Articles By Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google Chrome mutes annoying sites, Apple dives into healthcare

Scientists figure out how to project 3D images into thin air, Google Chrome now lets you mute annoying websites, and Apple’s latest operating system update lets you save all of your medical records.

Published on: January 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Data breach at Bell Canada, most Android apps aren’t ready for GDPR

Bell Canada suffers a data breach, more than half of Android apps don't follow the new EU data protection regulations, and Elon Musk isn’t getting paid unless Tesla is massively successful. First from

Published on: January 24th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Why does soccer hate video replay? – Tech in Sports Ep. 28

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including the New York Mets drone-proofing their stadium, FC Bayern Munich hosting a hackathon, speedskating smartsuits, and

Published on: January 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring the most innovative sports tech at CES 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 27

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including first down marker cams, virtual reality at the upcoming Winter Olympics, an app to improve your

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco and Hyundai team up to develop secure open connected car network

Autonomous and connected cars are one of the hottest trends at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and both Cisco and Hyundai are on board. The two companies are combining forces

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

SAP Canada appoints new country manager

SAP Canada has named a new managing director. Andy Canham will assume the role after previously serving less than a year as SAP Canada’s chief operating officer. He will replace John Graham, who

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Real-time sales solution disrupting the real estate industry

While digital transformation has disrupted almost every sector, the real estate industry has been relatively slow to catch up – until now. A web-based sales solution for developers, and sales agents called Salefish

Published on: January 2nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Predicting the trending sports stories of 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 25

The Tech in Sports crew explores what sports tech stories will trend in the new year. Follow us at: @ITBTechinSports @AlexTRadu @MandyVKovacs

Published on: December 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Best sports stories of 2017 – Tech in Sports Ep. 24

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including a hockey player paid exclusively in Bitcoin, a fan-controlled football league, the top mentioned Canadian athletes

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos modernize IT systems for more streamlined game day

The growing demand for new technology and more digital storage has been well documented from a business perspective, but there are other sectors flying under the radar that struggle with digital transformation as

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Will technology invent a new sport? – Tech in Sports Ep 23

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including player and puck tracking in the NHL, the NBA and NFL signing new live streaming deals,

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario’s digital officer modernizing government one service at a time

Ontario’ first chief digital officer has been on the job since April and has spent the first several months slowly chipping away at the government’s old legacy services. Hillary Hartley has been tasked

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

AI will infiltrate every industry and businesses need to be prepared, experts say

If you think the disruptive nature of artificial intelligence (AI) will spare your particular industry, you’re wrong, according to the AI panel at ITWC’s seventh annual Technicity event held in Toronto on Dec.

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto’s Vector Institute expands its AI mission as it finishes assembling team

They say good things take time, and that’s exactly the mentality of Toronto’s latest artificial intelligence (AI) research centre, the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence. While the Institute's official public launch was March

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring performance-enhancing athletic apparel – Tech in Sports Ep. 22

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including Amazon supporting the NFL's next-gen stats platform, Facebook hiring a sports executive, the NBA's new education

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs