IBM to provide nine free cloud offers in response to COVID-19

The rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world has left organizations with no choice but to ask their employees to work from home, so IBM is offering nine free cloud products, spanning AI,

Published on: March 31st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Telus says it’s providing free high-speed internet to low-income families for 60 days in response to COVID-29

Telus is extending its support for low-income families by waiving all fees for its Internet for Good program for two months, the company announced today.  This means customers enrolled in the program will

Published on: March 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cyber Security Today – Still more COVID-19 scams, Tupperware hack and beware of free Best Buy USB sticks

Still more COVID-19 scams, Tupperware hack and beware of free Best Buy USB sticks Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday March 27th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  The

Published on: March 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario-based tech firm to mass-produce 3D-printed face shields for healthcare workers

Kitchener, Ont.-based tech company Inksmith says it's ready to mass-produce face shields that will protect frontline health care workers against the coronavirus. Governments around the world are taking action to mobilize and facilitate

Published on: March 26th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian ICT spending could shrink by 5 per cent in 2020: IDC

As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s ICT spending is expected to shrink by up to five per cent in 2020, according to a new IDC report. The IDC report predicted

Published on: March 26th, 2020 Tom Li

Cyber Security Today – The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked

The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 25th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for

Published on: March 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon

COVID-19: Provincial health hotlines and telehealth options

Accessing healthcare during a pandemic is not business as usual. Intensive care units and other critical healthcare infrastructure are dedicated to only the most crucial of cases, leaving many others scrambling for options.

Published on: March 25th, 2020 Buckley Smith

A quick guide for businesses navigating Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic has not been an easy time for Canadian businesses as the first major wave of layoffs occurred this week. In hopes of mitigating the negative economic effects, Canada's Prime Minister,

Published on: March 23rd, 2020 Buckley Smith

Your devices are germ magnets – here’s how to keep them clean

Given our dependency on our electronics, it’s no surprise that they’re a great harbour for grime, germs and viruses. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to keep household surfaces and electronics clean. Smartphones

Published on: March 20th, 2020 Tom Li

An open letter to our audience – COVID–19: A balanced approach to carrying on

It is not business as usual. The last 12-weeks have demonstrated how fragile and truly interconnected the world has become economically and socially. The last 12 days have shown how Canada’s gentle “pardon

Published on: March 20th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

ServiceNow introduces four emergency response apps to help customers manage the COVID-19 pandemic

ServiceNow has released four emergency response apps to help public and private sector customers around the globe navigate COVID-19 crisis management, one of which has been developed and donated by the Washington State

Published on: March 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Suddenly working from home and need a solution that works? Here are some options

With the continuing spread of COVID-19, many companies are opting to have employees work from home (WFH), and vendors are stepping up to help, offering free or discounted products and services. There is,

Published on: March 18th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 scams continue, here’s how to avoid them

COVID-19 scams continue. Here's how to avoid them Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 18th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanada.com.  Criminals continue to try to sucker

Published on: March 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Microsoft closes all retail locations due to COVID-19 concerns

Microsoft has temporarily closed its retail locations globally due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. David Porter, vice-president of Microsoft stores, made the announcement via a blog post this morning on LinkedIn. "With

Published on: March 17th, 2020 Buckley Smith