Articles By Alex Coop

A one-on-one with Sarah Cooper, GM of IoT analytics and applications, AWS

Amazon Web Services had lots to say at re:Invent this year. Product announcements were aplenty, and so were the partnerships...

December 21st, 2020 Alex Coop
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending – Anger over big tech’s success during the pandemic; Bitcoin exceeds $23K; Alibaba helped clients identify Uighur people

Anger flourishes over the massive profits made by large enterprises while workers are laid off, the Bitcoin hype train sends...

December 18th, 2020 Alex Coop
acquisition merger

IBM acquires Montreal fintech solutions provider Expertus Technologies

IBM has acquired Expertus Technologies Inc, a Montreal-based fintech company. Expertus, a financial technology firm that processes more than $50...

December 15th, 2020 Alex Coop
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending – Canadian SMBs revolt against Amazon; Schools purchase spy tech; And big tech firms move to Texas

Canadian small businesses revolt against Amazon, schools in the U.S. are buying surveillance tech, and what’s up with these big...

December 14th, 2020 Alex Coop

Coffee Briefing, December 11, 2020 – Technicity GTA recap, Salesforce news, plus more

Coffee Briefings deliver our entire audience -  the IT administrators and channel partners as well as the C-Suite - the...

December 11th, 2020 Alex Coop
Hashtag Trending - podcast banner

Hashtag Trending – Boston Dynamics acquired by Hyundai; Airbnb valued at $101.6B; Facebook hit with antitrust probe

Hyundai scoops up Boston Dynamics, Airbnb makes a huge splash after it opens for trading; and Facebook’s in trouble for...

December 11th, 2020 Alex Coop

Technicity GTA 2020: Leading the Charge – Orangeville

In 2019, the number of active Internet-of-Things devices reached more than 26 billion, and every second, 127 new IoT devices...

December 10th, 2020 Alex Coop

Technicity GTA 2020: Stop worrying if remote workers are working and focus on creating a healthier experience, says Microsoft

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is foremost in the minds of CIOs and other business leaders as they consider...

December 10th, 2020 Alex Coop

Webex gets a facelift with noise cancellation, transcriptions, but Cisco says more to come

On Tuesday, Cisco’s Jeetu Patel didn’t waver from a statement he made back in August about the big changes coming...

December 9th, 2020 Alex Coop

Technicity GTA 2020: Residents are seeing the benefits of open data, experts say

While one of the more obvious “COVID silver-linings,” as described by a panel of experts during Technicity GTA this week,...

December 9th, 2020 Alex Coop