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More Canadian SMBs sharing files — and risk — through BYOD

File sharing is also risk sharing in the new bring-your-own-device SMB landscape, a Symantec Corp. study concludes.More than a fifth (22 per cent) of Canadian SMBs surveyed by thesecurity software vendor have no

Published on: June 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How SMBs can cut through the mobile commerce hype

Doug MacDonald has a warning about mobile commerce for Canada's small and medium sized businesses: don't believe the hype. There's so much information coming out each week about new mobilepayment, banking and e-commerce

Published on: June 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

The future of IT isn’t in the cloud: Forrester

Cloud computing is not the future of IT and commoditisation is, says analyst house Forrester, although the two support each other.Forrester says that as a result of commoditisation and modernisation,IT portfolios will evolve

Published on: June 11th, 2012 Antony Savvas

Startup news round-up: June 8, 2012

The unsteady economy appears to be putting a strain on local small business owners’ confidence, according to a recent poll by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The CFIB today reported its

Published on: June 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google rolls out Trusted Stores program

Google launched a Trusted Stores program on Thursday that will provide online shoppers with customer satisfaction scores for participating merchants, according to a company blog post. Google will serve a Trusted Store badge

Published on: June 8th, 2012 Cameron Scott

Developer’s detention spikes interest in Montreal’s Cryptocat

Interest in the free encrypted Web chat service offered by Montreal-based Cryptocat has increased following the detention and interrogation of its developer by United States border officials. The Cryptocat Project is developing a

Published on: June 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Web app checks for compromised LinkedIn passwords

A New York-based Web developer and his colleagues have built a Web-based application for people to see if their LinkedIn password hash is among 6.5 million released on a Russian hacker forum.The password

Published on: June 7th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

Startup news round-up: June 7, 2012

Communitech's $30 million startup funding program Hyperdrive today gained a new partner. The Ontario Centres of Excellence said it will be the latest organization to contribute its resources to fund the startup incubator

Published on: June 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Salesforce.com promises to keep Rypple and Radian6 in Canada

Salesforce.com swept through Toronto on Wednesday for its cloud-based social enterprise roadshow, delivering a message aimed squarely at Canadian ears: the acquisitions it's made north of the border are here to stay. Salesforce.com

Published on: June 7th, 2012 Christine Wong

Ontario county saves on compliance costs with vendor swap

With a population of 70,000 residents you might be prone to think that the IT and compliance challenges of Middlesex County would be negligible compared to those of much larger municipalities. However, the

Published on: June 6th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

New site brings business intelligence tools to Canadian SMBs

SAS is teaming up with Info-Tech Research Group on a new business intelligence portal for Canada's small and medium sized businesses.The Canada's Smartest IT site features over 200 pieces of originalInfo-Tech research and

Published on: June 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

NexJ tops Profit 200 list of Canada’s fastest growing companies

Toronto-based NexJ Systems Inc. tops this year's Profit 200 list of Canada's fastest growing companies based on revenue growth.Although NexJ posted a first-quarter netloss of $4.5 million earlierthis month, the customer relationship management

Published on: June 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Salesforce.com to buy Buddy Media for $689 million

Salesforce.com is acquiring social media marketing firm Buddy Media in a US$689 million cash and stock deal, the companies announced Monday. The transaction is expected to close in Salesforce.com's third fiscal quarter, which

Published on: June 4th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus

Startup news round-up: June 1, 2012

Navigating job search Web site can often be a laborious task.Waterloo, Ont.-based AltCareer.com wants to put an end to that and make it easier and faster for people to find jobs and companies

Published on: June 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

.sucks just might be a good idea for a TLD

Yesterday it was Google Inc. that applied for the generic top level domain (gTLD) .lol.Today, Momentous Corp. of Ottawa announced that it too is seeking approval for several gTLDs.The four new registries for

Published on: June 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff