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Rogers providing phones with free voice and data plans to help B.C. women in crisis

Rogers Communications today announced partnerships with women’s shelters across British Columbia, including in Metro Vancouver, the Okanagan and on Vancouver Island, to provide connectivity to support them amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  As part

Published on: May 22nd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Huawei chairman says ‘survival is the keyword’ for the company right now

As U.S. sanctions against Huawei continue, the company is feeling the pain. At its 17th annual Global Analyst Summit this week, rotating chairman Guo Ping said, "Over the past year, many technologies became

Published on: May 22nd, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Eric Schmidt exits Google completely

Eric Schmidt, former chief executive officer of Google, is no longer serving as an advisor to Google and its parent company Alphabet, according to CNET. Schmidt's departure comes 20 months after he left

Published on: May 12th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

More than 90,000 join IBM for Digital Think conference

Arvind Krishna's first keynote as IBM's chief executive officer probably wasn't the event of his dreams. Instead of standing in front of an enthusiastic crowd at IBM Think in San Francisco, he spoke

Published on: May 8th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

ICANN rejects private equity purchase of .org

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) this weekend announced that it has voted down the proposed change of control and entity conversion request submitted to it by the Public Interest

Published on: May 5th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

DMZ and Oxford Properties come to the aid of OneEleven’s members

OneEleven's partners, DMZ and Oxford Properties have come forward to help OneEleven members impacted by the sudden closure of the tech accelerator.  Hard hit by the global economic situation in the wake of

Published on: April 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

CATA asks PM to assist tech firms with rapid emergency aid

*This story has been updated to include comments from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) says the federal government confirmed late last week that it has restarted the

Published on: April 13th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

The Business Leadership Podcast: Sophia Ruffolo, CEO of femmebought

Sophia Ruffolo is the Founder and CEO of femmebought, an online women’s business directory, community, and education hub that’s meaningfully connecting and inspiring women, giving entrepreneurs the tools required to grow their own

Published on: April 8th, 2020 Edwin Frondozo

An open letter to our audience – COVID–19: A balanced approach to carrying on

It is not business as usual. The last 12-weeks have demonstrated how fragile and truly interconnected the world has become economically and socially. The last 12 days have shown how Canada’s gentle “pardon

Published on: March 20th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

CDN TOP 100 Solution Providers: Ranking starts to take shape

With the application deadline for an appearance on the 2020 CDN Top 100 Solution Provider ranking now passed, the wealth of information provided has been passed on to analysts, judges and CDN writers

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Steve Proctor

Cisco leadership undergoes another shuffle involving Amy Chang and David Goeckeler

Cisco is undergoing another major leadership shuffle. David Goeckeler, networking and security head of the company was recently appointed as the new chief executive officer of Western Digital, while recent reporting from The

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

How IT leaders can prepare for COVID-19 challenges

With the coronavirus spreading globally, industry experts are warning IT leaders to confirm their business recovery and pandemic preparedness plans are updated in case large numbers of employees have to work remotely or

Published on: March 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

The Business Leadership Podcast: Shrad Rao, CEO of Wagepoint

Shrad Rao is the CEO of Wagepoint, a simple payroll software for small businesses that are looking to simplify their payment process. Shrad always knew that he would be an entrepreneur. He has

Published on: February 27th, 2020 Edwin Frondozo

New categories, new opportunities for Canadian CIOs at 2020 CIO of the Year Awards

There are several reasons why Canadian technology leaders should consider throwing their name in the hat for this year's  CIO of the Year Awards. In addition to an easier submission process, applicants have

Published on: February 20th, 2020 Alex Coop

Dell Technologies sells RSA to Symphony Technology Group consortium for over $2 billion

For now, it's business as usual, but Dell Technologies today announced that it was selling its cybersecurity arm RSA for $2.075 billion to a consortium of investors led by Symphony Technology Group, a

Published on: February 19th, 2020 Alex Coop