Three innovation superclusters receive funding, ready to move forward

The Government of Canada has announced funding for three of the five superclusters from its $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative. Ontario-based Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster, Prairie-based Protein Industries Canada Supercluster, and Atlantic Canada’s

Published on: November 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft launches new cloud, data & AI capabilities in Canada

Three new Azure services are now available for Canadian data centres, Microsoft announced last week: M-Series Virtual Machines, NC-V3 Series (GPU series) Virtual Machines and SQL Managed Instances. “Canadian businesses are starting to

Published on: November 20th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Zuckerberg turns down governments’ request; cord cutting is accelerating; Microsoft’s president calls for regulating facial recognition

Trending on LinkedIn: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has declined the request of government officials from Canada and the U.K. to discuss fake news and data privacy. Facebook issued a letter to respective governments

Published on: November 9th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending: Huawei accused of tech theft; Facebook’s Zuckerberg could be removed as chairman; Salesforce CEO calls out billionaires

 First up trending on LinkedIn, California-based startup CNEX Labs, which is backed by Microsoft and Dell, has alleged Huawei for engaging in a plan to steal its semiconductor technology. The Chinese smartphone

Published on: October 19th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

All Hands on Tech – Microsoft Surface Go

We took a closer look at the new Microsoft Surface Go tablet and how it holds up for people who are on-the-go. We paired the review with the Type Cover, which we highly

Published on: October 2nd, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Azure news galore at Microsoft Ignite

ORLANDO – At Microsoft's annual Ignite conference this week, the company made a series of announcements that reinforce its commitment to Azure and the cloud for pretty much everything. In fact, joked corporate

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Lynn Greiner

A new kind of Microsoft VAR emerges within Scotiabank

ORLANDO --- One of Canada's newest Microsoft VARs is an unexpected organisation: Scotiabank's internal development group, the Platform Organisation, known as PLATO. While a 186-year-old bank is probably the last place you'd expect

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Lynn Greiner

Turbonomic unveils new cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Microsoft Azure

As Microsoft's aging server operating system and a database management system face an impending end, Turbonomic is using the opportunity to unveil its latest cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Azure. Microsoft has

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Microsoft Canada announces new headquarters in Toronto

Microsoft Canada is building a new base of operations downtown Toronto that will lead to 60,000 new jobs and even more collaboration with partners, the technology company announced today. “Increasingly, Canada is being

Published on: September 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Turbonomic extends AI-powered workload automation to Kubernetes-as-a-Service offerings

Turbonomic is expanding its kubernetes-as-a-service (KaaS) offerings by adding AI-automation support for container technologies belonging to Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Pivotal, the workload automation company announced recently. The new KaaS management capabilities include

Published on: August 30th, 2018 Alex Coop

Travel tech for the busy exec

Published on: August 28th, 2018 Lynn Greiner


A global partnership program battling cyber crime, from Symantec

Meta Networks has joined a collaborative partnership program with Symantec that hopes to create a more secure cloud network and combat cybercrime. The cloud-native networking company, according to a Tuesday release, has joined

Published on: August 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft Suface Go – Unboxing for Business

Can a tablet that’s not made by Apple find its way into the workplace? Microsoft wants to give it another shot with the Microsoft Surface Go. We’re taking our first look on Unboxing

Published on: August 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson