Cloud Archives - Page 46

Save your business from inefficiency with RescueTime

Here's a question most of us can probably answer, at least approximately: How many hours do you spend in front of your computer every week? But here's a trickier one: How much of

Published on: May 18th, 2012 Erez Zukerman

Mobile access, flexibility trumps cost for cloud-watching SMBs

Mobile and flexible working, not cost, are the main reasons for small and medium sized businesses moving to the cloud, according to YouGov research.Lower cost is no longer the major reason for adopting

Published on: May 18th, 2012 Antony Savvas

Startup news round-up: May 17, 2012

The global English-as-a-second language market is worth roughly about $4 billion annually and 25 per cent of that spend goes to agencies that place students in ESL schools.ESL finderVancouver startup Tribal Educational Technologies

Published on: May 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Expect smarter, easier searches from Google

The vaunted Google search engine is set for an upgrade that will make it easier for users to find the information they need by putting their searches in context, the company said Wednesday.Over

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Sharon Gaudin

Plugable aims to offer small businesses, schools $50 thin clients

A recently launched Kickstarter-funded project aims to bring $50 thin clients to schools and small businesses, allowing them to turn almost any computer into a multi-user hub.Thanks to ongoing advances in multi-seat Linux

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Jon Gold

Startup news round-up: May16, 2012

Five lucky startup companies will receive $50,000 each from Toronto-base Extreme Venture Partners as the organization begins the inaugural round of its Extreme Startup program.Startups get extreme moolahThree startups are based in Toronto,

Published on: May 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Make sure your Facebook profile is squeaky clean with NetworkClean

Facebook is a lot of fun...until you realize that much of the information posted there could be found by someone you might not want to see it. Like your boss, or potential boss.

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Liane Cassavoy

Greenpeace breaks into Apple’s Cupertino campus

Greenpeace infiltrated Apple's Cupertino campus this week, projecting messages from Twitter and Facebook users who are dismayed at Apple's use of coal at the data centre that powers its cloud services.The messages of

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Karen Haslam

How to fine tune Goolge searches, send text with Google Voice

Here are more tips on how to make good use of Google Chrome and Google Voice.Narrow your Google searchesLike many folks, I rely heavily on Google Search; I probably use it dozens of

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Rick Broida

Wave Accounting lands US$12 M in series B financing

Toronto startup Wave Accounting has landed a series B round of financing worth US$12 million, plus some impressive new backers that include a former Facebook vice-president. The funding comes from OMERS Ventures (the

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

New Web site helps boost foreign tech talent supply

Tech industry associations and politicians are looking to temporary foreign workers to bridge a tech talent gap which some studies place at around 106,000.Bureaucratic red tape, however, has slowed down to a trickle

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Canadian SMBs may have a false sense of IT security: study

Canada's small and medium sized businesses may be underestimating the need to plan for IT disasters compared to SMBs in other countries around the world, a new survey shows. Symantec surveyed 2,053 businesses

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Christine Wong

Data encryption seldom used by Canadian businesses

Nearly half of Canadian businesses that handle customers' personal information in digital form fail to use appropriate tools and practices to protect sensitive data, according to a survey commissioned by the Office of

Published on: May 13th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Startup news round-up: May 14, 2012

You only have until May 15 to apply with INCubes which is building its wryly-called No [Idea] Team. The Toronto-based tech startup incubator is actually building a startup team “from scratch”. Click here

Published on: May 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

4 cool tools for building your Facebook storefront

As giant retailers such as Gamestop, JC Penney, and Nordstrom opened--and quickly shuttered--Facebook storefronts over the past six months, many analysts declared Facebook's e-commerce effort to be a failure. People come to Facebook

Published on: May 11th, 2012 Angela West