The science and technology world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, which promise to solve problems beyond what classical computers ever could. The first industry applications are now being explored and it is expected that within five years quantum computing will be mainstream. Companies like Progressive Insurance are already taking action to learn […]

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How one hospital gains productivity with high-tech AI

At the Centre Hospitalier Chrétien (CHC), we are committed to putting patients first. Quality of care and patient safety are our top priorities. And we care for many patients. In our hospital and clinics, we have more than 1,000 beds for acute care patients, 30 beds for psychiatric care and 675 beds for retired residents. […]

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