Symantec updates Norton product line to penalize bad behaviour

As children across the country are headed back to class this week, teachers will be on the lookout for early signs of which students will be trouble over the course of the year

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft acquires Nokia devices and services division for $5.3 billion

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia were already close, but now they're going through with the ceremony and entering a full-fledged union. Microsoft will acquire the Devices & Services division of Finnish smartphone maker Nokia

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

Crowdfunding fever spreads to Canadian city halls seeking relief from budget pressures

You could call the Statue of Liberty the first successfully crowdfunded municipal project. Not the construction of the actual copper icon by Paris-based Gaget, Gauthier and Cie Workshop in 1881, but the funding

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Costs of IT downtime go beyond nuisance, expert warns

Recent headlines about IT infrastructure downtime have appeared in recent weeks, detailing the impact on several organizations in Canada. The prospect of suffering a similar fate is causing many businesses to consider what

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 9th, 2013 Jean-FrancoisFerland

SearchYourCloud offers free multi-cloud storage search, encryption

For those of you who can't resist the convenience of a cloud storage account or two (or five) but still fret about the security of your files there, the now freely-available SearchYourCloud application

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

McAfee asks for your face and your voice in exchange for access

For users looking for more than just a password to protect sensitive documents, McAfee Inc. has just rolled out a new facial recognition service to keep their data from prying eyes. Launched July

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2013 Candice So

SAP gives on premise customers path to the cloud

SAP Inc. is now giving its customers a boost to the cloud, extending their on-premise solutions to cloud applications. Customers now have the option of moving some of their installed on-premise solutions to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2013 Candice So

Fortinet’s new line of appliances converge security with networking

Fortinet's 10 new appliances are designed to help businesses stay secure while simplifying their network infrastructure. The security vendor announced its new line of unified threat management boxes on July 19. Whereas IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: LightningPlatform – create, target, and report with ease

One of the startups in the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes, LightningPlatform is a cloud-based framework that aids development and provides complete visibility on actions performed by users. Think of it like

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Canadian director sees SAP as sales firm, not IT organization

Meet the new managing director of SAP Canada Bob Elliott. We did a live Google Hangouts on Air interview with Elliott and fielded questions from social media for him. You can watch the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cloud infrastructure to grow to $250 million market by 2016: IDC

Vendors in the Canadian infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market have a 50 per cent compound annual growth rate to look forward to over the next four years towards a total value of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Ex-Facebook employees launch data visualization startup Polychart

Startup name: Polychart Co-founders: Lisa Zhang, CEO; Samson Hu, vice-president of business development; Fravic Fernando, vice-president of user experience Funding: Raised $135,000 in seed funding Startup premise: Back in 2010, higher-ups in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 14th, 2013 Candice So

Take our State of the SMB 2013 Survey for a chance to win

What aspects of IT security stress you out the most? What are the most important factors you consider when approaching cloud computer? What's the biggest challenge you face with technology at your small

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