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Canada’s influence apparent on Twitter’s 2015 year in review

Its 300 million or so active users might be a far cry from Facebook's 1.44 billion, but Twitter's value in capturing the online reaction to whatever is happening around the world is on

Published on: December 11th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Blue Jays, Star Wars, U.S. election among Facebook’s top Canadian trends in 2015

Facebook has come a long way since 2014, when it first added "trending topics" to users' feeds. And as 2015, its first full year of letting users know they weren't alone in freaking

Published on: December 9th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Cisco to Spark collaboration with new multi-level service

San Jose, Calif.-based IT giant Cisco Systems Inc. has announced Cisco Spark, a new service that will deliver team messaging, meeting and phone call services from the cloud. Spark will invite users to log

Published on: December 9th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Dropbox announces shutdown of Mailbox, Carousel services

Dropbox will be shutting down its Mailbox and Carousel services early next year, co-founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi announced in a blog post today. Mailbox, an email streamlining app for mobile devices

Published on: December 7th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

FreshBooks to launch mobile credit card reader

Given the already crowded state of Canada’s mobile payment sector, you might question the logic behind any corporation’s decision to launch a new mobile credit card reader in a market where so many

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Bryan Dearsley

IDC predicts smartphone slump, softer ICT growth for Canada in 2016

Sluggish oil prices will take a bigger bite out of Canada’s 2016 tech sector growth than previously expected, IDC predicted Thursday. The sector will likely grow by 2.4 per cent next year, said

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Christine Wong

Canadian app platform wins spot in Jaguar Land Rover dashboards

A Canadian app platform that specializes in delivering apps over the air will be doing so directly into car dashboards after Jaguar Land Rover announced that it is the cloud app provider for

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Accounting platform QuickBooks Online automatically imports Square payments

Aimed at entrepreneurs and business owners wanting to spend less time manually entering data into spreadsheets, accounting software QuickBooks Online can now automatically import all payments processed with Square. The new service is known as

Published on: November 16th, 2015 David Hamilton

Windows 10 Cortana comes to Canada

Windows 10 users in Canada can start using Microsoft's voice-activated smart assistant today, and you don't even have to lie about where you live. Since the launch of Windows 10, the popular feature

Published on: November 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

OpenText helps businesses discover and manage information to make better decisions

Waterloo, Ont.-based enterprise software provider OpenText presented an updated version of its solutions aimed at helping businesses discover and manage information important to their organization so they can make better decisions. This is especially important

Published on: November 11th, 2015 David Hamilton

Business One Cloud is now available on SAP’s own data centres

NEW YORK, NY – SAP today announced that its Business One Cloud solution can now run on SAP data centres. To go along with what is now the third deployment option (private hosted cloud,

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Dave Yin

Big Bang ERP adds Pardot to cloud services suite

A Montreal provider of cloud-based business solutions has added marketing automation to its list of services. Big Bang ERP, a boutique enterprise resource management firm, has announced that it’s teaming up with Atlanta-based

Published on: November 5th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

NetSuite partners with Tableau Software to offer robust visual analytics

One major provider of cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is partnering with a business intelligence software leader to add instant visual analytics to its suite of services. California-based NetSuite has teamed up with Tableau Software

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Maximizer releases latest 2016 CRM updates

A customer relationship management (CRM) provider has released its newest software iteration specifically developed for small- to medium-sized businesses. Vancouver-based Maximizer has announced the release of its Maximizer CRM 2016, which the vendor

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Security, privacy remain main barriers to SMB cloud adoption: survey

The cloud could enable attention-starved SMBs to get the same level of IT service enjoyed by larger companies, according to a survey released last week by telecommunications firm Primus. The company interviewed 300

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Danny Bradbury