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Sage opens nominations for new Circle of Excellence Accounting awards

The Canadian arm of Sage Group plc, makers of multi-platform cloud business management software Sage Business Cloud, recently announced the launch of the Sage Circle of Excellence Accounting Awards, honouring the best and

Published on: February 21st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Hire, Google’s recruiting app for G Suite, launches in Canada

Google Hire, the search giant's employee recruitment tool that first launched in the U.S. in 2017, is now officially available in Canada and the U.K, the first countries outside the U.S. to get

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Avaya launches location reporting platform for EMS

Austin, Texas - Avaya Inc. announced on Tuesday new device location reporting capabilities that are available as part of Avaya communications solutions for emergency response management. A pilot project using this solution was successfully

Published on: January 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Tulip’s personalized shopping tech attracts luxury brands

New York City, NY.- There's often the feeling that technology means a less intimate experience - who really wants to talk to a robot instead of a human - but Toronto-based startup Tulip Retail

Published on: January 14th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Employers hiking salaries to attract new hires, but forgetting about current staff, Hays reports

Raising salaries to attract new candidates while forgetting to offer raises to current employees could cause problems for Canadian tech companies in a 2019 job market that favours workers over companies, according to

Published on: January 3rd, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Rebuilding trust – key to social media marketing in 2019, Hootsuite finds

In 2019 social media marketing will be all about rebuilding trust with consumers and creating interactive, personalized and genuine content to engage the modern consumer according to Hootsuite. This past year was a

Published on: December 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

OpenText acquires Liaison Technologies for $310 million

Waterloo-based OpenText has announced its official acquisition of cloud-based information integration and data management company Liaison Technologies Inc. in an all-cash $310 million (USD) transaction. Liaison will be integrated into the OpenText Business Network,

Published on: December 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Amazon announces new fulfillment centre, 600 jobs near Edmonton

Amazon will create a new fulfillment centre just south of Edmonton that will operate a 1 million-square-foot facility and create 600 full-time jobs, the Seattle-based ecommerce giant announced on Monday. The facility will add to

Published on: December 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Drones, digital twins, and connected sensor grids: How Toronto Water keeps the pipes flowing today and in the future

Managing the City of Toronto's plumbing takes a lot more than a few wrenches and plungers these days. Toronto Water is using drones, augmented reality, and Internet of Things (IoT) connected smart maps

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Could blockchain have prevented the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak?

The recent recall of romaine lettuce due to E. coli has been in effect across Canada and the U.S. since Nov. 26th, but the problem started long before that, likely in a California

Published on: December 7th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Food and Beverage industry should take a note from Amazon, report insists

Technology is changing the way the food and beverage (F&B) industry runs, but F&B operators are failing to use data and digital platforms to engage with consumers, losing out on revenue opportunities, a

Published on: December 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Coinsquare acquires Toronto-based cryptocurrency wallet startup BlockEQ

Cryptocurrency buy and trade platform Coinsquare has announced the acquisition of the Toronto-based digital wallet startup BlockEQ to expand its reach in the world of digital currency. The acquisition was closed for $12 million CAD and

Published on: December 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

TrackTik modernizes physical security operations to achieve rapid growth

By Ryan Tuchow Security software company TrackTik was ranked 11th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards on Nov. 19. TrackTik provides a mobile and web-based platforms for physical security companies to manage

Published on: November 29th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Musk scraps tunnel project; New Zealand bans Huawei; Amazon to sell medical software

Elon Musk scraps his tunnel project under the 405 freeway, New Zealand turns its nose up to Huawei, and Amazon wants to sell medical software. Maybe it was a pipe dream after all.

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Gap Inc. partners with Microsoft for digital transformation strategy

Earlier this month Gap Inc. announced that it is migrating its data platform, stores, online sites and more to the cloud, choosing Microsoft Azure to help move forward in its digital transformation. "As

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson