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Foursquare proves that Donald Trump’s U.S. presidential campaign is hurting his business

It turns out that being a billionaire presidential candidate who regularly objectifies women, refers to much of his country's largest ethnic group as "rapists" and "criminals," calls its democratic system "rigged," proposes a

Published on: August 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tech decisions made by business leaders, IT departments increasingly in sync, Dell finds

A new survey commissioned by Dell Inc. indicates that IT managers and the C-suite might be stronger partners than previously believed. For example, according to the Dell State of IT Trends 2016 survey,

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

U of T, Waterloo among World Economic Forum’s top 50 tech schools worldwide

It would appear that two of Canada's top technical universities are fairly well regarded around the world too. A recent survey of QS World University ranking data by the World Economic Forum placed

Published on: July 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile now accounts for 84% of Facebook’s ad revenue, COO says

Focusing on mobile continues to pay off for Facebook Inc.: the company's mobile ad revenue reached $5.2 billion USD during the last quarter, accounting for 84 per cent of overall ad revenue, COO

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s tech sector is much larger than you think [infographic]

Technology plays a much larger role in Canada’s economy than is commonly believed, according to a new report by the Ryerson University-affiliated Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. As Canada’s fifth-largest sector, it

Published on: July 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Yahoo acquisition more about content and ad tech than search, analysts say

Monday's announcement that Verizon Communications Inc. would be purchasing Yahoo Inc. for $4.8 billion USD prompted a range of expert opinion, but most can agree on at least one thing: the American telecommunications

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Over 60% of companies still use dead Windows software, underestimate risk: Spiceworks

Monstrous - but preventable - challenges are ahead for the many North American businesses that are pulling in record profits without boosting their IT departments' budgets, according to the experts surveyed by Austin,

Published on: July 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How to ensure Pokémon doesn’t make your workplace productivity Go down

As Pokémon Go continues to surge in popularity - its daily user base recently surpassed Twitter's, and the average player is now spending more time with it than Facebook - it's likely that

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

MaRS report uses investment in startups to identify 7 trends shaping tech’s future

Consumers can look forward to a future increasingly defined by a global voice, and dominated by robots, the Internet of Things (IoT), and virtual and augmented reality (the last of which has become

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IIoT expert outlines three steps for implementing Industry 4.0

Manufacturing companies with visions of incorporating the latest automated, cloud-based, analytical tech into their production process need to recognize the value of a measured approach, an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) veteran says. Martin

Published on: July 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Happy IT service desk staff help keep Domtar’s diverse applications running

Frequent mergers and acquisitions has meant that Domtar has a diverse set of applications it must manage and provision, but it has managed to keep its users happy and reduced the turnover at

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Cloud technology, enterprise thinking drive Canadian government’s new IT plan

The Canadian government is borrowing a page from the private sector with the new Information Technology Strategic Plan it revealed on June 29. In what Government of Canada CIO John Messina acknowledges is

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CCTS survey reveals that most Canadians don’t know about CCTS

Quick: Name the independent body responsible for resolving complaints with telephone, wireless, and internet service providers in Canada. If you answered "the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services," or CCTS, congratulations - you're

Published on: June 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Relying on human judgment for business decisions a costly mistake, PwC says

Big data gives enterprises an unprecedented opportunity to streamline their operations, increase revenue, and plan for the future, but few businesses are taking advantage, both in Canada and abroad, according to a new

Published on: June 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Could you be Ontario’s first Chief Digital Officer? Province taking applications

Ontario is going global with its next open position. Like a multinational tech giant, the province is casting the widest net possible in its search for the right person to serve as Ontario's

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood