Ontario freight managing startup preparing for digital future

Managing a fleet of freight trucks can be a difficult, complicated job, but one Ontario company is hoping to make the process easier. RoadLaunch provides cloud-based digital management solutions for freight companies across

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Dreams of ‘delivery by drone’ await regulatory runway in Canada

A Toronto-based company that announced a deal last fall with Shop.ca to provide drone deliveries to its ecommerce customers says while current government legislation doesn't allow its business to operate today, it sees the

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

University of Waterloo team will be building a Hyperloop prototype this summer

The Hyperloop - Elon Musk's concept in which high-speed pods carry passengers between cities - could be brought one step closer to reality by a group of University of Waterloo students called "Waterloop" whose prototype will be up for real-world

Published on: March 15th, 2016 David Hamilton

Backstage with Lan Nguyen, deputy CIO for the City of Toronto [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Backstage with Scott Bradley, VP of corporate and government affairs, Huawei Canada [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Backstage with Jennifer Keesmaat, chief planner for the City of Toronto [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 13th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: IBM’s E.X.C.I.T.E. Camp brings girls into science and technology

It is only the first year of IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge and Canada already has a spot on the esteemed list, with Edmonton earning a spot with its proposal to apply business intelligence

Published on: March 10th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

‘Smart City’ of Edmonton wins $400k gift from IBM

Edmonton is the first Canadian city to make IBM Corp.’s Smarter Cities Challenge list, winning recognition for its open data initiative and commitment to transportation infrastructure.The Albertan city is one of just 24

Published on: March 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Mingle, play, travel smarter … with location-based services

Though you might not like the idea of major companies keeping tabs on you in real time, applications that utilize location technology are steadily becoming more popular among smartphone users. Location-based services use

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Leah Yamshon