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Microsoft and Toronto non-profit partners to help firms set up workplace rapid screening program in as little as a week

Last week, Microsoft, together with Toronto-based not-for-profit initiative Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) Rapid Screening Consortium (RSC), introduced a new offering that enables employers to provide rapid COVID-19 antigen screens for employees before they

Published on: June 9th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Zoho’s pipeline-centric CRM solution built for small businesses gets new features 

Global SaaS company Zoho has added new features, including an industry-first mobile pipeline view, to its pipeline-centric customer relationship management (CRM) solution, Bigin. New customization features, public APIs, new integrations, and enhanced capabilities

Published on: June 4th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

First Canadian Pride in IT event attracts top speakers

Author and diversity and inclusion strategist Lily Zheng will kick off ITWC’s inaugural LGBTQ2S+ Voices in IT event during Pride Week on June 23. Zheng, author of Gender Ambiguity in the Workplace and

Published on: May 25th, 2021 Steve Proctor

Google expands partnership with Shopify, launches new features to increase merchant discoverability

Google is expanding its partnership with Shopify to allow the e-commerce giant's 1.7 million merchants to feature their products across Google, the company announced at the Google I/O event this week.  Few details

Published on: May 19th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Google Cloud to use Starlink satellite internet for its data centres

Google Cloud and space tech company SpaceX have partnered to deliver data, cloud services, and applications to customers at the network edge using SpaceX's Starlink satellite network. According to a May 13 news

Published on: May 14th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

2021 Digital Transformation and CIO of the Year nomination deadline extended

Good things really do come to those who wait. As the result of some sincere requests from people who are short of time, ITWC is extending the deadline for nominations for the 2021 Digital

Published on: May 14th, 2021 Steve Proctor

Zoho says its philosophy of transnational localism helped during COVID

Long before the pandemic hit, productivity and collaboration software vendor Zoho was espousing transnational localism, a philosophy that has served it well during COVID-19. What the heck is transnational localism? It's another way

Published on: May 12th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

LifeLabs partners with Telus Health to improve virtual mental health service offerings in Ontario

This week, LifeLabs announced it's working with Telus Health to improve access to health services to MyCareCompass customers in Ontario. "Over 3 million users in Ontario rely on LifeLabs' portal to deliver convenient

Published on: May 7th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Netflix picks Toronto for its new Canadian corporate office 

Streaming giant Netflix is expanding its Canadian operations by setting up a new corporate office in Toronto.  Netflix officials delivered the news to Mayor of Toronto John Tory in an April 27 virtual

Published on: April 28th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Amazon launches IP Accelerator program in Canada to help SMBs protect their brands 

This morning, Amazon announced the launch of its Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator program in Canada to help small and medium-sized (SMBs) businesses across the country secure a trademark and protect their brands both

Published on: April 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Telus and Quebec government announce $30 million internet expansion project

Telus and the Quebec government announced a joint $30 million investment to expand high-speed internet access for residents in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. With this new investment unveiled on April 14, Telus says 22,000

Published on: April 15th, 2021 Tom Li

Council of Canadian Innovators expands to Ontario, Alberta and B.C.

Today, the Council of Canadian Innovators (CCI) announced a national expansion and is adding government relations experts in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.  The national council says its practice leads in those three

Published on: April 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

New internet project approved for rural Newfoundland and Labrador

Residents in some rural Newfoundland and Labrador will soon have access to faster internet thanks to a new CA$1.379 million collaboration between the federal government and Bell Canada announced today. Come November, 1,184

Published on: April 10th, 2021 Tom Li

8 tech startups selected to take part in 2021 Canadian Technology Accelerator Digital program

Eight Canadian startups have been selected to participate in the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Digital Silicon Valley 2021, a Canadian Trade Commissioner Service service.  This year’s participants include seven Ontario-based, early-stage tech companies

Published on: April 9th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

MLSE’s new ‘digital arena’ for Raptors and Leafs fans is the future of sports viewing, says CTO

Humza Teherany’s crystal ball suggests that in five years, you might be watching the Toronto Raptors or Maple Leafs on your coffee table. That doesn’t sound very compelling until MLSE’s chief technology and

Published on: April 1st, 2021 Alex Coop