Articles By Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Vancouver opens door to ride-hailing; 100,000 AI-generated headshots hit the market; Google invests record amount in renewable energy

Vancouver finally allows ride-hailing in the city; 100,000 AI-generated headshots have hit the market for free; Google invests record-breaking amount into renewable energy After months of speculation, Vancouver is finally opening its doors

Published on: September 23rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Adobe partners with LinkedIn and Vidyard to bring new features to Marketo Engage

Adobe Inc. is bringing new capabilities to its marketing platform, Marketo Engage, through partnerships with LinkedIn Corp. and Vidyard. In a blog post Adobe explained that the expanded integration of LinkedIn will allow

Published on: September 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Tech companies need to allow remote work to compete in global tech landscape, says Hired CEO

As Toronto grows in the global tech landscape, tech companies will need to start allowing for more remote work opportunities, as location was found to be an important factor for tech workers in

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadian immigrant providing free IT career training across the country

Pablo Listingart moved to Canada from Argentina in 2015 after a successful career working in IT for such companies as Microsoft Corp. and IBM Corp. He brought with him a project he had

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

TD launches self-serve block features for credit cards

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) has announced a new set of control features for all TD Visa consumer credit cards in Canada, including the ability to temporarily block all access to the account and

Published on: September 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Apple doesn’t want to pay back taxes; Sanders calls for ban on facial recognition; Cattle farming could go extinct

Apple refusing to pay back taxes owed to EU; Bernie Sanders call for ban on police use of facial recognition; a new report says cattle farming could go extinct First up, we have

Published on: September 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

LinkedIn launches Skills Assessment to allow users to verify their skills

LinkedIn Corp. has launched a new feature that it says will bring some verification to the skills that users list on their profiles. The new feature is called Skills Assessment, and it allows

Published on: September 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Does mobile-enabling the office provide benefits? ServiceNow is counting on it with its newest offerings

We have all heard plenty about mobile enabling the workforce to allow remote work and work from home opportunities, but what about mobile enabling the physical workspace and the work processes that are part

Published on: September 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – iPhone update catching sketchy apps; Tech companies dying out?; No more need to cancel subscriptions

The new iPhone update is already catching sketchy activity from apps; It could be that “tech companies” are slowly dying; Those in the UK no longer need to cancel subscriptions One of the

Published on: September 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Mastercard launches new service in attempt to simplify B2B payments

Mastercard Inc. is trying to simplify B2B payments with the introduction of its newest service under its Mastercard Track platform, a virtual trade marketplace designed for B2B sales established by Mastercard in 2018.

Published on: September 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Student survey reveals 95% of students feel mandatory online courses are a bad idea

A new survey from the Ontario Student Trustees' Association (OSTA-AECO) revealed that 95 per cent of the 6087 students surveyed disapprove of the e-learning mandate introduced by the provincial government back in March.

Published on: September 10th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Apple breaks Chinese labour law; Russia accuses ad giants of election interference; 120 million will need reskilling

First up we turn to LinkedIn. Apple and its manufacturing partner, Foxconn, has found itself in some pretty big headlines in recent times with the tariffs being levied against by the US government

Published on: September 10th, 2019 Buckley Smith

FedDev Ontario announces $4M investment in digital identity firm BioConnect

FedDev Ontario's recent $3.9 million investment in Toronto-based digital identity technology firm, BioConnect, will help Canada's Digital Charter achieve its goals to increase the safety and security of its citizens, according to the

Published on: September 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Study says businesses stand to lose 20% of sales revenue forever after a hack

Companies that experience a data breach can expect to lose 20 per cent of their sales revenue forever, according to a new study. PCI Pal PLC, a firm out of the United Kingdom

Published on: August 31st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – U.S. delays Huawei ban; IKEA diving into smart home market; Disney streaming coming to Canada

The U.S. has delayed its ban on Huawei; IKEA opens business unit devoted to smart home products; Disney announces streaming service coming to Canada For quite some time now, America’s stance on allowing

Published on: August 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith