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Startup news round-up: May 4, 2012

Vancouver-based social media management system HootSuite is looking to social media giants, LinkedIn, Facebook, Witter and Google to help the company raise a $50 million round at a $500 million valuation, according to

Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why your business still needs a newsletter

Marketing gurus pushed email newsletters hard back in the days before social networking. If you believe everything you read online these days, you'd think that Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other Web 2.0 services

Published on: May 4th, 2012 Angela West

11 free Twitter apps and service you need to know

p> Twitter is all about keeping things brief. It is, after all, a microblogging service, one that limits you to 140 characters per post. But while Twitter promotes a less-is-more approach, the same

Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Liane Cassavoy

Startup news round-up: April 27, 2012

Nobody's perfect. Everybody makes mistakes. And Toronto's Mistakeville is using content curation and social media to collect slip-ups to build a “how-not-to” site where people care share and learn from each other's blunders.“We

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Canadian students using QR code alternative

Canadian grade school students may be in the forefront of using a technology that couldreplace QR codes. The children are using Aurasma, a platform that uses image recognition technology and can deliver content

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Experts share 5 tips to survive a cloud outage

"Everything fails, all the time," so says CTO Werner Vogels. Amazon Web Services itself experienced a much publicized four-day service disruption last April, another outage in August and it had plenty of

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Brandon Butler

Startup news round-up: April 26, 2012

Frustration over losing time, money and productivity due to scheduling conflicts and lack of instant access to information spurred on Kory Arsenault and Cale White to contribute in the efforts of developing a

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Stratford: From Shakespeare to smart grids

Lush gardens and Victorian architecture, antique shops and artists' studios, Shakespeare and theatre – these are the familiar images that come to mind when Stratford is mentioned. But the southwestern Ontario municipality named

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

5 ways Microsoft SkyDrive is better than Google Drive

Amid the excitement over Google Drive, the search giant's new Dropbox competitor, Microsoft recently improved a similar online sync and storage service, SkyDrive. Microsoft added the ability to store files online and sync

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Ian Paul

Canonical focuses on cloud deployment with Linux upgrade

Canonical Ltd., is focusing on cloud deployments with an upgrade to its Ubuntu Linux distribution unveiled on Thursday.Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (Long Term Solution) will feature the Essex release of the OpenStack cloud

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Paul Krill

SMBs to outpace enterprise in adoption of virtualization, server virtualization

According to a recent survey conducted by disaster recovery and data protection solutions provider Acronis Inc., small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are planning to adopt server virtualization in 2012

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Computerworld India Staff

Adobe’s Creative Cloud brings the cloud to creatives

Alongside the launch Monday of its Creative Suite 6, Adobe also unveiled a new cloud-based subscription service called Creative Cloud.The new service does not only involve purchasing software, but also enables users to

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Google Drive launches (finally) with 5GB of free storage

According to an announcement made on its French blog site, Google has launched its GDrive, offering users 5GB of free space - an increase of 4GB over what it had been offering users

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Lucas Mearian

Cloud demos help navigate documents, schedules, and roads

Nestor E. Arellano is a senior writer at You can find him on Google+ or via email at Is your Outlook calendar no longer sufficient for keeping your multiple commitments organized?

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Overhauled Photoshop leads Creative Suite 6 launch

With the launch of Creative Suite 6 (CS6), Adobe has realigned, tightened, and refocused its collection of software and targeted bundles into four disciplined groups. With Photoshop CS6 at the helm, CS6 reflects

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 Jackie Dove