Hashtag Trending – New year predictions for social media

Live video will continue to dominate social media, AR and VR will make even bigger virtual splashes across all platforms, and chatbots will be there to answer your questions 24/7. Video is dominating

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Introducing Hashtag Trending – Your daily dose of tech stories everyone’s talking about

We’re here to announce our new podcast, Hashtag Trending. Every day, we’ll tell you the trending technology topics from all the most popular websites. That includes Google, Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, SnapChat and more.

Published on: July 31st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Nothing personal when it comes to personal marketing

What’s all the hoopla over ad blockers? We don’t need no stinkin’ ad blockers because marketing has become increasingly sophisticated with its personal marketing efforts where data scientific research and machine-learning tools guide

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Max Spindle

Major Windows 10 update coming in early 2017

At its October Microsoft Event in New York this morning, Microsoft revealed the next update to Windows 10, the Creators Update, which will release in early 2017 for free. Windows Insiders can begin

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Alex Radu

The “LinkedIn” of the channel wants to connect ISVs and solution providers around the world

While social networks for the masses aside from Facebook and Twitter have largely failed - we're looking at Google+ and MySpace - those that are specialized such as Instagram and LinkedIn have managed

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Dave Yin

Can social media really impact sales?

Recently I read a piece in Ad Age that said all of Coca-Cola’s social media buzz efforts  didn’t help sales … zip, zero, nada. O.K., not quite that bad. It rang up a

Published on: June 16th, 2016 Max Spindle

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26 billion, enters the social network business

Microsoft has announced it is buying social media company LinkedIn for more than US$26 billion, making it one of the most expensive tech acquisitions of all time. At the price, the Redmond, Wash.-based

Published on: June 13th, 2016 Dave Yin

Missing children get a helping hand from Microsoft Canada

When a child goes missing in Canada time becomes the most precious asset the family of the lost youngster has. When a child is reported lost or abducted the first few hours are

Published on: April 12th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

IT brand managers have to start listening to influencers

According to half of all marketers in a recent Duke University study they can’t measure how their social media spending helps their brands. Of course the only time they think much about ROI

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Max Spindle

One question for Cisco channel chief Wendy Bahr

It’s the eve of the Cisco Partner Summit in San Diego, Calif., and Wendy Bahr is only hours away from being not just the first women to host this event but also the

Published on: February 28th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

New technologies enable different work/life issues

You may not realize it, but there’s a correlation between the Me Gen’s fascination with zombies, the rapid growth of smartphones/tablets, the rejection of having a computer at every desk and finally, the

Published on: November 25th, 2015 Max Spindle

CDN parent company ITWC win Gold & Silver COPA awards

IT World Canada’s (ITWC) staff enjoyed another winning night at the 2015 Canadian Online Publishing Awards, continuing the company’s history of success at the awards since its inception in 2009. ITWC won gold

Published on: November 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

Five new ways to find a winning sales team

There are millions of great sellers out there in the marketplace. And yet sales VPs and business owners are always complaining to me their searches for strong candidates are coming up short. Why

Published on: October 30th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Top 10 high tech predictions for 2016: Gartner

ORLANDO - It wouldn’t be the Gartner Symposium without the Gartner Top 10 predictions. This year, three trends are driving the predictions  — the relationship of machines to people; “smart-ness” applied to the work

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Jim Love