5 technologies agencies need for mission optimization

Car owners understand the importance of wheel alignment. Keeping tires in alignment helps them perform better, minimizes wear and tear, and spares drivers from unnecessary repair expenses. The same applies to the federal government. Often, federal organizations fail to optimize productivity, enhance operational effectiveness and minimize costs. With the daily responsibilities of social, political and […]

How Hungry Harvest Uses Technology To Combat Food Waste

To the growing agritech industry, the food system is filled with problems best solved by the latest technology. That includes food waste, a problem agritech insiders argue is ripe for a blockchain solution, while critics say blockchain is no magic bullet. But it turns out food waste can already be tackled with existing tech solutions: […]

Vancouver anti-drone company granted injunction against competitor in technology case

Victor Tsao, the lawyer for the defence, said Justice Voith’s ruling was a “preservation of the status quo until fulsome review of the evidence can occur from both sides.” A Vancouver anti-drone technology company has been granted an injunction against a competitor and former employees it claims stole its technology. SkyCope Technologies has spent $1.5 […]

TECHNICITY 2018: The technology showcase for the City of Toronto

ITWC’s December flagship event, Technicity, will celebrate the power of information technology to transform the public service and the citizen experience in Canada’s largest city. Reimagined to showcase the technology acumen of the City of Toronto – and all its board and agencies – Technicity 2018 will feature panels and presentation from senior City of […]

Nikkei lags, but other Asian markets gain to open November

Telecom stocks dive in Japan; Chinese stocks surge After a roller-coaster October, Asian stock markets started November with widespread gains. Japan was the notable exception, with the Nikkei NIK, -1.06% down 0.5% amid caution over U.S. trade policies and the upcoming midterm elections. The telecom sector fell 6.3%, by far the worst among 33 Topix […]

GE stock dips into single-digit territory as fear of the unknown trumps hope

One analyst says there is too much uncertainty to buy the stock, another says things are so bad they have to get better Shares of General Electric Co. fell for a sixth straight session Wednesday, hitting single-digit territory in intraday trade, as fear of the unknown appeared to overshadow hopes that things have gotten so […]

Dollar logging best month since May as euro tumbles 2.5% in October

Major currency pairs saw trading stabilize early Wednesday, as investors waded through economic data from the eurozone, China, and the U.S. The data calendar included eurozone consumer price inflation, which met expectations with a 2.2% increase on the year, and China’s October manufacturing purchasing managers index, which slowed to 50.2, versus 50.6 expected. A PMI […]

Why You Haven’t Saved Enough for Retirement: 5 Excuses Financial Planners Hear

WHILE EVERYONE KNOWS it’s important to save for retirement, not everyone heeds that well-worn advice. Data suggests that many Americans have saved little or nothing for their golden years. In fact, Northwestern Mutual’s 2018 Planning & Progress Study, which surveyed 2,003 adults, found that 21 percent of Americans have saved nothing for retirement, and one-third […]

3 Important IRA Moves to Make This Year

If you’re saving in an IRA, you’re already doing your part to secure a financially sound retirement. And if you’re retired with an IRA, you no doubt know what a critical role that account plays in helping you manage your finances. That said, there are steps you can take to help ensure that your IRA […]