Linksys launches new router with open source code

Linksys has started shipping a new router, and it’s touting its latest offering as the first consumer-grade Wi-Fi router to provide thorough wireless coverage throughout the home through its four external antennas. The

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

How Windows XP can affect the cash register

Businesses have been getting warnings for months about the end of support date for Windows XP. On April 8, Microsoft Corp. will stop releasing patches for XP, and by now, many businesses will

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

I Think Security launches all-in-one solution for mobile, cloud, and desktops

I Think Security Ltd., a data security startup based in Waterloo, Ont., is launching a new security solution that aims to protect businesses’ data on desktops, on mobile devices, and in the cloud

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Backing up your data? It’s still possible to lose it, Kroll survey finds

It’s an oft-repeated warning that we’ve heard time and time again – back up your data, because you just never know if something might go wrong. And there’s nothing more disheartening than finding

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Linksys rolls out SMB-focused routers and switches

Linksys has launched new products geared towards businesses, unveiling two new dual-band wireless-AC access points and six new switches. Announcing the new products at the Interop show in Las Vegas, Linksys showed off

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 31st, 2014 Candice So

Touring MakeWorks, a co-working space for 3D printing and hardware

Last week, ITBusiness.ca editor Brian Jackson had the chance to check out MakeWorks Studio, a Toronto-area coworking space. While tech entrepreneurs have been using coworking spaces for a while to escape their home

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Half of Canadian businesses lacking in mobile apps, survey finds

For many businesses, having a mobile-first strategy seems like a “must” – and it follows logically that businesses would have some kind of mobile presence. However, in a new survey of more than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 26th, 2014 Candice So

The funding continuum enters stage left

The rules posted yesterday by Canadian securities regulators are still being digested, but upon first read, they appear very encouraging for Canadian startups, small business and even public issuers. The regulators have struck

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Bret Conkin

HP launching upgradeable, monthly solutions for SMBs

Hewlett-Packard Co. is launching two new IT solutions for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), aiming to give them a boost with their technology and to jumpstart their agility. Announced today, HP SMB Solutions

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Candice So

Tablets handy for SMBs, but they’re challenging to deploy, survey says

Tablets may be a hot commodity for business users, but getting access to the right apps, data, and security controls is hard to come by, according to a new survey released last week

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2014 Candice So

NRC and federal government launch $20-million program for SMBs

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the federal government are launching a new program, a $20 million investment over two years, aimed at small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), giving them access

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 Candice So

How SMBs can harness digital technology

With small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) pushing themselves to be more competitive and aiming to be more productive, one of the quickest ways to do this is to embrace digital technology. At least,

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

HP launches new line of SMB-focused printers

Hewlett-Packard Co. has launched a fresh line of printers geared towards the small to mid-sized business (SMB) market, offering up three new colour inkjet printers today. Branded as tools “designed to simplify printing,”

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2014 Candice So

New mobile platform helps restaurants improve customer experiences

About a year and a half ago, Cris Jucan was out with some friends at a restaurant, waiting for a server to get them a fresh round of drinks. But with no server

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