Articles By Buckley Smith

U of T launches FinTech boot camp

The University of Toronto has launched a FinTech boot camp and applications are open. The course, which is 24 weeks long and is composed of two night classes during the week and one

Published on: February 3rd, 2020 Buckley Smith

Canada’s privacy commissioner asks for input to address AI privacy concerns

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) is asking industry stakeholders to bring forward their concerns and ideas to address the privacy issues of AI in Canada. The announcement states that

Published on: January 31st, 2020 Buckley Smith

Canadian Government calls for innovative solution proposals for signature matching software

The Government of Canada is looking for a new software solution for signature matching and it is turning to the public for proposals through the Innovative Solutions Canada Challenge Stream. In its press

Published on: January 29th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Amazon is most valuable brand ever; tech giants spending heavy on lobbying; Tesla hits milestone

Amazon officially becomes the most valuable brand of all time; tech giants set new record for money spent on lobbying; Tesla hits major milestone When many of us think about Amazon, we likely

Published on: January 24th, 2020 Buckley Smith

City of Toronto updates its open data portal, adds new datasets

The City of Toronto recently updated its open data portal with new features and data sets. The newest datasets are "Catalogue Quality Scores", "Report Request Log – City Council and its Committees",  and

Published on: January 21st, 2020 Buckley Smith

Microsoft commits to carbon negative by 2030, among other environmental commitments

Microsoft today announced that it's committing to becoming carbon negative by 2030, eliminating all past carbon emissions by 2050, and the creation of a US$1 billion fund for investment in carbon removal technologies.

Published on: January 16th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Adobe releases Experience Manager as a Cloud Service

Adobe unveiled its newest feature for the Adobe Experience Cloud called Experience Manager as a Cloud Service, a service that the company says will deliver, among other things, "SaaS-like agility". The Adobe Experience

Published on: January 14th, 2020 Buckley Smith

SoftwareReviews announces its top 3 human capital management solutions

SoftwareReviews - a division of Info-Tech Research Group - unveiled its top three human capital management solutions (HCM) based on customer reviews as part of its 2020 Human Capital Management (HCM) Software Data

Published on: January 14th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Bell announces Mirko Bibic as new president and CEO

Bell Canada Enterprises today announced that it has appointed Mirko Bibic as its new president and chief executive officer following yesterday's retirement of former CEO, George Cope. Bibic has also been appointed to

Published on: January 8th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Website accessibility is still an issue in Ontario, says expert

Many businesses in Ontario are way behind on becoming compliant with Ontario's newest website accessibility laws that come into effect next January, a mistake that could not only cost them customers but also

Published on: January 7th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Ridesharing services could soon replace personal vehicles, according to Accenture study

A future in which personal vehicles are no longer popular and ridesharing services rule the road is becoming increasingly plausible, a new study indicates. A recent study from Accenture, which surveyed more than

Published on: January 7th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Samsung unveils new TV lineup

Samsung got ahead of a big news week at CES 2020 by unveiling its newest line of TVs, including MicroLED, QLED 8K, and Lifestyle TVs. Some of the new features accompanying these newest

Published on: January 6th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Not all options have been explored to tackle tech talent shortage, says VP of talent for Vancouver software firm

A looming shortage of Canadian tech talent has forced businesses to refine their hiring processes, but at least one expert says several stones remain unturned. One method that Kathy Enros, the vice-president of

Published on: January 6th, 2020 Buckley Smith

New global drone standards will help address quality control for a growing market, says CEO of InDro Robotics

The International Organization of Standards (ISO) released its approved drone standards earlier this month, providing the industry in Canada with some important guidance around production quality and security. Click here to read more about what

Published on: December 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Malware is going to get weirder in 2020, so it’s time for enterprises to get weird too, says Trend Micro exec

As we leave 2019 behind, a new year approaches. And with it comes the impending waves of new malware that businesses will have to defend themselves from. Looking towards 2020, Myla Pilao, the

Published on: December 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith