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Meet the new Skype – now with bots

While Microsoft is trying to expand the functionality of Windows 10 with its new Anniversary Update rolling out globally this week, unless you have an ultrabook with biometric sensors or know how to

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

Tech decisions made by business leaders, IT departments increasingly in sync, Dell finds

A new survey commissioned by Dell Inc. indicates that IT managers and the C-suite might be stronger partners than previously believed. For example, according to the Dell State of IT Trends 2016 survey,

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Macy’s hires a new personal shopping assistant for customers – IBM’s Watson

A visitor to Macy's in Portland, Ore. or Miami, Fla. can now have their mobile device act as their personal shopping assistant, thanks to a joint venture between the 157-year-old retailer; cloud-based customer

Published on: July 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft to give its enterprise apps a boost with Dynamics 365 and AppSource

Today's businesses rely on apps just as frequently as consumers; so why should consumers expect a simple, intuitive experience while employees are forced to stumble along? That was apparently the thinking behind Microsoft

Published on: July 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IIoT expert outlines three steps for implementing Industry 4.0

Manufacturing companies with visions of incorporating the latest automated, cloud-based, analytical tech into their production process need to recognize the value of a measured approach, an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) veteran says. Martin

Published on: July 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Cloud technology, enterprise thinking drive Canadian government’s new IT plan

The Canadian government is borrowing a page from the private sector with the new Information Technology Strategic Plan it revealed on June 29. In what Government of Canada CIO John Messina acknowledges is

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Modernizing Canada’s web presence gets underway as Service Canada partners with Adobe

If you ask most people about their experience navigating government services, it's rare to hear words like "easy," "consistent," or "accountable," but that's exactly what Service Canada hopes to achieve with the new

Published on: June 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Recap of Bracing for blockchain: What it means for business [#ITWCchats]

Update: Thanks to all of our guest experts and other participants for joining the chat today! There was some great discussion and even some debate. Please scroll down to find a quick summary

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Influitive positions itself as ‘advocate platform’ with Solstice update

Toronto-based marketing software firm Influitive released a major update to its advocacy marketing product on Tuesday, introducing personalization, more social features for advocate users, and a better mobile experience. Influitive's flagship product AdvocateHub is

Published on: June 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Apple giving Siri a leading role in next OS updates

Apple Inc. likes to use its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) as an opportunity to reveal a new round of product updates, and WWDC16 is no exception. On June 13 the company previewed,

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion USD

Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant Microsoft Corp. announced on June 13 that it would be acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based professional social network LinkedIn Corp. for $196 USD per share, or $26.2 billion USD. In

Published on: June 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CenturyLink brings world markets to the fingertips of Canadian investment firms

Automated trading and interconnected markets have given Canada's investment firms a massive digital headache in recent years - and the Canadian arm of Monroe, La.-based IT firm CenturyLink, Inc. is offering a cure.

Published on: June 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

I got pwned. Did you?

There's little sense in hiding behind the fact that, like millions of LinkedIn members, I was alarmed to read that some 117 million passwords were released last month in relation to a 2012

Published on: June 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tech guru Mary Meeker declares 2015 peak iPhone, voice as the new touchscreen in latest report

Venture capitalist Mary Meeker, a partner with Silicon Valley firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is widely seen as something of a futurist in the tech industry: she was an early champion of

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Amazon Web Services launch in Canada to bring PureCloud call centre service

It's still not known exactly when Amazon Web Services will be launching its Canadian availability this year, but when it does arrive, it will come along with a new cloud-based contact centre solution

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Brian Jackson