#FollowFriday – startups, digital marketing, and Internet privacy

For today's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people whose tweets are retweet-worthy. Whether they tweet on startups, digital marketing techniques, or advocate for a free Internet,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – Google+, Bitcoin, and leadership

For this week's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people we talked to while writing our stories. Whether they tweet on Bitcoin, Google+, or leadership, these three

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Candice So

SMB-targeted HP Relate uses ‘core engine’ of enterprise-geared Exstream

BOISE, ID. - Hewlett Packard Co. (HP) is making yet another play in the small business market, building an entry-level version of Exstream, its solution for organizations communicating with their customers. While most

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

DIY doesn’t a great brand make for small businesses

It looks like most small business owners have a DIY attitude when it comes to brand building. A new American Express Small Business Services survey says 36 per cent of business owners are

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

Satellite communications company migrates north to Ottawa

Satellite communications provider VT iDirect Inc. has come north, setting up a home base in Ottawa as its first Canadian office. A subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., an engineering company in aerospace and

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

3 secrets of disaster response learned from Hurricane Sandy

Often the employees at a small to mid-size business feel they already have their hands full just running day to day operations. But what if a worst case scenario were to strike? It's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS’ innovation ’tissue’

It's just his second day on the job as head of Toronto's MaRS information technology, communications and entertainment (ICE) sector, and Salim Teja feels like he's a perfect fit. "The experience and skills

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

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Screach taps journalists for inbound marketing push

This is the eighth article in a continuing monthly series chronicling the growth path of Screach, a startup based in Newcastle upon Tyne in England’s North East. Screach is an interactive digital media platform that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2012 Francis Moran

Entrepreneurs need (and deserve) to take vacation too

In this blog post, the Digital Media Zone presents a piece by one of its entrepreneurs, Kanika Gupta, the founder of SoJo: Back from a wonderful vacation, I started this week beaming with energy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2012 Lauren Clegg

Developer’s detention spikes interest in Montreal’s Cryptocat

Interest in the free encrypted Web chat service offered by Montreal-based Cryptocat has increased following the detention and interrogation of its developer by United States border officials. The Cryptocat Project is developing a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Do Not Call List should be put on ice

By Brian Jackson The federal government continued limping along in its support of the Do Not Call List with the budget. The stop-gap funding was tagged on as an afterthought to support what

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Top 3 unified communications vendors ranked by SMBs

Ease of installation, effortless integration, trouble-free management, and straight forward and competitive pricing. These are what small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) shopping for a unified communications (UC) system say they are looking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 4th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

A new brand experience

By Andrew Berthoff I've worked in or, rather, with the Canadian technology industry for more than 20 years, first from the perspective of a journalist following and reporting on the scene, and then

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 20th, 2011 Andrew Berthoff