Sharing in the cloud: Generic vs. specialized

There has been a lot of buzz around the new entrant into the cloud-based document sharing space with the recent announcement of Google Drive. But not all cloud-based document sharing is the same.

Published on: May 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

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

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

Adobe’s Creative Cloud brings the cloud to creatives

Alongside the launch Monday of its Creative Suite 6, Adobe also unveiled a new cloud-based subscription service called Creative Cloud.The new service does not only involve purchasing software, but also enables users to

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Get your CloudOn

For some reason, 2012 is shaping up to be the year of cloud-based Windows 7 and Microsoft Office offerings, including scarily bad services such as OnLive Desktop. OnLive Desktop was a media darling

Published on: April 12th, 2012 Galen Gruman

Okta enables cloud-based single sign-on for Xerox Canada

As companies sort out their cloud strategies, some are finding cloud-based single sign on (SSO) can be a high-tech "perk" for customers.Canadian package-delivery service Purolator Inc., had that in mind when it made

Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Ellen Messmer

Pinterest basics

By now you've probably heard of Pinterest. If not, it's only a matter of time. In a mere two months or so, the social network has gone from little-known beta startup to hottest

Published on: March 6th, 2012 Rick Broida

Use Microsoft’s SyncToy for free and simple backup solution

Most of us don't back up our files nearly often enough. I'm not sure I like living on the edge--after all, one wrong move with a coffee cup or one misstep at the

Published on: January 31st, 2012 Andrew Brandt

500px promises pixel perfect alternative to Flickr

Months before online photo hosting site Flickr even went online, shutterbug Evgeny Tchebotarev said he hit upon the idea and launched a site dedicated to posting, sharing and managing images in the Internet.“It

Published on: December 12th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Windows Intune now orchestrates third-party software

The latest tweak of Windows Intune, Microsoft's cloud-based PC management tool, now allows IT administrators to distribute not only Microsoft but third-party applications and updates as well to PCs remotely as long as

Published on: October 17th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Garfield creator helps Montreal’s Toon Boom unleash your inner comic artist

Picture this: You're making your first cartoon strip and Jim Davis, creator of the world-famous lasanga loving, fat and lazy cat Garfield, is there by your side providing advice and encouragement. Toon Boom

Published on: August 12th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Luddite’s guide to online video conferencing

Video chat is all the rage these days, thanks to new services such as Google+ Hangouts and Skype/Facebook integrated video chat. Video chatting is a great way to stay in touch with family

Published on: August 9th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

9 apps that will make your skin crawl

There was an old Andy Griffith episode involving a stranger who arrived in Mayberry and knew so much about the townspeople and the goings-on of the town that it was as if he’d

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Mark Sullivan

Run a small biz from your smartphone

Write, edit, share Read part 1 of this story. Click here. No matter what you're doing for your business, you'll probably need to write or edit the occasional document--and while it might be

Published on: July 25th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal