Articles By Pragya Sehgal

Cisco Webex Meetings ranked number one web conferencing vendor by users through SoftwareReviews

SoftwareReviews announced the publication of its 2020 Web Conferencing Data Quadrant Awards yesterday, and Cisco Webex Meetings ran away with wins in most categories, followed by Zoom, Zoho Meeting, Google Hangouts Meet (now

Published on: April 23rd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada’s economic relief efforts are a good start, but tech scale-ups demand clarity around eligibility

Some parts of Canada's economic relief efforts are receiving a lukewarm response from technology scale-ups, according to a new report that also says cash flow remains a top concern during COVID-19. Published by

Published on: April 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify invites developers to participate in app challenge to help businesses fighting COVID-19

Shopify is inviting all app developers to lend their technical and problem-solving skills to build solutions for merchants whose businesses are affected the most by COVID-19 through the Shopify App Challenge. The challenge,

Published on: April 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

CompTIA takes its certification exams online amid COVID-19 pandemic

CompTIA, the global provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications and training for information technology (IT) professionals, yesterday launched an online testing option for its certification exams in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The company

Published on: April 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Telus invests $3.5B in Alberta for wireless and wireline network capacity boost

Telus is investing $3.5 billion in Alberta in 2020 to enhance wireless and wireline network capacity. This is part of Telus’ September announcement about its $16 billion multi-year investment plan in Alberta to

Published on: April 14th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

CATA asks PM to assist tech firms with rapid emergency aid

*This story has been updated to include comments from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) says the federal government confirmed late last week that it has restarted the

Published on: April 13th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Telus Health helps Canadian doctors conduct virtual visits with patients through new conferencing capabilities

Telus Health is helping 26,000 family doctors across Canada conduct video consultations by integrating virtual visits functionality into its electronic medical records (EMRs) offering in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “This innovation is

Published on: April 8th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Essential industries are getting CIRA’s cybersecurity services for free

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) today announced six months of free access to CIRA DNS Firewall to all healthcare facilities, small businesses and non-profits to help them protect against a growing number

Published on: April 3rd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

IBM to provide nine free cloud offers in response to COVID-19

The rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world has left organizations with no choice but to ask their employees to work from home, so IBM is offering nine free cloud products, spanning AI,

Published on: March 31st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Telus says it’s providing free high-speed internet to low-income families for 60 days in response to COVID-29

Telus is extending its support for low-income families by waiving all fees for its Internet for Good program for two months, the company announced today.  This means customers enrolled in the program will

Published on: March 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Ontario-based tech firm to mass-produce 3D-printed face shields for healthcare workers

Kitchener, Ont.-based tech company Inksmith says it's ready to mass-produce face shields that will protect frontline health care workers against the coronavirus. Governments around the world are taking action to mobilize and facilitate

Published on: March 26th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

ServiceNow introduces four emergency response apps to help customers manage the COVID-19 pandemic

ServiceNow has released four emergency response apps to help public and private sector customers around the globe navigate COVID-19 crisis management, one of which has been developed and donated by the Washington State

Published on: March 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

IBM says it will integrate Debater tech into Watson

IBM recently announced plans to integrate Project Debater technologies into Watson throughout the year. This represents the first commercial availability of key technologies from the company’s Project Debater, IBM's first artificial intelligence (AI)

Published on: March 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Only a select few are allowed to build apps related to COVID-19, says Apple

As the world fights COVID-19 pandemic, communities around the world are trusting apps to be their news sources and Apple says it’s working hard to ensure the credibility of health and safety information.

Published on: March 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cisco leadership undergoes another shuffle involving Amy Chang and David Goeckeler

Cisco is undergoing another major leadership shuffle. David Goeckeler, networking and security head of the company was recently appointed as the new chief executive officer of Western Digital, while recent reporting from The

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal