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Donald Trump writing inaugural address

Donald Trump inauguration comes with 14 tech-related administration roles lacking nomination

On the day that Donald Trump is inaugurated as the President of the United States, a huge majority of administration...

January 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Channeling the cynicism of BI practitioners

Under-appreciated BI practitioners resort to cynical comments that aren’t helpful or career-enhancing. Before you find yourself in a situation where...

January 20th, 2017 Yogi Schulz
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Avaya enters bankruptcy protection, Canadian arm not included

The Canadian subsidiary of Avaya is not part of the just announced Chapter 11 protection filing by Avaya Inc. Avaya’s Chapter...

January 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto
Shopify executives gather to open up the official launch of the new office space, which will house Shopify's merchant platform team and its user experience team. Satish Kanwar is at the mic.

Shopify’s new R&D office just a stepping stone in growth plans

Ottawa-based Shopify's new R&D office opening in Toronto yesterday had Mayor John Tory tweeting about the promise of "100 new...

January 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian enterprise among victims of macro-based malware attack

A major Canadian corporation is among those in the hospitality industry in several countries whose financial activities have been compromised...

January 19th, 2017 Howard Solomon
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Top CEOs and futurists on the future of financial services and technology

David Hanson and his robot Sophia interactively opened the Fintech Ideas Festival (FIF) held January 9,10 in San Francisco where...

January 19th, 2017 Stephen Ibaraki

Alert issued for Gmail phishing scam

Google is warning Gmail users to activate two-step verification to protect their accounts after the discovery of what is being...

January 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Navdeep Bains with Microsoft team

Microsoft and RBC fueling new Canadian AI investments

One of Canada's largest banks and a multinational software firm are both announcing expanded investment in artificial intelligence (AI) that...

January 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson
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Time to get tougher with staff to improve cyber security?

Every CISO knows that people are the weakest link in the organization's security. How to strengthen their resolve so it...

January 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon
AI panel at World Economic Forum in Davos

IBM CEO assures us that AI won’t attain consciousness

Following the appearance of IBM Corp. CEO Ginni Rometty on a panel about artificial intelligence at the World Economic Forum...

January 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson
IT problems, computer flaws, glitches

The top 7 ethical dilemmas reported by IT in 2016

Last year gave us all a lot to digest, and moving forward it is important to hold a microscope to...

January 18th, 2017 Donna Lindskog

Introducing Lenovo Canada’s Data Centre Program

The New Year brings plenty of new opportunities - which is why the world's # 1 PC maker is announcing...

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Allworx’ new desk phone understands that smartphones are taking over

Allworx understands that smartphones have become the device business users turn to when managing their communications and contacts, but they've...

January 18th, 2017 Alex Radu
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IBM brings its enterprise mobility platform to Canada with Bell partnership

IBM Corp. has partnered with Bell Canada to bring its MobileFirst for iOS to Canadian enterprises. IBM MobileFirst is the product...

January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu
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Help us tell your story of digital transformation, not the story of your disruption

What is digital transformation? In my mind it's a few things - it's a story, it's a process, and it's...

January 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

What happens when an algorithm is sexist? New guidelines seek accountability

As algorithms make more decisions affecting individuals, the computer industry is taking notice. Last week, an industry association published a...

January 17th, 2017 Danny Bradbury

Ransomware attacks on insecure Hadoop systems may be next, say security researchers

Security researchers who this month issued alerts on ransomware attacks on insecure MongoDB and Elasticsearch clusters are now warning organizations...

January 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon
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Skip the Intel Kaby Lake upgrade

Think of how old your desktop PC is and ask if it is in need of an upgrade. If your...

January 17th, 2017 Chris Lau

Hunt teams no substitute for real-time threat analysis, says report

Having a dedicated hunt team scour months of historical log and other data is a strategy increasingly being adopted by...

January 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

IBM testing blockchain-powered medical care for U.S. patients

Blockchain technology hasn't taken over the world yet, but IBM Corp. thinks it might be key to delivering more secure,...

January 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Application container market small but mighty, 451 Research says

Containers may constitute a small segment of the cloud-enabling technologies (CET) market, but it is expected to see remarkably fast...

January 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New Brunswick university opens Canadian Institute for Cyber Security

The latest academic IT security facility opened today with the unveiling of the University of New Brunswick's Canadian Institute for...

January 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon
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Elasticsearch users increasingly targets of ransomware

IT departments using the open source Elasticsearch search engine for in-house combing of log and other data are being warned...

January 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon
MARK FIELDS Ford CEO at CES 2017

Ford’s self-driving car plan for 2021 doesn’t include a brake pedal

Ford Motor Co. is pointing its headlights down a road that could see self-driving cars on the road by 2021...

January 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson