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Apple’s iTunes U surpasses 1 billion downloads

Apple's educational content delivery platform has passed the 1 billion downloads mark in total, Apple announced today. iTunes U has also delivered more than 300 million pieces of content since it became an

Published on: February 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Urgency without disruption – app solves problem for event planning

As the director of operations at an Ottawa hotel, Nyle Kelly wasn't satisfied when his customer's staff planner would leave their booked meeting and place a call on a cell phone or find

Published on: February 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Guardly releases locating technology accurate to the room number

Toronto-based Guardly launched an update to its mobile personal safety solution yesterday with an Indoor Positioning System that can locate a users' precise location within a building. The update means that when someone

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business

After stumbling twice with offering productivity applications as a service, Microsoft Corp. is finally giving what those who dream of in a cloud service have always wanted: a full-featured Office 365. The company

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Videoconferencing credited for diverting business travel

Remember in the starry-eyed early 2000s when the next decade of advances in video conferencing, online collaboration, and broadband connectivity would greatly reduce the need to travel anywhere for business? Well it hasn’t

Published on: February 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Internet Explorer 10 released for Windows 7

Internet Explorer 10 is now available for Windows 7 PCs, Microsoft announced today. Previously only available on Windows 8 and Windows RT, Internet Explorer (IE) 10 is far more focused on touch-screen interface

Published on: February 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

And the Oscar for most Facebook likes goes to…

Even if Sunday night’s Oscars broadcast was sort of boring, at least we could amuse ourselves by opening up our second screen of choice and taking part in the social media conversation about

Published on: February 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

A mobile gaming matchmaking service

While you could call it a mobile gaming matchmaking service, Lab Partners doesn't aim to find love connections for Angry Birds players. Rather, the program seeks to bring independent mobile game developers together

Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Feds invest in Niagara-area Internet startup

A Niagara-area Internet startup will benefit from some cash from the federal government to help it bring its technology to market. The Government of Canada, through FedDev, is investing in IIX Corp. (International

Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Twitter partners with HootSuite, Salesforce.com on Promoted Products

Twitter announced an expansion of its Promoted Products advertisements today with integration into social media managment tools including Salesforce.com's Marketing Cloud and Hootsuite. The social media site hopes to better optimize its Ads

Published on: February 21st, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS pitches visual analytics to mid-market

Software vendor SAS is targeting the mid-market with its new Visual Analytics solutions. The visual data exploration software combines business intelligence with analytics and graphical display options. It can be used to create

Published on: February 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Former Radian6 employees join ‘relationship capital’ mining startup

Several former Radian6 employees are now part of a new social startup based in New Brunswick, that promises to unlock more sales opportunities by mining a business' own employees. Described as a “relationship

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

IBM launches lineup of new SMB servers for big data

IBM Corp. is releasing eight new servers in its Power Systems lineups that are targeted at small to mid-sized businesses looking to tap into big data applications and cloud storage technology, the firm

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to scale your video sharing service to handle 6 million users in 30 days

Who doesn’t have time to watch a 36 second long video? Not many people it turns out, as the Toronto-based video sharing service Keek has proven by registering six million users in just

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cometdocs like Dropbox with file conversion

It’s rare to find a PC user in the business world that hasn’t suffered the pain of weird document formats. Either because your work computer won’t give you admin rights to install the

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson