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Canadian Tire, Walmart changing ecommerce with in store, self-serve kiosks

Big box retailers appear to be expanding their e-commerce efforts, with Canadian Tire and Walmart bringing in-store, self-serve kiosks to brick and mortar stores across Canada. Canadian Tire announced Wednesday that it is

Published on: November 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Only 6% of Canadian businesses are digital leaders, meaning ‘enormous’ opportunities for Dell and its partners to help

Dell EMC executives aren’t sounding any alarm bells after new research sponsored by Dell Technologies suggests only 6 per cent of Canadian businesses are digital leaders. The Digital Transformation Index, a research study conducted by

Published on: October 31st, 2018 Alex Coop

Toronto startup bringing AI and IoT to oil and gas industry, raises $7 million in funding

A Toronto-based startup that is bringing artificial intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) to the gas and oil industry recently closed a seed funding round of $7 million and is expanding its reach

Published on: October 31st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Telus embraces GitHub’s open source community to create digital platform

Telus Corp. is embracing digital transformation, and has even been ‘open’ to using open source software for its digital platform as it attempts to make customer and employee experiences easier through automated technology.

Published on: October 29th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How Rubikloud is changing the retail landscape with automation

Rubikloud is using artificial intelligence and machine learning-based technologies to help retailers become more efficient, and plans to become the pre-eminent, global leader in AI software for enterprise retailers. The Toronto-based business, which

Published on: October 25th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

ATB Financial, IBM partnership focuses on digital transformation in banking

Alberta-based ATB Financial is deepening its relationship with IBM Corp., with the creation of a Digital Innovation Lab and mobile/web-based platform as it continues to digitally transform its business offerings and provide customers

Published on: October 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Online voting technical issue delays local election results across Ontario

A glitch with an online voting system has delayed the results for many of Monday’s province-wide local elections and forced a number of municipalities across Ontario to extend voting hours through until Tuesday

Published on: October 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Startup Canada’s ‘Day on the Hill’ and awards show live-stream

Startup Canada is currently hosting its Day on the Hill in Ottawa, spotlighting the Canadian startup community and entrepreneurs. Throughout Thursday it held talks and events with a focus on women, social, high

Published on: October 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

HashtagTrending: Cannabis and machine learning; ‘Weed-dating’; and tracking consumption

It’s October 17th and unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably know what that means. Recreational cannabis is now officially legal across Canada and in light of this we decided to

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Technology companies play key role in new cannabis industry

Legalization of marijuana has arrived in Canada, and technology is playing a big role in this new industry, everything from artificial intelligence in production, to software for supply chain management, to e-commerce sites

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Women make up one third of Canadian entrepreneurs, but not in tech industry

Female entrepreneurs in Canada are increasing in number, tend to be younger than their male counterparts and are starting businesses at a faster rate than men, however gender equality among STEM industry business

Published on: October 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Bringing the ‘Ritual’ experience to pharmacy prescriptions

Pharmacies across Canada now have a new digital way to fill prescriptions that has the potential to cut down on wait times for patients and streamline the prescription process, thanks to a new

Published on: October 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

CompuCom unveils ‘Self Healing’ AI service for healthcare

CompuCom System Inc. is bringing its artificial intelligence (AI), automation software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to the world of healthcare to help providers automate tech support and decrease 'downtime' caused by technology failures. The digital workplace

Published on: October 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How former tech exec Robert Buren is digitally transforming mentorship

Ten years ago, Robert Buren's career was taking off. He had started multiple ventures, including IT security education conference SecTor, enjoyed a five-year run with CMS Consulting Inc. (now known as New Signature),

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Digital tools drive economic growth: PayPal

Businesses that leverage e-commerce experience significantly accelerated growth, says PayPal Canada after a recent study. The research involved over 4,000 Canadian small businesses that handle between $30,000 to $3 million in online transactions

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Tom Li