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Apple partners with Salesforce and acquires Shazam

It was a busy day for Apple Inc. with the announcement of a new partnership and an acquistion; the California-based tech giant and Salesforce.com announced a partnership bringing together customer relationship management (CRM)

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

What turns gamers into buyers? PayPal study seeks answers

By Tom Lito PayPal forecasts strong growth for the Canadian online gaming market, stating that it’s expected to generate $40 million in revenue with a CAGR of 22.7 per cent over the next

Published on: September 24th, 2018 IT World Canada Staff

Hashtag Trending – Robots create jobs; Apple losing customers; Shopify and AR

Robots might actually create jobs not take them, Apple’s new luxury phone prices scaring away customers, and Shopify bring augmented reality to ecommerce. First up trending on LinkedIn: Fears robots stealing our jobs,

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

How the Esri platform helps the City of Cambridge reduce drug waste

The City of Cambridge had a crisis on its hands last September. It started with a toddler pricking his hand on a used needle, an emergency that required the child to be treated

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

SAP announces digital assistant and mobile app for HR

LAS VEGAS- SAP has announced a digital assistant for human resources (HR) as well as an Android mobile app for its SuccessFactors set of tools. The announcement made at SAP SuccessConnect in Las

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

What you need to know about Apple iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, and Apple Watch Series 4

Apple's September hardware event was heavy on iPhones and watches, and light on everything else. There were no Macs to be seen, and only passing references to other hardware. But CEO Tim Cook

Published on: September 13th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Hashtag Trending – Internet providers are throttling your streaming; Google fights ‘right to be forgotten; Facebook talks meme recognition

Internet providers in the U.S. are throttling streaming services, Google fights the ‘right to be forgotten,’ and Facebook wants to crack down on offensive memes. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right

Published on: September 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s next iPhone event; Huawei dropped from benchmarking tool; 58% of tech employees are faking it

Apple is scheduled to reveal its next iPhone on Sept. 12. Huawei has been dropped from benchmarking tool 3DMark after it was caught cheating on tests. And an informal test of Silicon Valley’s

Published on: September 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

IFA: Huawei announces Kirin 980 chipset

BERLIN, Germany – Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. has thrown down the gauntlet with the introduction of its new Kirin 980 system-on-a-chip (SoC), aiming squarely at the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 that powers many popular

Published on: September 7th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Garmin moves into new Alberta headquarters

Toronto may be Canada's largest hub for tech companies, but it isn't the only city feeling the industry's love. For example, one unlikely town in Alberta just set its foot in the tech

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Facebook, Twitter try to limit U.S. regulation at hearing

Senior executives of Facebook and Twitter faced a Congressional committee Wednesday morning trying to limit the amount of regulation the U.S. government might impose on social media companies in the wake of increasing

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Users deleting Facebook app; Twitter and Facebook testify before U.S. congress; 2,000 Slack groups

One quarter of Facebook users are deleting the app, Twitter and Facebook testify in front of U.S. congress, and a full list of more than 2,000 Slack communities. First from Google Trends: One

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Staying relevant in the age of ecommerce: a Salesforce report

More than half of all consumers now prefer to shop online, and traditional retailers hoping to compete in a world of ever growing digital commerce will need to have a customer-first mindset, according

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

BlackBerry Key2 gets a new look at IFA with ‘LE’ model

BlackBerry Mobile licensing partner TCL Communication revealed a new version of its BlackBerry Key2 smartphone that's more colourful and less expensive, but with some performance sacrifices. Dubbed the BlackBerry Key2 LE, the just-announced device

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Facebook partners with RentSeeker.com to connect to real estate market

Facebook is partnering with RentSeeker.ca to expand its Marketplace to include property listings. A Sept. 5 press release said the social media company is establishing the partnership to help Canadian landlords and property managers

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Shruti Shekar