SMBs migrating to cloud-based data backup

Millions of small- and medium-sized businesses are vastly underserved by suppliers of data protection hardware and services, even though the organizations have many of the same needs as large enterprises, a new research

Published on: October 13th, 2010 Lucas Mearian

Google developing self-driving car

Picture sitting in your car, maneuvering through busy downtown traffic while talking on your phone or sending a few texts.This isn't a scene of illegal texting or phone use. Why not? Because the

Published on: October 13th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Gmail for Android OS updated

Google updated its mobile e-mail client Gmail for the Android operating system decoupling it from a smartphone's core functions. The move by Google to independently offer a version of its Gmail software is

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Virtualization checklist for SMBs

There are countless small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) out there looking at virtualization and feeling overwhelmed by the possibilities and challenges of deploying such solutions.  Is virtualization within reach for SMBs?  Is it cost-effective?  Are

Published on: September 2nd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

On-premise vs. Cloud – the market is shifting

I talk to VAR's/MSP's all day long. One of the things I am always shocked by is how many of them don't know how little money they make selling on-premise technology and how

Published on: July 21st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Windows Intune – SMB computer management service improved

As part of its Worldwide Partner Conference keynote today, Microsoft announced that the second public beta for its cloud-based PC management and security platform, Windows Intune, is now available.The first Windows Intune beta,

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Jeff Radecki

Top tools and services that can shorten your work day

Working 9 to 5? What a way to make a living--especially because it's not uncommon for the typical workday to stretch to 6:00, 7:00, or even later. But what can you do? You

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Rick Broida

Brampton’s Webpage not just another digital facelift

When the City of Brampton decided to revamp its Intranet and Internet portals, the growing Ontario municipality was dead set on making sure improvements weren't just skin deep.City planners, technology decision makers were

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Google preparing iTunes killer?

Even as Apple continues to develop an iTunes to rule them all, Google's battle with Apple continues -- and a fresh skirmish is seen this morning with the sneak preview of what seemed

Published on: July 6th, 2010 Jonny Evans

E-mail mgt service offers law firm peace of mind

Have you just sent a confidential e-mail to the wrong person? Do you want it back, but can't be sure if the receiver copied or printed it?Conventional e-mail has become indispensible for many

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Google Street View snatch included passwords, e-mail

Wi-Fi traffic intercepted by Google's Street Viewcars included passwords and e-mail, according to the French National Commission on Computing and Liberty (CNIL).The Commission launched an investigation last month into Google's recording of traffic

Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Peter Sayer and Gregg Keizer

Firms need renaissance persons to combat critical problems

Think innovation inside today's corporation is lacking, and that no one is tackling complex global problems, such as climate change, renewable energy, health care and financial catastrophe?The answer to that is a resounding

Published on: June 16th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum

Woman who ‘didn’t know how to look both ways before crossing street’ sues Google for bad directions

Search Engine Land, the news and information site that broke the story about how Lauren Rosenberg was struck by a vehicle and is now suing Google, has an update to the story: it

Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Toronto’s G(irls)20 summit goes global with Google Moderator

A Toronto conference for young women involved in education, healthcare and anti-poverty programs is quickly gaining international attention.G(irls)20 Summit owes its global exposure, in large measure, to social media technology - specifically a

Published on: May 18th, 2010 Nestor Arellano