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Ladies Learning Code aims to close IT skills gap by bringing tech education to 10M Canadians

A new initiative by Ladies Learning Code aims to hit the organization's largest audience yet. The Toronto-based not-for-profit, which its organizers formed in 2011 to bring tech education to as many children, teachers

Published on: October 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers CEO doesn’t think Wireless Code should even exist

Rogers Communications Inc. CEO Guy Laurence can empathize with the customers who submitted the complaints cited by the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) in its recent critique of Canada’s Wireless Code

Published on: October 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Inside Deloitte’s office of the future

Deloitte Canada's newest office is bold, unorthodox, stylish, attractive, and tech-driven - everything you'd expect from a group of accountants working at a 158-year-old firm, Toronto managing partner Ryan Brain jokes. And yet

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Even California’s adult entertainment companies are investing in the blockchain

We've covered, at great length and in explicit detail, the many benefits that businesses from banks to manufacturers to retailers have to gain by investing in the blockchain - but let's be honest,

Published on: October 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Innovation, collaboration, curiosity key to business success, Microsoft’s Gates and Nadella say

Fostering an innovative, open-minded, and collaborative corporate culture - one that gives employees the means to pursue new ideas and the freedom to abandon them if they don't work out - has a

Published on: September 30th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

HP describes main failure around firmware outcry as ‘communication’ problem

PALO ALTO, Calif. – An open letter alleging that HP Inc. intentionally programmed a recent security firmware update to shut down OfficeJet Pro printers using third-party ink cartridges presented a communication opportunity the

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 trends the head of HP Labs believes will define the next 30 years of tech

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Whenever Shane Wall is asked what he believes the next big thing in tech will be - and as HP Inc.'s CTO and global head of HP Labs, he's

Published on: September 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s top business technology management students to compete in competition hosted by ITAC, ITWC

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is pleased to partner with IT World Canada to host the first National Business Technology Management (BTM) Student Competition between Schools represented by teams of two to

Published on: September 27th, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

Embracing Salesforce helped Toronto’s Furniture Bank support nearly 80% more people in only 2 years

Organizing one move is difficult enough. Now imagine organizing 25. Every day. That's essentially the challenge faced by Furniture Bank, a Toronto-based organization with a unique, but crucial niche in the city's charitable

Published on: September 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Do you Yahoo? 500M affected by new hack

The hits keep coming for beleaguered search engine icon Yahoo Inc. - and not the good kind. On Thursday, the company revealed that what it called a "state-sponsored actor" stole personal information from

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IBM launches startup incubator in the heart of downtown Toronto

IBM Corp. - the 105 year-old computing giant known for its cloud computing services, Watson analytics platform, and a decision to sell its iconic personal computing division to Lenovo in 2005 - officially

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Shopify supporting Ladies Learning Code on Sept. 24

This Saturday, more than 1500 Canadians will have a unique opportunity to learn computer programming from the experts. For six hours on Sept. 24, not-for-profit organization Ladies Learning Code will be running its

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Kirstine Stewart takes wing from Twitter to join Diply

Kirstine Stewart is leaving her role as vice-president of media at Twitter Inc. to take new role as chief strategy officer with London, Ont.-based pop culture website Diply.com. Stewart, author of 2015 book Our

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Tangerine, Moneris among 18 finalists vying for ITAC’s 2016 Ingenious Awards

A new line of biometric banking services, a cloud-based payment API, and a project by one of Canada's largest cities to integrate its transit card system are among the nominees for 2016 Ingenious

Published on: September 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

ITWC a finalist for 4 awards at Canadian Online Publishing Awards

ITWC is a finalist in four different areas at this year's Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA), reflecting the range of its digital publishing talents, from video production to social media activities, to website

Published on: September 16th, 2016 ITBusiness Staff