August, 2018

The Online Gig Economy’s ‘Race to the Bottom’

When the whole world is fighting for the same jobs, what happens to workers? You can buy almost any thing you want online—toothpaste, books, plastic devices that allow you to lick your cat. On digital work [...]

LogMeIn Named Fastest Growing Company in Boston by Fortune

Ranks No. 29 on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List BOSTON, Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) announced today it has been named the only company in Boston to Fortune magazine’s 2018 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list. The annual Fortune [...]

Data Sovereignty: the ONLY truly safe path to avoid Privacy Shield turmoil

With the European Parliament calling for the suspension of Privacy Shield from 1st September, how should ethical, customer-centric organisations respond? Bill Mew, Cloud Strategist at UKCloud, gives a perspective from the UK. Privacy is not just [...]

Microrobots: Bigger than they seem

Using insects as templates, researchers are buildings robots that are very small, very mobile—and very useful. Look down—that tiny creature you’re about to step on may be a robot. We may think of robots as large, [...]

New IDC Survey Finds That Less Than 40% of Cloud Service Providers Plan to Have the Same Business Model By 2020

SYDNEY, August 29th, 2018 – A new IDC survey reveals that cloud service demand due to Digital Transformation is changing the delivery of business-oriented solutions, with service providers ramping up their investments in new offerings to cater [...]

Telecom: Enterprise Messaging is the New Black

Enterprises love messaging. There is no evidence in this world that can deny the obviousness of the fact that enterprises just love reaching out to their customers. Be it regarding new deals, a new promotion, or [...]

Amazon Canada Launches New Monthly Prime Membership Plan

For $7.99 a month, the monthly plan provides all of the same benefits Prime members love on a flexible payment schedule SEATTLE—(NASDAQ:AMZN)—August 28, 2018 – Amazon Canada today introduced a monthly membership option for Prime members. [...]

Are homegrown tech firms shut out of big federal IT contracts?

Massive project to consolidate federal data centres skewed to favour big multinationals: Canadian tech firms Canada’s homegrown tech firms say they’ve been shut out of a multimillion-dollar project to consolidate the federal government’s data operations, with [...]