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How 5G drones are saving Canadian crops

It’s going to be a while before drone fleets deliver packages en-masse in urban areas, but with 5G networks that improve their capabilities, they are gaining interest with industries in rural areas like

Published on: December 4th, 2020 Tom Li

ServiceNow is acquiring Canadian AI services startup Element AI

Another one bites the dust. After launching in 2016, raising US$102 million in Series A funding and opening offices across five cities in North America, Europe, and Asia, one of Canada’s superstar startups

Published on: November 30th, 2020 Alex Coop

Breaking records and exceeding expectations: Global adoption of 5G

It goes without saying that COVID-19 has obstructed our day-to-day lives in ways that were only imagined in doomsday predictions and science fiction. For Penny Baldwin, chief marketing officer for cellular technology leader

Published on: November 26th, 2020 Suzanne Robicheau

Sage Business Cloud Marketplace now available in Canada

Sage today announced the launch of the Sage Business Cloud Marketplace in Canada, which will provide its Canadian customers with a selection of cloud-native and cloud-connected apps to help them perform better and

Published on: November 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Ontario-based tech company launches free QR-based contact tracing tool across Canada

Canadian tech company GroundLevel Insights has launched Canatrace, a free contact tracing tool, across Canada with the aim of alleviating stress for small businesses in various industries. GroundLevel says this new QR-based digital

Published on: November 6th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Telus International acquires Lionbridge AI for CA$1.2 billion

Telus International, a Telus subsidiary that offers global customer service outsourcing and digital IT services, has acquired Lionbridge AI for CA$1.2 billion. Lionbridge AI is a subdivision of Lionbridge Technologies that specializes in

Published on: November 6th, 2020 Tom Li

As deadline looms, expert says businesses are ‘just starting’ to take digital accessibility more seriously

Canadian businesses face a January 1, 2021 deadline to make all internet websites and web content more accessible, and experts are urging Canadian businesses to take a hard look at their web presence

Published on: November 2nd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cisco survey: Accelerated digitization of Canadian SMBs could add $70B to country’s GDP by 2024

According to a new study, Canadian small businesses' continued push into the digital realm could do wonders for Canada's economy. The increased digitization within Canadian small businesses can add CA$70 billion to the

Published on: October 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Google finally hangs up on Hangouts, says auto migrations to Chat begin in 2021

Google says it's sunsetting Hangouts and pivoting to Chat, and Chat will become available as a free service—both in the integrated experience in Gmail and the Chat standalone app.  The news comes just days

Published on: October 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Rogers now offers 5G service in 130 Canadian regions

Rogers has expanded its service to 130 regions in Canada, including more rural areas in Alberta, Ontario, and British Columbia. “Digital infrastructure is crucial to fuelling productivity and innovation and driving our economy

Published on: October 14th, 2020 Tom Li

Convergence ramping up to Digital Inclusion Challenge, registration closes Oct. 9

Toronto, ON-based digital transformation company Convergence is launching the Digital Inclusion Challenge - 'Embracing digital education for all'- and inviting high school, college and university students from around the world to participate.  The

Published on: October 6th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Bidding process for City of Toronto digital government and payment platform goes online

The City of Toronto is inviting counter-proposals to the unsolicited proposals received from PayIt LLC by them to find prospective suppliers for a digital government and payment platform. The product and service categories

Published on: September 25th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft Ignite 2020: Teams to get new well-being features to reduce stress

Microsoft’s key tool in connecting a distributed workforce is its Teams communication platform. At Microsoft Ignite, the company announced a slew of new features in Teams to reduce work-from-home stress and improve collaboration

Published on: September 24th, 2020 Tom Li

The Terry Fox Run to go virtual this year with the help of Movespring app

Like all charities that rely on physical events to raise money, COVID-19 has presented challenges for the Terry Fox Run, too.  “This year, we decided to carry forward Terry’s spirit of trying by

Published on: September 17th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Google Canada says its new tool can help put your business on the global map

Google Canada has launched Market Finder, which the company is calling a one-stop-shop for Canadian small businesses seeking to go global.  Market Finder is a free tool for Canadian small businesses to help

Published on: September 14th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal