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User trust in Facebook had plummeted before Cambridge Analytica scandal

It might have more than 18 million users in Canada, but Facebook has some work to do if it wants to regain their trust. According to the third annual CanTrust Index released Tuesday

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians skeptical about cloud security, except at work, new study shows

Nearly half of Canadians aren’t comfortable storing sensitive information in the cloud, according to a new study. Forty-six per cent of Canadians don't like the thought of storing family information on the cloud,

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Toronto girls school hosts blockchain hackathon to inspire interest in STEM fields

What were you doing at 16? The last few weeks have seen teenagers across North America make headlines as they continue to speak out on social issues, and it's become abundantly clear that

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

LinkedIn’s 5 pillars for building digital trust

"Building digital trust is crucial in driving success for companies," says Diana Luu, and as LinkedIn Canada's head of marketing solutions, she would know - over the years, her company has helped "thousands"

Published on: April 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Updating a 130-year-old icon: Coca Cola CDO shares the company’s 4-step digital transformation plan

LAS VEGAS - You wouldn't think that a 130-year-old beverage company whose products are consumed by more than 10,000 people every second needed a digital facelift but, Coca Cola CDO David Godsman told

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians still weighing the benefits of AI, according to new survey

Canadians are not worried about robots taking their jobs, but they’re not all that comfortable with the idea of working alongside them either. The data comes from enterprise AI-software developer OpenText’s latest survey

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

SAP, Salesforce among Canada’s top employers when it comes to inclusion

The latest list from Great Place to Work focusing on inclusion is full of tech companies. SAP Canada, Salesforce and Wave are just a few of the Canadian tech companies that scored high

Published on: April 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

SAS CEO Jim Goodnight on the importance of education, STEM, and ending the skills gap

TORONTO - SAS CEO Jim Goodnight is no stranger to education initiatives, and during a recent trip earlier in the year to Toronto, ITWC got a chance to sit down with him to

Published on: March 29th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – BlackBerry exceeds expectations; U.S. tech workers flee to Canada; Facebook rolls out new privacy controls

Spirits are high at BlackBerry, U.S. tech workers are moving to Canada according to a new report, and Facebook rolls out new privacy controls. BlackBerry’s ongoing emphasis on software and service sales is

Published on: March 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Software-testing hopes to inspire Indigenous communities after winning business pitch contest

An Aboriginal software-testing company has ambitious plans after winning a business pitch competition in Ottawa. Minutes after accepting the award at Ottawa's Lockheed Martin Canada’s IMPACT Centre, Chelsea Griffith, team-lead for software Plato

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Alex Coop

Startup Canada seeks award applicants before April 3 deadline

It's almost time for Canada's annual celebration of its best and brightest in the startup world, and Startup Canada is encouraging the community to apply before its April 3 deadline. The fifth annual

Published on: March 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Adobe CEO’s 3 tips for building a memorable customer experience

LAS VEGAS - Shantanu Narayen began Adobe Summit, the San Jose, Calif.-based company's annual marketing conference, by talking about his most recent vacation. After his wife pointed out that their eldest son, who

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Facebook saga continues; Uber gives up Southeast Asia; Walmart expands robot fleet

The Facebook saga continues, Uber gives up on Southeast Asia, and Walmart expands its robot fleet.   The Federal Trade Commision has confirmed that it’s investigating Facebook’s data practices on the heels of

Published on: March 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

AI can be as as fallible as the humans that make it, Microsoft panel concludes

TORONTO - Artificial intelligence (AI) might be a boon for businesses, collecting, analyzing, and making recommendations based on greater quantities of data than humans could ever hope to sift through, but it's still

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Slack makes big privacy changes, YouTube will annoy users with more ads, former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has a new gig

Slack’s new privacy rules let your boss download your private chats, YouTube is increasing the number of ads before music videos so you subscribe to its music service, and former Uber CEO Travis

Published on: March 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs