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Government of Nova Scotia launches Digital Service team

In an effort to provide better digital services to its citizens and public servants, the Government of Nova Scotia launched the Nova Scotia Digital Service team today. Announced in a blog post from

Published on: November 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Sidewalk Labs signs letter of intent to collaborate with George Brown College

Sidewalk Labs is further cementing its footprint in Toronto by signing a letter of intent to collaborate with George Brown College on future projects related to its ongoing smart city project in the

Published on: November 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Diversity more than just meeting numbers, everyone needs to ‘go all in’ says #movethedial founder

Women account for only about 25 per cent of Canada’s tech industry, and it's a number that's remained stagnant over the past 10 years. While attendees at this year's #movethedial Global Summit remained

Published on: November 20th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

More than 70 per cent of consumers say their expectations for apps have increased over past two years, says new report

Digital services are more ingrained in our daily lives than ever before, and with the increased use of those services has come increased expectations of the quality of those services, according to a

Published on: November 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft says Teams has hit 20 million daily users

The battle between Slack and Microsoft Teams continues, and it now looks like Microsoft is gaining the upper hand, according to numbers released by the company today. As of Tuesday, Microsoft said in

Published on: November 19th, 2019 Buckley Smith

City of Ottawa to launch 311 AI chatbot powered by Microsoft’s Power Virtual Agent

ORLANDO --- The city of Ottawa has announced a new plan to pilot Microsoft’s Power Virtual Agent to increase the accessibility of its 311 services. Built in collaboration with Microsoft, Ottawa will begin

Published on: November 6th, 2019 Tom Li

Canadian businesses lagging in network innovation to support digital transformation, says Cisco report

Canada lags far behind other nations in terms of strategic implementation of projects and networking innovations that support digital transformation, spotlights Cisco’s recently released 2020 Global Networking Trends Report. Canada ranks 11th among

Published on: November 4th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Toronto startup helps disabled and their communities with VR

By Rob Starr When SenseTech Solutions recently won Staples' This is How I Grow My Business contest, the team of four recent engineering graduates found their altruistic approach affirmed. The start-up that designs

Published on: October 31st, 2019

Apple’s wearables, home and accessories business shines in Q4

Fueled by accelerating growth from its wearables and services business, Apple experienced a strong fiscal 2019 with its highest fourth-quarter revenue ever, the company revealed this week, despite under-performing Mac and iPhone sales.

Published on: October 31st, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

TD Bank opens new operations hub in Toronto

Among a swath of other news at TD's annual TD Tech Day event in Toronto, the bank announced a new 9,000 square foot facility called the TD Fusion Centre that will serve as

Published on: October 31st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Zoom chooses Jabra PanaCast as the first video conferencing device for its new service

Jabra is collaborating with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. to offer a video conferencing experience for its newly added feature to Zoom Rooms. Zoom will be using the Jabra PanaCast, a Panoramic-4K video device,

Published on: October 16th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Facebook’s Libra project confirms its governing council after several major companies withdraw

After some of its major backers including eBay, MasterCard, PayPal and Visa Inc. announced their withdrawals, 21 members of the Facebook-led Libra Association formally signed onto its charter and formalized the Libra Association

Published on: October 16th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Finger Food investment in Calgary a ‘call to action’ for tech companies globally, says CSO

With $3.5 million in support from the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF), Finger Food Advanced Technology Group is opening up an advanced technology centre in Calgary, which will lead to the creation of

Published on: October 16th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft introduces several new capabilities to Office 365 and Surface devices

In addition to announcing several new devices at its Surface event, Oct. 2, 2019, Microsoft also shared its progress on several innovations including touch, digital pen and utilizing voice across Office 365 and

Published on: October 8th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Survey reveals growth in use of online videos among Canadian marketers and marketing agencies

The 13th annual digital marketing pulse survey revealed a continuous growth in the usage of online video and said that this could be an extension of the television era. The study, carried out

Published on: October 7th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal