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Hashtag Trending – Google to shield personal data, Facebook signs lease in New York, Disney+ early reactions

Google is bowing down to European data protection authorities, Facebook signs a lease for 30 floors of office space in New York, and despite technical glitches, millions flock to Disney’s new streaming platform.

Published on: November 18th, 2019 Alex Coop

Humber College launching cloud computing certificate in partnership with AWS

Skills in cloud computing have become almost essential in the modern workforce and Humber College is taking steps it hopes will help fill the talent gap in Canada. Leading the way in that

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Bell petition to cabinet: cheaper wholesale internet ‘yield no real benefits for Canadians’

Bell Canada has filed a petition to the cabinet in its latest effort to overturn the new internet wholesale rates set by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). The petition called for

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Tom Li

Why doesn’t my executive sponsor understand? Managing the communication divide stalling your project

As the principal partner of Solutia SDO, Jackie Clark has had a direct role in managing the people behind the technology that’s transformed businesses across Canada. When IT projects stall, this seasoned leader,

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Jackie Clark

Tree of Life Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony 4-6 pm, Sunday, December 1, 2019

Please join us as we remember and celebrate our loved ones before the holidays begin.  Come out and listen to our guest speaker, Joel Harden, MPP, in Beechwood’s Sacred Space, 280 Beechwood Avenue.

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Jeff Radecki

Hashtag Trending – Tech giants dabble with finance, WeWork loses $1.25B, Motorola RAZR comeback

Facebook and Google are taking a shot at the banking world, WeWork’s troubles continue as reports surface that it lost $1.25 billion in the third quarter, and it’s time to party like it’s

Published on: November 15th, 2019 Alex Coop

Fashion e-tailers go wild for conservation causes

Cory Yefet and Kelly Saltzman say consumers can look good, feel good and do good too. Their clothing company, Awoke N’ Aware, features environmentally-friendly apparel, with profits supporting wildlife causes. You can look

Published on: November 14th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Hashtag Trending – Github launches mobile app; Google under federal inquiry; Bell complains about internet wholesale rates

Today’s Hashtag Trending episode talks about the drama between Google and the U.S. government, as well as the friction between Bell and the CRTC. Also, GitHub launched a mobile app, so that’s pretty

Published on: November 14th, 2019 Tom Li

2 STEMing UP Students win the CAN-NCWIT Award for Aspiration in Computing

TORONTO November 13, 2019: 2019 STEMing UP Students awarded the CAN-NCWIT Award for Aspiration in Computing on November 9, 2019. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AIC)  honors women in grades 9 through 12

Published on: November 13th, 2019 Jeff Radecki

Hashtag Trending – Disney server overload; Facebook secretly turning on cameras; best companies ranked

In this episode of Hashtag Trending, we talk about Disney+’s server overload, Facebook secretly activating cameras, and Americans voting for the best brand. Thank you for tuning in, it’s Wednesday, November 13th, and

Published on: November 13th, 2019 Tom Li

Toronto startup wants to cut the time it takes for Canadian startups to scale in half

It takes roughly 10 years for Canadian startups to scale. Highline Beta is working towards cutting that time in half.  Highline Beta is a Toronto-based startup co-creation company that builds and funds new

Published on: November 12th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

OpenText Enfuse 2019: The Carbonite acquisition, new apps, and updates

LAS VEGAS --- The topic of endpoint security was front and centre on the first day of OpenText Enfuse 2019. OpenText's chief executive officer, Mark Barrenechea, said in his keynote that the technology

Published on: November 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

How Ron Glozman turned a university AI experiment into an insurance industry disruptor

Ron Glozman was only trying to use his machine learning skillset to cut class and still get grades. Instead, he laid the foundation for Chisel AI, an innovator in machine learning solutions for

Published on: November 12th, 2019 StartUpToronto

Hashtag Trending – Google collects healthcare data; Twitter improves election honesty; YouTube yanks unprofitable channels

Listeners in Toronto are greeted with a fresh blanket of snow this morning. Before you head out to brave the cold white fluff, listen to us talk about Google collecting healthcare data, Twitter

Published on: November 12th, 2019 Tom Li