Dropbox announces shutdown of Mailbox, Carousel services

Dropbox will be shutting down its Mailbox and Carousel services early next year, co-founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi announced in a blog post today. Mailbox, an email streamlining app for mobile devices

Published on: December 7th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

How Influitive uses IT resources to powerfully boost employee engagement

There is a lot of interest in apps, and new ones are being continuously developed to make things easier, more efficient, and accessible. From apps to summon taxis, to doing personal banking, to

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Marylka Empey

Android everywhere – including the enterprise

For this year's edition of Google I/O, tech spectators everywhere were expecting an Android-heavy show - and Google Inc. delivered, bringing out announcements on how Android will be reaching into more and more

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Candice So

Toshiba’s Chromebook is OK… for a Chromebook

I get the interest in Chromebooks, I really do. In a cloud-connected world where freely available, access-anywhere software is the norm, Google's lean approach makes a lot of sense. For less than the

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Bitrix24 releases desktop app for cloud collaboration and storage service

Social intranet company Bitrix Inc. is the latest to enter the cloud storage and collaboration desktop application space with the release of new apps for Windows and OS X today, taking aim at

Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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.

Published on: November 15th, 2013 Candice So

HP turns to mobile and digitization to bring back a printing spark

BOISE – Despite the hype around the paperless office, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) feels printers aren’t going away any time soon – and it’s counting on mobile to try to keep its products relevant.

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft Office is still heavyweight in the workplace, Forrester survey finds

Microsoft Corp.'s Office 2013 is still the top choice among workplace productivity tools, although cloud-based email is steadily gaining some ground, according to a new study from technology and market research firm Forrester

Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Google Fiber unveils first city to receive gigabit connections

Google Inc. has announced its plan to roll out a 1 gigabit-per-second fibre optic network in Kansas City, to the neighbourhoods where the most people pre-register for the broadband service. The broadband pipe

Published on: July 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Sharing in the cloud: Generic vs. specialized

There has been a lot of buzz around the new entrant into the cloud-based document sharing space with the recent announcement of Google Drive. But not all cloud-based document sharing is the same.

Published on: May 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

VMware gets tentacles into cloud storage with Project Octopus

VMware is offering a private-cloud based platform for document sharing and device syncing that could rival  Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft SkyDrive by giving companies more control over their data.The product, called Project Octopus Beta, gives access to

Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Tim Greene

5 ways Microsoft SkyDrive is better than Google Drive

Amid the excitement over Google Drive, the search giant's new Dropbox competitor, Microsoft recently improved a similar online sync and storage service, SkyDrive. Microsoft added the ability to store files online and sync

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Ian Paul

Google Drive launches (finally) with 5GB of free storage

According to an announcement made on its French blog site, Google has launched its GDrive, offering users 5GB of free space - an increase of 4GB over what it had been offering users

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Lucas Mearian

Just how much cloud storage can you get for free?

The cloud isn't just getting personal. Luckily for consumers, it's also getting cheaper. Heck, a lot of it is now absolutely free.Cloud storage is becoming so ubiquitous and so cheap that Gartner Inc.researchers

Published on: April 12th, 2012 Christine Wong