Samira Balsara

Samira is a writer for IT World Canada. She is currently pursuing a journalism degree at Toronto Metropolitan University (formally known as Ryerson) and hopes to become a news anchor or write journalistic profiles. You can email her at [email protected]

Articles by Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Nov. 21 – Tesla recall; Twitter could crash; New Google Maps features

Tesla recalls over 300,000 vehicles, could this be the end of Twitter? And new Google Maps features allow users to find EV chargers and...

Calgary-based ad tech company launches latest version of its platform

Calgary-based Ad tech company Embold has launched the latest version of its platform, an influencer marketing platform that connects brands with Canadian influencers. It...

Coffee Briefing November 15, 2022 – Walmart and Telus Health partner up; 30 per cent of ad traffic on certain browsers is bot-generated; Calgary’s...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed...

QueerTech Qonference 2022: 17-year-old Harsehaj Dhami is addressing education gaps in the tech sector

On the second day of the QueerTech Qonference in Toronto last week, Harsehaj Dhami, a 17-year-old machine learning researcher and founder of Codespire, and...

IBM and Net Zero Atlantic partner to enhance clean energy transition for Indigenous communities

Today IBM announced the new members of its IBM Sustainability Accelerator program, with Halifax-based Net Zero Atlantic as one of the five organizations selected by...

Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover: What happens to the platform?

Following Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, the fate of the social media platform is now up in the air.  The US$44 billion dollar acquisition deal...

Gartner predicts worldwide public cloud end-user spending to reach almost $600 Billion in 2023

Gartner’s latest forecast reveals that worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is expected to grow 20.7 per cent to total US$591.8 billion in...

QueerTech to host its first-ever QT Qonference in November

QueerTech, a not-for-profit advocacy group that strives to break down barriers, create spaces, and connect communities to support and empower LGBTQ2S+ professionals in the...

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