Microsoft acquires calendar app maker Sunrise for at least $100 million

Microsoft Corp. is acquiring yet another startup in a bid to improve its standing in the mobile productivity space. The Redmond, Wash.-based company is going to acquire Sunrise, which has created a suite

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Candice So

Microsoft rolls out revamped Outlook app for iOS and Android

It’s been a busy couple of days for Microsoft Corp., what with the release of not one, but two of its flagship products for mobile. Today, the Redmond, Wash.-based company announced it has

Published on: January 29th, 2015 Candice So

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple top list of Canada’s most influential brands of 2014

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and YouTube – these brands all have something in common, and it’s more than all being luminaries of the tech industry. These were the most influential brands in Canada

Published on: January 28th, 2015 Candice So

Microsoft acquires firm dedicated to building on open-source code

Microsoft Corp. is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to embracing the open-source community and acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based Revolution Analytics. Since Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella took the

Published on: January 26th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Why CFOs and audit groups should care about the Windows Server 2003 ‘end of life’ deadline

Chief financial officers and audit groups should be taking notice of an issue that would normally be the domain of the IT department and make sure their company has a plan to move

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

What you need to know about Microsoft HoloLens

Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Microsoft will offer Windows 10 as free upgrade for first year

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters on Wednesday.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows

Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

Windows 10 set to move past major milestone this week

Windows 10 is due to pass its next big landmark on its way to commercial release later this year with an all-day event planned at Microsoft Corp. headquarters in Redmond. Here's what ZDNet

Published on: January 19th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Does your SMB have a business case for Windows Server 2003 migration?

Your SMB may not have a business case for Windows Server 2003 migration.  That’s right.  While slim, there is a chance that you may not need to go through the painstaking process of upgrading

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Why the marketing metrics you care about are ‘OMG! bad’

Bad news marketers - all your efforts to connect the customer satisfaction ratings and Net Promoter Score (NPS) to a solid return on investment for your business are doomed to fail, according to

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

The new version of Internet Explorer in Windows 10 lets you doodle on web pages and access Cortana

Microsoft Corp. is working on a massive revamp of Internet Explorer, which will appear  alongside Windows 10 later this year. The Redmond, Wash.-based company has given a code name to the latest version

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Candice So

Microsoft rolling out 30 new features for the new release of Parature

Microsoft Corp. is rolling out its newest release of Parature, a solution that helps businesses manage their customer service experiences across different channels like the web, email, social media, online chat, and help

Published on: January 7th, 2015 Candice So

Nokia Lumia 635: here’s what you sacrifice for this budget smartphone

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: January 1st, 2015 Alex Davies

2015 predictions: The future of Canadian retail

In 2015, the face of retail in Canada will drastically change into showroom style boutiques and branded ecosystems - creating new opportunities for brands, distributors and retailers to engage consumers in-person and virtually

Published on: December 16th, 2014 Ashley Huffman