Category: Featured

6 Product Categories Poised to be Hot Sellers This Holiday Season

By Christine Persaud
Some of the tech product categories that are predicted to be hot this year might not look like they did a few years ago, and they won’t necessarily be the same product categories that were growing like wildfire during the pandemic. Here’s a rundown of the tech categories we expect to be big this holiday season.

Smartphone Support for Indigenous Women

By Yasmin Ranade
TELUS announced the launch of Mobility for Good for Indigenous Women at Risk, a new program that provides free smartphones and data plans to Indigenous women who are at risk or surviving violence.

NBA and Microsoft Canada Call for Diverse Canadian Artists

By Yasmin Ranade
NBA and Microsoft Canada announced this week the return of “NBA Creators presented by Microsoft,” a design-focused program that leverages the NBA and Microsoft Canada’s platforms to elevate and increase exposure of diverse Canadian artists and their work. Deadline for applications, November 29.

Tech Expedites Efforts to Resettle Afghan Refugees in Canada

By Yasmin Ranade
IBM Canada has teamed up with NGO Aman Lara to build a technology platform that helps NGOs in their evacuation efforts to bring up to 40,000 Afghan refugees to Canada, as part of Canada’s expanded Afghan resettlement program.

IT Confirms Rise In Employees Opening Malicious Links Poses Threats

By Yasmin Ranade
Since working more from home, remote employees have been cutting IT out of the loop, which according to HP’s report has led to an increase in compromised machines, with 66 per cent of Canadian IT teams agreeing that protecting against, detecting and recovering from firmware attacks has become more difficult.