(Image: Howard Solomon). Conor Duffy, Dell Canada.
(Image: Howard Solomon). Conor Duffy, Dell Canada.

Published: November 20th, 2013

‘Unifying’ Salesforce1 mobile platform unveiled by Salesforce.com

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com kicked off its annual Dreamforce conference by revealing Salesforce1, a mobile app and developer platform that aims to unify the Salesforce experience for end users while giving partners more

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Security experts debate use of backdoors in coding

In light of the furore around the NSA and PRISM, a new report from the Citizen Lab is calling for a cut down on the use of backdoors when coding software. In his

Published on: November 7th, 2013 Candice So

Class action against Microsoft for overcharging can go ahead, Supreme Court of Canada rules

Canadian businesses and consumers who indirectly purchased Microsoft's operating systems and other software can now take part in a class action lawsuit alleging the vendor overcharged for its products, the Supreme Court of

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why did Apple make OS X Mavericks free?

Apple Inc. rolled out a raft of new announcements yesterday, but here's one that isn't as flashy as the promise of a new iPad. Still, it's a notable one - Apple's Craig Federighi,

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Halifax startup records interview videos, helps BlackBerry workers get on their feet

With BlackBerry Ltd. set to close its offices in Halifax, N.S., in January, leaving more than 300 workers jobless, a local startup has made plans to try to help BlackBerry’s former employees find

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Candice So

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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,

Published on: March 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson