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

BDC launches new $400M Climate Tech Fund II

Today the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs, announced its new C$400M Climate Tech Fund II, a renewed commitment...

Coffee Briefing November 1, 2022 – App store grosses $65 billion; Telus acquires WillowTree; PayPal launches Passkeys; and more

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...

Elon Musk officially completes Twitter deal

Elon Musk has formally taken ownership of Twitter, immediately firing Parag Agrawal, who had succeeded co-founder Jack Dorsey as Twitter chief executive officer (CEO).  Following...

Women in IT Awards: winner roundup

The Women in IT Summit and Awards wrapped up Tuesday night in Toronto with the presentation of awards recognizing and celebrating women, allies, and...

Hashtag Trending Oct. 27 – Apple unhappy about putting USB-C on iPhones; Apple Watch can reliably detect blood oxygen levels; Google’s profit drops

Apple begrudgingly adopts USB-C for iPhones, Apple Watch is as good as medical instruments for detecting blood oxygen level, and Google’s profit plummets in...

Tech industry needs to collaborate to solve the ongoing energy crisis, SAP exec says

In order to help solve the ongoing energy crisis, the technology industry needs to collaborate, according to Scott Russell, executive board member and leader...

Startup Canada announces 2022 Startup Global Pitch winners

Startup Canada has announced the 2022 winners of its Startup Global Pitch Competition Grand Finale. Its flagship program, Startup Global - of which the...

Gartner’s top 10 strategic technology trends for 2023

Gartner has announced its list of the 10 top strategic technology trends that organizations need to explore next year, highlighting those that will drive...

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