How to protect your company against the global WannaCrypt ransomware attack

Executives in charge of security should immediately warn employees against opening any suspicious Word documents and apply patches to any legacy Windows systems to avoid falling victim to a ransomware attack that is

Published on: May 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Less than 1% of enterprises running Windows 10: Softchoice

Although Microsoft Corp. has promoted Windows 10 as its most secure operating system to date, North American businesses still aren't buying into the need for an upgrade. According to a Softchoice TechCheck IT asset management

Published on: August 16th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Top business smartphones for 2015: Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Microsoft’s Windows Phones has always marched to the beat of its own drum. The first version of this OS, Windows Phone 7, launched in 2010 and took a completely different approach to the

Published on: December 23rd, 2015 Alex Davies

New DDoS attack avenue can be blocked: Level 3

News about security breaches affecting major companies is now becoming commonplace. Just two days ago, hackers posted sensitive information about users of Ashley Madison. Now Toronto-based telecom vendor Level 3 Communications has revealed a new

Published on: August 21st, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Why the marketing metrics you care about are ‘OMG! bad’

Bad news marketers - all your efforts to connect the customer satisfaction ratings and Net Promoter Score (NPS) to a solid return on investment for your business are doomed to fail, according to

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Nokia Lumia 635: here’s what you sacrifice for this budget smartphone

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: January 1st, 2015 Alex Davies

BBM Meetings supports HD video chat with 25 participants

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry launched its new collaboration app for BlackBerrys - and other mobile platforms - today on Thursday with BBM Meetings. What does it do? Well, as you might expect it turns

Published on: November 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Office soon to be free for iOS and Android users

Microsoft Corp. has reversed course on its Office mobile strategy, making full-featured versions of its famous productivity software free for Android and iOS instead of requiring a paid subscription, the New York Times

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft unveils tech preview of Windows 10

Microsoft Corp. announced a technical preview of its upcoming operating system on Tuesday, Windows 10, saying it will work with the developer community to create an OS with upgraded business functionality. The Windows

Published on: September 30th, 2014 Dave Webb

Former Cisco engineers launching alternative video conferencing for SMBs

Zoom is launching a new collaboration and online meeting product called Zoom Presence, allowing users to start video conferencing from almost any device. Essentially, its creators consider it a better product than Cisco

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Candice So

Users uncovering 44 per cent of mobile app issues, survey finds

Developing mobile apps is a hard business. With fierce competition in app stores, a race to push out an app quickly, and the need to revisit the app and update it often, QA

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So


Calgary firm offers virtualization solution for SMBs

Setting up new users at a growing small business can be expensive and tedious. For every new worker that joins a firm, a new desktop or laptop computer must be bought, set up

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Citrix makes pitch for business Chromebook users

With an increasing number of applications being run from browsers, Google created Chromebooks as another way to wean users off the Windows platform. Sales of the small laptops made by Hewlett-Packard, Acer, Dell,

Published on: April 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon