Jeff Jedras is a technology journalist with IT World Canada and a member of the IT Business team. He began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada and the channel for Computer Dealer News. His writing has also appeared in the Vancouver Sun & the Ottawa Citizen.
Recent fines and compliance agreements under Canada’s anti-spam legislation CASL are helping to strengthen the e-mail market channel by penalizing behaviour that gives legitimate operators a bad name, according to one of the
A Waterloo, Ont.-based startup is looking to top companies such as Eventbrite by launching a new event management platform that brings all event-related management functions together in one place. Eventastic is about more
Hewlett-Packard Co.’s nearly six-year partnership with Beats for premium audio on its high-end laptops was on borrowed time since Dr. Dre sold the company to Apple, and now it’s officially over with HP
Instead of corporate training being a chore, Waterloo, Ont.-based Axonify is using gamification to not only make it fun, but help ensure that people actually retain the information imparted. With customers such as
A graduate of the Jolt technology accelerator has two new solutions that can help businesses monetize their Wi-Fi networks. While Wi-Fi has become a customer expectation and competitive differentiator for many retailers, restaurants,
Marketers apparently see gold in those social media hills. LinkedIn has launched a lead generation for its platform, and now a Toronto start-up has a solution for Twitter and Facebook. Launched last week,
Payment solutions vendor Square Inc. has announced the integration of its platform with Jobber, a business and customer management platform. With the integration, Jobber customers will be able to connect their accounts with Square,