Trump-induced NAFTA renegotiations could be a boon for online businesses, eBay says

Donald Trump's protectionist rhetoric over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - which in the past he threatened to "rip up" and called "the worst trade deal in history" - could deliver

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Say hello to Google’s new hiring management app

Google's new "Hire" app is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with their internal hiring process. At its core, the app an applicant tracking service. As such, Hire will integrate with

Published on: July 18th, 2017 Alex Radu

Online retailers can now reach millions of Chinese consumers through Stripe

Canadian retailers who use the Stripe platform to conduct their business online now have a greatly expanded customer base. The San Francisco-based business software developer recently announced partnerships with Chinese digital payment providers

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Yellow Pages to help accelerate SMBs’ digital transformation with MyTime

It's about to become a lot easier for Canadian small- and medium-sized business (SMB) owners to implement online booking and payment support. Montreal, Quebec-based Yellow Pages Group announced Tuesday that it has secured

Published on: July 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

At Igloo Software, SaaS now stands for “Solutions as a Service”

Igloo Software wants its clients to know they're getting more than just a program when signing up for one of its SaaS offerings. The Kitchener, Ont.-based business software developer announced Tuesday that moving

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Literal printed electronics: How Voltera helps component manufacturers quickly test new products

TORONTO - Voltera Inc. CEO Alroy Almeida knows how frustrating it can be for manufacturers to build and test new components. It's what led him and three friends to found their company in

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How devs can build both an app and mobile-friendly website for your business [infographic]

Businesses that haven't yet joined the mobile revolution because they aren't sure whether a mobile app, mobile-friendly website, or combination of the two will best serve their needs without breaking their budget have

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How Dropbox relies on partners to expand its reach

When Thomas Hansen first started in the technology sector 25 years ago selling computer hardware in Denmark, he was strongly encouraged to use a software system that was flawed and hated throughout the

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New Microsoft Dynamics updates include LinkedIn integration, retail enhancements

As businesses increasingly digitize their operations both onstage and behind the scenes, the challenge arises of making sure they grow in the right direction – and Microsoft Corp. would like to help. The

Published on: April 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CPES 2017 ready to help Canada’s printed electronics industry grow

The players in Canada's rapidly growing printed electronics sector can look forward to an industry conference that's scaling up along with them. Unlike last year's conference, which focused on educating attendees about the

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Yelp acquires Toronto-based marketing startup Turnstyle Analytics

San Francisco-based Yelp Inc. will soon be able to help its small and medium-sized business (SMB) clients offer their customers free Wi-Fi that doubles as a marketing platform, thanks to its recent acquisition

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Xerox CEO’s digital strategy to target SMBs

NEW YORK – Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson made his case for digital transformation during the Rochester, N.Y.-based company's biggest announcement in 110 years. Jacobson was named CEO during the summer of 2016 before the

Published on: April 3rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

PayPal releases mobile app for SMBs

Today's customers often use their mobile devices to seek out businesses, place orders, and pay for their services - so shouldn't business owners use their mobile devices to manage and pay the workers

Published on: March 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Half of Canadian executives say their businesses were hacked last year: Ipsos

A new survey has terrifying implications for Canadian businesses across the country. Conducted by marketing research firm Ipsos Canada on behalf of Calgary-based accounting, tax and business consulting firm MNP LLP, the survey

Published on: February 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood