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An app that allows Canadians to turn spare change into bitcoin

The idea of investing in some Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies can seem intriguing, but actually making that investment can be daunting, and many Canadians are still unsure how to get involved in the crypto world.

Published on: December 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

All Hands on Tech – iPhone XS review

It may be the best iPhone that Apple has ever made, with significant advances to the processor and the camera, and a design that's classic. But with so much good competition on the

Published on: December 14th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: OnePlus 6T

the OnePlus 6T is the go-to phone for those who want flagship specs and premium build without paying for the flagship price. It has all the top-end features like an OLED display, Qualcomm

Published on: December 14th, 2018 Tom Li

#HockeyTwitter: How Twitter Canada is betting on hockey and building online communities

#HockeyTwitter is...a new marketing campaign that the social media giant has launched to engage more hockey fans, or as SportsNet and Hockey Night in Canada reporter Christine Simpson put it in a promo

Published on: December 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – Russian robot is actually a man; Apple announces new campus; Windows 10 updates cause a stir

Russian state TV shows off a robot that’s actually just a guy in a suit, Apple announces a new campus in Austin, Texas, and Windows 10 updates cause a stir. Russian state-sponsored TV

Published on: December 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Igloo Software joins the board of the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council

Igloo to work closely with Canadian channel professionals to help shape the future of channel sales in Canada Kitchener-Waterloo, ON - Dec. 13, 2018 — Igloo Software, the leading provider of digital workplace

Published on: December 13th, 2018 amartin

HashTag Trending – Huawei CFO granted bail; Gaming is hot in 2018; China bans iPhone sales

Trending on LinkedIn, Huawei CFO Meng WanZhou was released on a $10 million dollar bail, 7.5 million of which was paid in cash. According to the National Post, her bail has 16 restrictions,

Published on: December 13th, 2018 Tom Li

Congnitive Systems partners with Stanley Black & Decker to create Omni WiFi security system

Cognitive Systems Corp, the company behind the Aura WiFi motion tracking technology, has announced a partnership with Stanley Black & Decker to assist it in creating its Omni home security system. Omni is a

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Tom Li

Blockchain – Will it be the connective tissue between municipal and provincial jurisdictions?

Distributed ledger technology will likely find a home in the city’s back-office, review and consultation processes, before any citizen-facing platform, says Tina Scott, one of Toronto’s IT business application services managers. “That’s where

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google’s Pichai testifies to Congress; New details about Equifax breach; U.S. to expose China cyber attacks

Congress grills Google’s CEO, a new report says Equifax breach was easily preventable, and the U.S. is preparing to announce the indictments of multiple Chinese hackers. Trending on LinkedIn - Google CEO Sundar

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

City of Toronto closer to launching driverless shuttles on public roads

Imagine a shuttle bus that gets you to that transit stop that's just too far away to walk to - now imagine that shuttle has no driver. Well, that's exactly what the City of

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Tech Sector Growth Map of Canada updated for 2018 – Focus on Toronto

In many ways, Canada's tech sector growth is Toronto's tech sector growth. The largest city in Canada is also recognized for having the hottest tech sector in the country on just about every

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

The Business Leadership Podcast: Andrew Witkin President StickerYou

Andrew Witkin is an experienced entrepreneur, marketer and the founder and president of StickerYou, a successful e-commerce startup that was named the fastest-growing promotional products company in Canada in 2017 by SGR magazine.

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Toronto takes grassroots, open approach to collecting data

While the saga on Toronto’s waterfront continues, Matthew Tenney quietly solders sensor wires in his apartment. He's focused on a separate project that's gathering data for the city, one which he says will

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Drones, digital twins, and connected sensor grids: How Toronto Water keeps the pipes flowing today and in the future

Managing the City of Toronto's plumbing takes a lot more than a few wrenches and plungers these days. Toronto Water is using drones, augmented reality, and Internet of Things (IoT) connected smart maps

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Meng Wanzhou’s elaborate bail plans, Google+ breach, Baby it’s cold outside

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou makes her case for bail in a Vancouver courtroom. (You have to hear these conditions). Google Plus will be killed sooner than expected. And baby, it’s cold

Published on: December 11th, 2018 Brian Jackson

10 Toronto artificial intelligence experts you should know

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

BlackBerry announces new Security Credential Management System for smart cities

BlackBerry has announced a new Security Credential Management System (SCMS) to secure vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication. Developed as a turnkey certificate-based authentication system, the BlackBerry SCMS is a hosted Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) that

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Tom Li

Transferwise announces easier access to platform with open API

International money transfer company Transferwise has announced that it is making it easier for anyone to integrate its software with any platform, by opening up its application programming interface (API). The U.K.-based company

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft and Mastercard team up to improve access to digital identities

Microsoft Corp. and Mastercard Inc., are teaming up for a new initiative, hoping to make it easier for more streamlined for people to use their digital identity online. In an announcement on Dec.

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

All Hands on Tech – Amazon DeepRacer League encourages developers to train self-driving cars

At Amazon Web Services re:Invent in Las Vegas this year, Amazon launched an autonomous model car racing league and hosted the first race. Meant as a way to engage developers to train reinforcement

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Brian Jackson