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X/Twitter censors India farmer protests at government request

Social media platform X (formerly Twitter) admitted to removing accounts and posts related to India’s farmers’ protests, citing government directives.

Seattle software engineer ignites viral debate on employee loyalty with LinkedIn post

A Seattle-based software engineer, Alex Nguyen, recently ignited a significant debate on LinkedIn with a post that celebrated his frequent transitions between high-profile tech companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google over a span of three years.

AT&T has nationwide service outage

AT&T’s nationwide service outage, which disrupted the ability for many customers across the United States to place calls, text, or access the internet on Thursday, has been restored after approximately 11 hours.

Intel splits into two hoping to become world’s second-largest chip manufacturer

Intel’s CEO Pat Gelsinger announced a major reorganization, splitting the company into two independent entities under the Intel brand to achieve its goal of becoming the world’s second-largest chip manufacturer by 2030.

U.S. supports Japan’s ambitions to return to leadership in chip manufacturing

Japan has embarked on a monumental $67 billion initiative to reclaim its stature as a global semiconductor titan, with plans to spearhead the production of two-nanometer chips by 2027.

OpenAI acknowledges “ChatGPT had a meltdown”

ChatGPT had what witnesses are describing as a “meltdown” over the past day.

SENIOR CONTRIBUTORS

4 reasons organizations should incorporate AI TRiSM into their AI models

Generative AI (GenAI) has opened the doors for new AI initiatives, making the need to implement robust AI trust, risk and security management (AI...

Is quantum computing reaching commercial viability?

Recent advances in quantum computing will lead to commercial viability soon. Given the dollars, talent, number of companies, and interest of various governments, the...

Understanding Cybersecurity on Smartphones (UCSph) Part 1

The smartphone is one of the most remarkable inventions in contemporary human history and is currently the most widely utilized electronic device globally. Its...

Canadian workers and businesses can guide the GenAI revolution

We have a rare opportunity right now. In what promises to be one of the most transformational moments in human history – akin to...

The business value of full-stack observability

I’ve discussed many technology domains over the years, during interviews with CIOs, CTOs and CDOs. One common trait is their ability to translate the...

5 Tech Trends Shaping Canada’s Business Landscape in 2024

While the generative AI market is poised to explode, and will become an increasingly essential part of IT spending, there are other tech trends...

Coffee Briefings

Coffee Briefing June 6 – PulseIR announces launch of ParcelPal; Moneris partners with Wix; D2L enhances Brightspace Community platform; 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...

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Telus spearheads virtualized roaming gateways, in collaboration with AWS and Samsung

International roaming speeds are usually slower than those on a provider's own network because traffic has to be routed...

Coffee Briefing Feb. 20 – Google Cloud stops charging customers for moving to another cloud provider; Thomson Reuters launches AI legal assistant in Canada;...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by...

UK leads takedown of LockBit ransomware gang’s website

28 servers seized, source code captured in operation by 10 countries

ITWC's Top Technology PODCASTS

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday, Feb. 23, 2024

This episode features discussion on the takedown of the LockBit ransomware gang, and more

Cyber Security Today, Feb. 23, 2024 – A cyber warning on the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and more LockBit news

This episode reports on advice for water utilities on strengthening their cybersecurity, and more

Hashtag Trending Feb.23- Companies losing top talent with long hiring processes; Intel – the “foundry for the world?”; AT&T outage

(PRE MUSIC ANNOUNCEMENT) If you know me, you know I’m passionate about three things – music, books and data. My interview on the...

Hashtag Trending Feb.22- ChatGPT generates gibberish responses; Japan tries to get back its chip manufacturing; New app to cut back on food waste

ChatGPT starts spewing gibberish. Critics complain about the environmental impact of AI and the secrecy of the major players, Japan aims to...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 5 – Future Proofing and Resource Guide

In this episode we explore the near-term future of the metaverse and what we need to be doing to understand it in...

Leadership in the Digital Enterprise: Patricia Kosseim

Patricia Kosseim, Information and Privacy Commissioner, Province of Ontario, takes pride in the opinion that despite the nature of her role, where...

The symbol Forrester uses to describe CIO-CMO relations in 2015 says it all

The analyst firm publishes an infographic that suggest improvement in the partnership between IT and marketing, but there's one gaping hole

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: From trackballs to watch buds

Happy Holidays! Tis the season for jolly thoughts, and great pounding of heads against walls as we fuss about what...

Amazon Canada device lineup 2023: Alexa gets more ChatGPT-like; Echo series expands; FireTVs, Tablets, Ring and more

Generative AI, geeky new Echo features and smarter TVs and tablets headlined at Amazon’s annual fall hardware event. Here’s...

A peek at some Canadian companies driving innovation with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI), especially generative AI, exploded in popularity only a few months ago, but now it’s on the...

A look at lesser-known organizations putting AI to work

While Big Tech is busy racing for AI dominance, smaller companies are paving their own quiet journeys with AI,...

ITWC TALKS

Cybersecurity in 2024: Priorities and challenges for Canadian organizations 

By Derek Manky As predictions for 2024 point to the continued expansion of cyber threats, cybersecurity experts are calling for a renewed commitment to cyber...

Survey shows generative AI is a top priority for Canadian corporate leaders.

Leaders are devoting significant budget to generative AI for 2024 Canadian corporate leaders are making generative AI a top strategic priority, a new generative AI...

Leveraging ERP and AI to Anticipate and Respond to Consumer Behaviour

As companies aim to stay ahead of the curve with new trends and innovations, the tides are turning, and consumer influence is compelling them...

Three reasons NOT to invest in Cybersecurity

By: Martin Hoz Are you an executive within a medium or large organization? Have you recently been approached about investments in cybersecurity but feel that...

Stemming the tide of cybercrime

By: Derek Manky Technology continues to play a significant role in accelerating cyberattacks and increasing their effectiveness, reflecting a global trend that sees cybercriminals growing...

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