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Innovation ‘activator’ Craig Haney moves from Canadian Tire to Communitech

In some ways, Craig Haney's new job as the director of corporate innovation at Waterloo, Ont.-based Communitech isn't all that different from his old job as manager of Canadian Tire Innovations - he

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Dell reveals new tablets, business notebook, jawdropping monitor at CES

It might be the "consumer electronics" show, but Dell Inc. appears to be mainly courting business users at CES this year, launching a professional version of its popular XPS 13 consumer laptop, alongside two

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Now you can talk on Skype or design a PowerPoint presentation in your car

If you've ever been late to a meeting thanks to a traffic jam, or thought of a last-minute change to an important presentation during your morning commute, you're in luck: automotive technology company

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Windows 10 adoption soars thanks to free upgrade, just like Mac OS X

Microsoft Corp. has finally figured out how to achieve the sort of rapid adoption rates for Windows that Apple Inc. sees among its Mac OS X users - free is the key. Yesterday,

Published on: January 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Canadian CEOs lag when it comes to supporting technology, PwC survey finds

Canadian companies are matching and in many ways exceeding their international counterparts when it comes to investing in digital technology, according to the 2015 Digital IQ Survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). That's the good

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Expensify founder seeks advice on protecting patents after settling dispute with Toronto-based firm

The founder of San Francisco-based Expensify is asking his users how forcefully he should protect his intellectual property after settling a lawsuit with a Toronto-based competitor. David Barrett, CEO of Expensify, says that

Published on: December 14th, 2015 Brian Jackson

PUDO aims to make delivery less costly for online retailers this holiday season

PUDO, a service that lets retailers and customers pick-up and drop-off packages at local locations, is enabling parcels to move as fast as Canada Post's courier service - at up to 30 per cent less. This service

Published on: November 27th, 2015 David Hamilton

Rogers pays $200,000 for allegedly violating Canada’s anti-spam law

Rogers Media Inc. has paid $200,000 to regulators for allegedly sending email messages without a viable way to unsubscribe, which is required under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). Since CASL came into force on July 1, 2014, the CRTC

Published on: November 23rd, 2015 David Hamilton

Canadian SMEs still behind in adopting ecommerce: study

New research shows that small- and medium-sized businesses in Canada are still lagging behind the curve when it comes to integrating ecommerce into their operations. The study commissioned by UPS Canada shows the

Published on: November 23rd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Redknee Solutions aims to help companies monetize the Internet of Things

To help businesses monetize the Internet of Things, the new Redknee Connected Suite from Mississauga-based Redknee Solutions provides a software platform designed to monetize anything from utilities and smart meters, to transportation, connected

Published on: November 20th, 2015 David Hamilton

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

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