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BlackBerry Radar expands to 2,800 commercial vehicle dealers in North America

BlackBerry Ltd. is looking to increase its footprint in the fleet management market by partnering up with Pana-Pacific and distributing its BlackBerry Radar tool across more than 2,800 heavy-duty truck dealerships across North

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Alex Coop

NFL adopting machine learning

LAS VEGAS – National Football League CIO Michelle McKenna-Doyle may have never lined up under center and taken a real snap in a live game before, but she too must make intelligent reads

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft touts hybrid as the future of cloud at Toronto Tech Summit

Microsoft Canada put AI-fueled offerings for SMB office and enterprise cloud in the spotlight at its Toronto Tech Summit Wednesday. It's also betting on hybrid as the go-to cloud model of the future.

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Christine Wong

Tax talkback: QuickBooks launches Canada’s first voice-based accounting chatbot

Intuit Inc.'s  voice activated accounting chatbot is coming to Canada. Small businesses tired of trying to get their accountants on the phone will soon be able to ask accounting questions directly into their

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Christine Wong

Cyber security a growing concern to Canadians

Canadians are more concerned about cyber security than they were in 2016. According to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) latest Internet Factbook, 75 per cent of Canadians are worried about the threat of

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Alex Coop

Sage adds inventory management, cloud-based payroll features to Sage One platform

The Canadian arm of British enterprise software giant Sage Group plc has added two features to its signature Sage One accounting platform aimed at retailers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Sage One

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Newest ADP service gives SMBs access to enterprise-level HR expertise

It's no secret that small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don't the budgets of their enterprise counterparts to spend on human resources expertise, so software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider ADP Canada wants to help them out.

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

IBM cloud, AI help Vancouver biotech detect deadly diseases in the air

A Vancouver startup that detects deadly pathogens in the air before they strike humans is getting a shot in the arm from IBM Corp.'s cloud and machine learning technologies. The OneTest platform from

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Christine Wong

Canada’s SaaS ecosystem receives high marks from L-Spark report

L-Spark has taken the pulse of Canada's software-as-a-service (SaaS) ecosystem and concluded it's healthier than it's ever been. The Kanata, Ont.-based SaaS accelerator's new "State of SaaS 2017," report, released today to coincide

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto and Vancouver are larger players in the cloud and SaaS ecosystems than you might think

An extensive study of the world's top 25 cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup clusters places Toronto and Vancouver higher on the list than you might think. U.K.-based business software sales and review platform

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian firms place bets on Amazon Alexa to lift smart home, office markets

It's likely that many Canadians will be unwrapping either a Google Home or Amazon Echo out from under the tree this year, and some Canadian firms are betting the devices will serve as

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Amazon boosts developer support in Canada following Alexa launch

Canadian developers no longer have to use American Amazon accounts to build an Alexa Skill or integrate Alexa into their smart home hardware. Following yesterday's announcement that it is bringing Alexa and several

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Sun Life startup demo day showcases FinTech 2.0 – Insurtech

Many insurance policyholders are probably accustomed to only engaging with their providers when they go to the dentist or somebody dies - in other words, when they're putting in a claim. A new

Published on: November 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Salesforce and Google forge strategic partnership at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO -- Salesforce.com Inc. and Google Inc. announced a strategic partnership on Monday that will see Google's enterprise software better integrate with Salesforce, as well as a commitment between the companies to

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Salesforce kicks off Dreamforce with 6 ‘code-free’ DIY platform tools

SAN FRANCISCO -- Salesforce.com Inc. opened up its annual conference by releasing six new services that will allow code-free application and process development across its cloud platform. Themed as a personalized drag-and-drop portal

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson