Business Software Alliance settles with Quebec company over software licence dispute

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has settled out-of-court with a Quebec company, reaching a settlement over litigation for copyright infringement. In an press release dated Sept. 10, the BSA said it first contacted

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2013 Candice So

Acceo buys up fellow Quebec-based payment solutions firm

You could call it a "mariage de raison" - Montreal-based IT consulting firm ACCEO Solutions Inc. has acquired Laval-based payment solutions company Perceptech Inc., ACCEO announced yesterday. While financial details around the acquisition

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hyperdrive unveils new startups; set for six months of intense acceleration

Hyperdrive has announced its third cohort today, the first group to be in its program for six months rather than just three. Eleven companies garnered spots for this cohort, housed in Communitech, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2013 Candice So

From Big Blue to code red, Privacy by Design framework being widely adopted as industry standard

Talking at a sports arena in the middle of St. Petersburg, Russia, the chief data scientist of IBM Corp.'s entity analytics group describes how his software will anonymize personal information, making it impervious

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator pitch: ARB Labs – simplifying gestures into language

ARB Labs is a part of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort and it wants to translate gestures into triggers for software systems. ARB Labs specializes in enterprise-grade gesture recognition software. It allows anyone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

Live Webcast: SAP Sapphire Now day 2

Join ITBusiness.ca in Orlando for day two of Sapphire as he live tweets the keynote. Watch the video feed below and join in the conversation in the Twitter widget further down the page.

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

Multiplicity Accelerator

Multiplicity is a sales-focused business accelerator and co-working ecosystem, based in the heart of Downtown Toronto.  By connecting entrepreneurs with startup experts who help to solve strategy and execution-related problems, Multiplicity accelerates the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Waterloo students competing in ‘March Madness’ of computer programming

As March Madness – the month of NCAA basketball playoff matches that is also viewed as the tournament that recognizes the best post-secondary school talent in the world – comes to a close,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Adobe says ‘we’re not gonna take it anymore’

Marketing geeks all around the world can rejoice, that's if they've found there way to Salt Lake City, Utah.  Today marks the official start of Adobe's Marketing Summit 2013, running from March 4

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Tax season a perfect time for data security check-up

 As a small business owner, tax season can be… taxing. Between filing deadlines, issuing important tax documents to employees, and regular warnings from the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency)  about scams and phishing attacks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2013 Sean Forkan

Facebook acquires Atlas Advertiser Suite from Microsoft

In a deal that reminds us of the close links between Microsoft Corp. and Facebook, the world's most popular social network is acquiring a marketing software suite from the world's biggest software company.

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

Five simple ways to cut your IT costs

Because of rising business expenses and taxes, it's more important now than ever to cut costs in any way possible. One sector of your business you may not have considered as an area

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2013 David B

Intuit continues mobile march with ProFile Connect app

Late last year, financial software developer Intuit released a mobile app version of QuickBooks Online its cloud-based bookkeeping software for SMBs. Now it's continuing its app development trend by releasing a mobile version

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras