Pandemic pushes some Canadian companies to thrive, others to fail
Experts suggest the secret to resiliency could lie in the company’s overall attitude to innovation and technology adoption.
Microsoft attempts takedown of global criminal botnet
Uses an infrastructure known as Trickbot to infect computers with malware.
TikTok owner picks Oracle over Microsoft as US tech partner
Much is unclear about the deal, which must still be reviewed by the Committee on Foreign Investment.
Microsoft back in the smartphone business with its new Duo
Pitching it as a more useful tool than a conventional smartphone, enables users to multitask with two separate apps or web pages at a time.
Microsoft says virus hurting supply chain more than expected
Windows licences and its Surface devices “are more negatively impacted than previously anticipated.”
BDO launches manufacturing roadshow with Industry 4.0 focus in Toronto
The morning event detailed how manufacturers can leverage technology to beef up their operations.
Microsoft: ‘carbon negative’ by 2030 even for supply chain
Currently responsible for about 16 million tonnes of emissions per year, including data centres making of electronics components for its devices.
Manufacturing Roadshow 2020: Don’t get left behind
Company owners and senior executives will learn how Industry 4.0 and digital transformation will help them to stay competitive.
Startup Edmonton announces collaboration with Microsoft
Community of companies will benefit from Microsoft for Startups expertise and resources.
Best Manufacturing Apps Conference
The Microsoft Canada Best Manufacturing Apps Conference brings together…
Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement
Tran oversaw Microsoft’s promotional relationship with the NFL.
Some tech giants sign onto Canada’s declaration on electoral integrity
Facebook, Google and Microsoft agreed to combat disinformation and promote transparency.
Microsoft deal means more access for all Canadian public servants: minister
Includes more digital communication tools for public servants with disabilities.
IBM’s $34B Red Hat deal is risky bid to boost cloud business
It is the biggest acquisition in IBM’s century-long history.
Montreal to host annual world artificial intelligence summit through 2021
Quebec’s largest city has become a global hub for research in AI.
Microsoft uncovers more Russian hack attacks ahead of midterms
Kremlin officials dismiss claims as unfounded, citing a lack of detail on the hack.
How Apple’s app store changed our world
The app store is now the fasting growing part of Apple’s gigantic business.
BlackBerry says new software bridge to Microsoft products will increase security
Provides various security features for programs whether they’re on smartphones, tablets or computers using major operating systems.
Montreal’s Element AI scores US$102M to support expansion
Goal is to develop AI capabilities for traditional industries such as manufacturing and financial services.
Trudeau to promote Canadian tech, lure investment at Microsoft summit
PM is the first sitting head of government or state to be invited to address the annual gathering of CEOs.
Nissan adding 300 jobs to develop common connected car technology
Automaker is also seeking out technology partnerships with companies such as Microsoft.
Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion
Deal brings together the world’s leading professional cloud with the world’s leading professional network.
New Toyota Connected to make technology simpler
Toyota Connected will research connecting cars and homes, plus telematics that anticipate driver habits.
Microsoft releases major Office update
New versions of the popular word-processing, spreadsheet and email programs are heavy on collaboration tools.
SMART Manufacturing Event
CME has partnered with Microsoft and SMART-preferred vendor RTtech…
3 German automakers buy Nokia’s HERE map business
The $3.1B deal is for technology that will be used for driverless cars.
Forget Windows 8: Make way for Windows 10!
Microsoft hopes it will prove the PC still has a role.
Nintendo president Iwata passes away at 55
Iwata led the development of Nintendo’s uber-popular Wii home console and DS handheld.
Microsoft to cut 7,800 jobs amid phone business restructuring
Company will write down its entire$7.3 billion purchase of Nokia in Q4, take restructuring charge of up to $850 million.
Microsoft shoots for friends in the mobile world
And Magic Leap offers holograms, Instagram boosts advertising.
Ironman delivers 3D-printed bionic arm to lucky seven-year old [VIDEO]
Alex Pring’s mechanical arm was made by not-for-profit Limbitless Solutions and cost just US$350 to print.
End of Windows XP could cause problems for industry
Analysts point to potential operational and security issues.