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BlackBerry Live 2013 begins with launch of new NHL GameCenter

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Make no mistake, BlackBerry, through all its ups and downs, is still Canada's tech darling. So maybe it comes as no surprise

BlackBerry announces Q5 for emerging markets

One of the key takeaways from this morning’s Opening Keynote in Orlando is that BlackBerry is intending to fire on all cylinders moving forward. BlackBerry is not just a smartphone company. They are

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

York Region named a Startup Canada Community

Last May York Region’s ventureLAB hosted a Startup Canada Town Hall. At the time, the Startup Canada, team set out to “brainstorm community-driven ideas for supporting local entrepreneurship” with the  the 80 entrepreneurs

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Adobe’s new subscription model attracting new SMB customers, company says

The wholesale move to subscription pricing that Adobe Systems Inc. announced at its Max conference in Los Angeles this week is winning the company new business from the smaller end of the market,

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Francis Moran

Inside Lean Startup Machine Toronto Spring 2013

I recently had the valuable experience of mentoring six companies, along with other mentors and coaches, through the Lean Startup Machine Toronto hosted by INcubes, the business accelerator at which I am managing

Published on: May 8th, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

Taking the daily deluge of security breaches with a grain of salt

There’s no doubt that each high profile breach is both a warning and an opportunity for competitors to make a strong case for better security and to bolster their defenses. Along with each

Published on: May 8th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Is that your new car or your new data center?

If you have been checking out the new car offerings, you are probably already aware of some of the new features available from automotive vendors. Looking behind the scenes of current and upcoming

Published on: May 8th, 2013 Michelle Warren

Adobe abandons Creative Suite, goes all-SaaS with replacement Creative Cloud

Adobe Systems Inc. is going all-in on a software as a service (SaaS) business model for its suite of heavy-lifting creative tools, announcing today at its Max conference in Los Angeles that it

Published on: May 7th, 2013 Francis Moran

HP ProBook 400 Series debuts 4th-generation Intel Core chips

As spring goes from a jog into a full out run HP showed press in New York City the refresh of their commercial notebook line the HP ProBook. The ProBook series is aimed

Published on: May 6th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Kytetime gives parents access control over teens’ smartphone

Guest post from Angela Serednicki A recent study from Harvard University has found that 78 per cent of all American teenagers now own smartphones, and one in four of them use it as

Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Lauren Clegg

Who will disrupt the Netflix model in Canada?

I recently went online to buy one of my favorite television series "La Femme Nikita", Season 5 (circa 2001). With it not being streamable on Netflix, I looked to Amazon and iTunes. Unfortunately due to

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Social media reaction to BlackBerry Q10 launch

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Published on: May 1st, 2013 Karim Kanji

Free labour sounds great, but is it right? The law says that it’s not

Canadian social media star HootSuite recently got in hot water over its practice of not paying interns that work in their company. After raising the hackles of interns and labour rights advocates across

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Monica Goyal

How could LivingSocial’s failure do more good than harm?

When LivingSocial.com discovered that the personal information of their 50 million or so users had been stolen, they did what most companies do: they initiated an investigation and hunkered down to weather the

Published on: April 30th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Would a ‘robo-boss’ be an upgrade for your manager?

As technology continues to impact how work is done, there is an intriguing new speculation presented by a recent article in the Globe & Mail. It asks, “Could your next boss be a robot?”

Published on: April 29th, 2013 Marylka Empey