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Now you can schedule video meetings through Google

Google Inc. has quietly released a new enterprise conferencing platform that appears designed to compete with the likes of Skype for Business and Slack. Launched on March 1 with little fanfare and an

Published on: March 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Retailers rejoice: Mastercard bringing mobile ordering platform to Canada

Mastercard Inc. announced at Mobile World Congress this week that it would be expanding its mobile ordering and payment platform, Qkr! with Masterpass, to six new markets including Canada. Aimed at retailers in

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How Information Builders is leading York Regional Police into the 21st century

This might come as a shock to fans of Flash Point or CSI, but few police departments in real life can search a database of potential suspects whenever a crime is committed -

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada ranks on top of Internet affordability: Economist

Canada ranks number one out of 75 countries when it comes to the cost of Internet access relative to income and the amount of competition in the marketplace, according to a report by

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

PayPal Canada head sees “opportunity” for us to become an ecommerce leader

TORONTO - Considering he graduated from the University of Guelph and serves as PayPal Canada's general manager, you could be forgiven for thinking that Paul Parisi has an ulterior motive when he says

Published on: February 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Property management platform is making big waves in North America

Condo and property managers might want to pay attention to this news. Evercondo, an online and mobile condo management platform, recently announced that it grew by 300 per cent in the last year

Published on: February 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Why eBay’s leading the charge to increase Canada’s de minimis threshold

Note: Updated on Feb. 22 to incorporate comments from the Retail Council of Canada. Few business expenses annoy Sudbury, Ont.-based eBay store owner Christine Deslauriers more than the import fees she's forced to

Published on: February 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Igloo Software’s secure digital communication platform now healthcare-enabled

The healthcare industry can now go digital in a more secure way with digital workplace solutions provider Igloo Software. The Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.-based company has announced that its secure information and communications infrastructure is

Published on: February 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ottawa firm aims to bring mobile-first tech to first responders

On an average fall day, Ottawa Professional Firefighter's Association Captain Vic Dillabaugh found himself racing towards the University of Ottawa alongside 10 other members of a hazardous materials team, responding to an ammonia

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Maple’s virtual doctor office is taking care of business (and patients) online

A Toronto startup touting itself as Uber for healthcare says its new 24/7 virtual doctor’s office is the first of its kind in Canada. Ontario residents can register for Maple online, type in

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Christine Wong

How AI is disrupting compensation claims when your flight gets disrupted

Artificial intelligence is set to disrupt the way airlines compensate passengers when their flights get disrupted. While delayed or cancelled flights are a frustrating inconvenience for travellers, they pose a huge business dilemma

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Christine Wong

Mississauga builds up smart city credentials with new automated traffic system

MISSISSAUGA, ON - The Greater Toronto Area's largest suburb - or its traffic department, at least - is moving ahead in the digital transformation game. While its larger, more well-known neighbour organizes a

Published on: February 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

West coast skin care company leverages cloud to support U.S. expansion

Expanding into new markets is a challenge in and of itself, but when it’s a complex business and your financial management software can’t keep up, it’s time to make some changes. Vancouver-based Skoah

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Gary Hilson

Slack for Enterprise release to compete with Microsoft Teams

Vancouver-based collaboration software startup Slack Technologies Inc. is expected to announce its new Slack for Enterprise edition at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday morning, according to a report in Business Insider.

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

GoDaddy launches mobile website creation for dummies service

Getting a mobile website up and running just became a lot easier. GoDaddy, the U.S.-based cloud platform and website builder for small ventures, has launched its new Website Builder in Canada, a mobile-optimized

Published on: January 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs