SecureKey now offers trusted platform as a mobile service

A Toronto-based firm has launched a new service that will allow companies to confirm the identity of their employees and customers using smartphones and third-party profiles, while keeping privacy in tact. SecureKey Technologies

Published on: March 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

‘Yes man’ approach to security works best: study

Canada's IT security professionals are coming around to providing a more open IT scenario in the workplace that would allow employees to use their own devices and access social networks, according to a

Published on: March 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Mobile browsing service for the paranoid

There's two different approaches when it comes to embracing intelligent mobile technologies. On the one hand you have the early adopter with a "devil-may-care" attitude to sharing personal details about themselves in a

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Sunnybrook’s MyChart shows benefits of Web-based healthcare

It’s 2:00 AM and your four-year-old son is crying. You check his temperature to confirm that he has a fever. You’re not ready to hop into your car and drive to the emergency

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

Urgency without disruption – app solves problem for event planning

As the director of operations at an Ottawa hotel, Nyle Kelly wasn't satisfied when his customer's staff planner would leave their booked meeting and place a call on a cell phone or find

Published on: February 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Microsoft launches Office 365 with rates tailored to small business

After stumbling twice with offering productivity applications as a service, Microsoft Corp. is finally giving what those who dream of in a cloud service have always wanted: a full-featured Office 365. The company

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Former Radian6 employees join ‘relationship capital’ mining startup

Several former Radian6 employees are now part of a new social startup based in New Brunswick, that promises to unlock more sales opportunities by mining a business' own employees. Described as a “relationship

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

IBM launches lineup of new SMB servers for big data

IBM Corp. is releasing eight new servers in its Power Systems lineups that are targeted at small to mid-sized businesses looking to tap into big data applications and cloud storage technology, the firm

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

HP Chromebook coming to Canada

Canadians are used to our friendly neighbours to the south getting their hands on tech toys well before they migrate north, and Google's Chromebook is no exception. Though Americans could use the Samsung-built

Published on: February 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

FreshBooks wins iPhone award, hires VC investor

Toronto-based Web accounting software firm FreshBooks nabbed an award for its iPhone app this week.The Interaction Design Association (IXDA) award was pinned to the app released in August 2012. The app was designed

Published on: January 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

What happens to cloud data when you die?

My guess is that, on average, we have at least 20 different online accounts.  At a minimum, this includes e-mail, social networking (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, MySpace, Flickr), entertainment (e.g. iTunes, Second

Published on: January 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft Office coming to iPad despite alternatives

When Microsoft Corp. brings Office to Apple’s mobile devices, will you switch to it from the productivity suite you’re already using? Blogger Eric Eckel is looking forward to Microsoft Office being released on

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Big data startup gets big seed funding

A big data startup in Kanata, Ont. outside of Ottawa has secured a big seed financing round. According to a report from Canadian Private Equity, Openera Inc. has raised $250,000 in seed financing

Published on: December 10th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Businesses embracing cloud software: IDC

Cloud-based software offerings overcame recent high profile data breaches to grow 27 per cent in the Canadian market, according to an IDC Canada study.Revenues from cloud software, or software as a service (SaaS),

Published on: November 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson