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OpenTable still providing five-star service after 18 years in a changing market

Founded in 1998 by San Francisco-based entrepreneur Chuck Templeton, OpenTable, Inc. has been inviting diners to make reservations online and helping restaurants manage them once they arrive for nearly 20 years. Of course,

Published on: March 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Data centre power outages cost more than $8,800 per minute on average: report

Highlighting the impact of power outages, the average total cost per minute of an unplanned data centre outage rose 57 percent over the last five years from more than $5,600 in 2010 to more

Published on: March 15th, 2016 David Hamilton

OS poll deems Windows 8 among “least satisfactory,” Apple’s El Capitan the best

Apple comes out on top again when it comes to user satisfaction, but Microsoft's Windows 10 is showing a big improvement, according to a new report from Chicago-based user reviews site G2 Crowd.

Published on: March 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Xerox’s new printers include language translation service for $1 a page

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – When you look at a multi-function printer (MFP) display there are usually four icons: Print, Scan, Copy, & Fax. With the release of 14 new Xerox ConnectKey-enabled MFPs under the

Published on: March 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

LinkedIn introduces new account-based marketing service

It's hardly a surprise that account-based marketing has become a key tool in the arsenal of many a B2B marketer. After all, it's one way to ensure your advertising dollars are being spent on

Published on: March 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Brother Canada targets SMB market with newest scanners

The Canadian arm of Nagoya, Japan-based electronics firm Brother Industries, Ltd. aims to support small- and medium-sized businesses with its two latest scanners, the ADS-2400N and ADS-3600W, the company announced recently. The former

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

20 per cent of Canadian employees work remotely: Dimension report

When it comes to embracing a mobile workforce, Canadian enterprises are a step ahead of their international counterparts, according to a new report by Johannesburg, South Africa-based global IT services provider Dimension Data

Published on: February 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto Raptors recruit IBM to build ‘digital war room’

During the grand opening of the BioSteel Centre, Masai Ujiri, president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors guaranteed that an National Basketball Association (NBA) championship would come one day to the city.

Published on: February 23rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

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