Articles By Mandy Kovacs

HP disrupting manufacturing with 3D printing technology

HP Inc. may have sent a zero-G printer to the International Space Station, but its next move is staying a little closer to home. The company is now targeting the manufacturing sector, showcasing

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

HP teams up with Aon to tackle cyber risks with new security solution

LAS VEGAS - Cybersecurity continues to be the hottest topic in the tech industry. HP Inc. has announced it is joining forces with Aon, a professional services firm, to offer a security solution

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto girls school hosts blockchain hackathon to inspire interest in STEM fields

What were you doing at 16? The last few weeks have seen teenagers across North America make headlines as they continue to speak out on social issues, and it's become abundantly clear that

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Paypal going after traditional banks, Facebook’s continued problems, China’s dystopian ranking system

PayPal is moving closer to “mainstream banking”, Facebook suspends another data analytics firm for using tactics like Cambridge Analytica, and China is testing a social credit ranking system straight out of a Black

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How to stay healthy like a pro athlete – Tech in Sports Ep. 38

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including MyFitnessPal's data breach, MLB's first game exclusively on Facebook, AI at the 82nd Masters, and more! Plus,

Published on: April 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring Nissan’s coolest vehicle yet, the XMotion Concept

Nissan has fused traditional Japanese culture and craftsmanship with American grit and utility for its sleek new concept car the Nissan XMotion, and we were hands on at the Canadian International Auto Show

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google employees don’t want to be in the war business, 2B Facebook accounts compromised, top 3 most high-tech cities in Canada

Google employees petition to pull the company out of a Pentagon AI project, Facebook increases its estimation of the number of users exposed to data harvesting, and three Canadian cities make the list

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How tech plays a role in concussion prevention, diagnosis, & treatment – Tech in Sports Ep. 36

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including video replay at the FIFA World Cup, an amazing basketball-playing robot, March Madness social media trends,

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

No immediate changes to CRTC’s wholesale wireless framework

Those waiting for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) big decision on whether to allow the resale of wireless services will be disappointed. Canada’s telecommunications body has ruled that it will conduct

Published on: March 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Slack makes big privacy changes, YouTube will annoy users with more ads, former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has a new gig

Slack’s new privacy rules let your boss download your private chats, YouTube is increasing the number of ads before music videos so you subscribe to its music service, and former Uber CEO Travis

Published on: March 22nd, 2018 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