Yahoo CEO Mayer designed organization for mobile success

Being from Wisconsin, it's no surprise that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer quotes legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi when discussing leadership. It's also no wonder she describes her leadership role at one

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Google Helpouts offers live help from experts on demand

Anyone that is the go-to IT problem solver when friends or family run into a computer problem may now want to consider charging for that guided assistance by the minute on Google's new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TWG partner Andres Aquino: The man, the mission, the apps

In the last post I talked about The Working Group (TWG’) and the startups it hosts, as well as the events it has held and those that it continues to present. In this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Eric Floresca

TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line

In the heart of downtown Toronto and just blocks away from Chinatown lies TWG (The Working Group) a development house that creates Web and mobile products for clients and the community at large. I

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2013 Eric Floresca

SecureKey now offers trusted platform as a mobile service

A Toronto-based firm has launched a new service that will allow companies to confirm the identity of their employees and customers using smartphones and third-party profiles, while keeping privacy in tact. SecureKey Technologies

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Calling all Canadians to the new land of opportunity

Oh Canada, our home and ... one of the world's most developed nations filled with 32 million of the most culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse people found anywhere on earth. Try saying that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

FreshBooks wins iPhone award, hires VC investor

Toronto-based Web accounting software firm FreshBooks nabbed an award for its iPhone app this week.The Interaction Design Association (IXDA) award was pinned to the app released in August 2012. The app was designed

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

Jolt @ MaRS

JOLT is a technology accelerator dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile companies that promise to transform the way consumers and enterprises interact with technologies. If you are selected, JOLT invests $50,000 in your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Free e-book delivers cloud advice to SMBs

As Microsoft might say: “to the cloud!”A new ebook Cloud-Powered: Small Business Innovation has been released for free by the Cloud Best Practices Network. The book features a number of CEOs of firms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

At $249, Samsung’s newest Chromebook is a cloud-centric bargain

The flood of devices aiming to be lighter, smaller and cheaper continues. In a review for Computerworld,J.R. Raphael takes a closer look atSamsung's newest version of the Chromebook, which sells for just $249.The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

Evernote Business launching in December

Evernote Corp. is launching a business version of its popular notes-in-the-cloud software this December, it announced today.Evernote Business will see the introduction of a multi-user version of the Evernote application, which is a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

JOLT’s first six startups have heavy social component

JOLT has announced the six startups that will comprise its first ever summer cohort and there's a heavy social media component to the roster. Related Story | MaRS launches JOLT acceleratorThe six fledgling

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Internet consultant franchise inks deal with Web-based CRM

Two Toronto-area Internet firms announced a deal earlier this week that will see a Web-based customer relationships management (CRM) suite added to widely-used Internet marketing tools for small to medium-sized businesses.Concord, Ont.-based BlueCamroo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 2nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

INcubes debuts a highly social group of Internet startups

INCubes, a Toronto startup accelerator that connects budding tech companies with investors, has announced this year's lineup of startups for its annual program. This year the roster is dominated by social apps: every

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2012 Brian Bloom