Banks and financial services eyeing the cloud, SAP and Ovum research says

The cloud isn’t just reserved for startups and other tech businesses – banks and financial services companies are looking to tap into it, too. That’s the conclusion of a survey released this week

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 12th, 2014 Candice So

Symantec to pull Norton products together into one cloud-based suite

Symantec Corp. is going to be revamping its Norton product line this week, replacing its line of security products with one cloud-based suite. On Wednesday, Symantec announced it was going to be pulling

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Candice So

NComputing oneSpace delivers Windows apps to iPads, Android tablets

Santa Clara. Calif.-based NComputing Inc. announced a new product this week aimed at small and mid-sized businesses that will deliver virtualized Windows applications without the desktop. Unveiled Feb. 25, oneSpace is described as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Indiegogo allows crowdfunders to embed campaigns on their own sites

Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo Inc. has launched a new feature called Outpost, giving campaigners the ability to embed their campaign pages on their own web pages, instead of just having them hosted on Indiegogo's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2014 Candice So

FundRazr kicks off ‘crowdfunding as a service’

FundRazr, one of the largest crowdfunding sites in Canada, has started up a partnership designed to help people embark on crowdfunding campaigns and raise money for their medical bills. This week, FundRazr announced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 18th, 2013 Candice So

Executive discussions are changing to include the cloud

Cloud computing is a disruptive force.  Having worked with many of western Canada’s CIOs and senior executives over the past number of years, rarely have I had a discussion that didn’t include the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2013 Brian Clendenin

LiveQoS acquires Openera, hopes to launch cloud business

Ottawa-based mobile quality of experience company LiveQoS Inc. has acquired Openera Inc., also hailing from Ottawa, for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement on Tuesday, LiveQoS said it would be acquiring Openera to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 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

3 things about mobile revenue that app makers should know

Developers working on mobile apps have probably all felt this before – the excitement of building their app, the giddiness when it starts getting some uptake in the app stores, and then –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2013 Candice So

Oracle Corp. buys content marketing firm Compendium

Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle Corp. announced this morning it has completed the acquisition of cloud-based content marketing provider Compendium in a transaction for which the details have not been disclosed. The software as

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

Vidyard adds HootSuite hookup to its video marketing integration powers

Canadian video-hosting company Vidyard Inc. has launched a new app that meshes with HootSuite Inc., allowing businesses to connect their videos with social media. Vidyard, based in the Waterloo-Kitchener region of Ontario, announced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2013 Candice So

New Canadian director sees SAP as sales firm, not IT organization

Meet the new managing director of SAP Canada Bob Elliott. We did a live Google Hangouts on Air interview with Elliott and fielded questions from social media for him. You can watch the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Waterloo gets its own crowdfunding hub

Aside from Canada Day, Waterloo, Ont. has something else to celebrate today - the launching of a new crowdfunding platform specifically designed for citizen engagement purposes that is backed by city hall. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Readyportal combines Web CMS with collaborative workflow

A couple of years ago, one of the most frustrating things about Tony Yu’s job was that it was difficult to make simple changes to his company Web site. Yu, a management consultant

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 17th, 2013 Candice So