Software

Pivot Technology still a top pick at Echelon Wealth Partners

Following the company’s second quarter results, Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Ralph Garcea is maintaining his lofty target on Pivot Technology Solutions (TSX:PTG). On Monday, Pivot reported its Q3, 2017 results. The company lost (U.S.) $967,000 on revenue of $389.1-million, a topline that was ...

This Canadian company is on the forefront of global efforts to stop the next pandemic

Mohammed Qadir, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Fusion Genomics   A Vancouver-based gene sequencing company is using IBM’s cloud capabilities to revolutionize the diagnostic process, aiming to give physicians an eight-hour turnaround in correctly identifying any type of pathogen, from ...

Canadian business executives underestimate the impact of digital transformation

Only 22 per cent of Canadian business executives think that digital transformation will disrupt their enterprises, according to a new IDC survey. “Business leaders have a less urgent view of digital transformation (DX) as compared to their IT counterparts,” said Tony Olvet, group VP of research ...

Most data breaches start internally: BlackBerry report

NEW YORK – As new reports of major cyber attacks surface every day, a new BlackBerry study has found that most financial organizations are focusing their cyber security efforts in the wrong place. The report, titled “File Sharing and Collaboration Leads to Security Gaps in Financial Services Fi ...

Google Pixel 2 XL Review – All Hands on Tech

Is Google’s Pixel 2 XL 2017’s best smartphone? We certainly think so. This time on All Hands on Tech, we review Google’s second-generation Pixel phone, the Pixel 2 XL. The pitch for this new smartphone is simple, if you’re a fan of Android, there simply isn’t a better Android experience a ...

From mobile devices to blockchain and securing everything: Welcome to the new BlackBerry

NEW YORK – BlackBerry has completed a dramatic shift from being one of the world’s most well known mobile device manufacturers, to becoming one of the top global software and security companies. Speaking during his keynote at the company’s fourth annual Security Summit in New York City, CEO J ...

Hashtag Trending – Self-driving shuttle crashes on first day, Apple FaceID could come to the next iPad

A self-driving shuttle bus was involved in a crash on its very first day on the road, Apple’s controversial FaceID could release on the next iPad, and German police were called to shut down a party started by an Alexa device, all on its own. From Facebook – A self-driving shuttle bus was ...

Lumo Interactive goes global with a SaaS platform for the event space

In 2011 it became clear to Lumo Interactive that simply providing custom interactive displays for tradeshows and events wasn’t enough to maintain a sustainable business, so it began providing a software-as-a-service platform to help agencies and small businesses create their own displays. Now in ...

eCTAS improves patient care in Ontario with ‘Ingenious’ solution

The winner of the Information Technology Association of Canada’s Ingenious Award in the Large Public Business category for 2017 brings new efficiencies to primary health care. The electronic Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (eCTAS) solution from Canada Care Ontario is making emergency room triage ...

5 lessons from new technology leaders – Claudio Silvestri, NAV Canada

You’ve heard about “random acts of kindness” – those good deeds that are done spontaneously and without expectation of a reward. There’s certainly nothing wrong with that. But when you change the “acts of kindness” to “acts of IT,” then it’s a different story. That’s what Clau ...