Executive discussions are changing to include the cloud

Cloud computing is a disruptive force.  Having worked with many of western Canada’s CIOs and senior executives over the past year, rarely have I had a discussion that didn’t include the topic of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2013 Brian Clendenin

Management is one of biggest roadblocks to IT security, Ponemon study says

There can be a whole slate of reasons why a small business doesn’t invest more in IT security: lack of people, money, time, etc. But here’s what may also be holding small businesses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2013 Candice So

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

HP brings printer and scanning-focused cloud solution to Canada

In a move to reach out to small businesses, Hewlett Packard Co. (HP) is reaching out to its customers through the cloud, bringing its take on a cloud solution to Canada last month.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2013 Candice So

Internet gambling: Play at your own risk

By Monica Goyal and Jonathan MacKenzie Next time you log on to PokerStars or Full Tilt Poker – be aware that you play at your own risk. The Canadian Criminal Code explicitly makes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Adobe’s first hardware in the form of a ‘cloud pen’ and digital ruler

For creative professionals who have always longed for the feeling of pen and paper while they've worked with a stylus, mouse, and screen, Adobe Systems Inc. has two new tools that just might

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 1st, 2013 Candice So

Cloud gives businesses an edge, IBM study finds

Businesses using cloud in a big way are outpacing their less cloud-savvy competitors, with those using cloud computing growing their revenue at almost double the rate compared to those who aren’t, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2013 Candice So

LiveQoS acquires Openera, hopes to launch cloud business

Ottawa-based mobile quality of experience company LiveQoS Inc. has acquired Openera Inc., also hailing from Ottawa, for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement on Tuesday, LiveQoS said it would be acquiring Openera to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Three pointers for BYOD and cloud for SMBs

With the rise of industry buzzwords like ‘cloud’ and the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, it’s hard for small businesses to know where to turn to store their data and keep it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

BevyUP boosts e-commerce conversion 37 per cent with social embedding

BevyUp, a U.S. company serving online retailers by giving them insights on social media, has just added two fashion retailers to its roster of customers – Amrita Singh, a jewellery designer, and Vanessa

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Are online banking apps, mobile ransomware a match made in cybercrime heaven?

In a recent report, antivirus software maker McAfee (now safely in Intel's hands and no longer related to notorious troublemaker/troubadour John McAfee) reports a vast increase in the number of unique instances of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 22nd, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Sage One for entrepreneurs coming to Canada

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. -- Accounting and business management software vendor Sage North America is set to bring its offering for startups to Canada, looking to provide business platform and progression path to grow

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Latitude latest service to enter Google graveyard

Google Latitude, the location-sharing service launched in February 2009, will be axed as of Aug. 9, the search giant announced this week. A feature of Google Maps, Latitude allows users to share their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Vine vs. Instagram

Right now there is a neat little competition going on between Instagram and Vine. All those who are eager followers of any  tech oriented news will immediately know what I mean. For those who don’t,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2013 Curtis Sheppard