Hashtag Trending – Apple tells the FCC to protect net neutrality, Hurricane Harvey impacts IT customer service operations

Apple is finally taking a side in the war over net neutrality, Hurricane Harvey has impacted IT customer service operations, and Sony is the latest brand to jump aboard the smart speaker train.

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – New Smart car teased; Medium’s claps-for-pay program

A new Smart car concept is teased. A round of applause for Medium’s new clap-based payments system. And more trouble for Trump. Enable Alexa Flash Briefing skill. The future starts here: the smart

Published on: August 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – New Smart car teased; Medium’s claps-for-pay program

A new Smart car concept is teased. A round of applause for Medium’s new clap-based payments system. And more trouble for Trump. Enable Alexa Flash Briefing skill. The future starts here: the smart

Published on: August 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Aug. 25, 2017 – Big win for ‘fair use’ on YouTube, Amazon to close Whole Foods deal on Monday

A New York District judge makes a landmark decision regarding YouTube and the Fair Use Act, Amazon will close its significant acquisition of Whole Foods on Monday and immediately slash prices, and a

Published on: August 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Aug. 25, 2017 – Big win for ‘fair use’ on YouTube, Amazon to close Whole Foods deal on Monday

A New York District judge makes a landmark decision regarding YouTube and the Fair Use Act, Amazon will close its significant acquisition of Whole Foods on Monday and immediately slash prices, and a

Published on: August 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Aug. 22, 2017 – Android Oreo revealed, Uber wins ruling preventing customers from suing in court

Hashtag Trending is double stuffed today with Google revealing Android 8.0, or Android Oreo. Uber has won a ruling allowing it to prevent customers from suing in court. And solar eclipse wins on

Published on: August 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Google reveals new look for calendar, Trump blasts former council CEOs on Twitter

Google has revealed a new look for its calendar app, Samsung has released a snazzy new portable hard drive, and Donald Trump uses his favourite platform to curse the CEOs quitting his American

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Systems integrator eyes agile procurement for cyber security

Outsourcers, managed service providers and cloud providers have increasingly been a part of a CISO’s portfolio for delivering service to the enterprise for years but procurement officers still don’t know how to deal

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

CDN Top Newsmaker: Liberal MP Judy Foote

It’s no secret that Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote has had a tough year. She became the Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Bonavista-Burin-Trinity in Newfoundland and Labrador

Published on: April 7th, 2017 CDN Staff

CDN Top Newsmaker: Cisco Canada’s Bernadette Wightman

2016 was another special year for Cisco Canada President Bernadette Wightman. She started the year off with a bang by opening the new billion-dollar Innovation Centre in downtown Toronto. At that opening, Wightman

Published on: March 30th, 2017 CDN Staff

Ontario hires new Chief Digital Officer

The Ontario government is bolstering its digital profile with its latest hire. The province announced on Mar. 27 that it has appointed Hillary Hartley as Ontario’s first Chief Digital Office (CDO), in an

Published on: March 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

2017 federal budget puts a focus on digital transformation

The 2017 Canadian federal budget was touted as an innovation-first agenda, and in the opinion of many tech industry leaders, the Liberal government has kept its word. Finance minister Bill Morneau unveiled the budget

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

AWS Canada region open for business

TORONTO – As earlier reported, AWS Canada took the wraps off its new region in Montreal today. The region is officially called AWS Canada (Central) Region. Regions are Amazon Web Services’ way of

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian government’s Global Skills Strategy plan to make importing talent easier

MISSISSAUGA - The Canadian government is making good on its promise to make it easier for companies to bring in highly skilled talent from across the world. Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu