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Hashtag Trending – Tesla cuts workforce, AT&T cleared to buy Time Warner, Twitter updates

Tesla announces company-wide personnel cuts, AT&T has been cleared for its acquisition of media company Time Warner, and Twitter announces new updates to its platform. First up from Twitter is news that Tesla

Published on: June 14th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Uber and Lyft expand Toronto services to Pearson Airport

Toronto's leading ride-sharing services have expanded their market. On Tuesday, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) announced the launch of a pilot project allowing Uber and Lyft to pick up and drop off

Published on: June 13th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

3 ways the ‘AI Leader of the Year’ is using Data for Good

When Victor Anjos co-founded Data for Good in Toronto, he probably only dreamed that the not-for-profit could use data to help feed more hungry people, to warn about potential genocide, or to raise

Published on: June 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Apple Business Manager available in U.S. today, Canada by end of June

Canadian IT companies will soon be able to manage Apple’s tight-knit ecosystem through the new Apple Business Manager. Available to Canadians and 65 other countries by June 31, the service will, for the

Published on: June 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – McDonald’s launches more kiosks; MyHeritage gets hacked; Facebook confirms data sharing with China

McDonalds plans to launch thousands of new self-serve kiosks, DNA testing and genealogy service MyHeritage admits it got hacked; and Facebook faces tough questions - again. Trending on Facebook, McDonald’s is rolling out

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Reddit surpasses Facebook in popularity; Waymo buys minivans; California supports net neutrality

Reddit surpasses Facebook to become the third most visited website in the U.S., Waymo is getting more than 60,000 minivans, and California approves some strict net neutrality rules. After surpassing Facebook earlier this

Published on: June 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Sun Chemical’s manufacturing services cover more than just ink

TORONTO - You would be forgiven for associating Sun Chemical with only one part of the manufacturing process - after all, the Parsippany, New Jersey-based company, which has roots in a Paris business

Published on: May 30th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Auditor general calls Phoenix pay system rollout an ‘incomprehensible failure’

Michael Ferguson didn’t mince words this morning when he cited a new report that slammed the federal government’s Phoenix pay system, describing it as an “incomprehensible failure of project management and oversight.” “Phoenix

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – PayPal to buy iZettle for $2.2B; New details about EnStream in Canada; Elon Musk’s Boring Company unveils next project

PayPal has plans to acquire iZettle for $2.2 billion, EnStream, a joint venture between Rogers, Telus and Bell is suddenly in the spotlight, and Elon Musk wants to charge $1 for his new

Published on: May 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Government, enterprise interest in Red Hat and open source skyrocketing

A popular quote from Mohandas Gandhi graces most of the Red Hat Canada offices across the country: "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

AI, Azure, and second chance tech: Highlights from Microsoft’s Build 2018

At its annual Build conference, Microsoft showcased what's coming for the tech giant in the realm of artificial intelligence, cloud, and more, including an old Microsoft experiment finding a new home with Azure.

Published on: May 8th, 2018 Alex Radu

Shopify streamlining retail marketing and admin with Ping, secures payments with Fraud Protect

Shopify Inc. wants to make it easier for online retailers to market themselves and ensure their transactions are secure. To that end, among the numerous new and improved products announced Tuesday at the

Published on: May 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Chrome now blocks autoplay videos; Facebook fires employee who brags about access to private info; Amazon bids $12B for Indian e-commerce site

The latest version of Chrome can stop annoying videos from autoplaying, Facebook has fired an employee that bragged about access to private info, and Amazon makes a bid to buy a majority stake

Published on: May 4th, 2018 Alex Radu

Dell EMC introduces PowerMax, enhanced XtremIO and new VxBlock System

LAS VEGAS - Dell EMC flexed its storage muscles at Dell Technologies World with a few major announcements this morning. The biggest one being the VMAX replacement, the PowerMax. Built for NVMe, the

Published on: May 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Winnipeg battles gridlock with help of Waze Connected Citizens program

The City of Winnipeg's systems to monitor traffic have improved so much over the past three years that Jonathan Foord, a signals asset engineer in the transportation division of Winnipeg's public works department,

Published on: May 1st, 2018 Brian Jackson