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HPE begins 2018 with a strong start

It's been a good start to 2018 for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., the company said during its first-quarter earnings call of 2018. During the fiscal quarter ending on Jan. 31, HPE’s revenue went

Published on: February 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop

SAP announces new president of SAP North America

There’s a new president leading the way for SAP North America. The company announced today that DJ Paoni will oversee all day-to-day operations, strategy and profitability across the United States and Canada. “This

Published on: February 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Canadian company becomes world’s largest Oracle ecommerce platform provider

Toronto-based Tenzing has become the world’s largest provider of Oracle Commerce solutions. The milestone is the result of a February merger between Tenzing, Thinkwrap Commerce, and Spark::red, creating a global commerce and information

Published on: February 15th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

OpenText buys Hightail

OpenText Corp. has purchased Hightail Inc., a U.S company that specializes in cloud-based file sharing, the Waterloo software firm announced this morning. Hightail, formerly known as YouSendIt, has approximately 5.5 million customers globally,

Published on: February 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

SAP Canada names new COO

SAP Canada is getting a new chief operating officer. The German enterprise software company has appointed Sam Masri as COO, a role that will see him lead the development and execution of SAP

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Twitter posts a profit; Samsung and Roku Smart TV owners beware; Amazon Whole Foods groceries

Twitter posts a profit but struggles to attract new users, Samsung and Roku smart TVs are vulnerable to hacking, and Amazon starts delivering Whole Foods. There’s a lot of chatter about Twitter’s first-ever

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

The Toronto area’s available inventory for Amazon’s HQ2

A new Amazon headquarters in Toronto would bolster local talent and encourage other companies to follow suit, proponents of the project suggest. But where would HQ2 be located? Below, we have collected the

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Samsung heir leaves jail; Intel’s new smart eyewear; tech makes a splash at the Superbowl

Former Samsung head Jay Y. Lee has been released from jail, five months after being convicted of bribery charges. Intel has designed new smart eyewear that projects images onto your retina and looks

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung heir released from jail

Former Samsung vice chair Lee Jae-yong, known professionally as Jay Y. Lee, has been released from jail in his native South Korea five months after being convicted of corruption charges. According to Reuters

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Tech influences at the 2018 Winter Olympics, iPhone struggles, Firefox tackles privacy

The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics open on Friday and technology will be front and center, the many tech giants have released their quarterly earnings from the holidays, and the next update to Firefox

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Alex Radu

Apple pleased by iPhone X sales despite reports of slashed unit production

Apple Inc.'s iPhone X was in the news recently after the company reportedly cut its production numbers in half in response to disappointing sales, but you wouldn't have known that listening to CEO

Published on: February 2nd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile – including Instagram – now accounts for almost 90% of Facebook’s ad revenue: Sandberg

Facebook Inc.'s focus on mobile users continues to pay off for the social media giant, and it's lifting the fortunes of the businesses who advertise on its platform along with it, COO Sheryl

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft’s cloud services drove the company’s Q2 growth

Led by Azure, Microsoft’s cloud businesses helped the company reach a strong 2018 second quarter. Azure revenue grew 98 per cent during the quarter, on par with previous quarters, and while Microsoft didn’t

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Kirstine Stewart joins TribalScale as president and CRO

TribalScale has added a Canadian tech giant to its executive team to match its growing presence in the country's tech industry. On Tuesday the Toronto-based digital development and design firm announced that it

Published on: January 30th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk is selling flamethrowers, Apple slashes iPhone X production, Dell gets creative

Elon Musk has upgraded from selling simple hats to not-so-simple flamethrowers, Apple is reportedly cutting iPhone X production in half after disappointing sales, and Dell may be looking at a reverse-merger. From LinkedIn

Published on: January 30th, 2018 Alex Radu