Telus, Trend Micro team up to open Cybersecurity Research Centre in Toronto

As the world continues to become more digital, businesses and consumers are facing more challenges than ever. To address the growing volume of cyber threats, Canadian telecommunications giant Telus and cybersecurity solution provider Trend

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Why Amazon HQ2 would be bad for Toronto

One of the shiniest gems dangled by Amazon’s HQ2 is the prospect of bringing 50,000 new well-paying, knowledge-sector jobs along with it. Critics of the idea of setting up Amazon’s new headquarters in

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Amazon reveals shortlist for HQ2 – and it includes Toronto

Looks like Toronto's collaborative, incentive-free strategy for courting Amazon.com Inc. paid off. The Seattle-based tech giant, which announced that it would be soliciting bids for a second headquarters to equal its home base

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood


Why you should move to Toronto from Silicon Valley

If you live in Silicon Valley, chances are Toronto isn't the first place you'd think of if you're looking to move. But according to MOVNorth, it should be. The website, which founder Vikram

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Toronto, Vancouver to compete for Amazon’s second North American headquarters

The Great White North could soon be a second home to Amazon.com Inc., if the city of Toronto has its way. On Thursday the Seattle-based tech giant announced plans to open a second

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto, Vancouver rank in top 30 global cities for women entrepreneurs: Dell research

When impediments to female entrepreneurship are removed, there is a dramatic uplift in a city’s economic prospects, according to Dell in its 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, which was completed in

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

It’s official: Toronto is one of the world’s best tech cities

2016 apparently proved to the world that Toronto is a premium destination for technology, with a second report this year listing the Canadian metropolis in the top 10 of tech cities worldwide. Similar

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian city cracks top 10 digitally innovative cities ranking

In Canada’s quest to become internationally known as a digitally innovative country, its largest city Toronto placed 8th in the annual list of best digital innovative cities index produced by the Australian-firm 2thinknow.

Published on: February 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Weekly Update – AWS Canadian data centres, Dell EMC, Toronto Mayor

IT World Canada's Paolo Del Nibletto and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. AWS Canada region open for business Dell EMC goes West for new Canadian channel

Published on: December 9th, 2016 Alex Radu

French company opens large data centre in Quebec region

Internet services provider OVH of Roubaix, France has turned the former Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum plant located in the Montreal suburb of Beauharnois into one of the world's largest data centres. “It was a very

Published on: October 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Freshbooks redesigns its offering to be more visually appealing

Toronto-based cloud invoicing software firm FreshBooks launched a complete overhaul of its platform. Aimed at independent small business operators who need a convenient and professional way to manage client invoices and track project

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson

Datto opens second data centre in Canada

Disaster recovery company Datto Inc. may not be a household name in Canada, but it has just made another large investment in the market. The Norwalk, Connecticut-based service provider has announced a new data

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 CDN Staff

Conference goers getting a more connected, personal app for shows

There are exactly 229 ICT conferences and shows in the 2016 calendar year and a Toronto-based company is trying to make sure everyone who attends one or all of these events gets to

Published on: July 16th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto