Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Tesla being sabotaged, Uber tests new cheaper fare feature, autoplay video ads coming to Facebook Messenger

Tesla is apparently being sabotaged, Uber is testing a new feature that lets passengers wait for cheaper fares, and Facebook is putting autoplay video ads in your private messages. First up from LinkedIn

Published on: June 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2 Truths and a Lie with TeraGo’s Tony Ciciretto

After years at the helm of Bell Canada and Cogeco Peer 1, Tony moved on to lead TeraGo in 2016 in hopes of continuing his success as an executive in the tech industry. To

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Workshops for women in technology are failing women

The gender gap in the technology sector is no secret. While women make up 40 per cent of the world’s workforce – and in some countries like Canada and the U.S., that number

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft bets on education, Apple introduces new emergency feature, Google invests in Chinese e-commerce

Microsoft jumps headfirst into the education space, Apple will share your location when you call 911, and Google invests in Chinese e-commerce. First up from LinkedIn is news that Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid,

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cybersecurity risks at the World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 48

All the latest sports tech news of the week, including World Cup predictions, ticket purchasing through Snapchat, ball tracking at the US Open, and more! Plus, we spoke with Alexis Dorais-Joncas, a security intelligence

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Asus Designo Curved MX34VQ display review – All Hands on Tech

Curved displays are usually used for gaming purposes, but as they become more reasonably priced, could businesses take advantage of this type of monitor as well? On the latest All Hands on Tech, we

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Snapchat opens up to 3rd party developers, World Cup a testbed for new tech, Tesla announces full autopilot

Snapchat opens its platform up to third party developers, the 2018 World Cup is a testbed for new tech, and Tesla announces full autopilot. First up from LinkedIn, Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc.

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s new security feature, Microsoft and Walmart want in on cashier-less stores, Elon Musk and Chicago team up

Apple is working on a new security feature that would make it harder for investigators to get data off iPhones, Microsoft wants to make Walmart cashier-less, and Chicago is teaming up with Elon

Published on: June 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Zero to hero: how Vancouver upped its digital maturity to become one of the most innovative cities in Canada

Vancouver was Canada’s first city to implement a digital strategy more than five years ago in an effort to transform the internal processes of the municipal government and the public services it delivers

Published on: June 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Tesla cuts workforce, AT&T cleared to buy Time Warner, Twitter updates

Tesla announces company-wide personnel cuts, AT&T has been cleared for its acquisition of media company Time Warner, and Twitter announces new updates to its platform. First up from Twitter is news that Tesla

Published on: June 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2 Truths and a Lie with Dell EMC’s Michael Sharun

Michael Sharun was crucial in representing Canada's interests during the massive Dell-EMC merger in 2016, and has been the president of enterprise sales in Canada for Dell EMC ever since. But instead of

Published on: June 13th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Mitacs researcher using tech to improve Canada’s canoe and kayak teams

Innovation is happening all around us, and the sports industry is no exception. As tech continues to take over the planet, here at ITBusiness.ca, we’ve been exploring how tech intersects with sports and

Published on: June 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cybersecurity implications of Bryan Colangelo’s burner Twitter accounts – Tech in Sports Ep. 47

All your latest sports technology news, including referees live tweeting during the NBA Finals, AI gets its Stanley Cup predictions wrong, World Cup tech, and more! Plus, we chat with cybersecurity expert and

Published on: June 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Is the NBA the most tech-savvy league in North America? – Tech in Sports Ep. 46

All your latest sports technology news, including referees live tweeting during the NBA Finals, AI gets its Stanley Cup predictions wrong, World Cup tech, and more! Plus, we chat with cybersecurity expert and

Published on: June 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

HP Spectre X360 2018 Edition Review – All Hands on Tech

ITBusiness.ca called last year's HP Spectre X360 one of the best business laptops around, and with some new upgrades, the latest All Hands on Tech explores whether the 2018 version lives up to

Published on: June 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs