Articles By 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

Ford executive details auto maker’s autonomous vehicle plans

Ford has been one of the most vocal automotive manufacturers in the autonomous vehicle space, announcing back in 2016 that it will have a fully driverless vehicle ready to hit roads in 2021.

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring the 2018 BMW M760Li’s autonomous features

Luxury used to mean leather seats, a sunroof, and a powerful engine – but times have changed. Today, it’s all about the tech, and BMW is holding its own as one of the

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The most impactful tech stories of the 2018 Winter Olympics – Tech in Sports Ep. 31

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including a cryptocurrency-sponsored Canadian Olympic speedskater, a tech summit at the NBA All-Star game, Tom Brady's new

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian company becomes world’s largest Oracle ecommerce platform provider

Toronto-based Tenzing has become the world’s largest provider of Oracle Commerce solutions. The milestone is the result of a February merger between Tenzing, Thinkwrap Commerce, and Spark::red, creating a global commerce and information

Published on: February 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

SAP Canada names new COO

SAP Canada is getting a new chief operating officer. The German enterprise software company has appointed Sam Masri as COO, a role that will see him lead the development and execution of SAP

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs