Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s Surface Book problem, Amazon’s data centres now easier to use

Microsoft has a Surface Book problem, Amazon is making it easier for companies to use their data centres, and a neo-Nazi website is having trouble finding a new home. On Monday Reddit users

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s Surface Book problem, Amazon’s data centres now easier to use

Microsoft has a Surface Book problem, Amazon is making it easier for companies to use their datacentres, and a neo-Nazi website is having trouble finding a new home. On Monday Reddit users were

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Amazon Web Services creating the jobs Ontario needs, premier says

Amazon Web Services opened its largest office in Canada yet, unveiling its downtown Toronto location alongside Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Tuesday. AWS says it is already employing 600 people at the new

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

MLB gets QuickSight analysis from AWS

LAS VEGAS – It’s the bottom of the ninth inning and the home team is losing by one run. The good news is that the team has a runner in scoring position at

Published on: December 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMWare and Amazon Web Services bury the hatchet, announce new hybrid cloud service

Three years after its CEO warned partners that any enterprise storage customers using Amazon Web Services (AWS) would be lost to VMware Inc. forever, the cloud and virtualization software and services provider turned

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google offering startups $100,000 credit for Google Cloud Platform

Google Inc. announced today it’s giving out a one-year, $100,000 credit to startups using its Google Cloud Platform service, a boon for new companies looking to use the cloud to get their businesses

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Candice So

Chekkt aims to be a new Amazon or eBay for B2B buyers

For B2B buyers on the hunt for a software solution, combing through technical manuals and wading through vendor websites can be tedious work – and for small businesses and startups, it’s often just

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Candice So

WebsiteBox: One year and 5,000 new customers later

York Region’s WebsiteBox  celebrated its one year birthday last month with an announcement that it has signed up more than 5,000 new customers during its first year in business. Launched in January 2013

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Jonathon Shore

Canadian SMBs quicker to adopt cloud, but future is still looking a little foggy

Cloud adoption in Canada may be ticking upwards among small businesses, but there may still be a host of barriers that is holding the industry back. In an IT World Canada survey of

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

Who will disrupt the Netflix model in Canada?

I recently went online to buy one of my favorite television series "La Femme Nikita", Season 5 (circa 2001). With it not being streamable on Netflix, I looked to Amazon and iTunes. Unfortunately due to

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Fall deadlines loom for Canadian tech startups

It’s a busy Fall season for tech startups, with lots of options available out there to grow your business and gain resources – but with opportunity, comes deadlines. Here’s a few startup programs

Published on: October 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Toronto firm does big data chemistry in the cloud

If you’re a medical researcher looking for antibodies, sometimes Googling isn’t enough. Or rather, it’s too much.  In 2009, 1DegreeBio was started by a group of medical and technology-savvy entrepreneurs to become what they now say is

Published on: June 22nd, 2012 Brian Bloom

German researchers say they found flaws in Amazon Web Servicesthat they believe exist in many cloud architectures and enableattackers to gain administrative rights and to gain access to all userdata.While the researcherssay they

Published on: October 27th, 2011 Tim Greene

It’s time to reconsider cloud-based security

With support for three of the major pillars of application development and deployment -- Oracle 11g, Microsoft SQL, and open source MySQL - under its belt, Amazon.com appears to be anticipating a major

Published on: October 31st, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz