Technology News over the Last 7 Days

A quick snapshot of what’s happening in Canadian IT News over the past week.


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Hashtag Trending – AI solves science mystery; FCC chairman to step down; Bitcoin gains some momentum

Candor about cybersecurity incidents can save money as well as trust, says survey

AppDynamics offers visibility plus at a time of rising complexity

ServiceNow is acquiring Canadian AI services startup Element AI

Digital ID needs be ‘as easy as Uber’ says Ontario Digital Service deputy minister

Cyber Security Today – Executives email passwords for sale, a ransomware attack on industrial systems manufacturer and online shopping tips

The Canadian Telecom Summit 2020 highlights

Hashtag Trending – Amazon Sidewalk; Banks extend WFH policies; Black Friday data

How to blow a virtual interview before the first question

Rebooting the Office

Cyber Security Today Week In Review for November 27, 2020

SHAKE them and STIR them: how Canada is fighting scam calls

The genesis of an ethical digital blueprint for the post-pandemic economy | An interview with Danny Lange, SVP of AI at Unity Technologies

How to make your non-profit more innovative

Coffee Briefing, November 27, 2020 – Leadership changes, Dell’s Q3, and MSPs ask for help managing bad clients

Home Depot to pay U.S. states $17.5 million for 2014 data breach

Positioned for success: Why Canada’s leading realtor was ready for the new normal

Cyber Security Today – Ransomware hits fertility clinics, a news agency and a school board

Hashtag Trending – Amazon server outage; Shopify gets a shoutout in the NYT; Raspberry Pi hacks a Tesla

It’s time to begin optimizing your virtual desktop experience

Making your customer experience seamless in an uncertain world

Thousands of Fortinet VPN users may be at risk after leak of credentials

Sophos says attacker leveraged an ‘access permission issue’

AppDynamics the ‘centre’ of Cisco’s push into cloud and SaaS, says its new country manager

Pure Storage expands Pure as-a-Service offerings, unveils new service catalogue

Hashtag Trending – South Korea fines Facebook; France come down hard on big tech; Slack acquisition?

Telesat to be listed on Nasdaq, still considered Canadian

cPanel admins urged to close 2FA vulnerability

Legal experts say proposed Canadian privacy law may face ‘a lot of push-back’ from business

What Canada’s top CEOs think about remote work – The Conversation

Cyber Security Today – Ransomware attack took only 8 hours, Peatix users should change passwords and MobileIron admins reminded to install updates

Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk surpasses Bill Gates in wealth; Snapchat VS TikTok; Comcast’s data cap

New study reveals digital strategy helped companies perform well during pandemic, but only 12% actually have one running

Why most cloud journeys begin with application modernization

The technology of big data analytics – SAS.com

Data Science vs. Data Analytics vs. Big Data– simplilearn.com

Enjoying security and availability in IIoT-era manufacturing

Leveraging edge computing to accommodate a distributed workforce

Coffee Briefing, November 24, 2020 – Goodbye old Google Pay, brand refreshes, Telus earns global recognition for privacy, and more

A look at an Intel Evo laptop: Acer Swift 5

Hashtag Trending – China launches 6G satellite; Loblaws’ self-driving delivery fleet; WFH tips



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