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

Spending money can be music to your ears with Interac's latest feature, the Sound of Spending, which sets shopping trends in Canada during the pandemic to music. Whether it was money spent on

Published on: August 19th, 2021 Samira Balsara

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

Last week, Microsoft, together with Toronto-based not-for-profit initiative Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) Rapid Screening Consortium (RSC), introduced a new offering that enables employers to provide rapid COVID-19 antigen screens for employees before they

Published on: June 9th, 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 19, 2021 – A new ransomware report, don’t take shortcuts with code and why firms must limit administration access rights

A new ransomware report, don’t take shortcuts with code and why firms must limit administration access rights Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday March 19th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: March 19th, 2021 Howard Solomon

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

More on Exchange Server vulnerabilities, criminal groups blocked from using secure messaging service and warning about sex toys. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday March 12. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on

Published on: March 12th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Ontario announces $2.5 million investment in wearable contact tracing device

The Ontario government is investing $2.5 million in an Ontario-made wearable contact tracing device that will alert users if they've been near someone with COVID-19. The funds will be provided to Facedrive Inc.

Published on: February 19th, 2021 Pragya Sehgal

6 ways COVID-19 has impacted the internet

 

Published on: December 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

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

I was happy to be involved in Strategic Marketing USA, a Reuters Event that drew a virtual crowd of or 5,000 to hear insights from some of our leading CMOs. As President and

Published on: November 13th, 2020 Fawn Annan

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

Canadian tech company GroundLevel Insights has launched Canatrace, a free contact tracing tool, across Canada with the aim of alleviating stress for small businesses in various industries. GroundLevel says this new QR-based digital

Published on: November 6th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

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

Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are the latest provinces signalling their decision to adopt Canada’s COVID Alert exposure notification app, according to Canada’s COVID 19 alert task force. In an Oct. 2

Published on: October 2nd, 2020 Tom Li

Quebec to adopt COVID Alert amid rising cases

With the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 sharply rising, Quebec is abandoning its opposition to the federally-backed COVID Alert app, apparently hoping it will help health officials and the public slow

Published on: September 30th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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

Despite broad support from the Construction and Design Alliance of Ontario (CDAO) and the Construction Employers Coalition (CEC), members of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) remain convinced that without a

Published on: August 25th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

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

Ontario-based software development firm Scarsin has developed an advanced platform with the aim of helping government and healthcare policymakers forecast complex scenarios related to COVID-19. Dubbed Integrated Insight Environment (i2e), it's an enterprise-class

Published on: August 12th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal