Articles By Shruti Shekar

2 Truths and a Lie with ViewSonic’s Deidre Deacon

In September, CDN hosted its inaugural awards event celebrating the most innovative solutions in Canada - The Channel Innovation Awards. The CIA was made possible with many sponsors including ViewSonic. During the event,

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

All Hands on Tech – Microsoft Surface Go

We took a closer look at the new Microsoft Surface Go tablet and how it holds up for people who are on-the-go. We paired the review with the Type Cover, which we highly

Published on: October 2nd, 2018 Shruti Shekar

L-Spark announces cohort of SaaS startups part of accelerator program

L-Spark announced on Oct. 1 it’s “fall cohort” of software-as-a-service (SaaS) startups consisting of four Canadian companies. L-Spark, Canada’s largest accelerator for SaaS companies, said in the release today that following a SaaS

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Amazon has a new store; Samsung chairman indicted; Facebook has access to shadow contacts

First up on LinkedIn: Amazon has opened a new store in New York’s trendy SoHo neighbourhood and it has a bunch of items rated 4-stars or higher on its website. The store, called

Published on: September 28th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Speak Up!: Exploring Yellow Pages’ Alexa Skill

Amazon’s Alexa has a lot of new skills specific to Canadian users. You may remember when we talked about the Manulife Skill and Air Canada Skill. In our latest Speak Up! video we

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Discount Contact Lens taps into voice-activated shopping through Amazon Alexa Skills

Not a lot of people are shopping for things through Amazon’s Alexa, but Discount Contact Lens wants to change that and says that there is “going to be a growing” market to shop

Published on: September 27th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Cisco unveils Education Room, talks future of technology in learning spaces

From Wi-Fi technology that can collect student behaviour patterns to security cameras that keep schools safe, Cisco’s latest installment of the Education Room in its Innovation Centre focuses on the possibilities of emerging technology

Published on: September 26th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

All Hands on Tech – LG G7 Think

We take a closer look at LG G7 Think Smartphone. Our reporter Eric Emin Wood goes in depth with the phone's features, pros, cons, and all the reasons you should or shouldn't buy

Published on: September 26th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: EU beefs with Facebook; Amazon sends fake packages; New iPhones in store

First up, trending on Reddit: The European Union has given Facebook an ultimatum to give better information on how the social media giant is using data. The European bloc of 28 has been

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

BlackBerry partners with L-Spark, launches new accelerator programs for SMEs

BlackBerry Limited has partnered with L-Spark, Canada’s largest software-as-a-service accelerator, to help small to medium-sized technology businesses grow to bring new products to the market by using BlackBerry’s QNX technology. A Sept. 20

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Apple pays Ireland, Google in your car, Capcom Vancouver closes

 First up on LinkedIn: Looks like the European Union is dropping an antitrust lawsuit against Ireland after Apple decided to pay $15.4 billion dollars in taxes, and that includes interest. Back in

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer the ‘originator’ of Igloo’s Networked Enterprises talks application success

San Antonio, TX- Adopting Igloo Software’s intranet solution platform, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) saved hundreds of travel dollars, saved time, and was able to collaborate with people from across the country

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: New Mexico sues Google and Twitter, the ACLU files complaint over Facebook’s job ads, and IBM is sued for age discrimination

First up on Reddit: New Mexico is suing Google and Twitter for illegally collecting data from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. Mexico’s attorney general Hector Balderas says his country

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Ontario Medical Association talks the success of using Igloo Software in its digital transformation

San Antonio, TX - Two years ago, the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) said it was time to get with the times and evolve its internal communications platform to be more collaborative, effective, and

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Photo highlights of Igloo’s ICE ’18 conference

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Shruti Shekar