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Canadian ISPs deliver speeds faster than advertised: CRTC

Canadian wireline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) deliver speeds that on average meet or exceed their advertised download and upload speeds, according to an independent study by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Apple partners with Deloitte to help enterprises adopt iPhones and iPads

Apple Inc. has taken another big step in its bid to frame its products as business-class devices, not just desirable consumer hardware, by forming a partnership with consulting firm Deloitte, it announced yesterday.

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

How HP is optimizing its new 3D printing business for the manufacturing industry

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Its name might be synonymous with ink-based printing technology, but hardware manufacturer HP Inc. has deliberately avoided entering the third dimension – until now. During HP Reinvention Week, its

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How Waterloo’s Mappedin helps Cadillac Fairview visitors find their way around

Shopping centres might present a united face to the public, but running them can be a more complicated experience than visitors think, with multiple parties including retailers, leasing managers, building managers, and owners

Published on: September 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada Post announces up to 40% shipping discount for Shopify customers

Canada Post might not have a reputation as the most tech-savvy company around, but it knows a good opportunity when it sees one. The venerable 150-old mail carrier - which, strike threats and

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Now you can send Google Drive files or Facebook photos through Outlook

If you're a Microsoft Outlook user wondering why you still have to manually attach documents to messages when they're already stored on Google Drive, or upload photos that you've already posted on Facebook,

Published on: September 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CIRA launches program to measure local connection speeds across Canada

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has announced the first two participants in a national program to help communities across Canada measure, evaluate, and monitor local Internet performance. Starting today, Internet users in

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

First look at SAS Viya’s new cloud analytics applications

Cary, N.C.-based analytics software firm SAS Institute announced on Monday that its Viya cloud platform is ready to ship and showcased two solutions that will launch with it later this month. The first

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Speed up the development of your company’s online hub with Salesforce Lightning Bolt

Enterprises and medium-sized businesses aiming to develop a personalized community hub for their users, partners, and employees just received a powerful new tool from customer relations management (CRM) giant Salesforce.com. Today the San

Published on: September 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers partners with Google, Microsoft to launch app store for small businesses

Rogers Communications Inc. knows that many of today's small businesses rely on cloud-based apps such as Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Work to run their operations - and that they have

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New data breach notification standards should be flexible, adaptive, ITAC says

As Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) prepares to release a second version of the country’s new data breach notification standards this fall, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) hopes the

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How Kabbage knows if it can lend you $100,000 in just seven minutes

If you're running a small business and are in need of capital, spending as little as seven minutes of your time for up to $100,000 credit sounds like a pretty good value proposition.

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Storyteller for JIRA add-on helps business and developers ‘speak the same language’

If the business managers at your organization have ever given instructions on having an app made to developers, and six months later were given a completely different product than they were expecting, then

Published on: August 24th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Ubiq brings wireless connectivity to office boardrooms

Waterloo, Ont.-based Startup Ubiq Inc.'s new conference room solution launching on Monday can be described as part Apple TV, part digital signage management system. Ubiq's product is simple from a hardware perspective: a

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Thomson Reuters Elite turns to cloud storage to support ProLaw clients

The legal sector has traditionally lagged when it comes to IT adoption, but cost pressures, coupled with stagnant growth in the profession in recent years, have meant they are hustling to catch up. That is

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Gary Hilson