Articles By Mandy Kovacs

The tech jobs employers are hiring for the most and where to find them: Indeed.com report

Canada’s vast IT skills gap is no secret, with the Information and Communications Technology Council reporting that more than 216,000 tech-related jobs in the country will need to be filled by 2021. Job

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

BlackBerry launches new mobile security solution with Microsoft

BlackBerry Ltd. is no stranger to strategic partnerships, and its latest hopes to secure enterprises using mobile Microsoft applications. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company has teamed up with Microsoft to launch BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge,

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Could coaches be replaced by AI? – Tech in Sports Ep. 35

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including Facebook winning the rights to exclusively stream Wednesday MLB games, Adidas plans to 3D print 100,000 shoes

Published on: March 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2019 Ford Edge is Ford’s smartest SUV yet

Ford is calling its new 2019 Edge SUV the smartest SUV in its class and we got to take a look at what that means. This year at the 2018 Canadian International Auto

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Uber Canada’s new GM on changing company culture, winning back trust in the great white north

From allegations of a toxic work culture and drivers committing sexual assault to CEO Travis Kalanick stepping down, it’s safe to say Uber had a rough 2017. It’s struggled in Canada too, with

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Is there too much tech in sports? – Tech in Sports Ep. 34

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including the Sacramento Kings’ high-tech All Star game bid, robotic concession stand assistants, a new study that

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Dell EMC’s Deanna Thomson talks diversity, equality in tech for International Women’s Day

The technology industry is a notoriously male-dominated field, which makes it an interesting case study for International Women’s Day. ITBusiness.ca got a chance to chat with Deanna Thomson, channel chief for Dell EMC

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Women-oriented social app GirlCrew launches in Canada

There’s a new social app geared towards women launching just in time for International Women’s Day. GirlCrew is officially debuting its social media platform app in Canada that helps women make new friends

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

FIFA tackles concussions at 2018 World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 33

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including how Amazon is helping the potential new Seattle NHL team, FIFA's 2018 World Cup concussion plan,

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Facebook ends newsfeed experiment, YouTube goes after conspiracy theorists

Facebook stops its newsfeed experiment, YouTube goes after conspiracy theorists, and Kim Kardashian West’s new prank show is picked up by Facebook. First up from Google Trends is news that Facebook has begun

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Spotify goes public, BMO to open tech campus, Equifax breach hits millions more customers

Spotify goes public, the Bank of Montreal will open a tech campus in Toronto’s Eaton Centre, and Equifax reveals millions more people were affected by its data breach last year. First up from

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2018 Outlander PHEV is Mitsubishi’s first dual-electric motor hybrid

Mitsubishi is techifying the electric vehicle market with its 2018 Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid vehicle. At the 2018 Canadian International Auto Show, we took a first look at the Mitsubishi SUV that will

Published on: March 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2018 budget “misses the mark”: a comprehensive analysis of the Liberals’ tech initiatives

The 2018 Canadian budget has been unveiled, and while there are plenty of tech-related initiatives, many in the industry are feeling let down. The government has gone all in on cybersecurity, big data,

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Do the 2018 Olympics prove athletes have peaked? – Tech in Sports Ep. 32

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including the British skeleton team's high-tech suits, TSA PreCheck for Nets and Islanders fans, stretchable sensors, and

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Apple uses Google Cloud, Uber causes congestion, grocery shopping on Go Transit

Apple confirms it uses Google Cloud, ride-sharing companies like Uber cause congestion, and online grocery shopping just got a whole lot easier for Toronto transit riders. First up from Facebook is news that

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs