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Retail startup SpotsHUB provides same-day delivery for Vancouver customers

In time for the holiday season, Vancouver retail startup SpotsHUB has launched a free, same-day delivery service which could have some last-minute shoppers rejoicing. SpotsHUB specializes in toys and gifts. Its fleet of

Published on: November 16th, 2015 David Hamilton

Toronto one of 10 ‘smart cities’ to launch IoT partnership

The City of Toronto has recently allied with Chicago-based Internet of Things management firm Cityzenith in order to better manage the mounds of raw data cities collect daily. The aim of this budding

Published on: November 13th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

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

Ontario healthcare provider signs $300-million “smart hospital” deal with Philips

The Internet of Things stands to revolutionize many industries including healthcare where the quick exchange of information between patients, staff, and devices could lead to improved quality and efficiency - and even save

Published on: November 11th, 2015 David Hamilton

Soon Facebook will allow video as your profile pic

Social networks continually strive towards a better user experience. They want you to spend more time on the site and share it with others all over the web and outside of it. In a

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

NetDexterity and DocuSign team up to help companies go paperless

Two companies recently forged a new partnership in an effort to aid more enterprises looking to reduce paper waste. NetDexterity, which specializes in enterprise information management, has announced it plans to integrate DocuSign's

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Dell updates OptiPlex commercial desktops, Wyse zero clients

Getting smaller, faster and ready for the more flexible workplace of the future were the goals behind a recent refresh by Dell Inc. of its OptiPlex commercial desktops and the launch of a

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

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

Google offers free apps to counter Office 365 popularity

Google has begun a new Canadian push for its business-focused applications, offering free access to businesses north of the border. The cloud giant is giving Canadian businesses a free offer to try Google

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Scheduling issues are costing retailers time, money, and employees: survey

A new study finds that businesses in the service industry may be grappling with the same internal issue across the board: scheduling hourly employees. WorkJam, a company specializing in employee relationship management tools,

Published on: October 16th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Canadian small businesses eager to expand abroad: survey

A new survey shows that while many small businesses across Canada have big dreams to expand their operations abroad, some may lack the high-tech tools needed to do so successfully. This latest research,

Published on: October 15th, 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

Companies investing in new technology rewarded with revenue surge: survey

A new study from Dell Inc. shows that business leaders driving the adoption of newer technologies in their organizations are experiencing sizeable growth compared to their hesitant counterparts. According to the PC manufacturer’s

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Adobe will encourage – but not force – enterprise customers to the cloud

LOS ANGELES – Adobe would rather its enterprise customers purchase its Creative Cloud for enterprise suite through a cloud subscription model, and is adding new features to sweeten the offer, but it won’t

Published on: October 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Beyond domains: GoDaddy adds email marketing, search engine visibility to its offerings

TORONTO – Thanks to their Superbowl ads with celebrities like auto racer Danica Patrick, most people know that GoDaddy offers domain registration for individuals and small businesses. Now GoDaddy is looking to go

Published on: October 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras