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Broadcom to buy CA Technologies for $19 billion USD

Semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom Inc. is buying New York City-based software firm CA Technologies for $18.9 billion (all figures USD), in a bid to create what the former calls "one of the world's leading

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Sonos files for IPO; your AI might be human; Pokémon Go turns two

Smart speaker maker Sonos goes public. The Guardian writes about certain tech companies using humans to power their AI platforms instead of machine learning. And Pokémon Go is now two years old. Trending

Published on: July 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Sonos shoots for IPO backed by premium hardware and broad content ecosystem

In a tiny living room in the west-end of Toronto, Sonos head of global product marketing Michael Papish says "Alexa, play Man in the High Castle." The Sonos Beam he's demoing blinks its

Published on: July 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – ZTE shuffles leadership team; facial recognition technology failing test run; the cost of doing business with Amazon

ZTE shakes up its leadership team. A London, England-based test run of facial recognition technology has only a two per cent success rate. And it’s a slow news day, so we get to

Published on: July 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Diane Bryant departs Google Cloud; Uganda taxes social media; make Mac OS X great again

Could Diane Bryant be throwing her hat in the ring for the CEO job at Intel? There’s a new daily tax for social media users… in Uganda. And a new product promises to

Published on: July 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Here’s how Dell is going public again

Dell Technologies is going public again. On Monday the enterprise technology vendor and PC maker announced that it would be listing itself once again on the New York Stock Exchange after offering to

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Former CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto hired as channel leader for Jolera

Jolera has appointed Paolo Del Nibletto, former editor of ITBusiness.ca sister site Computer Dealer News, as its new channel leader. The multi-national technology hybrid aggregate service provider (HASP) announced earlier this week that

Published on: June 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Shopify acquires ecommerce return solution Return Magic

Shopify has acquired another app for its ever-expanding portfolio. On Tuesday, the Ottawa-based ecommerce darling announced that it had acquired the Montreal-based developers behind Return Magic, an ecommerce return solution for Shopify that

Published on: June 26th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry’s bringing in more software and services revenue than ever, but still losing money

BlackBerry Ltd. is still technically losing money, but bringing in more revenue than ever from software and services - and more importantly, its customers are sticking around. In its latest quarterly results, released

Published on: June 22nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Interac opens innovation lab in Kitchener’s Communitech research hub

Interac Corp. is setting up shop in Kitchener-Waterloo. On Tuesday, the payments giant announced the launch of the Interac Lab, an "innovation outpost and accelerator" located at Kitchener, Ont.-based hub Communitech that will

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft bets on education, Apple introduces new emergency feature, Google invests in Chinese e-commerce

Microsoft jumps headfirst into the education space, Apple will share your location when you call 911, and Google invests in Chinese e-commerce. First up from LinkedIn is news that Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid,

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s new security feature, Microsoft and Walmart want in on cashier-less stores, Elon Musk and Chicago team up

Apple is working on a new security feature that would make it harder for investigators to get data off iPhones, Microsoft wants to make Walmart cashier-less, and Chicago is teaming up with Elon

Published on: June 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft buys GitHub for $7.5 billion

It’s official - Microsoft Corp. has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the $2 billion startup that boasts 28 million software developers. Microsoft made the announcement this morning, and was quick to emphasize

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

What to expect at Apple’s WWDC 2018

The rumour mill has been pretty quiet leading up to Apple’s upcoming annual developer conference in San Jose, Calif., but there are a few things we’re expecting to see at this year’s event.

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

The Business Leadership podcast – Carl Rodrigues: enterprise mobile leader

Carl is president, CEO and founder of SOTI Inc., a world leader in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and mobile security technology. SOTI’s products and technology have received numerous awards and accolades from around

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo