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Hashtag Trending – U.S gov’t halts Qualcomm takeover; IT outage cripples Air Canada; Musk promises Mars rockets next year

The U.S. government is trying to delay a hostile takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds. An IT outage at Air Canada wrecks many a March Break travel plan. And Elon Musk thinks

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Dell EMC’s Deanna Thomson talks diversity, equality in tech for International Women’s Day

The technology industry is a notoriously male-dominated field, which makes it an interesting case study for International Women’s Day. ITBusiness.ca got a chance to chat with Deanna Thomson, channel chief for Dell EMC

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Become an expert in smart cities with the March 2018 issue of Municipal Interface

The first Municipal Interface of 2018 is here, and it's our best yet. Released Thursday, the March issue of the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)/ASIM Canada's official magazine is full of advice, case

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Technology sector has strong showing in Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies list

Four technology companies made it on Deloitte’s latest Best Managed Companies list. The 25th annual list, released yesterday, which represents the leading privately-owned Canadian companies with revenues over $15 million, reflects a growing

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

How Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2018

Salesforce.com Inc. used this year's International Women's Day to remind employees and collaborators that in 1987, only 20 per cent of employees working in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields were female

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Women-oriented social app GirlCrew launches in Canada

There’s a new social app geared towards women launching just in time for International Women’s Day. GirlCrew is officially debuting its social media platform app in Canada that helps women make new friends

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The Business Leadership Podcast: Seth Godin, author, educator, and founder at altMBA

Seth Godin is the founder of the altMBA, an effective leadership workshop that has thousands of alumni around the world. He's the author of 18 bestselling books, the founder of successful companies and

Published on: March 6th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Hashtag Trending – Facebook ends newsfeed experiment, YouTube goes after conspiracy theorists

Facebook stops its newsfeed experiment, YouTube goes after conspiracy theorists, and Kim Kardashian West’s new prank show is picked up by Facebook. First up from Google Trends is news that Facebook has begun

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Software and IT is Ontario’s most globally connected industry, LinkedIn says

A new study from LinkedIn says Ontario’s software and IT sectors are the most globally connected industries in the province. Almost 35 per cent of connections in the software and IT services sector

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

2018 federal budget stifles tech industry growth, CATA says

The federal government's 2018 budget takes some admirable steps toward securing Canada from cyber criminals, but is otherwise a fiscally irresponsible, red-tape happy document that will stifle, rather than encourage, growth in the

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Spotify goes public, BMO to open tech campus, Equifax breach hits millions more customers

Spotify goes public, the Bank of Montreal will open a tech campus in Toronto’s Eaton Centre, and Equifax reveals millions more people were affected by its data breach last year. First up from

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto tech community is turning heads, but needs to learn to brag more, says mayor at TechTO event

TORONTO - One of the most recent and tangible success stories in Toronto’s tech community involves a food ordering app and several frustrated downtown businesses. A perfect example of a technology developed in

Published on: March 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Women in Data Science Ottawa aims to have an impact on Canada’s tech conference scene

For Alyson Gaffney, Carlton University's bachelor of engineering program provided an early glimpse at the gender imbalance which has long plagued the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. She estimates that during

Published on: March 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Amazon buys smart doorbell for $1 billion, 2018 Canadian Federal Budget focuses on cyber security

Ford has announced plans to bring its self-driving delivery cars to the streets of Miami, Amazon is strengthening its smart home lineup with the acquisition of a smart doorbell startup, and the 2018

Published on: March 1st, 2018 Alex Radu

2018 budget “misses the mark”: a comprehensive analysis of the Liberals’ tech initiatives

The 2018 Canadian budget has been unveiled, and while there are plenty of tech-related initiatives, many in the industry are feeling let down. The government has gone all in on cybersecurity, big data,

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs