Canada’s Internet infrastructure rivals U.S. standard: Akamai report

Canada is an Internet leader in the Americas region - with high scores across several benchmarks such as  speed and adoption that rival U.S. figures and in some cases surpass them, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Web conferencing service adds browser call-in capability

Toronto-based Iotum announced today updates to its Web conferencing service for small businesses including browser-based support for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Iotum's Calliflower product is a Secure Internet Protocol (SIP) service that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

AVG snags Canadian CEO from Mozilla

Amsterdam-based security software vendor AVG Technologies N.V. has a new head honcho - Canadian Gary Kovacs will be the firm's new CEO and managing director, AVG announced July 30. Kovacs announced his decision

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why your business should care about CASL

There's a new rule book coming out for all digital marketers. It strikes at the core of many of the most common online marketing activities (like e-mail marketing), setting strict standards in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Robert Burko

Low-cost BlackBerry Q5 available in Canada August 13

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry announced its new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the Q5 will be launching in Canada Aug. 13 with multiple carriers nationwide. First revealed at BlackBerry Live in May by CEO Thorsten Heins,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

The Follow-On Investment Forum and its importance

The Follow-on Investment Forum, presented by the Network Angel Organizations Ontario, was an event showcasing eight early-phase companies who pitched to a representative cross-section of leaders and influencers in Ontario's investment community. Photography

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

Waterloo gets its own crowdfunding hub

Aside from Canada Day, Waterloo, Ont. has something else to celebrate today - the launching of a new crowdfunding platform specifically designed for citizen engagement purposes that is backed by city hall. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Kickstarter expanding to Canada this summer

Crowdfunding Web sites in Canada will have a big competitor in the market space later this summer when New York-based Kickstarter expands its services north of the border. The site, Kickstarter.com, allows entrepreneurs,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

6 startups launch as part of JOLT Demo Fest

From wearable technology products to reimagining advertising flyers, tech-driven entrepreneurs gave their best pitch last night  at the Jolt Demo Fest in Toronto as the accelerator showcased its most recent cohort of early stage

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2013 Karim Kanji

The Next 36

The goal of The Next 36 is to increase Canadian prosperity by developing Canada’s next generation of high impact entrepreneurs. Started by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, The Next 36 provides a series of life

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Calling all Canadians to the new land of opportunity

Oh Canada, our home and ... one of the world's most developed nations filled with 32 million of the most culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse people found anywhere on earth. Try saying that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

And the Oscar for most Facebook likes goes to…

Even if Sunday night’s Oscars broadcast was sort of boring, at least we could amuse ourselves by opening up our second screen of choice and taking part in the social media conversation about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian PC shipments worst in world in Q4: IDC

The fourth quarter wasn't pretty for Canadian PC manufacturers. According to IDC Canada shipments continued to decline, dropping by 13.8 per cent from the same quarter a year ago, a worse performance than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Tragedy when loss of data leads to loss of life

Security assessments are always interesting. I know, I do them all the time. You can never guess what you'll find when you're investigating a breach and a federal agency recently found that to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2013 Claudiu Popa