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Chromebooks officially bequeathed upon Canada

The cloud computing-centric Chromebook laptops are now officially available in Canada, Google announced today in its blog. HP previously announced its Pavilion Chromebook would be available at the end of February and Chromebooks

Published on: March 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Salesforce brings Chatter to Android and iOS devices

Business software vendor Salesforce.com has launched the latest edition of Chatter, its enterprise social networking application. Native Chatter apps are now available for Android and iOS, and users are gaining the ability to

Published on: March 19th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Ottawa vendor brings SMB video conferencing to the cloud

Ottawa-based visual collaboration company Magor Corp. has launched Aerus, which extends its peer-to-peer video collaboration software architecture to the cloud. According to the vendor, the cloud-based Aerus platform lets people collaborate and communicate

Published on: March 19th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Centre for Social Innovation launches crowdfunding platform

A new crowdfunding platform akin to Kickstarter or Indiegogo will launch this week with a focus on social innovation and offering a membership at an entrepreneurial hub. Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Small businesses get hosting package from WordPress

Open source blogging tool developer WordPress has launched a Web site building suite aimed at small businesses. WordPress Business offers ad-free site hosting, free domain as well as unlimited storage, unlimited selection of

Published on: March 14th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Cloud regulatory environment in Canada improving: BSA

Canada is getting better when it comes to facilitating the proper legislative, policy and privacy framework to facilitate cloud computing, according to a study by the Business Software Alliance (BSA). In its second analysis of the

Published on: March 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Being compliant doesn’t mean being secure: study

Despite growing pressure on enterprises to comply with increasing government and industry security regulations, a majority of Canadian businesses believe falling into line doesn’t make an organization secure. “According to participants, complying with

Published on: March 11th, 2013 Nestor Arellano

Adobe says ‘we’re not gonna take it anymore’

Marketing geeks all around the world can rejoice, that's if they've found there way to Salt Lake City, Utah.  Today marks the official start of Adobe's Marketing Summit 2013, running from March 4

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Adobe integrates creative and marketing clouds

Adobe's newly released "Marketing Cloud" is bringing together everything a marketing director and a manager have always wanted, but didn't know was possible in one streamline experience. The company aims to help digital

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards

Cloud computing customers need the ability to access pools of information from different sources. They must be able to access code and tools from a variety of vendors, ensuring that they use the

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Michelle Warren

Facebook acquires Atlas Advertiser Suite from Microsoft

In a deal that reminds us of the close links between Microsoft Corp. and Facebook, the world's most popular social network is acquiring a marketing software suite from the world's biggest software company.

Published on: March 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

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