On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) assessed COVID-19 as a pandemic, leading to a rapid increase in issued travel bans and cancelled events. The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has impacted supply chains and people’s ability to work at the office, putting enormous pressure on collaboration and communication software and the businesses that help install and maintain them.

All of IT Business Canada’s stories and podcasts covering COVID-19’s impact on the industry can be found here. For a running list of cancelled or postponed tech events, click here. If you want to learn more about Canada’s efforts tracking the outbreak, visit the federal government’s website.

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Articles

Toronto digital signage platform helping businesses monetize digital signs

1 month ago

Interac’s new feature tracks Canadians expenses with a musical twist

1 month ago
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Hashtag Trending, June 15, 2021- Bitcoin jumps more than 20 per cent; Second dose vaccine booking issues; Microsoft employees slept in data centres

3 months ago
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Microsoft and Toronto non-profit partners to help firms set up workplace rapid screening program in as little as a week

4 months ago

Cyber Security Today, March 24, 2021 – More tax scams, more COVID scams and why Microsoft SMB has to be locked down

6 months ago

Cyber Security Today, March 19, 2021 – A new ransomware report, don’t take shortcuts with code and why firms must limit administration access rights

6 months ago

Cyber Security Today, March 12, 2021 – More on Exchange Server vulnerabilities, criminal groups blocked from using secure messaging service and warning about sex toys

7 months ago

Ontario announces $2.5 million investment in wearable contact tracing device

7 months ago

6 ways COVID-19 has impacted the internet

9 months ago

Reflections on Strategic Marketing USA: We are all In this together

11 months ago

Ontario-based tech company launches free QR-based contact tracing tool across Canada

11 months ago

Nova Scotia and PEI will adopt COVID Alert, says Health Canada

12 months ago

Quebec to adopt COVID Alert amid rising cases

12 months ago

Ontario’s construction industry shows supports for COVID-Alert, but also seeks wearable alternative

1 year ago

Canadian governments are dragging their feet in deploying forecasting solutions, says software firm CEO

1 year ago
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Coffee shop owner says Shopify saved her business, suggests other business owners take advantage of free tools

1 year ago

Half of Canadian businesses unprepared for technological changes due to the pandemic: survey

1 year ago

IBM Canada to help Celero move its infrastructure services onto a hybrid cloud environment 

1 year ago

Amazon was the only major publisher in Canada to report ad revenue growth during COVID, according to new report

1 year ago

Nearly a third of businesses are not ready to reopen right now, says Salesforce survey

1 year ago

Avant Analytics report reveals 86% increase in UCaaS sales during COVID-19

1 year ago

Digital media seeing some upward momentum, but recovery remains slow

1 year ago

Global spending on cloud-based web conferences set to hit $4.1 billion in 2020

1 year ago

IBM launches Watson Works to help businesses return to the office safely

1 year ago

Technology issues remain a major barrier to productivity for more than 33% of remote working Canadians

1 year ago

Canada shines in global hacking competitions to address COVID-19 business challenges

1 year ago

Ottawa and Queen’s Park launch $57.6M program to help small businesses boost online sales

1 year ago

Businesses are ‘upping their content game’ as they shift to digital marketing, expert says

1 year ago

The ‘new normal’ workplace calls for greater focus on employee well-being

1 year ago

Google Canada says it will expand ShopHere program across Canada

1 year ago

Shopify announces money management solution Balance and a ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ option

1 year ago

Surveys show conflicting support by Canadians for COVID-19 tracing app

1 year ago

Mastercard to provide free cybersecurity assessments to small Canadian businesses

1 year ago
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Shopify launches its own mobile shopping app

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

eBay Canada waives selling fees to help small-scale Canadian businesses expand online

1 year ago
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Don’t rush into e-commerce because of COVID-19, says expert

1 year ago

Canada’s economic relief efforts are a good start, but tech scale-ups demand clarity around eligibility

1 year ago

Shopify invites developers to participate in app challenge to help businesses fighting COVID-19

1 year ago

CompTIA takes its certification exams online amid COVID-19 pandemic

1 year ago

Cyber Security Today – Income tax scams, COVID-19 voicemail scams, protect your websites and do you remember Dooley Wilson?

1 year ago

Telus invests $3.5B in Alberta for wireless and wireline network capacity boost

1 year ago

Give employees rules on how to choose videoconferencing platforms

1 year ago

Telus Health helps Canadian doctors conduct virtual visits with patients through new conferencing capabilities

1 year ago

Google mobility report shows tanking foot traffic across Canada

1 year ago
Did eBay responsibly notify its users of the security breach?

eBay launches program to help SMBs move their business online

1 year ago

Essential industries are getting CIRA’s cybersecurity services for free

1 year ago

Working from home: nailing down your home network

1 year ago
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IBM to provide nine free cloud offers in response to COVID-19

1 year ago

Telus says it’s providing free high-speed internet to low-income families for 60 days in response to COVID-29

2 years ago

Cyber Security Today – Still more COVID-19 scams, Tupperware hack and beware of free Best Buy USB sticks

2 years ago

Ontario-based tech firm to mass-produce 3D-printed face shields for healthcare workers

2 years ago

Canadian ICT spending could shrink by 5 per cent in 2020: IDC

2 years ago

Cyber Security Today – The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked

2 years ago

COVID-19: Provincial health hotlines and telehealth options

2 years ago

A quick guide for businesses navigating Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

2 years ago

Your devices are germ magnets – here’s how to keep them clean

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

ServiceNow introduces four emergency response apps to help customers manage the COVID-19 pandemic

2 years ago

Suddenly working from home and need a solution that works? Here are some options

2 years ago

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 scams continue, here’s how to avoid them

2 years ago

Microsoft closes all retail locations due to COVID-19 concerns

2 years ago

Only a select few are allowed to build apps related to COVID-19, says Apple

2 years ago

Maple launches free online screening and consultation solution in response to COVID-19

2 years ago
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Hashtag Trending – WWDC goes remote; ISPs and data caps; on-site workers at Google, Facebook

2 years ago

Cyber Security Today – Avoid this COVID-19 map, get Wise about this phoney website, a big payday for crooks and women in cybersecurity

2 years ago
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Hashtag Trending – Unlimited sick days for Amazon workers; Twitter forcing employees to work from home; U.S. bill threatens privacy

2 years ago
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Hashtag Trending – Cleaning your smartphone; Clever social media use in China; Quantum computing breakthrough

2 years ago

How IT leaders can prepare for COVID-19 challenges

2 years ago
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Hashtag Trending – Coronavirus update; Robot lawyer to the rescue; Twitter bans discriminatory remarks

2 years ago

Google bolsters G Suite Hangouts with enterprise features amidst coronavirus outbreak

2 years ago

In response to COVID-19, Cisco is handing out free 90-day Webex business licenses

2 years ago

Coronavirus ‘decimated’ device manufacturing in February, says IDC

2 years ago