Articles By Harmeet Singh

Google helps launch 2,300 free Web sites for Canadian SMBs

Less than one month into its “Get Your Business Online” initiative, Google Canada is already claiming promising results. Within the first week, more than 1,500 new Web sites were created, and 2,300 dot-ca

Published on: April 29th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

OCAD launches grad program to meld design with Canada’s tech future

With Canada consistently receiving poor grades in world innovation reports, the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) is the latest of several organizations looking to tap design talent and ensure the country's

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Will, Kate and the App Store – a marriage made in heaven

For many people around the world, one of the most important events of the decade is not a natural disaster or political uprising, but rather, a wedding. Prince William's impending marriage to so-called

Published on: April 21st, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Portable printers satisfy growing mobile workforce

People do a lot of strange things in their cars, especially when working on the road-and now you can add printing documents to the list. Although it might not be such as strange

Published on: April 21st, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Backup pros get ‘heroic’ online community

For backup professionals who feel they're not getting enough from Facebook and LinkedIn, there is now, a social networking platform specificly for the backup and recovery community.Users can set up their profiles

Published on: April 20th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

‘Open Innovation’ network spins off 7 communications startups

Nine months after its inception, Ottawa-based developer network Coral CEA is already seeing strong success for its member tech start-ups.Coral CEA focuses on communications-enabled applications, or programs that help automate communications processes. It

Published on: April 15th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Dell’s Inspiron duo: A tablet with a double personality

With the tablet market heating up, Dell Inc. launched the Inspiron duo last fall, a 10.1-inch laptop with a bit of an identity crisis. The duo is most recognizable by its flip screen,

Published on: April 14th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

CIX sends Canadian tech start-up workers to California for the summer

Three Canadian start-ups are taking their companies from emerging to flourishing by heading to the Silicon Valley- at least for the summer- courtesy of the Canadian Innovation Exchange's Technology Accelerator program.A joint initiative

Published on: April 13th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

D-Link says support contracts are an unnecessary cost for SMBs

The future of IT for small businesses has to include straightforward pricing and free (or less expensive) support, according to networking solution company, D-Link Systems Inc. A major part of its “superior economic

Published on: April 8th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

New business-boosting centre follows national trend

The Eastern Ontario Regional Innovation Centre officially opened its doors on March 31, eagerly welcoming equally keen entrepreneurs who need help with launching their start-ups.  The centre, part of the Ottawa Centre for

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Microsoft offered free Web sites 3 years before Google

If you're experiencing déjà vu after reading up on Google's offer to give Canadian businesses a free Web site, it's for a good reason - Microsoft Corp. did the same thing three years

Published on: April 6th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

1and1 Internet aims to snag Canadian businesses

Canadian small and medium sized businesses appear to be an enticing target for firms offering Web hosting services, even those based in the U.S.On March 29, Google Canada launched its “Canada Get Your

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Micro-job sites target SMBs with cheap services

Have you been searching for someone to read your pet's Tarot cards for only $5? Or perhaps a stranger to read you a bedtime story over your phone for the same low price?

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

iPad 2 launch day hits Canada

With the iPad 2 launch nearly underway, tech enthusiasts are already lining up at stores all over the world for their chance to buy a piece of the Apple pie. The iPad 2

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Spammers go after Visa secure numbers: Symantec

Spam might be getting easier to detect and avoid, but phishing schemes are becoming ever-more clever, according to the latest State of Spam and Phishing report from security company Symantec Corp.The major Rustock

Published on: March 24th, 2011 Harmeet Singh