Hashtag Trending Jun.2-Google attacks Microsoft over cloud licensing policies; Dell’s revenue and profit surpass estimates; OpenAI adds new feature making it easier to share conversations

Google attacks Microsoft over cloud licensing policies. Dell Computer results may be a hopeful sign and Open AI makes it easier to share conversations.   These and more top tech news stories from Hashtag Trending and Tech News Day. I’m your host Jim Love, CIO of IT World Canada and Tech News Day in the […]

Synctera comes to Canada through partnership with National Bank

U.S.-based banking-as-a-service company (BaaS) Synctera is partnering with the National Bank of Canada (NBC) as part of its expansion into the great white north. The partnership will help Synctera bring its financial technology (FinTech) to Canadian markets. Synctera’s BaaS platform acts as the foundation for companies to build and launch FinTech apps and embedded banking […]

New Nvidia server built to accelerate AI, HPC, Omniverse workloads

Santa Clara, Calif.-based graphics and AI chip maker Nvidia Corp. introduced a number of new offerings this week at one of the world’s largest IT trade shows, Computex 2023 in Taipei, Taiwan. In his first live keynote speech since the pandemic, company co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Jensen Huang spoke for nearly two hours […]

Over $1 million in cash available for Canadian startups in FinTech, sciences, and more

There is $1.6 million up for grabs in cash prizes and grants available to Canadian startups in several industries, including FinTech, applied sciences, and others. Innovate BC Academics and companies working on projects in the areas of natural resources and applied sciences can receive up to $300,000 from Innovate BC’s Ignite program to support their […]

OSC advisory panel backs stronger regulation of crypto platforms

The advisory panel to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) delivered a strong message of support for the OSC’s continuing crackdown on crypto assets. In its 2022 annual report, the OSC’s Investor Advisory Panel said that it continues to believe crypto assets constitute a growing risk for financial consumers. Binance said the investigation is an extremely […]

RBC confirms online, mobile banking issues

Royal Bank of Canada confirmed this morning that it is aware of an issue that is preventing transactions from appearing in online and mobile banking. Hi, we are aware that there is a current issue with the display of transactions in online and mobile banking. We are working at resolving this as soon as possible. […]

Air Canada experiencing communication issue causing flight delays

Air Canada tweeted this morning that it is experiencing an IT issue causing widespread flight delays. This is the second time this week that the airline’s flights have been delayed. Last Thursday, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a “ground stop” for all Air Canada and Rouge flights in the U.S, due to unspecified […]