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Macs cheaper to deploy than PCs, IBM says

Apple Inc.'s products might have a reputation for being expensive, but their enterprise deployment cost is lower than PCs, according to IBM. How much lower? Between $273 and $543 USD per Mac over a four-year

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Interact with customers on Facebook pages with new updates

Facebook is enhancing call-to-action buttons on Pages in order to allow customers to schedule, order, buy, and more on any business page from any mobile device. With the new update, businesses can add

Published on: October 19th, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft CEO says LinkedIn will stay open to third-party integrations

ORLANDO - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that LinkedIn will see integration with the software giant's line of business software, but also remain open to third-party software tie-ins. Responding to a question posed

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Now Shopify clients can use Facebook Messenger to convert chats into sales

Shopify clients who use Facebook Messenger to reach out to customers will be happy to know they can now use the popular instant messaging app to facilitate purchases too. Starting this month, the

Published on: October 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CIRA launches Fury top-level domain platform with first customer in tow

The non-profit organization responsible for operating Canada’s dot-ca (.ca) Internet domain is now also going to be running the backend of another distinctly national domain - the New Zealand-focused dot-Kiwi (.kiwi). With the

Published on: October 16th, 2016 Brian Jackson

HP wishing customers a happy holidays with new line of premium PCs

Back-to-school season has come and gone, and now HP Inc. is gearing up for the holiday season by revealing a new line of premium PCs this week. The majority of the products, which

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How a coding-averse IT team brought Toronto’s CN Tower into the 21st century

It’s exactly the sort of iconic destination you’d expect to see on the cutting edge of technology, but until recently Toronto’s CN Tower didn’t offer visitors WiFi, let alone a mobile app. Enter

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Gartner reports worldwide PC shipment decline

PC shipments are in decline worldwide according to Gartner. Shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a 5.7 per cent decline from the third quarter of 2015. This marks

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

Facebook challenges Slack with official launch of Workplace

With over a year of closed beta under its belt, Facebook at Work is now live under a new, official name: Workplace. Essentially the same product as the every-day Facebook, Workplace is an

Published on: October 11th, 2016 Alex Radu

New Rogers service lets customers control access to wireless ‘cookie jar’

The same week the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) criticized wireless service providers for doing a poor job of notifying consumers about their data use, Rogers Communications Inc. has released a

Published on: October 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Human-robot collaboration growing, says World Robotics Report

The International Federation of Robots (IFR) released its 2016 World Robotics Report last week, highlighting the future of compact, user-friendly collaborative robots (cobots) that are expected to drive the automation market. The report

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Alex Radu

Canadian carriers loose with roaming limits, consent, CCTS alleges

It would appear that many of Canada's wireless service providers are very good at providing less-than-optimal service while still operating within the boundaries of the law, according to a new report by the

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Newest Photoshop and Premiere features let you change expressions, turn photos into paintings

If you've ever wanted Photoshop Elements to change a subject's expression, or had trouble using it to convert one of your photographs into a painting, does Adobe Systems Inc. have an update for

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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