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Telus teams with Microsoft and Avanade to provide Skype for Business

Vancouver-based Telus Corp. has joined Rogers among the pantheon of Canadian telecommunication giants offering Skype for Business, the company announced this week. Available immediately, Skype for Business, powered by Telus, allows Canadian businesses

Published on: February 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft showcases updated version of Dynamics AX with Renault’s Formula 1 team

An updated release of Microsoft Dynamics AX will feature a new web-friendly user interface and a direct tie-in to its Azure cloud computing platform, Microsoft Corp. announced on Thursday. While an exact date hasn’t

Published on: February 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

FreshBooks announces new accounting platform

Toronto-based FreshBooks has been working on an updated version of its signature cloud accounting software for small businesses that uses a brand-new platform and will likely be released this summer, the company's CEO

Published on: February 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Dun & Bradstreet announces new online credit monitoring database

Before there was LinkedIn, there was Dun & Bradstreet. In the pre-social media age, companies that needed to verify their business contacts would rely on the Millburn, New Jersey-based commercial database firm, which

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Don’t let programmatic advertising leave you behind, Adobe manager says

Since updating Adobe Media Optimizer, the programmatic advertising arm of its Marketing Cloud platform, Adobe Systems Inc. has been quick to let advertisers know what they stand to gain by using programmatic ads

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New venture capital fund hopes to make Toronto the next Silicon Valley

A new Toronto-based venture capital fund co-founded by a Canadian tech veteran is aiming to change at least a corner of Canada’s startup landscape. Launched on Jan. 13 by former Rypple co-founder David

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe unveils new enhancements for Marketing Cloud

As an increasing number of consumers demand a more digital-friendly shopping environment, Adobe is updating its cloud offerings in a bid to help retailers keep pace. Adobe Systems Inc., which says that eight

Published on: January 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How Encyclopaedia Britannica has remained relevant in a digital world

It's doubtful that when Edinburgh publishers Colin Macfarquhar and Andrew Bell released the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica in 1768 that they had any notion of the upheavals that lay ahead for

Published on: December 23rd, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Anyone can be a graphic designer with Adobe’s new iPhone app

Anyone who's planned an event on social media knows how frustrating it can be to find the perfect banner, to say nothing of the right poster should you wish to advertise around your

Published on: December 18th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Just how trendy is The Force Awakens on social media, anyway?

It's a pretty safe bet to assume that many Canadians (this writer included) are looking forward to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens this weekend, especially with reviews now indicating the

Published on: December 18th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Blackberry Priv, Nexus 6P topped Canada’s Google tech searches in 2015

When it comes to technology it would appear that Canadians are attached to their BlackBerrys, as the Waterloo-based company's latest Priv model was the tech-related search entered the most into Google.ca in 2015,

Published on: December 16th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

YouTube reveals the 10 videos Canadians watched most in 2015

The world's largest repository of cat videos has released its annual top 10 list, with YouTube dividing its viewing statistics for 2015 both by country and by type (though regrettably, none of this

Published on: December 11th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

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