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Salesforce making sure there’s an enterprise app for that

On-demand business software vendor Salesforce.com Inc. has launched its Salesforce1 Lighting Components and App Builder to help enterprises ensure they’ll have an app for that. The Salesforce1 Lightning Components and App Builder lets

Published on: July 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Windows 10 gets a price tag for those not eligible for free upgrade

A day after officially launching the free upgrade process for users of Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1, Microsoft Corp. has put a price tag on Windows 10 for those running older versions of

Published on: July 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Sage: You will never hear us use the term ERP again

NEW ORLEANS – For business software vendor Sage Plc, ERP (enterprise resource planning) is now a dirty word. The company told attendees at its annual Sage Summit conference this week that its Sage

Published on: July 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Windows 10 review: the last OS you’ll ever have to install

This might be the last review of Windows you ever have to read. Microsoft Corp. is launching Windows 10 on Wednesday and described the release as the "last version of Windows." From now on,

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Sage takes X3 to the cloud to empower line of business

NEW ORLEANS – Business software vendor Sage Plc used its annual Summit user conference on Tuesday to take its flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite for the midmarket – Sage X3 – to

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry makes bet on crisis communications with AtHoc acquisition

BlackBerry Ltd. is continuing to bolster its software business with the acquisition of a U.S. vendor specializing in crisis communications in times of business disruption. While BlackBerry has been struggling to put its

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian startups take on Periscope, Meerkat with different take on live streaming

These two Canadian startups are hoping to challenge the giants of the live streaming industry. Trace and Yeplive are two companies eager to leave their mark on the world of live video sharing and

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Jackie Atkins

AskforTask wants to make sure you never have to mow your own lawn again

Today, AskforTask announces the launch of its new app, which will include an up-to-date interactive map of available 'Taskers.' The expanding website's user base “is growing 40 per cent month-over-month and has saved Canadians over $50

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Microsoft’s mobile strategy unclear in post-Nokia world

If you’re one of the few Microsoft phone users left here in Canada, you can stop panicking – for now. COO Kevin Turner closed out this week’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in

Published on: July 17th, 2015 Christine Wong

HP updates flash storage lineup for SMBs

Hewlett-Packard Co. is updating its shared storage product lineup for the small and mid-sized business (SMB) market with a performance-boosting firmware update and a new way to connect the hardware to a network.

Published on: July 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Square now lets consumers open a tab and keep the party going

Five years after it first came to Canada, Square is broadening its toolbox of mobile payment solutions with a new feature that bartenders are sure to like – customers will be able to

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Omni-channel B2B sales suite gets mobile app

Pepperi is looking to make it easier for business to business customers to make purchases and conduct commerce with the launch of a new mobile app, the Pepperi Mobile Storefront. The native mobile

Published on: July 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Why you’re feeling burnt out at work and are secretly okay with it

Outdated and inadequate technology is causing widespread job dissatisfaction, and might explain why you're feeling so burnt out and unproductive these days, according to Staples’ Advantage Workplace Index. Up-to-date technology is a major

Published on: June 30th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Porter Airlines hits turbulence with $150,000 penalty for CASL spam violations

Porter Airlines has hit some turbulence with its email marketing practices and is the latest company hit with a hefty payment under the Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL). According to the Canada Radio-television and

Published on: June 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto City Hall’s new wayfinding and transit screens could soon be rolled out city-wide

Toronto gave its City Hall a digital facelift on Monday, unveiling a new interactive wayfinding station and a transit information display that could soon become commonplace at municipal buildings across the city. Cllr.

Published on: June 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson