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Amazon re-imagining databases with Aurora

LAS VEGAS - Amazon Web Services, Inc. took a shot at traditional database vendors at its Re: Invent show. AWS CEO Andy Jassy said Aurora is a commercial style database service that companies

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

ITAC wants the enterprise to help make Canada a leader in IoT

TORONTO - The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is looking towards the future. Though it will continue serving its diverse membership base regardless of sector, for now the organization plans to help

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The Internet of Taps? Rogers, Ericsson piloting “connected water” project for Ottawa

The Internet of Things (IoT) has already improved clothing, packaging, advertising, and agriculture - so why not utilities? Rogers Communications Inc. and Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson plan to answer that question by running

Published on: November 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Charity turns Salesforce1 app into ‘Furniture Bank’ for the needy

When Furniture Bank executive director Dan Kershaw says he didn't expect to win a 2016 Ingenious Award from the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), it's easy to believe him - after all,

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

TubeMogul acquisition a natural fit for Adobe, experts say

Though ad spending on digital video remains dwarfed by ad spending on TV, the former is growing much more quickly, and by acquiring one of the sector's emerging leaders, Adobe Systems Inc. is

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

FreshBooks announces integration with Google’s G Suite cloud platform

If you're a G Suite user who wishes Google Inc.'s cloud platform would let you file invoices as easily as it helps you collaborate with your colleagues, or a FreshBooks user who wishes

Published on: November 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CIX names this year’s 20 most innovative Canadian tech companies

Industry organization the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) announced its picks for this year's 20 most innovative publicly traded Canadian tech companies on Tuesday. CEOs and Founders from each of the 20 will be

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IDC predictions for 2017: Next tech frontier is ‘augmented humanity’

Get ready for the era of augmented humanity. Global research powerhouse IDC says the next era of IT transformation will marry technology with biology to take the human mind and body to unprecedented

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Christine Wong

Adobe isn’t just for creatives, CEO says

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - You don't have to be Creative to benefit from Adobe's Cloud. The audiences for products such as Adobe Spark and Project Nimbus extend well beyond what popular opinion assumes

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft battling Slack with new Microsoft Teams

The competition between office communication platforms is starting to get more and more crowded with Microsoft Corp. entering the race with Microsoft Teams, a new chat-based workspace within Office 365. Aimed at organizations that

Published on: November 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft shifts Canadian cloud focus from data sovereignty to data security

For the past few years, Microsoft Corp. has sold Canadian enterprise customers on its ability to keep their cloud-based data in Canada. Now it's trying to sell them on its ability to keep

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Christine Wong

QuickBooks gets new integrations with Google, more to come

QuickBooks users can now prepare invoices for their clients simply by scheduling their work time in Google Calendar, thanks to a new partnership announced between Intuit Inc. and Google on Oct. 21. The

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Email, social most effective ways to reach online viewers, 3-year Adobe study finds

Online viewership has peaked across the world wide web, and the marketers who want a larger share are best off focusing on platforms they can customize such as social media and email, according

Published on: October 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada lags behind other G20 nations in fostering digital platform innovation: Accenture

Platform-based businesses from Salesforce to Uber have become some of the world's biggest economic success stories in recent years, but Canada's government and business leaders have been slow to foster the type of

Published on: October 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

VMWare and Amazon Web Services bury the hatchet, announce new hybrid cloud service

Three years after its CEO warned partners that any enterprise storage customers using Amazon Web Services (AWS) would be lost to VMware Inc. forever, the cloud and virtualization software and services provider turned

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood