Articles By Buckley Smith

Businesses can learn something from Toronto Raptors, says Salesforce evangelist

Salesforce.com, Inc. suggests companies that are hesitant to adopt new technologies need only look at the Toronto Raptors for guidance. In a recently released report focused on tech adoption in Canada by Salesforce,

Published on: July 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadian software firm Corel acquired by KKR

Ottawa-based software firm Corel Corp. has announced that it has been acquired by KKR & Co. Inc., a global investment firm, for reportedly over $1 billion USD, although the sale price has not

Published on: July 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

AWS opens second CloudFront edge location in Toronto

With an increase in the demand for CloudFront services, as well as the expansion of the services Amazon Web Services, Inc. provides in Canada, AWS has announced they opened a second location CloudFront

Published on: July 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Sugar Creek Brewery adding AI and IoT to the ingredients list

The recent explosion of craft breweries in North America has brought a lot of the creativity back to the art of brewing beer. But as the Sugar Creek Brewing Company found out recently,

Published on: June 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Mississauga submits smart city plan, awaits final approval

Despite not winning the Smart Cities Challenge this past year, the City of Mississauga is looking to forge ahead with their plans as it presented its Smart City Master Plan to general committee

Published on: June 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Shopify Ping now compatible with Apple Business Chat

After launching Shopify Ping last year, Shopify Inc. has announced that merchants will now be able to manage and respond to any messages from Apple Business Chat directly from the Shopify Ping app.

Published on: June 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Accessible Canada Act passes, but Canada still lags behind the world in website accessibility

The Accessible Canada Act became law last Friday after receiving royal assent, but one expert in the field of website accessibility said that Canada still has a long ways to go to catch

Published on: June 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Sidewalk Labs Toronto plans revealed; Senators demand transparency; Comments controversy

Sidewalk Labs finally reveals its plans for Toronto project; Facebook could soon need to reveal the value of data they collect on you; Could media companies be responsible for comments on their social

Published on: June 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Laying blame on employee in Desjardins data breach is ignoring the big picture, security experts say

Despite many blaming the employee who allegedly leaked almost 3 million individuals' information in the recent data breach at The Desjardins Group, some experts warn that this is over-simplifying the problem and not

Published on: June 21st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Shopify Unite Day 1: New languages, currencies, POS, and Shopify Plus

Shopify Inc. kicked off its Shopify Unite event today in Toronto, where it recently opened a new office, with announcements about updates to its Shopify Plus platform and point of sale (POS) system,

Published on: June 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Facebook announces cryptocurrency; Google Calendar crashes; CIA spied through smart TV’s

Facebook announces its cryptocurrency set to launch in 2020; Google Calendar crashed for 3 hours on Tuesday; WikiLeaks releases report about CIA spying through smart TVs The biggest news of the day finds

Published on: June 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Hacking iPhones; 3.5 million in support of net neutrality in U.S.; Tim Cook calls out Facebook

A company out of Israel claims it can hack into all iPhones as well as many Androids; 3.5 million signatures were collected in support of net neutrality in the US; Tim Cook calls

Published on: June 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadian Blood Services protecting its data against natural disasters with data centre resiliency model

When dealing with blood transfusion and organ transplant services, the safety and availability of critical IT services is absolutely vital, and when all of those services are located in the same region, the

Published on: June 13th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cisco announces expansion of collaborative tools

SAN DIEGO - Day two of Cisco Live included major announcements around Cisco System Inc.'s collaborative tools suite. During the day's opening keynote session, as well as in a panel later in the

Published on: June 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cisco Live Day 1: Major announcements around IoT and multi-domain integrations

SAN DIEGO- Networking technology is in the midst of a serious shift as software becomes integral and hardware takes a back seat. The conversations so far at Cisco Live reflected this as only

Published on: June 11th, 2019 Buckley Smith