Thomas Muller leads the  players of the German National Football team at their training grounds preparing for European Football Championship 2016 in France
Thomas Muller leads the players of the German National Football team at their training grounds preparing for European Football Championship 2016 in France

Published: June 10th, 2016


OpenTable still providing five-star service after 18 years in a changing market

Founded in 1998 by San Francisco-based entrepreneur Chuck Templeton, OpenTable, Inc. has been inviting diners to make reservations online and helping restaurants manage them once they arrive for nearly 20 years. Of course,

Published on: March 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tech skills highly valued by today’s employers, LinkedIn data shows

LinkedIn Corp. has released its annual list of the top 25 skills valued by employers - and at least 20 of them are tech-related, both in Canada and around the world. Rather than "materials

Published on: March 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Customer intelligence firm Vision Critical spins off research consulting division

Vancouver-based customer intelligence software firm Vision Critical is spinning off its North American research and consulting division and selling it to international customer intelligence services firm Maru Group, the companies announced today. Operating

Published on: February 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Interac collaborates with IBM to introduce new secure digital payment service

As mobile payments - and the security risks associated with them - gain traction, the need to protect users' personal information grows too, a fact that hasn't escaped the notice of Canada's leading

Published on: February 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New appointments at Indochino and Act-On Software

A pair of tech-related firms announced the hiring of two prominent executives today. Vancouver online and showroom-based menswear retailer Indochino Inc. announced that former Kit and Ace and Lululemon executive Clay Haeber would

Published on: February 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

No technology for you! Welcome to the practice of law

Members of the legal profession recognize that today’s technology is an essential tool and enabler to the practice of law in the 21st century. Earlier on however, the perceived complexity of actually using fax

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Lou Milrad

Don’t let programmatic advertising leave you behind, Adobe manager says

Since updating Adobe Media Optimizer, the programmatic advertising arm of its Marketing Cloud platform, Adobe Systems Inc. has been quick to let advertisers know what they stand to gain by using programmatic ads

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New venture capital fund hopes to make Toronto the next Silicon Valley

A new Toronto-based venture capital fund co-founded by a Canadian tech veteran is aiming to change at least a corner of Canada’s startup landscape. Launched on Jan. 13 by former Rypple co-founder David

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How Google is boosting cloud networks

One of the most advanced computer networks has been built by Google over the past decade. Thousands of miles fiber of optic cables serve as Google's backbone. Furthermore, Google uses advanced networking software

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Robert Cordray

How Encyclopaedia Britannica has remained relevant in a digital world

It's doubtful that when Edinburgh publishers Colin Macfarquhar and Andrew Bell released the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica in 1768 that they had any notion of the upheavals that lay ahead for

Published on: December 23rd, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

IoT? “Never heard of it,” say over half of Canadian businesses

Almost nine out of 10 Canadian businesses admit they aren’t fully utilizing digital technology and their own lack of knowledge may be partly to blame, a new Microsoft Canada survey reveals. Although half

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Christine Wong

How small businesses are successfully saving money with the cloud

Small businesses that avoid cloud services are spending more money than they need to. At least that's what findings from business software companies Exact and Pb7 research would suggest. These findings showsmall businesses

Published on: September 21st, 2015 Robert Cordray

Oplii brings cloud power to Alberta’s oil fields

The price of oil might be at recessionary levels, but that hasn't stopped one Calgary-based cloud software startup from targeting oil and gas producers as a client base. Oplii is a new operations

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

What is Red Hat Canada’s open hybrid cloud strategy?

Paul Pinkney, technical director at Red Hat Canada, tells IT World Canada's Candice So about the company's open hybrid cloud strategies. He also shares about Red Hat Canada's bid to appeal to line-of-business

Published on: December 8th, 2014 Candice So