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Trump-induced NAFTA renegotiations could be a boon for online businesses, eBay says

Donald Trump's protectionist rhetoric over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - which in the past he threatened to "rip up" and called "the worst trade deal in history" - could deliver

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Say hello to Google’s new hiring management app

Google's new "Hire" app is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with their internal hiring process. At its core, the app an applicant tracking service. As such, Hire will integrate with

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

How Digitcom helped an auto parts firm roll out its new phone system across 12 sites

Running multiple locations is crucial for businesses in the manufacturing industry, but how do you ensure they're all working in tandem? That was the challenge facing Brampton, Ont.-based automotive parts manufacturer Matcor-Matsu Group

Published on: July 17th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Take a look at Amazon’s rumoured ‘all-in-one’ messaging app

The Seattle-based tech giant is reportedly working on launching its own competing messaging app called Anytime. According to AFTVnews, Amazon has started surveying customers about a new messaging service for input on which

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

How New Signature powered a Florida-based construction company’s digital transformation

Digital transformation isn't just for enterprises. As Microsoft solution provider and CDN Channel Elite Award nominee New Signature demonstrates, some of the companies that stand to benefit the most from digital transformation operate

Published on: July 17th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

BMW vehicles to include Skype for Business

Microsoft is bringing Skype for Business to BMW vehicles through the expansion of the partnership the two companies formed in 2016. Through the BMW 5 Series, which was released this past December, BMW

Published on: July 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

85 per cent of jobs in 2030 haven’t been invented yet

If you're worried that a machine is going to take over your job, don't fret, because your next job just doesn't exist yet. According to a Dell Technologies report titled 'The Next Era

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Global PC shipments are still down and at their lowest since 2007

To the shock of absolutely no one, Gartner, Inc. is reporting that global PC shipments decreased for an 11th straight quarter. Worldwide shipments totaled 61.1 million units in Q2 2017, the lowest quarter

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Amazon Echo success, Google Home launch catching attention of brands

Almost exactly 10 years after the iPhone launched, Google Home went on sale in Canada at the end of June. At first look, the products are different in many ways. The iPhone is designed

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

OpenText unveils new human resources management tool

Human resources is getting a simplified new management software. Canadian enterprise information management company OpenText has launched its People Center, an HR application that will deliver human resource management capabilities, at its annual

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Windows 10 and security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commercial versions of Microsoft Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility with Security will now be part of a new suite called Microsoft 365. Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella made the

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Estée Lauder tags Toronto-based AR creator for chatbot

Estée Lauder is introducing a conversational lipstick chatbot with the help of Toronto-based ModiFace. The chatbot will work through Facebook Messenger and uses augmented reality technology to enhance the lipstick shopping experience. It

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

MenuSano helps restaurants provide diners with more accurate calorie counts

When the government of Ontario passed a new legislation - the Ontario Healthy Menu Choices Act - in 2015 and announced that it would take effect on January 1, 2017, it sent restaurants

Published on: July 7th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft Workplace Analytics gives Office 365 users view of productivity metrics

Microsoft Corp. launched a new tool to its Office 365 enterprise plan this week called Workplace Analytics, giving managers one more way to measure the productivity of their workforce. Workplace Analytics is fed

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson