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Canadian companies spread holiday joy through video Christmas greetings

Digital season’s greetings can be a fun alternative to the nice picture accompanied by some writing. While there’s certainly still a place for traditional holiday cards in our lives, videos have the potential

Published on: December 22nd, 2017 Alex Coop

Hyperloop, digital transformation, and office tours: 5 of the top articles of 2017

As 2017 winds down to a close and the ITWC offices along with it (until Jan. 3, 2018 at least), we thought now would be an excellent time for a quick jaunt down

Published on: December 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry Radar expands to 2,800 commercial vehicle dealers in North America

BlackBerry Ltd. is looking to increase its footprint in the fleet management market by partnering up with Pana-Pacific and distributing its BlackBerry Radar tool across more than 2,800 heavy-duty truck dealerships across North

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Alex Coop

Apple’s $6,000+ iMac Pro is its most powerful ever

It’s still the sleek powerhouse Apple users know and love, but the new iMac Pro now contains the most powerful graphics processors ever out of its long-line of desktop machines. It also costs

Published on: December 15th, 2017 Alex Coop

Hashtag wins Time Magazine’s Person of the Year award

From a shortlist that included Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos, Internet-muzzling Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and last year's winner, noted Twitter user Donald Trump, a movement defined by a hashtag has emerged as

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Trudeau, Bieber and Blue Jays top Twitter Canada in 2017

Justin Trudeau, Justin Bieber and the Toronto Blue Jays reached major milestones this year on Twitter, accumulating millions of new followers and mentions throughout 2017. Trudeau, who had the most mentions by Canadian

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Alex Coop

2017’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday were more mobile-driven than ever, Salesforce says

Customer relationship management (CRM) software giant Inc. has identified three statistics based on U.S. commercial activity on Nov. 24, 2017, and Nov. 27, 2017, unofficially known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday,

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Meet the Toronto startup helping Twitter Canada broadcast live tweets on digital billboards

A Toronto-based startup is helping Twitter Canada and its partners bring their messages to greater heights - literally. Founded in 2013, Dive Networks advertises itself as a creator of real-time news networks for

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Justin Trudeau favours net neutrality; Elon Musk wins $50M bet; Black Friday deals

Justin Trudeau speaks out against the U.S. plan to reverse net neutrality. Elon Musk delivers a big battery to win a big bet. And some hot Black Friday deals on tech gadgets.

Published on: November 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Expect higher sales on Black Friday than Boxing Day, Moneris says

As retailers across Canada gear up to join the annual ritual of deep discounts and record online traffic known as Black Friday, Moneris Solutions has released a few numbers illustrating what they can

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Shopping mall revenues rise in Canada, slump south of the border

As the holiday shopping season swings into high gear, new research shows Canadian malls have racked up higher sales per square foot than their U.S. counterparts over the past three years. The Retail

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Christine Wong

Canadian firms embrace Alexa for everything from flight tracking to making phone calls

Amazon's Alexa launch to the Canadian market may have been long awaited, but the ecosystem of Canadian-based Skills will assemble almost immediately. Some of Canada's top national brands have Alexa Skills that will

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Air Canada is using virtual reality to showcase the ‘Air Canada Experience’

Air Canada is getting creative with its marketing ideas. The Canadian airline is the first in Canada to turn to virtual reality technology as a way to showcase its in-flight experience. Designed for

Published on: November 10th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Salesforce and Google forge strategic partnership at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO -- Inc. and Google Inc. announced a strategic partnership on Monday that will see Google's enterprise software better integrate with Salesforce, as well as a commitment between the companies to

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Salesforce kicks off Dreamforce with 6 ‘code-free’ DIY platform tools

SAN FRANCISCO -- Inc. opened up its annual conference by releasing six new services that will allow code-free application and process development across its cloud platform. Themed as a personalized drag-and-drop portal

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Brian Jackson