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Hashtag Trending – WFH with Shopify; Ransomware gang wreaks havoc; Medical Repair Database goes viral

Shopify is following Twitter’s footsteps and telling its employees they can work from home indefinitely, a ransomware gang executives a...

May 22nd, 2020 Staff

Are you ready for the new FINTRAC rules on identity verification?

Canadian financial institutions must revamp their identity verification procedures by June 1 of this year to comply with new anti-money...

May 12th, 2020 Cindy Baker

Sidewalk Labs pulls the plug on smart city project

This story has been updated since the morning of May 7 to include additional comments from Ann Cavoukian, as well...

May 7th, 2020 Alex Coop

Take your work to the next level – wherever you do it

The move to working from home was gathering steam before the COVID-19 pandemic supercharged the effort, virtually overnight. Today, much...

May 1st, 2020 Glenn Weir

IBM and City of Markham launch virtual agent to answer COVID-19-related questions

The City of Markham says it’s the first government body in Canada to leverage one of IBM’s unique AI solutions...

April 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft events to go virtual for the foreseeable future

Microsoft says its events are likely to go virtual for the next year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  A...

April 1st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal
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Hashtag Trending – Whistleblower uncovers surveillance program; Instacart strike; Streaming struggles

A whistleblower unearths a new Saudia Arabia mass surveillance program, delivery workers are asking for better support during the pandemic,...

March 31st, 2020 Staff

Huawei Watch GT 2 ups the ante in functionality

When you put last year's Huawei Watch GT and a Huawei Watch GT 2 side by side, it's hard to...

March 27th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Microsoft closes all retail locations due to COVID-19 concerns

Microsoft has temporarily closed its retail locations globally due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. David Porter, vice-president of...

March 17th, 2020 Buckley Smith
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Hashtag Trending – Google tackles COVID-19 with new website; Microsoft Teams goes down; Bill Gates exits Microsoft’s board

Google says it’s building a national coronavirus website in the U.S., Microsoft Teams goes down just as people settle in...

March 17th, 2020 Staff