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Samsung collaborating with Health Canada on newly-mandatory Note 7 recall

Samsung Electronics Ltd. is collaborating with Health Canada to accelerate the nationwide recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The electronic giant's Mississauga-based Canadian arm revealed the news on Friday, while emphasizing that

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

ITWC Partnering With The 5th Annual Enterprise Mobility Canada

IT World Canada is  proud to be partnering with the 5th Annual Summit on Enterprise Mobility Canada to explore topics ranging from Cloud and data to security and IoT strategies. The Oct. 4 -

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Steve Proctor

Galaxy Note 7 recall could cost Samsung more than $1 billion, Bloomberg says

Samsung's decision to replace 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones following reports of at least 35 batteries exploding could wind up costing the company $1 billion USD, according to analysts contacted by Bloomberg

Published on: September 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

These are the 4 areas SAP targets to make sure all employees feel included

LAS VEGAS - As German enterprise software firm SAP SE’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, Anka Wittenberg is in charge of delivering the company's diversity strategy to some 80,000 employees worldwide. Key to

Published on: September 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Spur more startups in schools, Minister Bains told on innovation tour stop

Just days before students head back to class, Navdeep Bains sat down Wednesday for a lesson on how many Canadian schools are failing to foster innovation. The new federal minister of innovation, science,

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Christine Wong

SAP showcases new feedback system by inviting three customers to air complaints

LAS VEGAS - Showing off your shortcomings isn’t typically considered a smart advertising move, but to emphasize how closely it will listen to comments collected by its new feedback service, German enterprise software

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Automated payroll, bias reduction among 4 new features announced by SAP at SuccessConnect

LAS VEGAS - Mike Ettling, the president of German enterprise software firm SAP SE’s SuccessFactors product line, might have called his first appearance at the company's two-day SuccessConnect 2016 conference an "un-keynote," but

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

VoIP provider Axsit receives CRTC certification

As of Aug. 30, Mississauga, Ont.-based Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider Axsit (pronounced “access it”) is a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)-certified telecom and high-speed Internet reseller, officially bringing eight months

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Cutting-edge campus, exploding research key to retaining Canada’s top tech talent, SOTI CEO says

The $1.3 billion annual investment that Ontario's government announced in February to fund the province's Student Grant program might help many an aspiring tech worker attend the University of Toronto or Waterloo, but

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Watch Don Tapscott deliver a TED Talk about the blockchain [video]

"The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the next few decades has arrived," Canadian technology author Don Tapscott says at the beginning of his Aug. 25 TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design)

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New regulations, reported $1.27 billion USD loss highlight Uber’s interesting summer

Between new regulations in a key Canadian market and a reported $1.27 billion USD operating loss during the first half of 2016, Silicon Valley darling and "sharing economy" icon Uber Technologies Inc. may

Published on: August 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tech sector calls the most meetings – but they’re more likely to be remote, ShoreTel says

Given tech's collaborative reputation and the lack of cubicles in many of its leading offices, perhaps it's less than surprising to learn it holds more meetings than any other industry, according to a

Published on: August 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

VoIP provider Axsit sold following CCTS-certified service breach

Mississauga, Ont.-based Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider Axsit (pronounced "access it") has been sold, one month after it was determined the company had breached its service obligations, the Commissioner of Complaints for

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How RateHub secured nearly $500K in support from the federal government

In six short years the number of offices owned by Toronto-based fintech startup RateHub.ca has quadrupled, its employee numbers have increased more than 15 times over - and today, the company announced it

Published on: August 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IBM’s HR leaders on how a culture of innovation can boost employee engagement

Editor's note: Originally published on July 22, 2016. Updated with new interview on Aug. 7. Innovation is built into IBM Corp.'s DNA, and that extends to its HR practices, its HR leaders say.

Published on: August 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood