Hashtag Trending – IBM funding new AI lab, Toronto wants Amazon’s second headquarters

IBM is committing hundreds of millions to a new AI lab. Jaguar has become the latest car company to abandon the internal combustion engine. And Toronto wants Amazon to build its next headquarters

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 4, 2017 – An ultra-basic new cellphone, Tesla’s Model 3 flying off the shelves

A new phone is perfect for recovering smartphone addicts, academics are tweeting, and the new Tesla car is selling like hot cakes. Starting with Product Hunt – Do you use your phone too

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Dell EMC updates commitment to environment after merger

Dell EMC is reaffirming its commitment to the planet and the people who live on it with an update to Dell's longtime 2020 Legacy of Good report. This is the first update since

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Greenpeace breaks into Apple’s Cupertino campus

Greenpeace infiltrated Apple's Cupertino campus this week, projecting messages from Twitter and Facebook users who are dismayed at Apple's use of coal at the data centre that powers its cloud services.The messages of

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Karen Haslam

Telus wants your old cell phones

Do you have an old mobile phone lying around in the house or office?Telus, today, launched a program that will help you dispose of your unwanted phone or mobile devices and help you

Published on: March 21st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Small business confidence deserves closer analysis

by Shane Schick When things look bleak, we tend to say that “no news is good news.” When things start looking up, on the other hand, good news is sometimes treated as if

Published on: January 5th, 2012 Shane Shick

Will Ford’s Waterfront revamp endanger $1 B in tech projects?

By Nestor E. Arellano  Monorails, malls and Ferris wheels are getting all the press these days as numerous Torontonians choke on their mayor’s call for a revamp of the Toronto Waterfront project.  The

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Residents fear waste from Apple supplier’s plant causes cancer

Environmental groups in China criticized Apple on Wednesday, alleging that it is employing suppliers that are damaging the environment and threatening the lives of residents. Apple, however, maintains the company has been vigilant

Published on: September 1st, 2011 Michael Kan

Video Rewind: David Suzuki gives frank advice about e-waste

Tomorrow is Earth Day, and few Canadians have been as influential in the green movement as environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki.ITBusiness.ca had a chance to talk with Suzuki Nov. 13, 2009 about proper

Published on: April 21st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Discarded electronics can get you into Green Living Show for free

by Nestor Arellano Have you got an old TV set lying around at home, an outdated cell phone or a computer suddenly rendered obsolete by the latest laptop of tablet device? Don’t throw

Published on: April 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Swap out CRTs for flat screens to save money, power

Tight IT budgets are putting the squeeze on green technology initiatives in the small and medium sized business sector but a recent report from technology product provider CDW names five key areas where

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Dell trumps Apple on green report card

An environmental watchdog group has issued a new report card, giving Dell props for executing a program under which customers can easily return old gear for recycling by the manufacturer. Apple, which often

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Mark Sullivan

B.C.’s Green Party hires Toronto-based green IT provider

There's never a good time for your technology to fail, but Rebecca Helps still regrets that her database system crashed during the Green Party of British Columbia's annual general meeting.The executive director of

Published on: October 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson