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IT sales rebound but SMBs still under spending chill

Technology sales have rebounded from their depressed state last year but small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) have become adopted a new miserly attitude towards IT spending, says an IT analyst firm. Worldwide

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New venture will ‘Incite’ Canadian firms to tap social media power

Many Canadian companies, eager to harness social media to build brand and business, have no idea where to begin or what tools to use.Newly launched NM Incite Canada says it can offer these

Published on: September 20th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Anti-piracy group’s study ‘shockingly misleading’, says expert

A report by an anti-piracy group that claims potential improved economic conditions if software piracy were stamped out may actually show the effects of increased spending in the IT industry, according to critics.The

Published on: September 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Toronto firm launches digital 3D content store

Back in June, ITBusiness.ca toured the Toronto offices of Spatial View Inc. and previewed its 3D content store for the iPhone. Now its store, 3DeeCentral, has been unveiled Sept. 15 at the 3D

Published on: September 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

New NCR self-service kiosks slash healthcare wait times, cost

In many of Canada's larger hospitals, more than 1,000 patients visit the emergency department each day.Approximately 50 per cent of them are considered “low risk” -- not needing immediate attention from a physician.

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Prepare for a deluge of Android-based iPad alternatives

Many Android tablets will soon reach shelves to compete with Apple's iPad, which has not faced a worthy challenger yet. Samsung, Toshiba, ViewSonic and Archos recently announced tablets with screen sizes ranging from

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Agam Shah

Turn your car into an office on wheels

Modern technology has given working professionals the ability to get work done any place, any time – well almost anywhere.Workers are connected at home thanks to accessible broadband Internet and secure VPN connections,

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Six free Photoshop plug-ins turn your pictures into artwork

Plug-ins are a great way to extend the functionality of Photoshop, adding fun filters and fresh features to the application. Although most plug-ins are modestly priced, there are a number of cool plug-ins

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Chris McVeigh

New 3D camcorders a ‘bonanza’ for independent producers, consumers

Panasonic Canada Inc. recently unveiled what it calls the "world's first integrated twin-lens 3D camera recorder."The Panasonic AG-3DA1 could have a dramatic impact on professional 3D video and film production in Canada, the

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Canadian user drops Maximizer CRM over failed BlackBerry sync

An executive of a Whitby, Ont.-based business who tried a new customer relationship management (CRM) tool from Maximizer Software Inc., says the products' inability to connect with his workers' BlackBerry devices has left

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

News media giants tap new media to stay alive

Traditional news media outlets are staving off their much-reported impending demise by learning to use the very social media tools that are supposedly clobbering them to death.The day when we no longer have

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

IT World Canada launches new jobs site

A new niche IT job board where IT pros will have access to thousands of job opportunities is soon to be launched by technology publisher IT World Canada Inc. and online IT recruitment site JobServe

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Timely Tweet could help you recover lost airline luggage quickly

Visualize this: you're on a business trip and the airline loses your luggage. A not so uncommon occurrence!Only this time, as you queue up at the carrier's “lost baggage” counter waiting interminably for

Published on: September 9th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Salesforce.com prepares native mobile Chatter apps

Salesforce.com is working on a series of native mobile applications for its Chatter collaboration, the company announced Wednesday. Supported platforms include Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, Google Android and Reseach in Motion's

Published on: September 9th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Sneak peek at Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 looked promising for both productivity and playtime in a preview of the platform loaded on prototype hardware, demonstrated to ITBusiness.ca.The long-awaited revival of Microsoft's mobile operating system was released to

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Brian Jackson