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Recon and APX Labs combine to deliver enterprise-level smart safety glasses

Vancouver-based Recon Instruments, now a division of Intel Corp., and Herndon, Va.-based APX Labs have joined forces to develop smart safety glasses for field service, maintenance, and manufacturing-based enterprise clients, the companies announced

Published on: February 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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

Twitter takes on trolls with new Trust & Safety Council

Eighteen months after Gamergate, and with the groundbreaking verdict in R v. Elliott - Toronto's so-called "Twitter trial" - still reverberating online, Twitter Inc. announced today the formation of the Twitter Trust &

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 IT lessons learned from Target Canada’s failure as documented by Canadian Business

A lengthy expose about the failure of Target Canada by Canadian Business has been getting a lot of attention, and for good reason. But the people that should be paying the most attention

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Moneris to Boost Canadian B2B market with latest electronic payment service

Toronto-based Moneris Solutions Corp. has announced Boost Intercept, a platform developed in partnership with New York City-based Boost Payment Solutions, LLC that will see the electronic payment processing giant expanding into Canada's B2B

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Expensify founder declares the expense report dead

Since its 2008 founding, San Francisco-based Expensify's slogan has been "Expense Reports that Don't Suck!" But  with the recent release of the company's RTER (Realtime Expense Reports) feature, users might think a better

Published on: January 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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