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Huawei MateBook pre-order begins; offers cheaper Surface alternative

Huawei Technologies Co. announced on Monday that its own take on a Windows 10 hybrid PC is now available for pre-order and will go on sale in Canada July 11. The MateBook is

Published on: June 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Charities can use their success to market themselves with CanadaHelps’ new tool

For years, administration costs have served as a key measure that Canadians use to evaluate the charities they contribute to, but a new offering by Toronto-based online donation platform developer CanadaHelps aims to

Published on: June 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Et voilà! Montreal wins ‘Intelligent Community of the Year’ award

Montreal has joined Calgary, Waterloo, Ont. and Toronto as the fourth Canadian city to be named the Intelligent Community of the Year, the Intelligent Community Forum announced on Wednesday. Announced in the previous

Published on: June 17th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Big data tips from MLSE’s ‘analytics coach’

Jonathan Carrigan manages one of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment’s most important teams. Although properties owned by Canada’s largest sports conglomerate include the Maple Leafs, Raptors and Toronto FC franchises, Carrigan oversees the company’s

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Christine Wong

Canadian firms’ definition of “remote” work less than ideal, Citrix says [infographic]

Twenty per cent of Canadian employees might work remotely, but a recent survey by enterprise software firm Citrix Canada indicates that how companies define their mobility strategy is often at odds with the

Published on: June 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Is social media a viable tool for disaster relief?

"Big Uncomfortable Ideas" was the title of Melanie Irons' presentation at the World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM) this week, as she tried to persuade listeners to adopt an approach to disaster response that

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

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

Bell brings enterprise-level UC to SMB market with Total Connect

Bell Canada is now delivering its unified communications service, Bell Total Connect, to small and medium-sized businesses in Ontario and Quebec, the telecommunications giant announced May 31. Previously available only to enterprises and

Published on: May 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The Beer Store replaces ‘Beer Wall’ with digital kiosks

With the May 24 weekend that is the unofficial kickoff to summer having just passed us by, many Ontarians likely had their first encounter with The Beer Store's new digital approach to browsing

Published on: May 24th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Toronto-based Hyperloop startup seeks to keep things cool

Canadians dreaming of a future Hyperloop system that will shoot them across the 500 km from Toronto to Montreal in less than an hour can also take comfort in knowing that ride won't

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Rogers opens 72 new small business centres across Canada

Canadian small business owners looking for advice can now turn to Rogers for assistance. Rogers has opened 72 new small business centres throughout Canada, designed to support owners and provide access to resources.

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

How technology is helping relief efforts in Fort McMurray

With the wildfires in Alberta still devastating Fort McMurray, technology has played a significant role in helping with the recovery effort. Aerial drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming a common piece of technology

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Free Windows 10 upgrade offer to expire this summer

Microsoft Corp. announced that Windows users have just under three months to upgrade their devices to Windows 10 for free. As of July 29, 2016 - the program's one-year anniversary - the company will

Published on: May 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

It’s not just you: CIRA study discovers low Internet speeds across Canada

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has released a new report that breaks down the speed and quality of the country's national, provincial, and municipal Internet connections - and to put it lightly,

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google purchases Toronto-based makers behind app training software Synergyse

Google Inc. has announced that it will be purchasing the Toronto-based developers behind Synergyse, a virtual training service that helps users master Google Apps. Synergyse itself will be added to Google Apps later

Published on: May 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood