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Mastercard opens access to its blockchain technology API

Mastercard is taking a bet on blockchain, officially revealing its blockchain technology complete with open API. For its blockchain solution, Mastercard focused on four principles: privacy, flexibility, scalability, and reach. It will be

Published on: October 20th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

CATA wants the Liberals to ‘press the reset button’ to improve Canadian business growth

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) thinks Canada's federal government needs to seriously reconsider its economic agenda, and isn't afraid to say so. On Thursday the organization, which lobbies Canada's governments to enact

Published on: September 29th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Why it’s dangerous to Google Shawn Mendes or Justin Bieber

Each year McAfee produces a list of the world’s most dangerous cyber celebrities. You may remember actresses such as Lily Collins (pop star Phil Collins' daughter) and Emma Watson taking top spot in past years.

Published on: September 21st, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

New Apple Watch more like Dick Tracy device than ever

In the classic comic strip Dick Tracy, the ace detective used a two-way wrist watch radio as a communication device. For those waiting to act out their Dick Tracy fantasy and talk into

Published on: September 12th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Dell EMC’s version of the HoloLens highlights its end of 2017 offerings

Dell EMC is prepared for the rest of 2017, announcing a lineup packed with its Windows Mixed Reality headset, 8th generation Intel Core i7 processors, and a welcome customer support change. Dell Visor

Published on: September 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Familiar face takes over Microsoft Canada

Former Dell EMC Canada president Kevin Peesker has been named the new Microsoft Canada president. Peesker becomes the first Canadian-born President of Microsoft Canada since Frank Clegg, who retired from Microsoft Canada at

Published on: September 7th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Wireless improves student engagement, device management

Educators often bemoan the presence of mobile devices in the classroom when they're in the hands of students and distracting them from the lesson at hand. But when that device is in the

Published on: August 15th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

London, Ont.-based Voices.com acquires California-based rival

Reversing the news you might expect from this type of announcement, a Canadian online business is expanding its operations by purchasing its U.S. counterpart. On Wednesday, London, Ont.-based online voice talent and audio

Published on: August 9th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

9 suggestions from ITAC for the 2018 Canadian budget

We're in the second half of 2017 and you know what that means - it's time to start thinking about the 2018 Canadian budget and how it may affect the Canadian ICT industry.

Published on: August 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

How MediaTile is improving worker safety by digitally connecting remote locations

People working in remote locations are often the ones who stand to benefit the most from new technology like the Internet of Things (IoT), but are generally last to see its implementation. That’s

Published on: August 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Synerion helps SMBs automate their employee scheduling and payroll

Digital transformation is as essential a pursuit for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as enterprises, if not more so. It's also expensive, a challenge Synerion North America Inc. would like to help them

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

i3 Solutions has developed a Panacea for the healthcare industry

From medical treatment to digital records, Canadians expect technology to play an increasing role in their healthcare - and i3 Solutions Inc. wants to help with the latter. The Mississauga, Ont.-based solution provider

Published on: August 2nd, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

New streamlined device management helps school IT team prepare for fall

IT teams for educational institutions might get a chance to have their own fun this summer thanks to the adoption of the Windows 10 operating system. Many teams used to spend the entire

Published on: August 2nd, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Daaba connects businesses with nearby law service providers that fit their budget

The legal profession is currently facing something of a paradox: today's law students face decreasing job prospects and are graduating with more than $100,000 in debt, yet depending on the area of law,

Published on: August 1st, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

MBC promises to make managed IT services a delightful experience

One of the key barriers to digital transformation - a challenge many of our readers are no doubt familiar with - is how difficult it can be to implement the IT infrastructure and

Published on: July 28th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff