Bitrix24 releases desktop app for cloud collaboration and storage service

Social intranet company Bitrix Inc. is the latest to enter the cloud storage and collaboration desktop application space with the release of new apps for Windows and OS X today, taking aim at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Quini turns wine drinker reactions into real-time data source

When you first approach Quini's wine rating Web app or iOS app, its presentation has the appearance of a consumer-facing app. But linger in the app's more subtle depths, and it finishes with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Eliminate business bottlenecks by going digital everywhere

Anthony Raso's Toronto-based car maintenance garage isn't a digital business – customers drive their cars into his shop, they get hoisted on a lift, and he fixes them – but that didn't stop

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Kobo launching new e-reader, Android tablets

Kobo Inc., the Toronto-based e-reader and e-books firm owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten, announced three new Android tablets and a new e-ink reader last week. The new e-ink reader, Kobo Aura, will launch Sept.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Payment platform and e-commerce services, in one SMB-sized package

E-commerce may have just gotten a little easier for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), as Sage North America announced today it was partnering up with Yola Inc., a South African company employing about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Freshbooks brings accounting app to Android

Toronto-based FreshBooks, known for its invoicing and cloud-based Web service for small business, added an Android app today to its mobile offerings that already include an iPhone and iPad app. Small business owners

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Web conferencing service adds browser call-in capability

Toronto-based Iotum announced today updates to its Web conferencing service for small businesses including browser-based support for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Iotum's Calliflower product is a Secure Internet Protocol (SIP) service that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

5 free social media monitoring and analysis Web services

You can't manage what you don't measure. It's an old axiom that is particularly poignant in the digital age. Businesses suddenly need to keep tabs on fluctuating numbers and the reasons behind the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Vine vs. Instagram

Right now there is a neat little competition going on between Instagram and Vine. All those who are eager followers of any  tech oriented news will immediately know what I mean. For those who don’t,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2013 Curtis Sheppard

York Region’s BrainFx:Set to assist patients and further neuroscience

Recently, hundreds of biomedical and rehabilitation leaders got to see and hear about a new Web and tablet-based clinical assessment tool for measuring the functional effects of brain injury. At the June 20

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Jonathon Shore

5 web tools to quickly create amazing presentations

Having a hard time trying to get people to focus on your presentations? Usually everyone uses Microsoft PowerPoint and it is still one of the most-used tools for slideshow presentations all over the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Before adopting an app, plan for its death

It seems like every day there is a new Web tool or app launching that promises to make our professional or personal lives  just a tad easier. For all the users and businesses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2013 Eric Floresca

99designs launches tools for ‘Pro’ users

A Web service that helps small businesses organize contests based around graphic design needs has launched a professional tool set targeted at creative agencies and marketing departments, it announced this week. 99designs has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Making e-commerce accessible to small businesses

With the launch of a new back-end tech service called Shop.ca Services, Canadian e-commerce leader Shop.ca says it hopes to make e-commerce solutions more accessible to small and medium-sized businesses by providing e-commerce

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras