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Microsoft reveals new OS and targets Chromebooks with new Surface Laptop

At its education event in New York this morning, the Redmond, Washington-based giant announced its intent to recapture an area that has been dominated by Google's Chromebook, unveiling a new edition of its operating

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Lazaridis Institute launches data platform to help Canadian tech companies grow

Canada will soon have its own data platform for technology companies looking to track their growth metrics. The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises at Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy in Waterloo, Ont.,

Published on: April 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Apple to launch worldwide educational initiative at retail stores

May is usually known for sprouting flowers from April showers, but this year's bloom will be accompanied by art, design, photography, and coding lessons if Apple Inc. has anything to say about it.

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Why ITWC is shining a light on digital transformation

At ITWC’s recent Technicity event held with the City of Toronto, I referenced research that suggested by 2020 three-quarters of the companies listed on the S&P 500 would be names that are unfamiliar

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Fawn Annan

Recap: Can we ever trust self-driving cars? #ITWCchats

Updated January 26, 2017 at 3:30 PM EST After months of seeing major tech brands compete with announcements about their leadership in the self-driving car space and a CES 2017 event in Las

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Mudeeha Yousaf

Free learn to code event returns to Canada bigger than ever

Canadians will be getting the opportunity to learn how to code for free in 2017. The HTML500 is Canada’s largest free to learn to code event, and after a year-long hiatus, has announced

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Foster innovation and inclusivity through storytelling, Google-led report says

Using innovation and digital storytelling to both foster inclusivity and break down silos between the arts and business communities appears to have been the key message to emerge from a recent joint effort

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Check out what these 5 architecture students built using Yulio’s VR platform

Any project leader who doubts virtual reality's potential to expand their team's imagination should pay a visit to Ryerson University's architectural science classes. They may find themselves in a picturesque cave, a natural-looking

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Yulio helps Ryerson’s budding architects build the VR projects of their dreams

The most striking feature of Semeen Mahbub's proposed installation for Toronto's Allan Gardens is the shadows. What resembles a gate from the outside has actually been expertly designed to cast intricate shadows across

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Recruiter says Trump’s win could woo Canadian tech talent home from the U.S.

Donald Trump’s electoral victory may lure a small number of American tech workers to Canada but could prove a bigger draw in enticing Canadian tech expats back home from the U.S., a top

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Christine Wong

U of T, Waterloo among World Economic Forum’s top 50 tech schools worldwide

It would appear that two of Canada's top technical universities are fairly well regarded around the world too. A recent survey of QS World University ranking data by the World Economic Forum placed

Published on: July 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The Astellas Oncology C3 prize is looking for Canadians with an entrepreneurial spirit

Calling all Canadian innovators! The Astellas Oncology C3 prize is offering $100,000 USD in grants for cutting-edge non-medical approaches to helping cancer patients. “We’re really trying to get people who have a passion

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Toronto joins New York, Paris, Mumbai as latest city to host YouTube Space

Aspiring viral video creators in Toronto may want to head down to George Brown College's Centre for Arts, Design & Information Technology to do their next shoot, as Google announced that it's opening

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Algonquin College treads new ground with Salesforce adoption

Pushing the adoption of software that requires a new way of doing things across an entire organization can be a Sisyphean task for a leader - just ask Doug Wotherspoon, the vice-president of

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

New survey highlights the reasons that women stay out of the tech industry

That women represent a minority of executives, business owners, and employees in the tech industry is a reality that's become so ingrained it barely needs citing - and an ongoing Stanford University-led study

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood