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BlackBerry doubles down on Android

Building on its first Android foray with the Priv that launched last year, BlackBerry has announced what it says is...

July 26th, 2016 Gary Hilson
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Yahoo’s latest acquisition is all about digital content, according to analysts

Monday's announcement that Verizon Communications Inc. would be purchasing Yahoo Inc. for $4.8 billion USD prompted a range of expert opinion, but most can agree on...

July 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood
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Walmart Canada targets e-commerce growth with new mobile shopping app

Ask Rick Neuman, executive vice-president of technology and e-commerce at Walmart Canada what his favourite feature of the retailer's new...

July 22nd, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Canada’s privacy laws need to be updated. But don’t look to Europe or the US for guidance, experts say

Even Justin Trudeau thinks Canada needs to update its data privacy laws for the 21st century, but the recently passed E.U.-U.S. Privacy...

July 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood
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Augmented reality: what does the popularity of Pokémon Go mean for the enterprise?

Pokémon Go rocketed toward the top of the App Store, Google Play and the top-grossing game charts by the end of the...

July 18th, 2016 Yogi Schulz

Speed limits for IT transformation

There’s been plenty of talk about business disruption and IT-driven transformation. The speed at which technologies are moving through the...

July 28th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Security vendor Trustwave expands Canadian presence with new Waterloo office

Citing a growth in cybersecurity challenges in this country, Chicago-based “security-as-a-service” vendor Trustwave has opened a new office based in...

July 28th, 2016 Ryan Patrick
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Amid declining iPhone sales, Apple seeks to bolster its services division

Apple Inc.'s recent shift in focus appears to be paying off, literally, with the company announcing that its services division...

July 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood
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Brexit Fallout: UK’s secretary of state outlines new trade plan for IT

CHICAGO – Dr. Liam Fox, the U.K.’s secretary of state and minister of international trade made a surprise appearance at...

July 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto
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BlackBerry unveils its newest Android mobile device, the DTEK50

BlackBerry Ltd. today announced that its latest Android OS-powered smartphone, the DTEK50, is now available for pre-order. Touted as a...

July 26th, 2016 IT World Canada Staff
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Primary care: eHealth in Ontario’s final data frontier

There is an age old debate amongst Star Trek fans: who was the better captain, Kirk or Picard? Regardless of...

July 26th, 2016 Aaron Blair
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Demystifying Digital Identity: A Matter of Trust

The skyrocketing rise in cybercrime indicates that there is much work to be done to secure the digital identity of...

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BlackBerry’s newest Android phone passes FCC certification, nears launch

While BlackBerry has yet to unveil its next Android device, codenamed “Hamburg”, reports indicate that the smartphone has passed the...

July 25th, 2016 IT World Canada Staff
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Addressing the infrastructure needs of next generation applications with IBM LinuxONE

Jump start next generation applications with IBM LinuxONE Digital Transformation through Infrastructure Built for Open Source: How IBM LinuxONE Addresses...

Sponsored By: IBM
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Verizon to acquire Yahoo in US$4.8 billion dollar deal

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based telecommunications firm Verizon Communications Inc. plans to acquire Internet search and media company Yahoo Inc. for $4.83...

July 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson
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Beyond BYOD: Why enterprise mobility needs to transcend traditional IT

Mobility is no longer just about letting devices into the office, it’s about meeting the expectations employees and customers have...

July 25th, 2016 Gary Hilson
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Weighing the enterprise benefits of online technology courses

Online technology courses are booming, but will they really help you to groom your tech staff for specific technology tasks? A new...

July 25th, 2016 Danny Bradbury
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The risks of playing Pokémon Go: How to be safe online and offline

Pokémon Go has won over the world, but has it put us more at risk as a result? The augmented reality...

July 25th, 2016 Yogi Schulz
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Microsoft’s cloud computing business is on the rise

Wondering just how well Microsoft is doing in the IT cloud? The technology giant this week announced its results from fiscal...

July 22nd, 2016 IT World Canada Staff
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Many federal managers had unneeded access to employees’ personal information: CBC

As many as 70,000 managers had excess and unneeded access to the personal details of all 300,000 federal employees enrolled...

July 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon
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VMware on IBM Cloud: Securing cloud workloads & disaster recovery

Backup and Disaster Recovery: VM Ware on IBM Cloud with NetApp AltaVault Secure Cloud Workloads: VMware on IBM Cloud with...

Sponsored By: IBM
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Want to join the world of high-performance, global cloud? Now you can!

Many IT companies are under constant pressure to reduce IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) expenses while implementing an up-to-date and...

Sponsored By: IBM
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BlackBerry scores multi-million dollar security contract with U.S. Government

BlackBerry this week announced it will be working with the U.S. government to both enhance the federal emergency mass notification...

July 21st, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Design your business critical software to evolve as needed — or accept the risk

In today’s rapidly changing world of disruptive digital innovation, how are you keeping your software current? Your answer to this question...

July 21st, 2016 Dave O'Leary
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A question of ethics in open designs

Some ethics questions are black and white. Others, like in the case of the power industry who have good intentions to...

July 21st, 2016 Donna Lindskog