Google to be anchor tenant at Toronto innovation hub – government source

TORONTO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc, the owner of Google, will be the anchor tenant at a site being developed on Toronto’s waterfront by local and federal governments, and will move Google’s Canada headquarters to the facility, a source said on Tuesday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce the agreement in Toronto on Tuesday with […] Read more »

Gartner’s 10 Strategic Technologies For Government, 2016 Include Internet of Things, Smart Machines

Gartner forecasts 25B IoT-based installed devices by 2020, with 6.8B alone in smart cities. Smart machines will become a catalyst of Industrie 4.0 adoption across global governments. Spending by national, federal and local governments worldwide on technology products and services is forecast to grow from $ 430.1B in 2016 to $ 476.1B by 2020. Cloud […] Read more »

Microsoft cuts deals in China with government organizations and companies

Microsoft announced three new tie-ups in China on the same day that the country’s President Xi Jinping and a delegation visited its campus at Redmond, Washington. The seven deals with Chinese companies and government institutions will likely give Microsoft greater access to the country’s large market. Other companies like Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard have also […] Read more »

Microsoft cuts deals in China with government organizations and companies

Microsoft announced three new tie-ups in China on the same day that the country’s President Xi Jinping and a delegation visited its campus at Redmond, Washington. The seven deals with Chinese companies and government institutions will likely give Microsoft greater access to the country’s large market. Other companies like Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard have also […] Read more »

NSA director just admitted that government copies of encryption keys are a big security risk

The director of the NSA, Admiral Michael Rogers, just admitted at a Senate hearing that when Internet companies provide copies of encryption keys to law enforcement, the risk of hacks and data theft goes way up. The government has been pressuring technology companies to provide the encryption keys that it can use to access data […] Read more »

WordPress Made It Less Costly To Design Your Own Campaign Website

A while ago, being a political candidate meant that you had to pay a handsome amount of cash to web design and maintenance companies if you wanted a professional website to blow your trumpet in a political campaign. Today, things are quite different as a political candidate can start by himself, his own website and manage the content freely by using WordPress. Read more »