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Want to help your employees avoid the flu? There’s an app for that

Ah, mid-November, when falling leaves, pumpkin spice, gingerbread, and influenza are in peak season. To help Canadians avoid that last element, Toronto-based digital health startup iamsick.ca has launched #bookaflushot, a campaign that invites

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Building Smart Cities requires collaboration and new mindsets, ITAC says

Are you ready for the Smart Cities challenge? As part of its fall economic update, the federal government said it’s looking to launch a new Smart Cities Challenge initiative next year. It’s a

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Sage integrates with Vancouver’s Beanworks to help SMBs automate their accounting process

Accounting can be a headache regardless of your company's size, but at least enterprises can invest in automation software - a boon Sage plans to share with Canadian small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Antoine Azar’s Thirdshelf unlocks the power of marketing automation for independent retailers

One of Antoine Azar’s favourite moments comes when he sees the light bulb click on in the head of his customer, usually some time around when the co-founder and chief technology officer of

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Google makes scanning old documents easy with new app

If your office still requires you to submit receipts with your expense forms; has files of outdated documents stored, but not scanned, away; or, God forbid, still actually uses paper somehow, Google has

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Think you’re underpaid? Now you can check LinkedIn

It generally isn't considered polite to ask colleagues, friends, or even family about their salary - but now you can ask LinkedIn. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based social network's newest feature, LinkedIn Salary, invites its

Published on: November 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian offices not adapting quickly enough to new technology, Dell finds

Over 40 per cent of Canadian employees feel their workplace technology is further away from the edge than they would like, and more than a third report having a smarter home than office,

Published on: November 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mining CIOs agree credibility is key to leading digital transformation

Martin Palacios used to be the CIO at Vancouver-based First Majestic Silver Corp., but lately he's been going by a new title after his recent promotion - chief transformation officer. Now responsible for

Published on: November 3rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

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

Is Toronto a better startup environment than Silicon Valley? Google’s engineering head thinks so

When it comes to tech startups, Steve Woods knows what he's talking about. Before he became Google Canada's senior engineering director, Woods founded and ran three Silicon Valley startups, including early voice portal

Published on: October 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Telus trains drone pilots to conduct cell tower maintenance

It was a cold, crisp Alberta winter day and Jason DeHetre, national manager of planning and engineering at Telus Corp., looked from the frozen iPad in his hands to the drone hovering hundreds

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Lazaridis Institute to help 10 Canadian tech startups scale up

Ten of Canada's most promising tech startups are getting a leg up as they seek to become the next Shopify Inc., thanks to Wilfred Laurier University's Lazaridis Institute, the school announced Thursday. The

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Windows 10 Creators Update coming early 2017

At its October Microsoft Event in New York this morning, Microsoft revealed the next update to Windows 10, the Creators Update, which will release in early 2017 for free. Windows Insiders can begin

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Alex Radu

Number of digital coupons issued likely to exceed 360 billion by 2021, Juniper says

Long after Groupon's heyday, the number of digital coupons being issued is higher than you might think - and it keeps going up. In fact, thanks to retailers' commitment to providing a personalized

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Macs cheaper to deploy than PCs, IBM says

Apple Inc.'s products might have a reputation for being expensive, but their enterprise deployment cost is lower than PCs, according to IBM. How much lower? Between $273 and $543 USD per Mac over a four-year

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood