Tuesday, June 15, 2021




Amazon Canada to create 1,800 new tech and corporate jobs this year

Amazon plans to hire 1,800 new technology and corporate employees across all its Canadian corporate locations in 2021.

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Breaking news: Toronto hospital hit by ransomware

One of the country's biggest and newest hospitals has been hit by ransomware.

Coffee Briefing, June 15, 2021 – Cisco unveils hybrid cloud goodies; GoDaddy upgrades; Mississauga’s smart city update

Cisco unveils a host of hybrid cloud goodies, GoDaddy announces a bunch of upgrades and integrations, and Mississauga's smart city's ambitions take another step forward.

The bid for midband: 3,500 MHz 5G spectrum auction officially begins

This bid is on for the spectrum that will rocket 5G speeds to a whole new level.

Hashtag Trending, June 15, 2021- Bitcoin jumps more than 20 per cent; Second dose vaccine booking issues; Microsoft employees slept in data centres

Hashtag Trending, June 15, 2021- Bitcoin jumps more than 20 per cent; Second dose vaccine booking issues; Microsoft employees slept in data centres

Cyber Security Today, June 14, 2021 – Avaddon ransomware group apparently gives up, a retailer’s shortcut backfires and a warning to Samsung device owners

Today's podcast looks at evidence the Avaddon ransomware group is giving up, how a baby clothes retailer’s shortcut created exposed customers' data and a warning to Samsung device owners

Hashtag Trending, June 14, 2021 – Anti-vaxxers turn to Yelp; Facial recognition’s future; How to manage remote teams effectively

Anti-vaxxers are turning to Yelp for help targeting restaurants that are asking for proof of vaccination; Big tech is the target of another antitrust bill...

Technology Slideshows


Cyber today and the power of corporate-academic partnerships

The global pandemic may have brought limitations and lockdowns, but Ryerson University Director of Development and Accelerated Cybersecurity Training Programs Rushmi Hasham said it...

Mentorship and allyship critical to elevating women in security

Although the number of women in the Canadian workforce is rising, the tech sector is lagging behind. Canadian women 15 and older may comprise...

Accelerating your digital strategy to the future of work

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically shifted how organizations operate, placing ever-growing importance and reliance on the cloud. The shift has elevated digital strategy to...

Louis Riel School Division and Microsoft forge new models for digital learning

One of the keys to improving digital learning is to break down technology barriers. That’s the approach taken by the Louis Riel School Division...

ITI makes remote learning more accessible

The COVID-19 health crisis disrupted post-secondary education in Quebec in March 2020 forcing the province’s 48 CEGEPs had to rapidly shift to online instruction.  One...


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