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PM Trudeau pitches Canadian cities for second Amazon HQ, dissenting voices speak up

Amazon announced its intentions to build a second headquarters location just a few weeks ago, and the sweepstakes are heating up as the deadline to submit bids ends at midnight on Oct. 19.

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Samsung Electronics CEO announces resignation

The CEO and vice chair of Samsung Electronics Ltd. announced Friday that he plans to step down, deepening a potential leadership vacuum at the tech giant even as profits are soaring. Kwon Oh-hyun,

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New head of Google Canada named

Three months after its former leader stepped down, the Canadian arm of Google Inc. has officially named its new country director. Sabrina Geremia, who had served as Google Canada's interim leader since former

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Shopify issues statement following allegations that up to 90% of customers aren’t legitimate

Shopify Inc. appears to have responded to allegations that up to 90 per cent of its customers may not be legitimate companies. The Ottawa-based tech darling issued a 156-word statement through its Investor

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

HPE restructuring has major Canadian leadership impact

Charlie Atkinson is no longer the President and Managing Director of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Canada. Sources have confirmed to ITBusiness.ca that Atkinson, a 17-year veteran of HP and the executive who led HPE Canada after

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

NetApp Insight delayed by Las Vegas shooter

LAS VEGAS - NetApp Insight, the multinational storage and data management company's annual conference scheduled to begin Oct. 2 and run through Oct. 5 at Las Vegas's Mandalay Bay, has been delayed after

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry’s software and services division posts record revenue, but shares still down

After putting a positive spin on missed expectations in its last quarter, BlackBerry Ltd. is once again framing its latest results as evidence of being back on track. On Thursday the Waterloo, Ont.-based

Published on: September 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Equifax CEO retires in wake of breach

Equifax CEO Richard Smith has become the latest casualty of the company’s huge and mis-handled data breach. The company announced this morning that Smith has joined the CIO and CISO in leaving the

Published on: September 26th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Alibaba-linked Alipay platform expands its Canadian footprint

TORONTO - Alipay has significantly expanded its Canadian footprint, thanks to a new partnership with SnapPay Inc. that the Chinese online payment platform, related to but separate from Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, announced

Published on: September 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Thoughts on Dell EMC at one year old

Sept. 7, 2017 marked the first anniversary of the historic $68 billion deal to combine Dell and EMC. So, what's changed? Well... in a word: Dell has changed. Dell now has teamed up

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Equifax CIO, CSO retire after breach disclosed

Senior officials at many organizations are able to escape the fallout from data breaches, at least publicly. However, when the breach reaches a certain size some firms have to show the public they're

Published on: September 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Familiar face takes over Microsoft Canada

Former Dell EMC Canada president Kevin Peesker has been named the new Microsoft Canada president. Peesker becomes the first Canadian-born President of Microsoft Canada since Frank Clegg, who retired from Microsoft Canada at

Published on: September 7th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Next Canada announces former Ryerson president as new CEO

National startup incubator Next Canada has announced its new CEO - and it's someone with a more than passing familiarity with supporting Canada's tech scene. On Thursday the non-profit announced that former Ryerson

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto, Vancouver to compete for Amazon’s second North American headquarters

The Great White North could soon be a second home to Amazon.com Inc., if the city of Toronto has its way. On Thursday the Seattle-based tech giant announced plans to open a second

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CPEIA announces rebranding

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association is no more. On Wednesday the industry organization known as CPEIA, which ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC has supported on multiple occasions as a media sponsor, announced it would

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood