Monday, June 27, 2022


Yukon’s fibre-to-the-home assets now Indigenous-owned

For the first time in Canada, the majority of a province or territory's in-community fibre assets are now Indigenous-owned.  Northern Canada's telecommunications provider Northwestel announced...

Microsoft Canada’s new head office: how it was optimized for hybrid work

Microsoft Canada's new head office in downtown Toronto, which officially opened this week, was designed three years ago, in what now looks like a...

Coffee Briefing May 3, 2022 – Equifax Canada’s cloud transformation; Innovate BC opens applications for Ignite program; Square launches Square Loans in Canada; and...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team!

Snap announces new features for Snapchat platform

Snap Inc., a U.S.-based camera and social media company, announced a plethora of new features across its Snapchat platform at its annual Snap Partner Summit....

IBM Canada officially opens flagship office in downtown Toronto

IBM Canada this week officially opened its flagship office located at 16 York Street in the heart of downtown Toronto’s entertainment district.

More Canucks dipping into cloud

The 2009 Cloud Computing Survey, conducted by Kelton Research, showed that 37 per cent of Canadian companies currently use a combination of cloud computing and internally owned IT systems, compared to only one-third of companies worldwide

Sneak peek: Windows Server 2008

'A ton of little changes, but no real killer features,' says one analyst of the software that ships in February. But ending support for Server 2000 may drive adoption

Canadian firms stand guard for Patriot Act abuse

The controversial Patriot Act in the U.S. continues to loom over its northern neighbour as the potential risks of cross-border data transfer threaten to undermine Canadian privacy.

Canadians study Patriot Act abuse

U.S. legislation designed to expand the surveillance powers and local and foreign intelligence gathering may have an impact here, say lawyers and privacy experts. Assess the dangers of Section 215

Canadian firms ‘under-investing’ in IT says SAP Canada chief

In an address to Canadian customers and partners at SAP's annual Sapphire user conference in Atlanta Tuesday, SAP Canada president and managing director Robert Courteau warned the historical advantage Canadian companies have had in trading with the U.S. has disappeared.

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Stock market analysts believe splits are occurring due to market pressure, and that it indicates a trend away from monopolization. However, these spin-off companies will need to pay special attention to their business models if they wish to succeed in their new form.