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Four Tips for Keeping Your Company Compliant With Canadian Privacy Laws

Recently the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Canada’s main privacy watchdog, indicated that the behavior of Canadian online advertisers will be subject to increased scrutiny, announcing a project aimed at studying privacy compliance in behavioral advertising, a practice which targets ads at individuals based on their browsing history.

The main purpose of this project will be to look at whether Canadian online advertisers engaging in the practice are complying with applicable privacy laws.

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CIBC Ranked Top Canadian Bank for Online Banking Functionality

CIBC announced today that it received the top overall ranking for online banking functionality in Canada among the big 5 banks reviewed in Forrester Research Inc.'s 2014 Canadian Online Banking Benchmark report.

This follows CIBC's top ranking in the Canadian Mobile Banking Benchmark from Forrester, released in May 2014.

For their most recent report, Forrester evaluated the online banking functionality of the five largest retail banks in Canada across more than 50 criteria, and CIBC's redesigned secure website topped this year's benchmark.

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4 Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2015

When I think about forecasting for the cloud computing industry, one word springs to mind; innovation.

Cloud technology, the way we use it, and even the way we talk about it, has matured hugely over the past year. While we do still talk about “cloud” as some abstract technology choice (“should you or should you not use “the cloud?” we debate), I predict that this year, the conversation will get subtler and the use cases more sophisticated.

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Deloitte Releases 2015 Canadian Technology Predictions

According to Deloittle's Duncan Stewart, 2015 will mark the tipping point for near-field communication (NFC)-enabled smartphone in-store payments.

Today Stewart and his team released Deloitte’s 2015 Canadian Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions in Toronto and it provided an outlook on the 10 most important trends for Canada in the technology, media and telecommunications industry over the next 12 to 18 months.

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