Author Archives: Pragya Sehgal

Finger Food investment in Calgary a ‘call to action’ for tech companies globally, says CSO

With $3.5 million in support from the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF), Finger Food Advanced Technology Group is opening up an advanced technology centre in Calgary, which will lead to the creation of 200 full time jobs in the city by 2023, according to the B.C.-based enterprise solution provider.

Canadian SMBs incur a potential productivity loss of CA$2 billion using older technology 

A recent study commissioned by Microsoft and Intel reported that the cost of using a PC older than four years is more than buying a new one.  As per StatsCanada, the country is home to around 1.2 million small and medium businesses. These businesses comprise 98.8 per cent of the total employee businesses in the…

Microsoft introduces several new capabilities to Office 365 and Surface devices

In order to make work and play more intuitive and natural than before, Microsoft has brought about innovations in voice, digital ink, and touch across Office 365.  In addition to announcing several new devices at its Surface event, Oct. 2, 2019, aimed at making modern work more intuitive and natural for everyone, Microsoft also shared…

Adobe to deactivate all user accounts in Venezuela

To comply with an executive order issued by the U.S. government, Adobe is deactivating all accounts in Venezuela. The computer software company will no longer be providing users access to services and software, including free ones, or allowing users to make any new transactions or purchases. 

Top Canadian tech CEOs call on federal leaders to release strategies for better productivity and wealth creation

In an open letter, the Council of Canadian Innovators (CCI) called on the main leaders of Canadian federal parties to come up with effective economic strategies and policies this election in order to promote the growth of innovative domestic organizations in the country by increasing their access to strategic capital, skilled talent, and new customers in domestic and international markets.

Microsoft Canada bags 2019 Jim Flaherty Award for Leadership, Inclusion and Accessibility

The Abilities Centre has honoured Microsoft Canada with the 2019 Jim Flaherty Award for Leadership, Inclusion and Accessibility. The award was presented in recognition to the inclusion strategy of the company. The Office 365 applications by Microsoft, for example, offer various built-in capabilities aimed at making content creation easier for everyone and ensuring that the…