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Hashtag Trending – Google reveals new look for calendar, Trump blasts former council CEOs on Twitter

Google has revealed a new look for its calendar app, Samsung has released a snazzy new portable hard drive, and Donald Trump uses his favourite platform to curse the CEOs quitting his American

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google reveals new look for calendar, Trump blasts former council CEOs on Twitter

Google has revealed a new look for its calendar app, Samsung has released a snazzy new portable hard drive, and Donald Trump uses his favourite platform to curse the CEOs quitting his American

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

20 ways to achieve digital transformation [infographic]

ITBusiness.ca has been helping enterprises onto the digital transformation wagon for some time, but one consultant wants to help the non-profit sector learn what it has to gain from hitching a ride too.

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Intel CEO leaves Trump’s American Manufacturing Council

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced that he is leaving the American Manufacturing Council in the wake of U.S. president Donald Trump's delayed condemnation of a white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va. on

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s Surface Book problem, Amazon’s data centres now easier to use

Microsoft has a Surface Book problem, Amazon is making it easier for companies to use their data centres, and a neo-Nazi website is having trouble finding a new home. On Monday Reddit users

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Federal supercluster application deadline passes with few questions answered

The Canadian government’s deadline for its initial supercluster proposals has officially come and gone, but applicants aren't clear on when they'll hear back about the next steps. The federal Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI)

Published on: August 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Thalmic Labs hires former Apple retail lead

The team leader that transformed Apple Inc.'s retail stores into a gadget tutorial workshop is now going to be the director of retail at Waterloo, Ont.-based Thalmic Labs. The wearable technology company is

Published on: August 11th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

9 suggestions from ITAC for the 2018 Canadian budget

We're in the second half of 2017 and you know what that means - it's time to start thinking about the 2018 Canadian budget and how it may affect the Canadian ICT industry.

Published on: August 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Google engineer that wrote sexist memo is fired: Bloomberg

After writing a 10-page memo that depicted Google Inc.'s approach to a diverse culture as an "echo chamber" that "fosters the most extreme and authoritarian elements," senior software engineer James Damore has been

Published on: August 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

LinkedIn unveils new Tinder-like service to connect professionals with mentors

If you think Tinder (and related apps) is the scourge of the earth, you may not like that LinkedIn is taking a page from its book. The professional social network is launching a

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Is your password safe? ‘Have I been pwned?’ can help

If you or one of your employees happens to be trying to think of a new email or web platform password, it might be worth your time to make sure it isn't one

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Great HR practices cross sectors, Indeed Canada head says

Given tech's reputation as an employee-friendly industry, we'll admit to being surprised that only one entry on Indeed.com's list of Canada's top 25 employers was a bona fide tech company. (IBM Corp., which

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The government wants CATA’s advice on how to improve SR&ED funding

That didn't take long. Less than a week after the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) officially released a report breaking down how the federal government - both Liberal and Conservative - reduced innovation

Published on: July 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Startup visa pilot program to become permanent, federal government reveals

A four-year-old pilot program aimed at helping immigrants launch startups in Canada is becoming permanent, the federal government announced Friday. During a conference held at the Ryerson DMZ, federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees

Published on: July 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood