Hashtag Trending September 16 – Longer remote work days; rural broadband needs attention; TikTok’s mental health announcement

With files from Tom Li Remote work is prolonging our work days, Saskatchewan calls on the federal government to connect rural areas, and TikTok releases new mental health features. It’s all the tech

Published on: September 16th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Windows 11 release date announced; no Android app support at launch

It's official: Microsoft has announced that it will begin pushing the free Windows 11 upgrade to compatible PCs on October 5. The rollout will be phased, the company said in a blog post

Published on: August 31st, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Hashtag Trending, June 25, 2021 – Windows 11 officially announced; Big Tech’s renewables push; Peloton drops free features

Microsoft has officially unveiled its Windows 11 Operating System, Big Tech is going hard for renewable energy, and Peloton makes a baffling change to their treadmills. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular

Published on: June 25th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 24, 2021- Microsoft reaches a $2 trillion market; John McAfee found dead; Bill C-10

Microsoft becomes the second U.S. firm to reach a $2 trillion market, authorities confirm John McAfee was found dead in a prison cell - and Bill C-10 targets streaming giants It’s all the

Published on: June 24th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 17, 2021- Windows 11 Leaks; Amazon’s Warehouse Turnover Concerns; IBM shows off quantum power

With files from Jori Negin-Shecter Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 11 OS leaks online, Amazon executives worry about high employee turnover, and the Biden administration forgives student debt for Tech students. It’s all the biz/tech

Published on: June 17th, 2021 Alex Coop

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

Bitcoin jumps after a tweet from Elon Musk, Ontario residents experience major technical difficulties when booking vaccines, and Microsoft executive reveals employees slept in data centres at the start of the pandemic. It’s

Published on: June 15th, 2021 Alex Coop

Microsoft Canada and Computers for Success Canada look to get refurbished hardware to underserved communities 

Microsoft Canada recently announced the CEO Pledge, a joint effort with Computers for Success Canada (CFSC-OPEC), to help close the digital skills gap by providing devices to underserved communities.  The CEO Pledge, launched on June

Published on: June 12th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Hashtag Trending, June 3, 2021 – Return to the office? No thanks says survey; Microsoft’s next gen of Windows; Ransomware attack hits meat producer

More than 85 per cent of tech workers don’t want to return to the office full time, Microsoft plans to reveal the next generation of its operating system later this month, and a

Published on: June 3rd, 2021 Alex Coop

Darktrace partners with Microsoft to help organizations close the security gaps across the cloud

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace has partnered with Microsoft to provide mutual customers with enterprise-scale, self-learning AI that detects and autonomously responds to cyber threats.  The two organizations are collaborating to offer enhanced security across

Published on: May 13th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

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

More tax scams, more COVID scams and why Microsoft SMB has to be locked down Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday March 24th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: March 24th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today, March 10, 2021 – More COVID phishing scams, more phony Android apps and more security updates

More COVID phishing scams, more phony Android apps and more security updates. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 10th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Scammers using the

Published on: March 10th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Microsoft Ignite 2021: More Teams updates and enhancements

With files from Tom Li. It's an annual tradition: Microsoft hosts an Ignite conference and announces a bunch of updates for Teams. The tech giant didn't disappoint this year during its virtual conference.

Published on: March 4th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft announces three new industry-specific cloud offerings

Microsoft quietly announced the preview launch of three new cloud offerings for the finance, manufacturing and nonprofit sectors at its Ignite conference. In the midst of other headlines, like the launch of a

Published on: March 3rd, 2021 Alex Coop

Microsoft Canada, Esri and Missing Children Society of Canada partner to bring missing children home faster

The Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC), Microsoft and Esri Canada have developed the Child Search Network, a national system designed to enhance Canada's national strategy for missing children. "Microsoft is proud of

Published on: February 26th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal