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Porter Airlines hits turbulence with $150,000 penalty for CASL spam violations

Porter Airlines has hit some turbulence with its email marketing practices and is the latest company hit with a hefty payment under the Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL). According to the Canada Radio-television and

Published on: June 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto City Hall’s new wayfinding and transit screens could soon be rolled out city-wide

Toronto gave its City Hall a digital facelift on Monday, unveiling a new interactive wayfinding station and a transit information display that could soon become commonplace at municipal buildings across the city. Cllr.

Published on: June 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Bell bringing Gigabit Fibe to Toronto homes & businesses with $1.14 billion investment

TORONTO – Calling it the most historic day in Bell Canada’s 135-year history in Toronto, the telecom giant announced Thursday it will bring gigabit Internet service to 1.1 million homes and businesses across

Published on: June 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Pan Am Games sponsor Cisco unveils plans to showcase ‘Internet of Everything’ vision at games

It was almost one year ago today that Jeff Seifert stood next to a giant, colourful, and connected clock in Toronto's Nathan Philips Square. The chief technology officer of Cisco Canada posed for

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Asigra simplifies cloud backup and recovery with new appliance

TORONTO – Cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider Asigra Inc. used its annual Summit conference Tuesday to launch a new data protection appliance with value-added distributor Avnet Inc. Asigra’s Converged Data Protection

Published on: June 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian wireless users demand high performance from carriers

Canadians are more likely to be satisfied with the legacy wireless carrier in their region, and poor network performance makes them more likely to switch carriers. These are among the findings of J.D.

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

PayPal brings ‘One Touch’ payments to Canada for faster checkouts

Following its debut in the U.S. last month, PayPal is promising faster checkouts for Canadian web consumers by bringing One Touch for Web to Canada. OneTouch for Web allows consumers, after they’ve made

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

CASL hasn’t cramped the email marketing style of Canadian businesses: survey

Nearly one year after Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force, a new survey shows Canadian businesses rely on email marketing as much as ever to reach new and existing customers. New research

Published on: June 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Marketing, finance and sales teams starting to drive server sales: Dell Canada

Dell Canada sees the server market moving away from purchasing boxes to a more compute-centric model that simplifies workloads and helps the enterprise solve business challenges – and the line of business is

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Picatic offers event organizers free ticketing service

When you buy tickets to an event, there's nothing worse than going online and discovering that there's an extra charge on top of the price of the event just for the tickets to

Published on: June 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Windows 10 release announced; pricing details still unclear

Windows 10 will be available as an upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 and on new PCs starting July 29, Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday. While many were expecting a release of the

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

New HP thin clients include mobile and desktop models

While the thin client computing model has never taken off to the extent that some proponents hoped it would, it has found a niche in some markets and Hewlett-Packard Co. has two new

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Dell solution migrates social content between Yammer and Jive

Dell has released a number of new solutions designed to help companies deploy virtual desktops to their employees, better manage social networks and make more effective use of Windows solutions The new solutions

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

New software is fit to organize history lecture or varsity football game

Toronto-based e-commerce software maker AudienceView has expanded its event organizing and ticket-selling software offerings with AV Community, targeted at organizations that might have several different organizers working to put together independent events under

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Linksys Wi-Fi range extender helps you perfectly place it

The new AC1200 Amplify Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE6700) from Linksys is designed to blend in with your home décor, let you keep using your power outlet and even place itself in the optimal location

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras