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Kindle Unlimited adds ebooks to all-you-can-eat digital buffet in Canada

Amazon Inc. launched its Kindle Unlimited service in Canada on Thursday, adding e-books to the forms of digital content that Canadians can subscribe to access in unlimited amounts. Kindle Unlimited allows customers using

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Key to future business success? Build a platform: Accenture report

Enterprises around the world are partnering with digital platform creators as a business strategy to transform themselves into valuable industry players, according to a research report from Accenture Technology Labs. A new wave

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Brian Jackson

SocialTwist launches social referral tool for service industry professionals

A social media marketing firm that normally focuses on Fortune 500 companies today launched a new social referral platform aimed at professional service providers called KnownCircle. Mountain View, Calif.-based SocialTwist Inc. says the

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Brian Jackson

SAP rolls out S/4 Hana and reinvents its business suite for the enterprise

SAP SE is rolling out a new version of its business suite, aimed at giving enterprise companies a revamped platform that will help them grow their customer base. In an announcement Tuesday in

Published on: February 3rd, 2015 Candice So

Agency targeting ads based on social media conversations about TV expands to Toronto

Montreal-based social media ad service Seevibes is opening up an office in Toronto as it evolves its product and has hired a new executive to head up its next push into the North

Published on: January 28th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Twitter update adds group messaging, 30-second video

Twitter Inc. upgraded its social networking service this morning to take even even further beyond 140 characters containing about bunch of @ symbols and hashtags. The San Francisco-based firm says in a blog

Published on: January 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Meet Ross, the Watson-powered ‘super intelligent’ attorney

A group of University of Toronto students, pictured above from left to right: Andrew Arruda, Shuai Wang, Pargles Dall’Oglio, Jimoh Ovbiagele, and Akash Venat, are behind a new startup that built a legal

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

4 in 10 Canadian small business owners get ‘F’ for financial literacy

It looks like Canadian entrepreneurs aren't as smart as they think they are, at least when it comes to financial literacy, according to the results of a survey sponsored by Intuit. While nine

Published on: January 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Canadian marketers are world’s biggest spenders: Salesforce report

Canadian marketers are spendthrifts when compared to their counterparts around the world, according to Salesforce.com Inc.'s 2015 State of Marketing report. Only Brazilians matched the zeal of Canadian marketers for hiking their spending

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Unified Inbox to compete with Hootsuite and Buffer as a social posting tool

One of the most challenging tasks for social media marketers is having to juggle several platforms all at the same time. Between Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, Snapchat and all of

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Candice So

Apple announces record App Store revenues as it hikes Canadian prices

Editor's note - story updated Jan. 9 at 9:00 AM ET Apple Inc. has started billing its Canadian customers more than American customers to download apps as it comes off a record-breaking year

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Oplii brings cloud power to Alberta’s oil fields

The price of oil might be at recessionary levels, but that hasn't stopped one Calgary-based cloud software startup from targeting oil and gas producers as a client base. Oplii is a new operations

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Blogger predictions for 2015: crowdfunding, retail, and work

We put the call for predictions in the coming year out to our Community Bloggers here at ITBusiness.ca. They didn't disappoint. Predictions aren't easy for writers to produce. When it comes to tech,

Published on: December 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Hackers increasingly targeting cloud providers, not consumer devices

Rather than going after your smartphone, more and more cybercriminals will simply seek out cloud providers for their collections of consumer and corporate data – all at a faster rate than before, putting

Published on: December 15th, 2014 Dave Yin

Telus turns ‘Internet of Things’ into solutions any business can add to its monthly bill

Vancouver-based Telus Corp. is launching an Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace that will open up featuring 38 different solutions the telco and its partners can offer, it announced Wednesday. Previously Telus marketed several different

Published on: December 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson