IT World Canada Twitter Canada head steps down 2017-08-23T18:48:20.000000000+00:00 Twitter Canada is unexpectedly searching for a new leader after managing director Rory Capern announced that he’s stepping down. Capern made the announcement – how else? – in a tweet posted Wednesday morning, offering no reason for the move but saying that he was “grateful” for the opportunity an... A prescription for the healthcare data blues 2017-08-23T16:48:38.000000000+00:00 Information overload is a recognized problem in the military. The disease has spread from fighter pilots who find themselves losing focus in combat — their cockpits are crammed full of instruments all vying for their attention all at once — to every other branch of the technologically advanced U.... How to get the most from a penetration test 2017-08-23T14:34:19.000000000+00:00 A former CSO at an American telecom giant offers five tips for ensuring a pen test gives useful results Google and Walmart team up to offer voice-first ecommerce in U.S. 2017-08-23T13:21:45.000000000+00:00 Google is looking to compete with Amazon's ecommerce convenience features of voice-first shopping and free delivery, and it's partnering with Walmart. Aug. 23, 2017 – Elon Musk wants to ban killer robots, Google Assistant-powered headphones 2017-08-23T11:59:37.000000000+00:00 Elon Musk continues to lead the charge against potential killer robots, is Google planning on releasing Google Assistant-powered headphones? And IBM teams up with a large group of grocers to bring blockchain to grocery stores. Microsoft Surface Studio Review – All Hands on Tech 2017-08-23T11:44:37.000000000+00:00 You have to give Microsoft some credit for trying something new with the Surface Studio - and it largely lands as a cool new device that marketing and art departments will love. But is its price worth it? Canadian CIOs share their top barriers to hiring the best tech talent 2017-08-22T21:03:54.000000000+00:00 The IT skills shortage in Canada has been well documented, and this job-seekers market hasn’t made hiring any easier for executives. Warning to CISOs: Industrial cobots need to be watched 2017-08-22T17:08:16.000000000+00:00 Collaborative robots, which work beside humans, have a number of safety features. But a report warns their management code may also include cyber vulnerabilities How to join the preview program on Google Home or Chromecast 2017-08-22T15:32:09.000000000+00:00 How to join Google's Preview Program for Google Home and Chromecast devices. Canada has its first approved cryptocurrency 2017-08-22T15:03:26.000000000+00:00 For the first time ever Canadian financial regulators have approved the public sales of digital currency. This marks the first official endorsement of any sort of money created independently of the Canadian government or central banks.