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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

Leaked Apple emails a case study in how to avoid alienating female employees

Your business can be one of the most iconic and admired companies in the world and still have a toxic workplace. That's the key takeaway from a new feature by Mic tech reporter

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CIRA launches program to measure local connection speeds across Canada

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has announced the first two participants in a national program to help communities across Canada measure, evaluate, and monitor local Internet performance. Starting today, Internet users in

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Black Code TIFF premiere tells cautionary tale of digital transformation’s dark side

Who will watch the watchers? Well, all of us. That's the message to be decrypted - albeit easily enough - from Black Code, a film by documentary maker Nicholas de Pencier based on

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

ITAC welcomes Ontario’s commitment to investing in talent, infrastructure after throne speech

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) welcomes many of the goals outlined by Ontario's lieutenant governor, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, in her Sept. 12 throne speech, and looks forward to helping the provincial government

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New keyword moderation tool helps Instagram users prevent online abuse

Social media might not be the safest of spaces for all users, but Instagram, at least, is taking a tangible step to address the problem on its platform. The company has introduced a

Published on: September 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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