Adobe Creative Cloud update roadmap details revealed

Adobe Systems Inc. revealed further plans to update its Creative Cloud service with product feature updates to Illustrator and Dreamweaver today.Creative Cloud launched in May 2012, giving the creative professionals that use Adobe’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Microsoft may price Office 365 as low as $2 per month

Microsoft must aggressively price its Office 365 subscription plans, perhaps as low as $2 a month, to convince consumers that it's better to rent software than to buy it, analysts said today.When CEO

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 27th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Women’s council endorses personal safety app

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) is endorsing a smartphone app designed by a Waterloo, Ont.-based firm to help keep women safe.Mindr Mobile Inc. released its Personal Monitor app to Google

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Watchdog wants CRTC to tackle SMS short codes

Canadians love firing off text messages using short codes, but surprise fees and subscription clauses are creating a wireless wild west that needs to be more strictly regulated, a consumer watchdog says. Short

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 6th, 2011 Christine Wong

Do Not Call List ‘costly and ineffective,’ say small businesses

This is the conclusion of ITBusiness.ca's two-part 'Broken Telephone' feature story. Read part one here. Who's responsible for buying the list?Canada's national Do Not Call List (DNCL) has man built-in exemptions. But who's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Bell launches Web-based app store aimed at small firms

Bell launched a Business Apps Store on Feb. 2 that invites small firms to subscribe to, compare, preview, and manage Web-based applications.Built with San Francisco-based AppDirect (owned by Origo Networks Inc.), the store

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Microsoft gets InTune with SMBs

Windows InTune is Microsoft Corp.'s latest overture to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), offering a hosted computer management tool and licences to Windows 7 Enterprise via subscription. A free beta version, available to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 22nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Symantec sued over automatic software renewals

A New York man has sued security software maker Symantec for automatically renewing his subscription to Norton Antivirus, alleging that the company did not notify him before charging $76 to his credit card.The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 10th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Rogers On Demand launches online service for existing cable subscribers

Rogers Communication Inc. launched an online video site on Monday, allowing existing subscribers to access content from channels they subscribe to via the Web. The subscription-based business model used by Rogers is different

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2009 Brian Jackson