Microsoft, Cortana, Halo
Cortana, Microsoft's personal assistant and a lead character from the Halo video games. (Image: Microsoft).

Published: December 3rd, 2014


Progress Software to help partners get up to date

ORLANDO – If Progress Software Corp. is trying to mobilize its partners to do one thing, it’s to modernize. That was one of the key themes coming out of this year’s Progress Exchange,

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Candice So

Ontario firm works wonders with water … and its own fortunes

Unlike the alchemists of medieval times, Steve Hengsperger didn't aspire to change base metals into gold.But what he sought, and accomplished, was no less amazing – the transformation of ordinary cold tap water

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

New tech, old-style marketing drives Halifax firm’s success

In a troubled financial environment that's seeing well-established companies bleed revenues, a four-year-old outdoor products store in Halifax, Nova Scotia is thriving.Magic mix The firm's owner attributes this success to a blend of

Published on: May 22nd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Canadian toy maker reaps rich rewards with new enterprise software apps

Spin Master is best known to Canadian consumers as the maker of the Air Hogs flying toy. "There's never a dull moment with an Air Hogs flying toy overhead," runs a slogan on

Published on: July 4th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

BI tool makes the cut for Canadian laser engraving company

Cost and performance were the two key considerations for Virtek Vision International Inc., when it sought a business intelligence (BI) application to keep track of its cash flow.A provider of laser-based templates and

Published on: January 16th, 2008 Nestor Arellano