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.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2013 Candice So

Adobe Creative Cloud allows for faster upgrades, more access

With the rollout of Adobe Systems Inc.'s Creative Cloud over the past few months, small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and consumers have had more access to creative editing tools than ever. In May,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

IBM to spend $1 billion on supporting Linux growth

IBM is signalling a move away from Unix support and towards a full embrace of Linux, announcing today at LinuxCon in New Orleans that it plans to funnel $1 billion USD on the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

myApollo taps Dell to build infrastructure to take on Facebook, Dropbox

Harvey Medcalf's Toronto-based startup sounds familiar at first. After hatching an idea in their parents' basements, a group of 20-somethings have formed a team to take on Facebook with a bigger, better, more

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

Panasonic targets SMBs with its ‘most advanced’ server

Panasonic Canada Inc. has released a new Internet Protocol (IP) business communications server, one that it says is the most advanced of its fleet. The KX-NS1000 server, released in Canada last month, is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 2nd, 2013 Candice So

IBM launches lineup of new SMB servers for big data

IBM Corp. is releasing eight new servers in its Power Systems lineups that are targeted at small to mid-sized businesses looking to tap into big data applications and cloud storage technology, the firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to scale your video sharing service to handle 6 million users in 30 days

Who doesn’t have time to watch a 36 second long video? Not many people it turns out, as the Toronto-based video sharing service Keek has proven by registering six million users in just

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

OnLive woes show challenges of cloud startups

It was a long weekend for California-based cloud video games firm OnLive, and not the good kind. On Friday, an e-mail went out to all the employees at the firm were told they'd

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Internet shifts to new IPv6 protocol

Today, a new protocol goes live on much of the Internet as IPv6 permanently replaces IPv4 on more than 1,000 Web sites, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and other major Web brands.One year ago,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Chatsworth Products opens first Canadian sales office

Toronto-area IT professionals looking to organize their server rooms and hide their cabling will have one more vendor to choose from, as Chatsworth Products Inc. (CPI) opened a sales office in Vaughn, Ont

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Should You Feel Bad About Blocking Online Ads?

 by Claudiu Popa I'm not a fan of banner ads, browser pop-ups nor of what's come to be called behavioural advertising. I find that such promotion largely falls into two categories. The kind

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 12th, 2012 Claudiu Popa

Squeeze more space out of your current hard drive

Recent flooding in Thailand has affected many hard drive manufacturers, resulting in price hikes for hard drives of as much as 50 to 100 per cent. How long this will last is unclear,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2011 Logan Harbaugh

Centralized dictation system cures problems from Manitoba doctors

A centralized dictation system that stores digital audio files on an on-premises server is just what the doctor ordered for a small health centre in Winkler, Manitoba that was bent on reducing lost

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 28th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Micron’s entry-level SSD for blade servers

Micron today released its first entry-level solid state drive (SSD) aimed at being used as a boot drive in servers or for I/O intensive read applications, such as video streaming in cloud computing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2011 Lucas Mearian