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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

Hashtag Trending – New privacy tools from Google, Alexa goes job hunting, UPS delivery drones approved

Google rolls out new privacy features, Alexa steps up to help people find jobs, and UPS gets federal approval for a fleet of delivery drones. First up from Twitter is news that Google

Published on: October 3rd, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Are LinkedIn Skills Assessments trustworthy? One CEO says no

LinkedIn recently released a new feature, Skills Assessment, that many thought might deliver more transparency to skills listed on users' profiles. But Tigran Sloyan, chief executive officer of CodeSignal, who has been working

Published on: October 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Going cashless could save business owners 15 hours a week, says Square study

Allan Bacani took over operations of the Vancouver-based Lee's Donuts in 2018 and after assessing the business he decided to go completely cashless.  The benefits of this move have already been felt, he

Published on: September 27th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadian SMEs top the list of productive businesses in Sage annual productivity tracker

By Pragya Sehgal  According to Sage’s annual Productivity Tracker, Canada is one of the more productive countries in the world. The global survey conducted by Sage and market research firm YouGov investigated the

Published on: September 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft releases new features, updates for Dynamics 365

Microsoft Corp. released a wide swath of updates and releases for its Dynamics 365 suite this week, largely focussed on AI-powered insight tools and new applications for the world of retail. AI-powered insight

Published on: September 23rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

LinkedIn launches Skills Assessment to allow users to verify their skills

LinkedIn Corp. has launched a new feature that it says will bring some verification to the skills that users list on their profiles. The new feature is called Skills Assessment, and it allows

Published on: September 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Does mobile-enabling the office provide benefits? ServiceNow is counting on it with its newest offerings

We have all heard plenty about mobile enabling the workforce to allow remote work and work from home opportunities, but what about mobile enabling the physical workspace and the work processes that are part

Published on: September 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith