Articles By Mandy Kovacs

PM Trudeau pitches Canadian cities for second Amazon HQ, dissenting voices speak up

Amazon announced its intentions to build a second headquarters location just a few weeks ago, and the sweepstakes are heating up as the deadline to submit bids ends at midnight on Oct. 19.

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political candidate is disrupting the government with an app. From Twitter today, Google’s urban

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Insight Enterprises launches DaaS solution for managing employee devices

At a time when managing the multitude of devices available to employees seems like an enormous, daunting challenge, US-based Insight Enterprises is hoping its new solution will make that process a little easier.

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Equifax hit again, Bitcoin passes the $5,000 mark

Equifax just can’t seem to learn its lesson, autonomous cars in California are a go, and Bitcoin smashes through the $5,000 mark.   From Reddit today, it’s come to light that the website

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s inappropriate VR promo, Dow Jones accidentally spreads fake news

Facebook uses the devastation in Puerto Rico for a bizarre virtual reality promotion, NVIDIA unveils the first computer chips for developing fully autonomous vehicles, and Dow Jones spreads fake news. From Twitter, Facebook

Published on: October 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ceridian announces software partner program for its Dayforce solution

Ceridian is the latest company to create a partner program for its flagship software solution. The global human capital management technology company has announced the creation of its Dayforce Software Partner Program, which

Published on: October 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

First look at Fitbit’s newest smartwatch and wireless headphones

Fitbit is trying its hand in the smartwatch and wireless headphones market, and on first glance, the devices don't disappoint. This week we are unboxing the latest Fitbit devices for Tech and Sports,

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Should boxing put sensors in gloves? – Tech in Sports Ep. 11

This week the Tech in Sports crew discusses whether there should be IoT sensors in boxing gloves to help reduce discrepancies in scoring, like we saw in this weekend's "fight of the year"

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

PointClickCare aims to digitally transform the senior care sector

The senior care sector may not be known as an early adopter of the latest technologies, but with Canadians over the age of 65 outnumbering children under 15 for the first time in

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – iOS 11 global rollout has some issues, Equifax breach gets worse

iOS 11 launches worldwide with some hiccups, the Equifax breach keeps getting worse, and Google takes aim at fake news in Canada. On Twitter today, it was hard to miss people’s reactions to

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – iOS 11 global rollout has some issues, Equifax breach gets worse

iOS 11 launches worldwide with some hiccups, the Equifax breach keeps getting worse, and Google takes aim at fake news in Canada. On Twitter today, it was hard to miss people’s reactions to

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sept. 15, 2017 – Google’s Pixel 2 is coming, Canada could get a Hyperloop

Google has set a release date for its Pixel 2, Canada is one step closer to getting a Hyperloop route, and mom and pop corner stores may become obsolete thanks to a new

Published on: September 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google’s Pixel 2 is coming, Canada could get a Hyperloop

Google has set a release date for its Pixel 2, Canada is one step closer to getting a Hyperloop route, and mom and pop corner stores may become obsolete thanks to a new

Published on: September 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Avast debuts Business solutions portfolio and new channel services for SMBs

Digital security products company Avast acquired Ottawa-based security solutions provider AVG Technologies in September 2016, and it is now unveiling a new range of products that stem from this move. The company has

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs