Articles By Harmeet Singh

Rogers targets SMBs with WiFi calling service

Rogers Communications Inc. has introduced its newest service targeting cash-strapped small businesses: Wi-Fi calling for smartphones. Wi-Fi Calling for Business, introduced March 11, allows customers with smartphones to make and receive calls over

Published on: March 22nd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

How to avoid Japan-related online scams

It's been one week since Japan was hit by the twin disasters of a powerful earthquake rating 8.9 on the Richter scale and a tsunami that washed away entire villages. As concerns continue

Published on: March 18th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Kaspersky launches small office security product

Kaspersky Lab, the world’s largest private Internet security firm, is tapping into the very small business market for the first time with its newest security software. Kaspersky Small Office Security (KSOS), launched March

Published on: March 17th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Intel releases 2nd generation of vPro processors

Intel Corp. announced an update to its vPro processor line March 7, including upgraded anti-theft technology and identity protection geared toward SMBs. With the 2nd Generation Intel Core vPro processor family, based on

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Ontario home to two ‘intelligent communities’ for 2011

Two Canadian cities have made the cut to be on the world's Top Seven Intelligent Communities list of 2011. Windsor-Essex, Ont. and Stratford, Ont. both made this year's list after also being included

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Dell launches Inspiron duo tablet for both work and play

Dell Inc. is looking to appeal to both the on-the-go consumer and mobile worker, especially with its newest convertible tablet, the Inspiron duo. The Inspiron duo is the newest creation to join Dell’s

Published on: March 11th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Retailers look to ‘social shopping’ trend to woo customers

Hanging out at the mall with your friends is no longer as social as your shopping experience can get. Consumers are increasingly opting for online shopping, using mobile phones and perusing social media

Published on: March 3rd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Trio of tech firms achieve ‘best managed’ recognition

Some were veterans, others newcomers to 2010’s list of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, but good people are vital to good business, according to several tech companies featured on the list.  Commitment to

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Toronto startups unleash slew of productivity boosters

Toronto tech startups want to help you get organized with social media tools offering time management, shared notebooks, and a way to better sort your Gmail attachments.Tech entrepreneurs took to the stage at

Published on: February 28th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Fast growing tech firms highlighted by TSX

TSX Venture Exchange announced its 2011 TSX Venture 50 list last week, and several Canadian technology companies made the cut. The list is a ranking of strong performing companies listed on TSX Venture

Published on: February 24th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Geo-location apps that go beyond the ‘check in’

The popularity of geo-location apps has been increasing steadily, with the ability to “check in” becoming ubiquitous. But the trend toward checking in and letting everyone know where you are may soon fade,

Published on: February 18th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Dell announces slew of security focused products

A secure, 10-inch touch screen, business-ready tablet that runs on Windows 7 is the jewel in Dell's crown as it announced 39 new products Feb. 8. In the coming year, Dell will launch

Published on: February 17th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

19 digital media projects get $2M government funding

An e-learning tool focusing on the War of 1812 and a geopolitical strategy game based on World War II were among the 19 new digital media projects that will benefit this year from

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Symbian OS most threatened mobile platform, McAfee says

Threats to smartphones and tablet devices were increasingly common in 2010, according to research by Internet security company McAfee Inc. The firm released its Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2010 this week—a report that

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Ryerson launching digital media program with business focus

With growing competition in the gaming industry, Interactive Ontario (IO) and Ryerson University have partnered to give start-up developers an edge. The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson, along with

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Harmeet Singh