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Hashtag Trending – Uber drivers declared employees; newest Gmail update puts 1.4B at risk; Venmo’s default setting is public

Uber drivers have been declared employees for unemployment purposes. U.S. intelligence warns that Gmail’s latest update puts 1.4 billion users at risk. And a German academic researching e-transfer app Venmo learned way more

Published on: July 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Watch 16 Canadian business leaders explain the keys to their success at the 2018 CATA Awards

Ottawa-based industry organization the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has released the full set of video interviews conducted with the winners of its 33rd Annual Innovation and Leadership Awards. The interviews, which include

Published on: July 30th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Igloo VP discusses women in tech at Microsoft Inspire

Being a leader who creates a positive environment, one that helps break down barriers, is a core belief of Igloo Software vice president of technology Julie Forsythe. A self-proclaimed nerd, Forsythe’s passion for

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Amazon HQ2 frontrunners

Editor's Note: Mandy Kovacs is no longer with ITWC, but before leaving she was able to record one more episode of Hashtag Trending for us. Enjoy! Amazon caused a frenzy when it announced

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology went from a dinosaur to a digital leader in higher education

Digital transformation isn’t easy, and attempting the feat as a large public sector organization is like playing a video game on extreme difficulty mode. Yet despite the many risks and challenges involved, the

Published on: July 27th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s facial recognition software fails a test; Trump accuses Twitter of bias; Facebook loses billions in value

Amazon’s facial recognition software matched 28 members of the U.S. Congress to criminal mugshots. Donald Trump accused Twitter of liberal bias. And Facebook and its founder had a really bad Thursday. First up:

Published on: July 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

New ITAC report encourages government to promote a ‘data marketplace’

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) wants to see Canada become a leader in developing what it calls a "data-driven digital economy"; and to that end is encouraging the federal government to

Published on: July 25th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Equifax wants the lawsuits connected to its 2017 data breach dismissed

Equifax Inc. wants the lawsuits connected to its 2017 data breach dismissed, arguing that the breach caused no injuries and that it has no obligation to secure its data, which spans millions of

Published on: July 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Watch ITBusiness.ca editor Eric Emin Wood explain the benefits of being a ‘Jack of All Trades’

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has released a video of ITBusiness.ca editor - and, perhaps more importantly, MNP Award for Excellence in Science and Technology Reporting winner - Eric Emin Wood discussing

Published on: July 24th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Toronto a top 10 city for entrepreneurs and other highlights from Dell women’s summit

TORONTO - Toronto is number nine in a list of fifty cities around the world evaluated for their friendliness to women entrepreneurs by the 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities) study conducted

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

The Business Leadership podcast: Nunzio Presta, CEO at BizON

At a very young age, Nunzio Presta was exposed to sports and learned that comfort will lead nowhere. While playing hockey, he developed the attitude of working with a team, communication, drive and

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Hashtag Trending – Pinterest ad sales nearing $1 billion USD; Uber/Lyft ban driver for filming riders; Tesla asking suppliers for refunds

Pinterest’s ad sales are approaching $1 billion USD in revenue. Uber and Lyft cut ties with a driver who secretly filmed hundreds of passengers. And Tesla is asking some of its suppliers for

Published on: July 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

IBM teams up with humanitarian consultants to support disaster relief

The impact of natural disasters is growing every year, making their prediction, prevention, mitigation and recovery even more difficult. People don't know how to prepare, and those involved in recovery efforts struggle. Places

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Intel breaks Guinness World Record celebrating 50th anniversary

Intel Corp. broke the Guinness World Record for most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne flown simultaneously while putting on a brightly coloured light show earlier this week. The performance, which involved 2,018 drones, was

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Apple could be the first to reach $1 trillion, tech leaders pledge to not develop killer AI, new i9 Macbook Pro is too hot to handle

Apple could be the first publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion, tech leaders sign a pledge to not develop lethal AI weapon systems, and Apple’s new i9 Macbook Pro is really,

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs