Articles By Alex Coop

Round-trip car sharing firms remain confident about Toronto operations after Car2Go exit

Round-trip car sharing firms still expect sunny days ahead after Car2Go announced it's suspending its service in Toronto starting June. “I think it was a bit of a shock for users here in

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

Advances in flexible electronics could lead to better air travel experience, says Bombardier designer

TORONTO --- The aerospace industry isn’t too concerned about flexible and hybrid electronics, but it has the potential to significantly lighten the burden on passengers and airline operators, said Bombardier’s Robert Grant. Grant,

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Car2Go pulls out of Toronto; New details emerge about pedestrian killed by Uber’s self-driving car; Elon Musk bashes media

Car2Go pulls out of Toronto, new details emerge about Uber’s self-driving car that killed a woman in March, and Elon Musk gets roasted online after bashing the media and saying he plans to

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

Re-decentralizing search engines will improve access to information, says SingularityNET CEO

TORONTO --- A decentralized internet, resembling the early days when no one had to rely on governmental and corporate servers, will not only improve basic search engine capabilities, but change how people access

Published on: May 24th, 2018 Alex Coop

One giant leap for blockchain – two organizations team up to document human artifacts on the moon

TORONTO - Humans haven’t mastered space travel, but 413,000 pounds of our stuff has managed to pile up on the moon. That’s why TODAQ Financial and For All Moonkind are partnering up to

Published on: May 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Former Canada Post exec reflects on how organization saved more than $4 million

Canada Post put the brakes on a costly migration process and instead turned to an add-on to Outlook that ended up saving the organization approximately $4 million, according to its former director of

Published on: May 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – PayPal to buy iZettle for $2.2B; New details about EnStream in Canada; Elon Musk’s Boring Company unveils next project

PayPal has plans to acquire iZettle for $2.2 billion, EnStream, a joint venture between Rogers, Telus and Bell is suddenly in the spotlight, and Elon Musk wants to charge $1 for his new

Published on: May 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Companies struggling with GDPR deadline, according to report

More than 85 per cent of companies in a recent survey say it will take them at least three months to come into compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that

Published on: May 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Net Neutrality might not be dead; YouTube is launching a Spotify rival; Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller

Net Neutrality tries to stay alive in the U.S., YouTube looks to take on Spotify, and Microsoft announces a controller designed for people with disabilities. From Reddit - The U.S. Senate has voted

Published on: May 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Red Hat Summit 2018 at a glance

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Government, enterprise interest in Red Hat and open source sky rocketing

A popular quote from Mohandas Gandhi graces most of the Red Hat Canada offices across the country: "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Government of Canada eyes blockchain with ‘cautious optimism,’ looks to growing ecosystem for guidance

Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies have been identified by startups, entrepreneurs and investors as revolutionary, with the added potential to disrupt multiple industries. But it’s also catching the eye of the federal

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Reports surface on low-cost Surface tablet; Lyft joins Uber on sexual assault claims; Cogeco CEO steps aside

Microsoft has plans to release a low-cost Surface device, Lyft joins Uber on sexual assault claims, and Cogeco CEO Louis Audet steps aside. From Facebook - Microsoft is looking to challenge Apple in

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

HP unveils new latex printer and new DesignJet Z Printer series at expo

HP Inc. is calling the world debut of its new Latex R2000 Printer a milestone achievement. The R2000 was unveiled today at the FESPA Global Print Expo in Berlin, and coupled with the

Published on: May 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

HP unveils long lineup of new Elite and Envy PCs

HP’s latest batch of premium Elite and Envy devices offer little in terms of surprises, but a lot when it comes to choice. HP’s professional audience will want to take a close look

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Alex Coop