Five critical digital media trends from CEA’s chief economist

You might expect the head of research at the Consumer Electronics Association to kick off his keynote presentation with a look at the hottest new personal devices coming our way, but Shawn DuBravac

Published on: March 23rd, 2012 Shane Schick

Canadian SMBs still not sold on cloud computing: survey

Most Canadian SMBs aren't using the cloud and a surprisingly high number of small businesses still aren't investing in data security, a new study finds.Only 14 per cent of SMBs are hosting their

Published on: February 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Dell Voice app offers Canadians free phone calls, other features

Canadians have one more option to make long-distance calls from a cell phone without paying a hefty bill with the release of a new app, Dell Canada announced today.The Voice over Internet Protocol

Published on: February 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

10 powerful Microsoft Excel tips to have you working faster, smarter

Excel puts lots of great tools on your desktop, but what each one of them does isn't always obvious, especially since so many Excel features are hidden. Would you like to create multiple lines of text

Published on: January 27th, 2012 Helen Bradley

Companies exposing Canadians’ personal information face no penalty

By Brian Jackson As social networking becomes more popular and online advertisers seek more effective ways to target their messages, our society is trying to cope with how to protect our privacy while

Published on: December 9th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Outlook: 5 catastrophes and how to fix them

You use Microsoft Outlook to manage your email, yourappointments, your contacts, and your to-do lists. In other words, youuse it to manage your work life. So when this program doesn't behave the way

Published on: August 24th, 2011 Lincoln Spector

3 business benefits of iCloud

In anticipation of the fall release of iCloud, Apple this week set icloud.com live for developers. iCloud represents a revamped version of Apple's existing Mail, Contacts, and Calendar, and integrates the document sharing

Published on: August 10th, 2011 Ilie Mitaru

Claricent offers mid-market SAP shops new ways to optimize

North American mid-sized firms running SAP AG product looking to monitor performance and optimize storage now have a new option to do so with Acton, Mass.-based Claricent Inc.The SAP reseller announced earlier this

Published on: August 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

‘Stone’ optical disc withstands liquid nitrogen, boiling water

Start-up Millenniata and LG plan to soon release a new optical disc and read/write player that will store movies, photos or any other data forever. The data can be accessed using on any

Published on: August 8th, 2011 Lucas Mearian

Cloud storage demand drives growth for Toronto firm

It's not part of the company's official corporate slogan, but “here we grow again” has a nice ring to it at Asigra Inc. these days. The Toronto company is on a hiring blitz,

Published on: July 11th, 2011 Christine Wong

LulzSec disbands, joins forces with Anonymous

The decision by computer hacking group LulzSec on Saturday to fold operations may be helping another online group, Anonymous, which stepped up attacks over the weekend. Members of LulzSec appear to have rallied

Published on: June 27th, 2011 James Niccolai and John Ribeiro

Telus offers Cisco UC products to SMBs

Telus has partnered with networking product manufacturer Cisco to deliver unified communication suites to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Telus will be offering “clear and simple” wireless plans on its 4G wireless networks

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Your wireless carrier as Big Brother

Like a lot of cell phone users, you may be wondering just what your wireless company knows about you. Can it see what kinds of apps you're running on your phone and where

Published on: May 31st, 2011 Mark Sullivan

Information overload stresses out most Canadian execs

More than half of executives at mid-sized Canadian organizations feel they’re drowning in data, according to SAS Canada’s second annual information overload survey. Last year, just under half reported being similarly stressed by

Published on: May 19th, 2011 Elizabeth Hames