Articles By Pragya Sehgal

Twitter to launch new engineering hub in Toronto

Twitter is building its first Canadian engineering team, adding dozens of new members to its office in downtown Toronto in the coming months, the company announced today.  The company says it's still determining

Published on: March 4th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Tech giant Infosys to bring 500 jobs to Calgary 

Multinational IT company Infosys is set to generate 500 jobs in Calgary over the next three years as part of its continued Canadian expansion.   The company says it will hire tech talent from

Published on: March 4th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft Ignite 2021: More Teams updates and enhancements

With files from Tom Li. It's an annual tradition: Microsoft hosts an Ignite conference and announces a bunch of updates for Teams. The tech giant didn't disappoint this year during its virtual conference.

Published on: March 4th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Payments Canada selects Interac as the exchange solution provider for the Real-Time Rail payments system

Payments Canada has selected Interac as the exchange solution provider for Canada’s upcoming real-time payments system, the Real-Time Rail (RTR). Working closely with Payments Canada, Interac will be using the technology behind the

Published on: March 2nd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft Canada, Esri and Missing Children Society of Canada partner to bring missing children home faster

The Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC), Microsoft and Esri Canada have developed the Child Search Network, a national system designed to enhance Canada's national strategy for missing children. "Microsoft is proud of

Published on: February 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Samantha Liscio appointed as CITO at NIHR Clinical Research Network 

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) has appointed Samantha Liscio as its chief information and technology officer.  Having returned to the U.K. from Canada recently to assume her

Published on: February 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Supreme Court of Canada rejects telecom incumbents’ appeal of CRTC’s 2019 rate-correction ruling

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) says it will not go forward with large telecom incumbents’ request to appeal their case against the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) mandated wholesale rate correction

Published on: February 25th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Ontario announces $2.5 million investment in wearable contact tracing device

The Ontario government is investing $2.5 million in an Ontario-made wearable contact tracing device that will alert users if they've been near someone with COVID-19. The funds will be provided to Facedrive Inc.

Published on: February 19th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Trend Micro research says less than 40% of Canadian healthcare organizations understand cloud security

Healthcare organizations have accelerated their cloud migration since the pandemic but are lagging behind in implementing security measures, according to the latest research from Trend Micro, putting them at a higher risk of

Published on: February 18th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

10 Black tech leaders you should know about

Published on: February 18th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Five ways you can celebrate Black History Month virtually

 

Published on: February 8th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Maplesoft launches new AI learning tool to help high school and university students do math quickly

Software that butts in and over-automates a math problem or clutters the screen is bad news for students like Neil Kaus. That's why he says he uses Maple Learn, an education tool built

Published on: February 3rd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

COVID-inspired gadgets from CES 2021

Published on: February 1st, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian Civil Liberties Association says facial recognition tech in Canada should be suspended

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has released two reports examining the state of facial recognition technology (FRT) in Canada and globally, and is calling for a moratorium on the controversial technology. In

Published on: January 28th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal