Tech B2B startups finally getting attention they deserve

It can often be hard to pitch business-to-business startups. The guy with a consumer-facing mobile app that promises to capture millions of smartphone-toting consumers just sounds a lot more exciting to a venture

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cisco issues 10 security fixes for networking hardware

Mid-sized businesses that rely on Cisco's networking hardware running on IOS will want to check and see if they are affected by one of 10 vulnerabilities that could expose them to a denial-of-service

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Phone scammers claim to be Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Canada's dot-ca top-level domain name manager is reporting a phone call security scam using its name, in a warning issued Wednesday. As described in the warning from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority: "In

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry finds buyer in Fairfax for $4.7 billion

A consortium of investors lead by Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. have offered to increase their role from BlackBerry's largest shareholder to its majority owner for $4.7 billion, Howard Solomon reports on IT

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook promotes Canadian head to global strategy role

Jordan Banks, Facebook's country manager for Canada, has been tapped to lead up a new global strategy division targeting vertical markets out of Toronto, the Globe and Mail reports. Holding the lead Canadian

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry to swallow $1 billion writedown on unsold devices

The hope that the BlackBerry 10 operating system would be the ray of light to clear up the dreary outlook for Waterloo, Ont. based BlackBerry Ltd. Is becoming dimmer as the bad news

Published on: September 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Jack Dorsey tells Waterloo he’s opening up local Square office

The co-founder of Twitter and Square visited Waterloo, Ont. and Toronto today and announced he's opening up a permanent office in the Waterloo region. Jack Dorsey delivered the news as part of a

Published on: September 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

IBM to spend $1 billion on supporting Linux growth

IBM is signalling a move away from Unix support and towards a full embrace of Linux, announcing today at LinuxCon in New Orleans that it plans to funnel $1 billion USD on the

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Stick to the basics of marketing, even online

Newsflash - the avenues and methods of marketing may be changing, but what isn't changing is the fundamentals behind it. At least, that's what William Mougayar of StartupManagement.org is saying. He writes right

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Candice So

Twitter plans IPO as Facebook stock hits all-time high

Goldman Sachs will play the lead role in Twitter's initial public offering (IPO) the social media firm announced, in a tweet, late yesterday, according to a report by Bloomberg. https://twitter.com/twitter/status/378261932148416512 Though the financial

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Industry Minister hosts invite-only CASL roundtable

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation being given Royal Assent in 2010 and still not being enforced as the regulations are worked out, it could be understandable if some businesses think of CASL as more

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Staples ‘back to school’ survey touches on tech trends

It's that time of the year when students begin their academic activities. When we talk about school, we cannot ignore school supplies and technology. Staples conducted a detailed survey on back to school

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Will you find a golden iPhone?

Apple fanboys, rejoice! Apple Inc. is rumoured to be coming out with what we've all been waiting for - a golden iPhone. Actually, I don't know if anyone actually wants the iPhone 5

Published on: August 19th, 2013 Candice So