Tax man improves online access for SMBs

They say there are two sure things in life - death and taxes. Canadian small to mid-sized businesses can now do one of those things more easily online thanks to some changes at

Published on: July 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why your business still needs a newsletter

Marketing gurus pushed email newsletters hard back in the days before social networking. If you believe everything you read online these days, you'd think that Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other Web 2.0 services

Published on: May 4th, 2012 Angela West

500px promises pixel perfect alternative to Flickr

Months before online photo hosting site Flickr even went online, shutterbug Evgeny Tchebotarev said he hit upon the idea and launched a site dedicated to posting, sharing and managing images in the Internet.“It

Published on: December 12th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Startup aims to teach English on the Web

When Danny Wang came to Canada from China in 2000, he soon got a shock. “I learned about English in China for 20 years,” says the co-founder and co-chief executive of Toronto startup

Published on: October 7th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Store, share media with 4Shared

4Shared is more than just a virtual drive for storing your digital content. And it's more than just a service for sharing that content with friends and family. 4Shared (free) accomplishes both of

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Liane Cassavoy

Google knew of illegal Canadian pharmacy sales, provided support

In one of the largest settlements of its kind in U.S. history, Google agreed last week to pay the U.S. government half a billion dollars for allowing its advertising system to be abused

Published on: August 30th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

Two online legal services that are changing the game

By Monica Goyal   Two startups recently came to my attention that offers creative solutions to help people resolve legal disputes.   Their methods include online reputation shaming, game theory tactics, and settlement

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Monica Goyal

Online dispute resolution saves firms time and money

By Monica Goyal Those among us who have been in business disputes know that business disputes are inconvenient and stressful, and drain precious resources. We want them to be resolved as quickly and

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Monica Goyal

Short term rental sites tap $96 billion market

On your next vacation would you prefer to stay in a comfortable hotel room, or something different like a vintage Airstream mobile home in Austin, Texas, a luxury villa at the foot of

Published on: July 12th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Whatever happened to these once mighty five Websites?

The Internet generation is stunningly disloyal. Brands mean very little to us. Our parents might never have bought anything other than a Ford car, or a Westinghouse refrigerator, but we switch online services

Published on: November 26th, 2010 Keir Thomas

Brampton’s Webpage not just another digital facelift

When the City of Brampton decided to revamp its Intranet and Internet portals, the growing Ontario municipality was dead set on making sure improvements weren't just skin deep.City planners, technology decision makers were

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

13 terrific Web services for business success

The Web is chock-full of sites that can help you and your company reach your goals. In this story, we look at 13 online services that are great for enhancing collaboration, organizing your

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

Questions answered about Windows Intune cloud-based management tool

Microsoft yesterday announced Windows Intune, a cloud-based PC management and security service designed for the midmarket.Through a Web-based console that can be accessed anywhere an Internet connection is available, IT administrators can manage

Published on: April 27th, 2010

Steam Whistle chugs ahead with cloud-based service

Greg Taylor would rather think about beer than about managing an IT department.  It's a good thing he's the co-founder of Steam Whistle Brewing, Canada's largest micro-brewery located in downtown Toronto. Since seeding

Published on: April 6th, 2010 Brian Jackson