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