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Canadian entrepreneurs get free cloud resources from CANARIE

Canadian businesses are now able to access free cloud-computing resources, thanks to a program designed to reduce product development costs for entrepreneurs looking to develop and test new products before bringing them to

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Customer suggestion led to Verelo’s last-minute acquisition

After announcing it would scrub its Web site monitoring business at the end of last year, Toronto-based Verelo Inc. has been acquired by Manchester, N.H.-based Dyn.Dyn, which also offers Web infrastructure services in

Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Office coming to iPad despite alternatives

When Microsoft Corp. brings Office to Apple’s mobile devices, will you switch to it from the productivity suite you’re already using? Blogger Eric Eckel is looking forward to Microsoft Office being released on

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Big data startup gets big seed funding

A big data startup in Kanata, Ont. outside of Ottawa has secured a big seed financing round. According to a report from Canadian Private Equity, Openera Inc. has raised $250,000 in seed financing

Published on: December 10th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Run your SMB’s finances from your iPhone

Subscribers to QuickBooks Online, Intuit's cloud-based bookkeeping software for small businesses, will now have an app for that as well. Related Story | Wanted: Intuit's next killer finance appIntuit said this week that

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

2013: The year Jeff Bezos gets a toupee

What surprises does 2013 hold for the tech industry? Will Research In Motion come back to prominence with the BlackBerry 10 platform? Will Apple release yet another iPhone to an enthusiastic worldwide reception?

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Shane Schick

EasyDNS aims to solve denial of service attack failures

Toronto-based Web hosting firm EasyDNS Technologies Inc. said yesterday it has solved the problem of Web sites suffering downtime as a result of domain name server (DNS) failure.With a new product called Proactive

Published on: December 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Two of Canada’s ‘most innovative’ startups partner for e-commerce win

Men's clothing e-tailer Frank & Oak may have been chosen as the “People's Choice” award winner in the digital media category at this year's Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX), but they didn't do it

Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Dell cloud tools connect users to remote data

Technology vendor Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) has announced two additions to its Dell Wyse PocketCloud app portfolio designed to help connect people with their professional and personal data wherever they are, be it

Published on: November 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Businesses embracing cloud software: IDC

Cloud-based software offerings overcame recent high profile data breaches to grow 27 per cent in the Canadian market, according to an IDC Canada study.Revenues from cloud software, or software as a service (SaaS),

Published on: November 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Upverter makes electrical design social

It seems like almost every niche community is getting its own social networking site lately, and now electrical engineers or DIY soldering-iron wielding enthusiasts can count themselves among that crowd. Related Story |

Published on: November 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Shopify deal reaches 27 million new potential customers

A build-your-own Web site tool and a create-your-own online store service are combining forces to offer a complete self-service package to small businesses.A deal announced today will see Ottawa-based Shopify’s e-commerce service being

Published on: November 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Security remains major concern to cloud adoption: survey

“To the cloud!” was Microsoft's rallying-cry, and it appears most organizations agree it's inevitable that portions of their business will end up relying on cloud computing in the near future. Still, it also

Published on: November 19th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

What if Yammer, BaseCamp, Zoho and DropBox all had a baby?

Social enterprise is all the rage these days, as traditional enterprise software vendors try to incorporate social aspects into their platforms and other companies build cloud-based services to compete with the incumbents. One

Published on: November 16th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Startups jump on board SAP’s big data platform

Software firm SAP is quickly growing its startup following of its big data platform HANA, signing 20 new firms to run production applications on it.Not only will 20 firms be using SAP’s in-memory

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson