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Zoho CEO hints at further local support around the world, says company has always had a ‘rural flavour’

Zoho may not be a household name right now, but the software as a service company aims to change that. The privately held Austin, Texas-based company (with international headquarters in Chennai, India), currently

Published on: July 22nd, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Tom’s Thoughts – What Canadians will be missing without the Microsoft Store

Ten years after it opened its doors in 2009, Microsoft recently announced that several Microsoft Stores are shutting down, including all seven in Canada, sparing just four as experience centres for its products.

Published on: July 10th, 2020 Tom Li

IBM launches Watson Works to help businesses return to the office safely

IBM today launched Watson Works, a curated set of products and services to help businesses return to the office. The solution embeds Watson's artificial intelligence (AI) models and applications to help organizations prioritize

Published on: June 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada shines in global hacking competitions to address COVID-19 business challenges

When COVID-19 virtually shut down the world, many organizations wondered what they could do to help. Some donated money or resources, but for some, their support, in part, took the approach of helping

Published on: June 15th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

eBay Canada waives selling fees to help small-scale Canadian businesses expand online

eBay Canada is launching an accelerator program called Up & Running aimed at supporting retailers without an e-commerce presence transitioning to selling online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company recently

Published on: April 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

A third of Canadians experiencing slower internet according to CIRA

A third of Canadians are experiencing slower internet and worse video streaming quality, finds the Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA) in a self-reported study. By surveying 1,200 people across Canada, 38 per cent

Published on: April 15th, 2020 Tom Li

Google bolsters G Suite Hangouts with enterprise features amidst coronavirus outbreak

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to develop, Google is releasing advanced features to Hangout Meets for all G Suite and G Suite for Education users free of charge. New features include: Larger meetings,

Published on: March 4th, 2020 Tom Li

Coronavirus ‘decimated’ device manufacturing in February, says IDC

With files from Alex Coop   The spreading of Coronavirus has curtailed production in the tech industry, a new IDC study finds. Most affected sectors include factory, logistics, and transportation, many of them

Published on: February 28th, 2020 Tom Li

The Business Leadership Podcast: Shrad Rao, CEO of Wagepoint

Shrad Rao is the CEO of Wagepoint, a simple payroll software for small businesses that are looking to simplify their payment process. Shrad always knew that he would be an entrepreneur. He has

Published on: February 27th, 2020 Edwin Frondozo

Looking for your next portfolio management tool? Try these

SoftwareReviews announced ONEPOINT Projects PPM, TeamDynamix PPM, Mavenlink, and Wrike as the winners of its 2020 project portfolio management data quadrant awards.  The four vendors have been chosen as the best performers according

Published on: February 20th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Winners of 2020 SoftwareReviews Business Intelligence Data Quadrant Awards revealed

Anyone seeking the highest-rated business intelligence (BI) solutions should start with the latest gold medal recipients in the 2020 SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Awards for BI. This year's winners, based on user reviews, are

Published on: February 11th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Payments Canada enables wider use of digital debit payments 

Payments Canada says it's making it easier for merchants to offer debit as an alternative to cash thanks to new regulations. The latest rule called the Exchange of Point-of-Service Delayed Authorization Debit Payment

Published on: February 3rd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

IBM Food Trust ensures savory olive oil and better coffee

IBM revealed two new additions to its IBM Food Trust network at CES 2020 in Las Vegas earlier this month: Farmer Connect and Terra Delyssa olive oil tracking. Both new announcements are another

Published on: January 28th, 2020 Tom Li

Microsoft commits to carbon negative by 2030, among other environmental commitments

Microsoft today announced that it's committing to becoming carbon negative by 2030, eliminating all past carbon emissions by 2050, and the creation of a US$1 billion fund for investment in carbon removal technologies.

Published on: January 16th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Deloitte’s 2020 TMT Predictions: 5G’s impact on healthcare will be significant

Expect heavy-duty AI capabilities in your pocket this year thanks to explosive growth in the 5G market, according to Deloitte's annual TMT predictions, growth that will be felt by all industries, especially healthcare.

Published on: January 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal