Follow Friday – 3 people in mobile payments, marketing, and gadgetry

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on people from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2014 Candice So

What men want, according to Microsoft Canada survey

“Know your audience” – that’s one of the most oft-repeated mantras for marketers, and one that works for a marketer in basically any industry. So to appeal to male consumers seeking to make

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2014 Candice So

Samsung, Intel, and Dell create new, competing standards for Internet of Things

Samsung Electronics, Intel Corp., and Dell Inc. have banded together to create a new Internet of Things standard, ensuring there's a common framework for how devices talk to each other. Alongside chip makers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 – A roundup of reviews

With Microsoft Corp.'s previous efforts with the Surface series getting widely panned by reviewers and consumers alike, we were waiting and watching to see what the Redmond, Wash.-based company would pull out this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2014 Candice So

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Unlike the other machines on this list, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is a convertible tablet. So while it is not an Ultrabook, we did want to include it because Microsoft is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 27th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

Windows 8 becoming more popular among Canadian SMBs: survey

Windows 8 is winning a good chunk of the Canadian market when it comes to business PCs and tablets, according to a new survey from Sage Group PLC. Microsoft Corp.'s newest operating system

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft leaks Surface Mini tablet in Surface 3 manual

A user guide writer at Microsoft Corp. has made a not-so mini-mistake in revealing the existence of a Surface Mini tablet by mentioning it four times in the user manual with the larger

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft and Salesforce announce partnership, new mobile apps

Salesforce.com will be bringing its cloud-based CRM service to Windows Phone and more closely integrating it with Microsoft Corp.'s Office 365 service as the two software firms announced a partnership today. The partnership

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 kickstand adjusts to any viewing angle

Microsoft Corp. announced a new addition to its Surface line of tablets today with the Surface Pro 3 unveiled during an event in New York. Billing it as a replacement for a laptop,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Meet Microsoft Canada’s new VP of advertising, Brandon Grosvenor

Brandon Grosvenor made his plans to depart his role as the senior vice president of sales at Postmedia Network Inc. known Feb. 24 and departed the media company at the end of March

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Critics of Microsoft’s XP patch decision fail to see the big picture

Punditry is a never ending race to distract and influence large audiences with antagonistic points of view put forward by quasi-intellectual iconoclasts. Often derided as irrelevant, the practice is alive and well in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Microsoft issues patch for Internet Explorer, includes Windows XP

Microsoft Corp. is issuing an emergency update to Internet Explorer today, aiming to patch a vulnerability found Apr. 26 – and it’s also releasing this update for Windows XP, despite ending support for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2014 Candice So

How to effectively outsource IT projects

Besides humans, your company’s telecommunication network is your most important asset. If you take a second to think about it, every aspect of your business is connected to a network. It allows your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Ashley Huffman

Microsoft builds out data platform with SQL Server update

Microsoft Corp. has unveiled its plans for its data platform by rolling out a number of new services – and one of them is an update to its SQL Server. On Tuesday, Microsoft

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So