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KeepHerHappy is your digital insurance policy this Mother’s Day

Have you bought that Mother's Day gift yet? If you haven't, don't worry KeepHerHappy has got your back. The Ottawa-based startup can eliminate the stress of scrambling for that last minute bouquet, according

Published on: May 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May10, 2012

Pebble grabbed headlines recently for raising more than $10 million in a very short period on cowd funding site Kickstarter, the social media-powered venture capital raising site.Time runs out on Pebble Kickstarter funding

Published on: May 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Will the New Bing be credible challenge to Google?

Microsoft Corp. today rolled out an update to Bing which deepens the search tool’s integration with social networking site Facebook.The makeover adds a new column to search results that features Facebook friends who

Published on: May 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Global IT spending by SMBs up 15 per cent in first quarter

Small and medium-sized businesses are spending more money on IT, including adopting tablets, cloud services and virtualization to a greater extent, according to Spiceworks' State of SMB IT survey. IT budgets at companies with

Published on: May 8th, 2012

Startup news round-up: May 4, 2012

Vancouver-based social media management system HootSuite is looking to social media giants, LinkedIn, Facebook, Witter and Google to help the company raise a $50 million round at a $500 million valuation, according to

Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why your business still needs a newsletter

Marketing gurus pushed email newsletters hard back in the days before social networking. If you believe everything you read online these days, you'd think that Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other Web 2.0 services

Published on: May 4th, 2012 Angela West

11 free Twitter apps and service you need to know

p> Twitter is all about keeping things brief. It is, after all, a microblogging service, one that limits you to 140 characters per post. But while Twitter promotes a less-is-more approach, the same

Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Liane Cassavoy

Startup news round-up: April 27, 2012

Nobody's perfect. Everybody makes mistakes. And Toronto's Mistakeville is using content curation and social media to collect slip-ups to build a “how-not-to” site where people care share and learn from each other's blunders.“We

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Canadian students using QR code alternative

Canadian grade school students may be in the forefront of using a technology that couldreplace QR codes. The children are using Aurasma, a platform that uses image recognition technology and can deliver content

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Experts share 5 tips to survive a cloud outage

"Everything fails, all the time," so says Amazon.com CTO Werner Vogels. Amazon Web Services itself experienced a much publicized four-day service disruption last April, another outage in August and it had plenty of

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Brandon Butler

Startup news round-up: April 26, 2012

Frustration over losing time, money and productivity due to scheduling conflicts and lack of instant access to information spurred on Kory Arsenault and Cale White to contribute in the efforts of developing a

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Stratford: From Shakespeare to smart grids

Lush gardens and Victorian architecture, antique shops and artists' studios, Shakespeare and theatre – these are the familiar images that come to mind when Stratford is mentioned. But the southwestern Ontario municipality named

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

5 ways Microsoft SkyDrive is better than Google Drive

Amid the excitement over Google Drive, the search giant's new Dropbox competitor, Microsoft recently improved a similar online sync and storage service, SkyDrive. Microsoft added the ability to store files online and sync

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Ian Paul

Canonical focuses on cloud deployment with Linux upgrade

Canonical Ltd., is focusing on cloud deployments with an upgrade to its Ubuntu Linux distribution unveiled on Thursday.Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (Long Term Solution) will feature the Essex release of the OpenStack cloud

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Paul Krill

SMBs to outpace enterprise in adoption of virtualization, server virtualization

According to a recent survey conducted by disaster recovery and data protection solutions provider Acronis Inc., small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are planning to adopt server virtualization in 2012

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Computerworld India Staff