As crypto markets consolidate, Bitbuy debuts new staking offering

Even as one major crypto trading platform, Binance, indicated it was exiting the Canadian market, Bitbuy Technologies has moved to introduce more crypto offerings. Bitbuy, a subsidiary of WonderFi Technologies, said June 2 that it would begin adding Cardano, a public blockchain platform, to its staking services. Staking is offering digital assets like crypto as […]

Schneider Electric’s first ‘Sustainability School’ opens

Schneider Electric yesterday announced that the Schneider Electric Sustainability School is open for enrolment. According to the company, the free digital platform provides a range of interactive courses aimed at equipping companies and professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to improve their sustainability performance. First launched internally to educate its employees on how to better […]

ManageEngine probes future of the digital enterprise at user conference

At its recent annual user conference in Toronto, ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, presented its vision of the future digital enterprise. “What we call work has been evolving,” noted company president Rajesh Ganesan during his keynote. “The OpenAI transformation is magical, so are all the new technologies, but we need to […]

Quebec introduces a bill to fight against planned obsolescence

Known as the “Act to protect consumers against planned obsolescence and to promote durability, repairability and the maintenance of goods,” Bill 29 proposes “major advances for Quebecers, who are entitled to obtain durable, quality and repairable goods.” It was introduced by Minister of Justice, Attorney General of Quebec and Minister responsible for Consumer Protection, Simon […]

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for the week ending Friday, June 2, 2023

Welcome to Cyber Security Today. This is the Week in Review for the week ending June 2nd, 2023. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for and in the U.S. In a few minutes Terry Cutler of Montreal’s Cyology Labs will be here to comment on some of the latest news. But first […]

Meta to test blocking of news in Canada

Yesterday, Meta announced that it is planning to begin tests on Facebook and Instagram that will limit some users and publishers from viewing or sharing news content in Canada. This comes after the company said a few weeks ago that it intends to block news content in Canada, in response to the Liberal government’s Bill […]

Shopify launches Shop Cash rewards program in the US

Shopify has officially launched its rewards program called Shop Cash in the United States (U.S.) as the Canadian tech company enters its 17th year of operations. Shop Cash’s launch is part of Shopify’s first Shop Day event on June 2, where merchants are giving away more than $1,000,000 USD in Shop Cash. This initiative is […]

‘Impostor syndrome’ is a fraud, Women in Cybersecurity conference told

Octavia Howell believes ‘impostor syndrome’ — a theory created by psychologists in 1978 to explain why some high-achieving women feel they don’t deserve their jobs — is a fraud. “I think impostor syndrome is made up by stupid people who want to put other people down,” the CISO of Equifax Canada told the siberX Women […]