Amazon launches IP Accelerator program in Canada to help SMBs protect their brands 

This morning, Amazon announced the launch of its Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator program in Canada to help small and medium-sized (SMBs) businesses across the country secure a trademark and protect their brands both

Published on: April 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Amazon announces first renewable energy project in Canada

Amazon has announced its first renewable energy investment in Canada, a solar project in the County of Newell in Alberta. The tech giant says the project will produce enough energy to power more

Published on: April 23rd, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Amazon Games opens development studio in Montreal

With the addition of a development studio in Montreal, the Amazon Games family grows to four. This week Amazon Games announced that the Montreal studio, alongside its development teams in Seattle, Orange County,

Published on: March 25th, 2021 Alex Coop

Cyber Security Today, March 5, 2021 – Ransomware gang patterns revealed, software code bug exploited, malware hidden in images, and mysterious hacks of criminal forums

Ransomware gang patterns revealed, software code bug exploited, beware of malware hidden in images and mysterious hacks of criminal forums. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday March 5th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: March 5th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Amazon says its Canadian tech hub expansion in Vancouver and Toronto will create 3,500 new jobs by 2023

Amazon is expanding its Canadian tech hubs, which it says will lead to 3,000 new jobs in Vancouver and 500 new roles in Toronto by 2023.  These new jobs will be created to

Published on: September 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

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

The Standard Media Index (SMI) has recognized Amazon as the only major publisher in Canada to report ad revenue growth during COVID-19. The company has experienced a year-over-year increase of 43 per cent.

Published on: July 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Trudeau government pushes streaming giants to support Canadian content

Released this week, a report commissioned by the federal government in 2018 suggests U.S. tech companies, including Amazon, Netflix and Facebook, should collect the same taxes as those collected by Canadian companies, and

Published on: January 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

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

Amazon releases Amazon Business and Business Prime in Canada

Amazon.com is finally releasing Amazon Business and Business Prime - which launched in the U.S. in 2015 and 2017 respectively - to Canadian businesses, as announced by the company today. “Whether for hospitals,

Published on: October 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

AWS opens second CloudFront edge location in Toronto

With an increase in the demand for CloudFront services, as well as the expansion of the services Amazon Web Services, Inc. provides in Canada, AWS has announced they opened a second location CloudFront

Published on: July 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2; Amazon’s packing robots; How to disable Amber Alerts

Independent smartphone maker OnePlus announced a new handset, but people are more excited about the new headphones. Amazon is ready to replace some workers with new automated packing robots. And people are reacting

Published on: May 15th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Twitter won’t ban white supremacists; Amazon’s robo-firing; UBC engineers develop anti-ice windshield material

Twitter won't ban white supremacists for fear of hurting Republican politicians; automated firing systems in place at Amazon; Engineers at UBC develop anti-ice windshield material An employee of Twitter has spoken out about

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp are for high-end audio systems

Streaming to your fancy sound system through Alexa is now possible with the Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp. Both the Echo link and Echo Link Amp fill the role the nimble

Published on: April 10th, 2019 Tom Li

Echo Input is the best way to add Alexa to your home or office

The Echo Input is a slender puck that turns a dumb speaker into an Amazon Alexa-connected smart speaker, at about half the price of buying an Echo Dot. It's just the latest device

Published on: March 31st, 2019 Brian Jackson