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Appclick Canada opens doors to new cloud apps store

A new app store offering Canadian small to mid-sized businesses more than 1,300 cloud-based apps has just come online, according to its creator.San Matero, Calif.-based SaaS Markets has launched Appclick Canada today. It’s

Published on: November 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Big data a ‘Holy Grail’ of opportunity for startups in cloud era

It's the inaugural Extreme Startups demo day at Berkeley Church in downtown Toronto and its CEO Jeff Lawrence's turn to evangelize his startup to the congregation – and much like a Sunday sermon,

Published on: November 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

NexJ acquires Broadstreet Data for $8.2 million

Toronto-based cloud software provider NexJ Systems Inc. has acquired Broadstreet Data Solutions Inc. for $8.2 million, it announced today.NexJ has been highlighted in the past year for its rapid revenue growth, topping the

Published on: November 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canada Post delivers new online tools for e-tailers

Canada Post continues its push into the digital realm with the launch of some new e-commerce tools. The Canada Post Web Services tools are aimed at retailers and designedto be integrated into their

Published on: October 31st, 2012 Christine Wong

IBM offers SMBs analytics as a service

IBM Corp. is pushing the pedal on big data analytics, including a focus on analytics-as-a-service for small to mid-sized businesses. The company announced new acceleration technology for its portfolio of big data software

Published on: October 29th, 2012 Brian Bloom

SmartDraw visual data tool adds cloud and mobile access

SmartDraw has introduced the 2013 version of its flagship product and it gives users greater ability to create, use and share visual graphics from anywhere. SmartDraw 2013 creates illustrated graphics, diagrams, and othervisuals

Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Christine Wong

At $249, Samsung’s newest Chromebook is a cloud-centric bargain

The flood of devices aiming to be lighter, smaller and cheaper continues. In a review for Computerworld,J.R. Raphael takes a closer look atSamsung's newest version of the Chromebook, which sells for just $249.The

Published on: October 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

AOL launches new Alto email tool

AOL (yes, AOL) has released a beta version of a new email tool called Alto. According to our source story from PCAdvisor, Alto helps users visuallyorganize email more easily. For example, you can drag

Published on: October 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Ottawa’s jBilling snapped up by AppDirect

Cloud app store company AppDirect has acquired jBilling, an open source billing firm based in Ottawa. br>Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Related Story | FreshBooks launches its first iPhone appFounded

Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

XConnect: HealthAware.ca – taking the pain out of doctor appointments

Nikolai Bratkovski is an entrepreneur with a track record in healthcare Internet ventures. Most recently, Niolai founded  HealthAware . HealthAware is free online service that takes the pain out of health appointments. Their

Published on: October 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Wizard of Oz tickets for sale on Facebook

Toronto-based AudienceView Ticketing is working with Mirvish Productions to sell tickets to The Wizard of Oz over Facebook and will be announcing a full self-serve ticket platform for reserve seating and general admission

Published on: October 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Telus acquires Quebec-based EMR provider

Telus Corp. has expanded its medical solutions portfolio by buying a Quebec-based provider of cloud-based electronic medical records (EMR) for doctors offices. The telco said Wednesday it has bought privately-held KinLogix Medical Inc.,

Published on: October 10th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Latest Sophos security releases target Android malware, Dropbox files

Sophos has released a new free anti-virus app for Android devices. As explained in our source story from Network World, theapp scans formalicious apps and malware on Android devices. In November it will

Published on: September 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Google awards Canadian towns for small business tech savvy

Google is awarding several Canadian towns where small businesses have shown some technology zeal with eTown awards, the search giant announced today.The awards go to places where smaller shops have made use of

Published on: September 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Mystery around Apple’s new Passbook feature to be lifted Wednesday

The only official word on Passbook so far is its name and launch date. Other than that, iOS device owners will have to wait until tomorrow tofind out more about the new feature

Published on: September 18th, 2012 Christine Wong