Articles By Mandy Kovacs

2018 CDN Women in the IT channel honouree: Gillian Morton

From the dot-com boom to the advent of artificial intelligence and cloud infrastructure, the IT industry has changed significantly over the last three decades. Gillian Morton has seen and experienced it all. She

Published on: August 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2018 CDN Women in the IT Channel honouree: Donna Wittmann

The IT channel can be an intimidating, technical industry for newcomers, especially for those with little background in digital technologies. But that hasn’t stopped Donna Wittmann from pursuing her goals and climbing the

Published on: July 31st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2018 CDN Women in the IT Channel honouree: Reem Gedeon

From the outside, the IT channel doesn’t seem to have a lot of charm. But for those working within it, there’s something about the sector that keeps people coming back for more. Reem

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google Cloud Next, Google partners with US tech giants for data transfer project, Google’s plans for a trans-Atlantic cable

Google’s big cloud event is this week, Google is teaming up with U.S. tech giants for a data transfer project, and Google plans on building a trans-Atlantic cable from the U.S. to France.

Published on: July 23rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Apple could be the first to a trillion, tech leaders pledge to not develop killer AI, new i9 Macbook Pro is too hot to function

Apple could be the first publicly traded company to be worth a trillion dollars, tech leaders sign a pledge to not develop lethal AI weapon systems, and Apple’s new i9 Macbook Pro is

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Google is fined billions by the EU, Amazon Prime Day breaks records, Nest CEO steps down

Google is hit with a hefty billion dollar fine in the EU, Prime Day breaks records around the world, and the CEO of Nest resigns amidst a company reshuffle. First up from LinkedIn

Published on: July 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Increased tech use could lead to ADHD in teens, IBM sues Groupon, human-machine mind control may be a reality

Teens who use a lot of tech may be at an increased risk of developing ADHD, IBM is suing Groupon for patent infringement, and controlling machines with human minds like Pacific Rim may

Published on: July 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – 12 Russians charged with hacking US election, Jeff Bezos is richer than you, Amazon Prime Day worker strikes

12 Russians have been charged with interfering in the 2016 US election, Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern history, and Amazon Prime Day is affected by mass worker strikes in Europe.

Published on: July 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Predicting the near and far-future of tech in sports – Tech in Sports Ep. 52

All your latest sports tech news from the past week, including the last bit of World Cup news, an inside look at the technology used by the Philadelphia 76ers, and we discuss the

Published on: July 16th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

SureCall’s Fusion2Go 3.0 mobile signal booster is perfect for road warriors

Most weekend warriors, commuters, and professionals in the trucking industry can’t afford to lose cell signal during their travels. On the latest All Hands on Tech, we test out SureCall’s latest mobile signal

Published on: July 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How AI and IoT are helping athletes in this year’s Tour De France – Tech in Sports Ep. 51

All your latest sports tech news from the past week, including more World Cup news, an unstoppable Bitmoji-Serena Williams, a prototype mouthguard helps track athlete fatigue through saliva, and more! Plus, we chat with Carol

Published on: July 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Tour Canada’s largest data centre in the old Toronto Star print facility

What was once an iconic facility of the print news industry is now home to the largest data centre in Canada. The Toronto Star sold the property in 2016 and two years later,

Published on: July 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Sony Xperia XZ2 Review – All Hands on Tech

The new Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with some new entertaining features, but they aren’t quite enough to make it stand out in an already saturated smartphone market. On the latest All Hands on

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How the New York Red Bulls are using eye-tracking technology to improve their play – Tech in Sports Ep. 50

All your latest sports tech news from the past week, including who's winning the World Cup on social media, AI at Wimbledon, the Sacramento Kings mine cryptocurrency, and more! Plus, we chat with

Published on: July 3rd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Slack, Google Home, and Chromecast go down; Uber expands to London

Slack goes down, Google Home doesn’t work either, and Uber expands to London. First up from Twitter is news that popular work chat app Slack went down yesterday for several hours, sending its

Published on: June 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs