Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, restaurants and bars have had to quickly understand and implement new digital technologies. Some chains already used common tools like restaurant management software, as well as point-of-sale, accounting, and payment processing software. Here we examine some of the new tools and restaurant tech that are helping them remain competitive. The … Continue Reading

Sifting through the abundant startup funding Canada has to offer can be overwhelming for burgeoning startups with limited resources. Canada’s many grant opportunities are one reason the nation was named the fourth-best global startup ecosystem by StartupBlink. While it may demand comprehensive research and an administrative approach, applying for grants is a great strategy to … Continue Reading

Since the earliest days of the computer, user authentication has been an ongoing challenge for designers. How does a system ensure that the person sitting behind the device really is who they say they are? Passwords have long been the standard method of user authentication. But today, biometric techniques such as fingerprints, voice scanning, facial … Continue Reading

Biometrics are the physical characteristics that can be used to digitally identify a person. Examples of such characteristics include fingerprints, faces, retinas, the voice, and DNA, all of which can be used for biometric authentication.  How does biometric authentication work? Healthcare providers and law enforcement have long been interested in biometrics, but as the technology … Continue Reading

To help you better understand the trends affecting companies like yours, we asked 100 small-business leaders throughout Canada about the investments they’re making in new technologies (see our survey methodology at the bottom of page).  In this piece, we’ll tell you all about the top three tech trends business leaders say they’re planning to adopt … Continue Reading

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