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Deloitte unveils its top 50 Canadian tech companies to watch

Deloitte is celebrating its 20th anniversary of its Technology Fast 50 program, which recognizes technology companies for their entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, rapid revenue growth, and world-class achievements. This year’s Canadian top 50 accomplished

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Top Three “Killer Apps” for Blockchain in Insurance

In the insurance industry, the “killer app” for blockchain has little to do with Bitcoin or any currency substitute, according to a diverse group of Insurance company participants at the InsureTechTO conference recently

Published on: November 7th, 2017 Jim Love

One-third of Canadians have been a victim of cybercrime, says Accenture survey

Correction: An earlier version of this story stated that almost two-thirds of Canadians have been the victim of cybercrime. Accenture has since corrected this statistic to one-third of Canadians. It’s no secret that

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Healthcare with a smartphone: new app measures wound depth

The healthcare industry is continuously being transformed by digital innovations, and a new technological solution will help care providers more accurately measure wounds without any invasive devices. Swift Medical, a wound care company

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco creates AI-based voice assistant for the enterprise

DALLAS – Cisco’s introduced a new Artificial Intelligence-based voice assistant called Spark Assistant that will act as a virtual assistant inside an organization. Cisco made it clear that Spark Assistant is not a consumer

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition revealed

Samsung has announced that it will be releasing a support- and security-enhanced, enterprise version of the Galaxy Note 8, and it will be sold exclusively through Samsung channel partners. The Galaxy Note 8

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft Surface Book 2, Surface Pro LTE coming this holiday season

The Microsoft Surface family will see an upgrade this holiday season with the Surface Book 2 shipping on Nov. 16, followed by the Surface Pro LTE on Dec. 1. The Surface Pro 2

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Google launches hardware kit for meeting rooms

G Suite is getting a physical boost, with Google Inc. announcing that Hangouts Meet is getting a $1,999 USD hardware kit specifically designed for G Suite Enterprise edition customers. The hardware kit consists

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Toronto’s new connectivity ratings for buildings could lure tech firms to the city

Toronto has a new weapon in its battle to lure global tech giants like Amazon to the city. The City of Toronto has partnered with WiredScore, the New York City-based startup behind Wired

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Christine Wong

iPhone X pre-orders open soon

The iPhone that is celebrating 10 years of the Apple smartphone is nearly here! Pre-orders for the iPhone X will open on Friday, Oct. 27 at 12:01 PST on apple.com/ca and the Apple

Published on: October 24th, 2017 Alex Radu

The reports of AI killing jobs have been greatly exaggerated

Elon Musk has warned that artificial intelligence (AI) is the biggest risk we face as a civilization, but several Canadian business leaders believe this apprehension is overstated, especially when it comes to its applications

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Mastercard opens access to its blockchain technology API

Mastercard is taking a bet on blockchain, officially revealing its blockchain technology complete with open API. For its blockchain solution, Mastercard focused on four principles: privacy, flexibility, scalability, and reach. It will be

Published on: October 20th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Video Replay in Sports. Yay or Nay? – Tech in Sports Ep. 15

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including NBA virtual reality. Then they debate the video replay controversy in FIFA. Stories of the week: FIFA

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political candidate is disrupting the government with an app. From Twitter today, Google’s urban

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

HP shows off workstation designed for Adobe Creative Cloud

HP Inc. has a new detachable notebook, and it's designed to give creators more performance and mobility in Adobe Creative Cloud. At the Adobe Max conference, the tech giant revealed the HP ZBook

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Alex Radu