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Most Canadians want government services available online post COVID-19
The pandemic has emphasized the need for digital IDs, but continue to cite security as a key adoption concern.
Secretive, never profitable Palantir makes its market debut
Hybrid provider of software and consulting services often embeds its own engineers with clients.
Facebook to buy REI’s new headquarters near Seattle
Company opened its first office in 2010 with three engineers, now it employs more than 5,000 workers in dozens of locations.
Amazon to hire 100,000 to keep up with online shopping surge
The company already had to hire 175,000 people earlier this year to keep up with the rush of orders.
Automating to innovate on the factory floor
A virtual summit co-hosted by Manufacturing AUTOMATION and Canadian Plastics looked at what role automation will play in recovery for manufacturers
Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat
Bans take effect in 45 days and could bar the apps from the Apple and Google app stores, effectively removing them from U.S. distribution
Energy efficient technologies to change global building automation systems market
Integration of operational technology with information technology will continue to influence the dynamics of this market
Facebook launches its new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels
The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second videos with audio, and will let users add visual effects
Solaris adds to robotics offering with acquisition of Jetbrain
Jetbrain products include delivery robots that feature a secure and traceable chain of custody for medicines and blood products
Sensor technologies will impact the future of smart cities: report
Real-time data provided by integrated sensor systems to enable automation and ease decision-making by government bodies
Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty
Graham Ivan Clark, 17, is accused of using the hijacked Twitter accounts to scam people around the world out of more than US$100,000 in Bitcoin
TikTok sale puts Canada between Trump and China, again, experts say
On Aug. 3, Trump told reporters he would ban TikTok in the U.S. unless Microsoft or another American company bought the app by Sept. 15
BlackBerry releases free reverse engineering tool to fight cyber attacks
PE Tree reduces the time and effort required to reverse engineer malware
Rollout of COVID-19 Alert app faces criticism over accessibility on older phones
The app requires users to have Apple or Android phones made in the last five years, and a relatively new operating system
In reversal, CES gadget show won’t be in person after all
The announcement July 28 is another blow for Las Vegas
Boosting marginalized groups key to ‘feminist economic recovery,’ report says
In the midst of the pandemic, the employment rate declined twice as much for Canadian women in the 25 to 54 age range compared with men
Shopify revenues nearly double in Q2 amid COVID-19 shift to e-commerce
The Ottawa-based tech company said July 29 that its revenues surged by 97% in its second quarter
Feds announces $3M to support B.C. tech companies
Up to 2,500 innovation firms will benefit and the funding is expected to support about 1,000 jobs
Canada’s out-of-date online privacy rules aren’t protecting you
The regulation of user privacy must consider potential future applications of any collected data
Healthcare interoperability market to witness nearly two-fold growth by 2024
Data interoperability and data analytics are key contributors to global market revenue for healthcare interoperability
IBM launches digital platform to help Canadian job seekers and business owners get back to work
Canada added nearly one million jobs in June, but there are still close to two million fewer jobs than there were pre-COVID
How manufacturers can receive funding from the government
Webinar focused on funds available to manufacturers, who qualifies to receive funding and how to increase the chances of securing funding.
Advanced manufacturing booming in Ontario: Innovation Economy Council
Whitepaper details the current state of advanced manufacturing in Canada’s industrial heartland, along with next steps.
Groups urge ban of federal use of facial recognition tools
Technology called “highly problematic,” given its lack of accuracy and invasive nature, and invasive.
Global security industry shifts to service-based solutions post-pandemic
Security markets across countries will recover at a different pace but the outlook is promising, finds Frost & Sullivan
Data analytics tops in deployment priorities for enterprises: Frost & Sullivan
Increasing BDA investment in disaster preparedness, operational management, and diagnostic use cases across the globe will unfold exponential growth
Tims mobile ordering app under investigation by privacy agencies
Concerns about how it may be collecting and using data about people’s movements as they go about their daily activities.
Pandemic era tech changes should become permanent, says Toronto mayor
The mayor of Canada’s largest city also played up the vibrancy of its technology sector
IBM quits facial recognition, joins call for police reforms
IBM had previously tested its facial recognition software with the New York Police Department
Marketing automation an investment priority for digital solutions: report
Rising importance of chatbots and increasing use of virtual and online channels to result in 15.7% growth of the MAS market.