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Cities of Toronto, Mississauga among MISA Ontario’s 2018 award winners

HAMILTON, ONT. - The Cities of Toronto, Mississauga, and Cambridge, along with the Town of Innisfil, were among the big winners at the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Ontario chapter's annual conference Monday

Published on: June 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Apple’s WWDC18: An executive summary of every new feature announced on day one

Apple’s annual four-day Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off today and while no new flashy hardware was revealed during the opening keynote, the tech giant focused on improving the quality of its software with

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Facebook removes trending news, Apple’s upcoming WWDC18, BlackBerry’s new Key2 smartphone

Facebook removes the trending news section from its homepage, plus a previous of Apple’s upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference and BlackBerry’s soon-to-be-released KeyTwo phone. First up from Facebook is a story about, well, Facebook.

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Only 40% of Canadian firms surveyed have data breach response procedures

Half of Canadian executives say they have low or no concerns about a potential breach involving their own business, a new survey for the federal privacy commissioner has found. The survey of 1,014 Canadian senior

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Uber launches a panic button, 3D printed human corneas, Tesla Model 3 finally gets recommendation

Uber launches a panic button for riders, a UK university 3D prints the first ever human cornea, and Tesla Model 3 finally gets the seal of approval from Consumer Reports. First up from

Published on: May 31st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – HomePod adds multi-room function; Startup ICO raises $4 billion; Papua New Guinea bans Facebook

Apple’s HomePod adds multi-room functionality and sets a date for its launch in Canada, a startup company from the Cayman Islands is on track to raise more than $4 billion through its initial

Published on: May 30th, 2018 Alex Coop

The myths around AI, as explained at the Toronto Tech Summit

Twenty years ago, The Truman Show, a satirical movie that portrayed an orphan who was unknowingly the subject of a reality show where his every move was observed by the viewing public, was

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Samsung launches AI centre in Toronto

Samsung Research America (SRA) is launching a new artificial intelligence centre at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. The new AI centre will be Samsung’s second in North America, with the other in

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

The Business Leadership podcast – Carl Rodrigues: enterprise mobile leader

Carl is president, CEO and founder of SOTI Inc., a world leader in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and mobile security technology. SOTI’s products and technology have received numerous awards and accolades from around

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Round-trip car sharing firms remain confident about Toronto operations after Car2Go exit

Round-trip car sharing firms still expect sunny days ahead after Car2Go announced it's suspending its service in Toronto starting in June. “I think it was a bit of a shock for users here

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

CPES 2018 award winners include interactive retail display unit, NFC-enabled cartons

TORONTO - An interactive retail display unit for the cosmetic industry, a mass-produced near-field communication (NFC)-enabled carton, and a Sheridan College administrator were among the recipients of industry association Intelliflex’s 2018 Canadian Printable/Flexible

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How you can hire the tech professionals moving to Toronto

Last year, when Vikram Rangnekar founded MOV North, a website that acts as a resource for global tech professionals to learn about Toronto and entice them to move here, he called Toronto "the

Published on: May 24th, 2018 Alex Radu

OpenText CEO explains to James Comey why he quit Facebook

LAS VEGAS - OpenText CEO Mark Barrenchea elaborated on his decision to pull the company off of Facebook in a keynote discussion with former FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday. In a wide-ranging

Published on: May 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

The question IBM Watson’s global lead says AI companies need to ask, and soon

TORONTO - With artificial intelligence playing an ever-greater role in steering digital transformation, the global lead behind one of the world's best-known AI systems wants both developers and the companies adopting their work

Published on: May 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Trump shut down on Twitter habits; U.S. senators’ identities were stolen for comments on net neutrality

A United States federal judge has deemed it unconstitutional for Trump to block users on Twitter, two U.S. senators’ identities were stolen in order to make fraudulent comments on net neutrality, and employees

Published on: May 24th, 2018 Alex Radu