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COPA 10 years

ITWC celebrates success at 2018 Canadian Online Publishing Awards

IT World Canada continued its decade of success at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA), with six finalist entries across...

November 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending: NASA asks Canada to continue with AI help; TSA plans for facial recognition; Uber unveils rewards program

First up on Reddit: NASA’s administrator Jim Bridenstine says he really wants Canada to contribute on artificial intelligence and robotics....

November 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Hashtag Trending: Facebook bans pages associated with far-right groups; UK and Canada summon Zuckerberg; Bitcoin turns 10

Trending on Reddit, Facebook has decided to ban individual accounts and pages, as well as any pages associated to far-right...

November 1st, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Hashtag Trending: Yahoo makes $50m breach payout; Mozilla to match Tor Project donations; Algorithm portrait to be auctioned

Up first on LinkedIn, Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages to the 200 million people who were...

October 25th, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Hashtag Trending: Facebook might lose 1m European users; Oculus co-founder leaving Facebook; Uninstalled apps can track you

Up first on Reddit, Facebook might lose some users in Europe over the summer because of tough data privacy laws,...

October 23rd, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Hashtag Trending: A repair tech says Apple, U.S. customs seized goods; Spotify reinventing soundtracks; Tim Cook calls Bloomberg to retract story

Up first on Reddit, a New York-based computer repair technician says a recent order of Apple batteries were seized by...

October 22nd, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Hashtag Trending: Huawei accused of tech theft; Facebook’s Zuckerberg could be removed as chairman; Salesforce CEO calls out billionaires

First up trending on LinkedIn, California-based startup CNEX Labs, which is backed by Microsoft and Dell, has alleged Huawei for...

October 19th, 2018 Shruti Shekar
Jim Love at CanadianCIO Summit 2018

Five things I’m thinking about after a retreat with 30 CIOs

Every year, IT World Canada (ITWC) invites a select group of 30 CIOs for a two and one-half-day retreat.  It’s...

October 9th, 2018 Jim Love
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Amazon has a new store; Samsung chairman indicted; Facebook has access to shadow contacts

First up on LinkedIn: Amazon has opened a new store in New York’s trendy SoHo neighbourhood and it has a...

September 28th, 2018 Shruti Shekar
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Hashtag Trending: EU beefs with Facebook; Amazon sends fake packages; New iPhones in store

First up, trending on Reddit: The European Union has given Facebook an ultimatum to give better information on how the...

September 24th, 2018 Shruti Shekar