New POS terminals help business owners improve customer service with touchscreen-based apps

By Aaron Broverman It may not be long before payment terminals have more in common with smartphones than card readers. The newest addition to TD Merchant Solutions’ point-of-sale (POS) portfolio, Paris-based Ingenico Group's

Published on: November 1st, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Toronto’s new connectivity ratings for buildings could lure tech firms to the city

Toronto has a new weapon in its battle to lure global tech giants like Amazon to the city. The City of Toronto has partnered with WiredScore, the New York City-based startup behind Wired

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Christine Wong

Canadian accelerator wants to make Ottawa the SaaS capital of the world

Canadian accelerator for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, L-Spark, has an ambitious goal for Ottawa: to make the Canadian capital the SaaS capital of the world. To reach that goal, L-Spark announced seven new SaaS

Published on: October 27th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Security concerns, lack of collaboration still top barriers to digital transformation

The virtualization of the workplace has changed how products and services are made, monetized, and managed. While digital transformation is increasingly necessary for survival, adopting new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT)

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes launches entrepreneur-boosting charity

Canada's youngest entrepreneurs now have access to a new helping hand as they seek to transform the country, thanks to Ryan Holmes. On Monday the founder of Vancouver-based social media platform developer Hootsuite

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

This just in: the government of Canada now has an eDeclaration app

Canadian business travellers frustrated by the ritual of fumbling for a pen to fill out their declaration cards one hour before their plane lands might be surprised to learn they have a paperless

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The reports of AI killing jobs have been greatly exaggerated

Elon Musk has warned that artificial intelligence (AI) is the biggest risk we face as a civilization, but several Canadian business leaders believe this apprehension is overstated, especially when it comes to its applications

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

First details revealed for Google’s tech-focused neighbourhood in Toronto

Toronto is preparing to use technology to tackle the challenges of urban growth, and it will have some help from one of the world’s leading tech giants. Waterfront Toronto has teamed up with

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Why Adobe believes AI can improve creative work too

LAS VEGAS - With artificial intelligence (AI) disrupting everything from banking to waste management, it was only a matter of time before it reached more creative sectors like graphic design - and according

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Future Adobe products could include this powerful data visualization tool

LAS VEGAS - Future Adobe products could allow users to present data in creative, eye-catching ways, if this year's Adobe Sneaks is anything to go by. When tasked with visualizing data, Adobe senior

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political candidate is disrupting the government with an app. From Twitter today, Google’s urban

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Meet Sun Life Financial’s new senior vice president of digital transformation

Between its mobile app, innovation-friendly headquarters, and steady development of new features such as an AI-powered digital assistant, Sun Life Financial can hardly be accused of missing the digital transformation train. But in

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Inaugural Startup World Cup will crown its first Canadian winner at this week’s CIX

Twenty of Canada's most innovative startups are getting a boost this year from the World Cup of venture capital - literally. The inaugural Startup World Cup, organized by San Jose, Calif.-based Fenox Venture

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Check out Shutterstock’s new AI-powered image search engine

Shutterstock Inc. is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to help its customers find that perfect picture. On Thursday the New York City-based stock photo giant announced the beta release of what it calls

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood