Digital media seeing some upward momentum, but recovery remains slow

Digital media is seeing the strongest recovery month-over-month in Canada as lockdown measures across the country start to lift, according to the Standard Media Index, which analyzes data related to advertising pricing and

Published on: July 9th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada launches digitally-connected business registration access

Canada today launched the Multi-jurisdictional Registry Access Service (MRAS), a service the connects 14 business registries across Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. Businesses are legally required to register with their province to

Published on: June 30th, 2020 Tom Li

Ontario curriculum change ‘a win for us’ says Canada Learning Code program manager

Canada Learning Code's education programs manager says Ontario's updated elementary school curriculum is addressing serious gaps in tech education and digital literacy. “One of the things that we strive towards at Canada Learning

Published on: June 30th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Zoom appoints former Salesforce security executive as its CISO

Jason Lee will join Zoom Video Communications as the chief information security officer, effective June 29, 2020, the company announced on Wednesday. Lee has been a part of the information security ecosystem for

Published on: June 26th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

How COVID-19 accelerated a hospital’s telemedicine plans

Many organizations have digital transformation plans. For those that were ready, the COVID-19 crisis enabled them to accelerate those plans. A good example is North Carolina’s WakeMed Health and Hospitals, a four-campus not-for-profit institution

Published on: June 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Shopify becomes Walmart’s first commerce platform partner

Shopify yesterday announced a new partnership with Walmart, allowing Shopify merchants in the U.S. to sell their products on the retailer’s platform.  Approved merchants will be able to connect their Shopify store to

Published on: June 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada shines in global hacking competitions to address COVID-19 business challenges

When COVID-19 virtually shut down the world, many organizations wondered what they could do to help. Some donated money or resources, but for some, their support, in part, took the approach of helping

Published on: June 15th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

BlackBerry says its bringing order to the chaos with the launch of BlackBerry Spark Suites

BlackBerry today announced the global availability of BlackBerry Spark Suites, a new solution with a range of options tailored to meet the security and endpoint management requirements of a wide range of organizations with

Published on: May 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Ontario judge orders videoconferencing for pre-trial testimony: ‘It’s 2020’

Ontario lawyers have been warned to learn to live with videoconferencing for pre-trial hearings as the COVID-19 pandemic restricts people from in-person sessions. A judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has

Published on: May 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Shopify launches its own mobile shopping app

Shopify today announced the launch of its consumer app, simply named Shop.  The new shopping assistant combines features such as the discovery of local businesses, customized recommendations, purchase payment and tracking, the company

Published on: April 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

DMZ and Oxford Properties come to the aid of OneEleven’s members

OneEleven's partners, DMZ and Oxford Properties have come forward to help OneEleven members impacted by the sudden closure of the tech accelerator.  Hard hit by the global economic situation in the wake of

Published on: April 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Office 365 is now Microsoft 365, plus a few important additions

By Catherine Morin   Microsoft on Monday unveiled its new Microsoft 365 Personal and Family consumer plans, which are designed to replace existing Office 365 subscriptions. On April 21, current Office 365 offers

Published on: March 31st, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Working from home: nailing down your home network

You're sitting at your computer, browsing the web and suddenly a pop-up appears offering you an app that will give you updated COVID-19 info from the World Health Organization. "That's helpful," you think,

Published on: March 31st, 2020 Lynn Greiner

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