Technology

  • Microsoft Announces New Canadian Headquarters In Downtown Toronto Microsoft has announced plans for a large new Canadian headquarters in downtown in Toronto, what it describes as a “massive new investment.” The company plans to move into 81 Bay Street, the first of two buildings in the “CIBC Square” complex near the city’s waterfront, currently under construction. “Increasingly, Canada is being ...
  • Christopher Wylie, Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower, 1st Pitched Ideas To Canadian Liberals: Source A Canadian data expert who set off an international uproar over the alleged leak of private Facebook user data lost his job years ago in the office of former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, in large part because he was pushing a nascent form of the controversial data-harvesting technique, says a ...
  • Technology Will Solve The Independent Contractor Debate It is no secret that people joining today’s labour market are entering a vastly different world than I did. I had always longed for a workplace where freedom and flexibility when it came to work were not only valued, but possible. Growing up, I was a precarious, hourly paid shift worker. ...
  • The Future Of Business: A Call For Digital Transformation According to John Chambers, former CEO of Cisco, “in 10 to 15 years, more than 500 billion devices worldwide will be connected to the Internet. This will irrevocably change how we live our daily lives, conduct business, deploy heath care and invest .” The Internet of Things (IoT) ...
  • Trump Immigration Ban Could Send Foreign-Born Tech Workers To Canada The U.S. tech sector relies heavily on foreign-born talent, and after President Donald Trump signed an executive order that threatened the future of tech employees in that country, some companies are looking to Canada. Trump’s order bars refugees, as well as immigrants from Iraq, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, and Yemen ...