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SOUTH AFRICA

Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation startup owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has announced a partnership with the City of Toronto to develop a new waterfront precinct...

By Sarah Barns 2 days ago

CANADA

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school...

15 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Zuckerberg charity buys AI startup to battle disease

A charitable foundation backed by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said Monday it has bought a Canadian artificial intelligence startup as part of a mission to eradicate disease...

25 Jan 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

CANADA

The next global domain name-branding boom

TORONTO, CANADA: There are some million new cyber brands about to appear in global e-commerce, big or small they will skate all around the globe...

By Naseem Javed 28 Jan 2015

CANADA

Monster collision of 15 Monster Trends in 2015

No matter what your position, location or size of your operation, the following 15 trends start to collide and open up amazing and instant opportunities for you...

By Naseem Javed 19 Dec 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

CANADA

BlackBerry's new phone targets business users

OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry has unveiled its newest smartphone with a full physical keyboard and a large screen and says it will return to its roots by targeting business users.

25 Sep 2014

CANADA

Canada's Shomi to compete with Netflix

MONTREAL CANADA: Two of Canada's largest cable companies teamed up to launch an online television service to compete with Netflix, amid fears of dwindling traditional television viewership.

27 Aug 2014

CANADA

Robot hitchhikes across Canada

OTTAWA, CANADA: A chatty robot with an LED-lit smiley face was sent hitchhiking across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment and reached its final destination having covered several thousand kilometres on the road.

22 Aug 2014

CANADA

Canada says China hacked science agency computers

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada accuses China of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied.

4 Aug 2014

CANADA

BlackBerry buys Secusmart

OTTAWA, CANADA: Loss-making Canadian smartphone manufacturer, BlackBerry has bought German voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart. Secusmart's customers include NATO, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and entire government.

31 Jul 2014

CANADA

Canada blames China for cyber-attack on science agency

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada accused China of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which partners with thousands of Canadians firms each year to roll out new technologies.

30 Jul 2014

CANADA

BlackBerry makes a small profit

MONTREAL, CANADA: Canadian smartphone company BlackBerry, under new leadership, announced a small profit in a surprising turnaround despite a huge drop in revenues.

20 Jun 2014

CANADA

BlackBerry beefs up its message security

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry announced the release of new "enhanced security" for its popular BBM messaging service, aiming to win back corporate users with high security needs such as banks.

18 Jun 2014

UNITED STATES

Second annual global customer service survey: The findings

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.

10 Jun 2014

CANADA

BlackBerry sells Canadian properties for Can$305m

OTTAWA, CANADA: Smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has sold most of its Canadian properties to San Francisco-based real estate investment firm Spear Street, for Can$305m (US$278m).

6 May 2014

CANADA

Canada shuts tax filing website over 'Heartbleed' bug

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's tax agency shut its website on Wednesday (9 April) after warning that encrypted taxpayer data could be vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" bug.

10 Apr 2014

CANADA

BlackBerry still bleeding with US423m loss

MONTREAL, CANADA: The struggling smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry reported a loss of US$423 million in the fourth quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, with revenues still falling.

31 Mar 2014

CANADA

Rebellion in the Dotcom Kingdom

TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...

By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014

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