Hashtag Trending – Elevate Tech Fest; Dialog launch; USB recording interfaces

Tech CEOs release a plan to boost Canada’s digital economy, a new online community is dedicated to call-in audio shows, and everyone wants to know - what’s the best USB interface to record

Published on: September 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Shopify’s Tobias Lütke and other tech CEOs chart a path to scaling up Canada’s faltering digital economy

A group of Canada's digital economy luminaries say the country needs to double the number of billion-dollar digital firms here by 2025, in a new report released Tuesday. The Digital Industries Economic Strategy

Published on: September 25th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Google services generated as much as $18 billion in Canadian economy last year: Deloitte

Canadian businesses created $10.4 billion in economic activity last year just through the use of Google Search and Google Ads, according to an Economic Impact Report commissioned by the search giant and conducted by

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Canadian CEOs lag when it comes to supporting technology, PwC survey finds

Canadian companies are matching and in many ways exceeding their international counterparts when it comes to investing in digital technology, according to the 2015 Digital IQ Survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). That's the good

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Digital and dining: two things that Canadians love in OpenTable’s infographic

If you need just one more reminder that digital is transforming every business vertical out there, look no further than this infographic from OpenTable. The San Francisco-based company is celebrating the fact that

Published on: August 18th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Digital Privacy Act will require firms to report data breaches: Moore

In the slew of announcements from the Digital Canada 150 strategy today, measures to protect privacy weren’t forgotten – while details about updates to privacy legislation were scant, it was made clear the

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Candice So

Critics say Moore’s digital strategy effort falls short

It was a long time in the making, and it wasn't worth the wait. That's the general sentiment expressed by several critics of Minister of Industry James Moore's Digital Canada 150 plan. The

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Industry Minister unveils Canada’s digital economy strategy in Waterloo

Industry Minister James Moore unveiled a long-awaited national digital economy strategy at Waterloo-based OpenText Corp this morning in an announcement that was live-streamed online. The plan, dubbed Digital Canada 150, will include 39

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Forrester to executives: Let’s get digital

It's time for business executives to wake up and smell the digital coffee, Forrester Research says in a new report to be released on Monday. While a group of 1,254 global executives surveyed

Published on: March 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Mobile apps adding 64,000 jobs to Canadian economy, ICTC finds

Canada’s mobile app economy is growing – and new jobs are growing along with it, to the tune of about 64,100 new positions created across the country since smartphones began to surface on

Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So

Startup news round-up: May 9, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. New Brunswick events Deloitte is hosting three events in New Brunswick during June 6 and 7 that will be of

Published on: May 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Deja vu: Federal budget seeks to cut red tape for small business

Small businesses will get some help cutting through red tape via government-funded Web tools, but will have to say goodbye to the recession-era 100 per cent capital cost allowances on IT investments, as

Published on: June 6th, 2011 Brian Jackson