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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

Amazon splits HQ2 between New York City, northern Virginia

Amazon officially announced New York City and Arlington, Va. will be the two locations for its HQ2. A Nov. 13 blog post on Amazon’s website said it will invest $5 billion to create

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Canada’s top technology employer’s based on Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2019

Mediacorp Canada Inc. released its annual report today of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2019, and a number of companies that made the list are technology developers, and vendors. So here at ITBusiness.ca

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

E-commerce startup names Windsor as new global headquarters

Windsor, Ont. isn’t usually a name that comes to mind when thinking of technology hubs, but a new ecommerce platform has named the city as its global headquarters. Shopivo Inc., a newly created

Published on: November 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

VMware introduces blockchain SaaS for enterprises

As blockchain continues to grow in popularity you may be wondering if the technology is a good fit for your company or how to start implementing it. VMware Inc. is attempting to help solve

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Pakistani banks hacked; Microsoft uses Minecraft for a demo; Homemade flying car turns heads

A new report says almost all Pakistani banks have been hacked, Microsoft uses Minecraft to demo its upcoming campus revamp, and a man’s homemade flying car turns heads. Trending on Reddit - Pakistan’s

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Cisco middleware solution create ‘healing’ environment for Halton Healthcare [Ingenious Award winner]

When you head over to Oakville, Ont., a quiet suburb of the Greater Toronto Area, you’ll drive by the palatial and new Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital operated by Halton Healthcare, one of Ontario’s smart

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Shruti Shekar