Articles By Pragya Sehgal

CompTIA launches a new cybersecurity analyst certification worldwide

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has updated its cybersecurity analyst (CySA+) certification exam, the association announced this week. The new exam applies behavioural analytics to the information technology (IT) security market, validating

Published on: May 1st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify launches its own mobile shopping app

Shopify today announced the launch of its consumer app, simply named Shop.  The new shopping assistant combines features such as the discovery of local businesses, customized recommendations, purchase payment and tracking, the company

Published on: April 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

DMZ and Oxford Properties come to the aid of OneEleven’s members

OneEleven's partners, DMZ and Oxford Properties have come forward to help OneEleven members impacted by the sudden closure of the tech accelerator.  Hard hit by the global economic situation in the wake of

Published on: April 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

eBay Canada waives selling fees to help small-scale Canadian businesses expand online

eBay Canada is launching an accelerator program called Up & Running aimed at supporting retailers without an e-commerce presence transitioning to selling online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company recently

Published on: April 27th, 2020 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