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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

Toronto joins New York, Paris, Mumbai as latest city to host YouTube Space

Aspiring viral video creators in Toronto may want to head down to George Brown College's Centre for Arts, Design & Information Technology to do their next shoot, as Google announced that it's opening

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Corel incorporates user requests into latest WordPerfect Office update

Ottawa, Ont.-based Corel Corp. has released the latest version of its WordPerfect Office suite, adding several user-requested features to the 1990s office staple, the company announced today. Among other updates, users of WordPerfect

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Bell, Telus top this year’s Branham list of top Canadian ICT companies

Canada's telecommunications giants continued to lead the country's IT sector in what turned out to be another record-setting year for the industry, with Bell Canada owner BCE Inc., Telus Corp., Rogers Communications Inc.,

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers introduces new high-speed Internet service for SMB market

Even in today's wireless, mobile-first economy, possessing a high-speed Internet connection remains a priority - and a challenge - for small businesses across Canada. Now one of the country's leading providers is beginning

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Dreams of ‘delivery by drone’ await regulatory runway in Canada

A Toronto-based company that announced a deal last fall with Shop.ca to provide drone deliveries to its ecommerce customers says while current government legislation doesn't allow its business to operate today, it sees the

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Is it time to upgrade your PCs? Use this calculator to find out

Companies are upgrading PCs less often than ever before, but is it possible that maintaining your old PCs is costing you more than an upgrade would? That's the question that this calculator tool

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Wealthsimple, TD Bank among visionary finalists for PwC award

An online investment service, a retail management platform, the IT department of Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and one of Canada's leading banks are among the tech-oriented nominees being recognized for

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers to support IoT networks, oil and gas, food industries with new services

Rogers Communications Inc. has reorganized its subscription-based Internet of Things (IoT) networking services, and is now augmenting them with offerings for the oil and gas and food industries, the company announced recently. The

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Square pushes new online store and API support in Canada

Square, the San Francisco-based firm best known for enabling merchants to accept credit card payments with their smartphones, is expanding its business into the ecommerce space, it announced on Wednesday. The company's new

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Brian Jackson