BlackBerry broadens support for secure file sharing tool WatchDox

BlackBerry Ltd. has unveiled new platform support and a new app for WatchDox, its secure enterprise file sharing and mobile content management solution. The Waterloo, Ont.-based mobile communications solutions vendor has launched a

Published on: August 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

The cloud: Where to go first

So you’ve decided as an enterprise to go big on the cloud – you’ve defined a cloud strategy. But where do you get started? The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business It seems

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Robert Dutt

File sharing apps full of security flaws – even from Apple App Store

A file sharing application may be a quick and handy way to get a file from point A to point B – but it may also be riddled with gaping security holes, according

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Candice So

myApollo taps Dell to build infrastructure to take on Facebook, Dropbox

Harvey Medcalf's Toronto-based startup sounds familiar at first. After hatching an idea in their parents' basements, a group of 20-somethings have formed a team to take on Facebook with a bigger, better, more

Published on: August 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

WinZip rolls out improved version of iOS app

WinZip Computing Inc. has revamped its app for Apple iOS, giving users the chance to zip their files and protect them with encryption. Starting today, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users can now

Published on: August 9th, 2013 Candice So

Toronto vendor’s secure remote desktop app comes to Apple’s iPad

Its secure remote access and desktop application has been favoured by the Government of Canada and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and now MobiKey is coming to Apple’s iPad. Developed by Toronto’s

Published on: April 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

TitanFile secures documents, $1.1 million VC funding

A Halifax-based startup that assures its customers of a secure way to transfer sensitive documents has won $1.1 million in seed financing, it announced today. TitanFile Inc. received the financing from Innovacorp, the

Published on: October 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

More Canadian SMBs sharing files — and risk — through BYOD

File sharing is also risk sharing in the new bring-your-own-device SMB landscape, a Symantec Corp. study concludes.More than a fifth (22 per cent) of Canadian SMBs surveyed by thesecurity software vendor have no

Published on: June 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Rogers says it will stop Internet traffic throttling

Rogers Communications Inc., said it will no longer throttle the Internet traffic of any of its users. The incumbent telecom company was responding to complaints that it intentionally slowed down the Internet connections

Published on: February 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

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

6 file sharing sites serve as MegaUpload alternatives

The U.S. government's shutdown of MegaUpload might have seemed like bad news for online file sharing, but it could be a boon for other file sharing sites -- at least those that aren't

Published on: January 25th, 2012 Jared Newman

Megaupload file seizure shows why many cautious about the cloud

Megaupload users are crying foul after their personal files, not necessarily copyright-infringing material, stored with the file-sharing service was seized on Thursday along with a trove of illegally distributed copyrighted works. Some of

Published on: January 21st, 2012 Ian Paul

Microsoft SkyDrive improvements make sharing files easier

Microsoft recently added some new features to SkyDrive, the company's free online file storage service, that make it easier to share and manage your files online.You can now use SkyDrive to easily shareindividual

Published on: December 1st, 2011 Ian Paul

Use Lion’s AirDrop feature to quickly share Mac files

Moving a file from one computer to another remains as big a pain today as it was decades ago when network file-sharing first became common. To move a file from Computer A (your

Published on: August 17th, 2011 Glen Fleishman