Articles By Shruti Shekar

Igloo navigating ‘sophisticated’ clients as it tries to go global

San Antonio, TX - Igloo Software wants to go global with its intranet software solution platform and cater to a growing audience that CEO Dan Latendre says is “more sophisticated” and wants more

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Microsoft Canada watches Igloo Software, continues partnership to leverage its intranet solutions go global

SAN ANTONIO, TX- Microsoft Canada’s Chief Technology Officer Stephen Tanaka said Waterloo-based intranet software solutions provider Igloo Software is a company to watch because of how fast it’s growing and that its services

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Igloo Software adds AI-powered search with Lucidworks partnership

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Kitchener-based intranet solution provider Igloo launches a partnership with California’s Lucidworks to “augment search capabilities with artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing." A Sept. 12 press release

Published on: September 12th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Exploring Manulife’s Alexa Skill

Amazon's Alexa has been making waves, especially with all of the new skills that are now available. In our latest Speak Up! video we take a look at the Manulife Benefits skill and

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Women in the IT Channel Mentor of the Year winner Gail Mercer-MacKay

Gail Mercer-MacKay from Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling won the Mentor of the Year award at the Women in the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon that was hosted on Aug. 23. MacKay, the chief story teller

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Facebook partners with RentSeeker.com to connect to real estate market

Facebook is partnering with RentSeeker.ca to expand its Marketplace to include property listings. A Sept. 5 press release said the social media company is establishing the partnership to help Canadian landlords and property managers

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Huawei marketing plan turns TIFF attendees into red carpet paparazzi

Huawei Canada’s decision to partner with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is one way to teach the market how to use technology, according to the Chinese smartphone giant's Canadian director of marketing.

Published on: September 4th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending – Apple to host a special event; Will Lyft take over Uber in its IPO?; Google and Mastercard partner to track offline purchases

Apple will be hosting a special event this month to unveil some new products, Lyft is preparing to surpass Uber in its IPO, and Google and Mastercard join forces to track offline purchases.

Published on: September 3rd, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending – Nude photo hacker sentenced; Apple buys AR startup; Google calls BS on Trump’s conspiracy theory

The hacker that stole celebrity nudes is sentenced to jail, Apple buys an augmented reality startup, and Google is calling BS on U.S. President Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory on rigged search results. Trending

Published on: August 31st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

2 Truths + 1 Lie with SOTI’s Carl Rodrigues

Carl Rodrigues, CEO of SOTI, tells us two truths and one lie. Play along and see how you do! SOTI is a technology company that develops a suite of business mobility and IoT

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Women in the IT Channel Rising Star winner Erika Moll-Richardson

Erika Moll-Richardson, ProServeIT’s business development manager, has been declared the winner of the 2018 CDN Women in the IT Channel Rising Star award. She received the recognition on Aug. 23 for her impressive

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Messagepoint expands offices in Kitchener-Waterloo

Messagepoint has expanded its Canadian footprint and opened a new office in Kitchener, Ont., a move that is part of the company’s expansion that also includes recently opened offices in London, U.K. The

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Google’s Gradient Venture makes first lead investment with Canadian AI startup

The first Canadian recipient of an investment from Google's Gradient Ventures says Canada "has a strong foundation" of artificial intelligence (AI) companies that could see more investments from the fund. Toronto-based industrial AI

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Amazon begins to offer monthly subscription service to Prime

Amazon Canada will now be offering a monthly subscription alternative to Prime, its exclusive service for video, music, and shipping for customers. An Aug. 28 press release said the monthly service will be

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Lyft is going to offer discounted rides during U.S. midterm elections; Twitter’s CEO might testify; Apple hires dozens from Tesla

First up trending on Reddit: It looks like ride-hailing service Lyft is going to be helping American voters get to a voting station during the country’s midterm elections coming up on Nov. 6.

Published on: August 27th, 2018 Shruti Shekar