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IBM says it’s exiting the facial recognition business

IBM’s chief executive officer Arvind Krishna today revealed that the company is sunsetting its “general-purpose” facial recognition business. The announcement was revealed in Krishna’s letter to members of Congress Monday about racial justice

Published on: June 9th, 2020 Alex Coop

The ‘new normal’ workplace calls for greater focus on employee well-being

Employers are increasingly looking for ways to help employees with the impact of isolation as they continue to work apart. IT teams are playing a bigger role in coming up with solutions. “The

Published on: June 5th, 2020 Jim Love

Why you’ll never see continuity planning in the same way again

What improved productivity the most when employees in one government agency began working from home during the pandemic? It was ergonomic chairs and dual screens said the agency’s CIO at a recent ITWC

Published on: June 4th, 2020 Jim Love

Google Canada says it will expand ShopHere program across Canada

Google Canada says it's committing $1 million to expand Digital Main Street’s ShopHERE program nationally in an attempt to help get 50,000 small businesses online by 2021.  The tech giant announced the expansion

Published on: May 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Finding the balance with AI use in marketing – CMO Talks with Kira Systems CMO Vinay Nair

More and more business leaders are seeing AI as something with the potential to evolve economies and the way companies operate. While Kira Systems CMO Vinay Nair may believe in AI’s potential, he

Published on: May 28th, 2020 Glenn Weir

Durham College to participate in siberXchange Live summit

Durham College, a partner of SiberX, is participating in the siberXchange Live Summit this week to showcase new opportunities in autonomous vehicle and cybersecurity research.  Mahdi Raza, the founder of SiberX, said that making sure

Published on: May 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

SecureKey’s authentication network service Concierge processing 800 transactions per second during pandemic

Launched in partnership with Canada’s major financial institutions in 2019, Verified.Me’s digital identity authentication and verification service last week celebrated one full year of operations. SecureKey, creators of the network, is built on

Published on: May 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Prairie credit unions choose IBM Canada for payments modernization 

Alberta Central, SaskCentral and Credit Union Central of Manitoba have come together to form Prairie Payments Joint Venture (PPJV), and earlier this week, signed an eight-year, $100+ million dollar agreement with IBM Canada

Published on: May 14th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Digital identity is coming of age in Canada in 2020

By Cindy Baker   You might remember the 1993 New Yorker cartoon, where a dog at a computer says to another, “On the internet, no one knows you’re a dog.” Decades later, that

Published on: May 14th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

IBM Think 2020: How 5G can benefit satellite networks

The ubiquity of 5G will cover everything from IoT sensors, to smart devices, to cloud communication. But the technology that spawned from 5G development can extend well beyond just global networks. At IBM

Published on: May 12th, 2020 Tom Li

More than 90,000 join IBM for Digital Think conference

Arvind Krishna's first keynote as IBM's chief executive officer probably wasn't the event of his dreams. Instead of standing in front of an enthusiastic crowd at IBM Think in San Francisco, he spoke

Published on: May 8th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Challenges and opportunities in the COVID era and beyond – CMO Talks with Wipro CMO Ved Bhat

The pandemic has had a huge impact on the economy. However, even with all that’s happened, Wipro CMO Ved Bhat sees opportunities for companies to stand apart, and to take their products and

Published on: May 1st, 2020 Glenn Weir

eBay Canada waives selling fees to help small-scale Canadian businesses expand online

eBay Canada is launching an accelerator program called Up & Running aimed at supporting retailers without an e-commerce presence transitioning to selling online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company recently

Published on: April 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Good data, better engagement and CMOs 3.0 – CMO Talks with Drift CMO Tricia Gellman

Sales and marketing have evolved in recent years to the point where, according to Drift CMO Tricia Gellman in a recent chat with ITWC President and CEO Fawn Annan, technology and the ability

Published on: April 16th, 2020 Glenn Weir

CompTIA takes its certification exams online amid COVID-19 pandemic

CompTIA, the global provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications and training for information technology (IT) professionals, yesterday launched an online testing option for its certification exams in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The company

Published on: April 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal