Wave Accounting’s online network gets more social

Toronto-based Wave Accounting is reshaping its online network of small business customers and accounting professionals to more closely resemble a social network.The company offers free small business accounting software online. NowWave, which has

Published on: July 31st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

BitDefender, Avast come out on top in antivirus protection tests

BitDefender came out on top as the most effective antivirus product at blocking computer viruses and malware and Avast performed the best of free antivirus software in a set on independently conducted tests released this

Published on: July 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Video game consumption up 46 per cent – but revenue stalls

Canadian video game consumption continues to skyrocket but that hasn't necessarily translated into revenue, a new study finds.Canadians acquired more than 77.6 million games for various devicesduring the six months prior to February,

Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Just how much cloud storage can you get for free?

The cloud isn't just getting personal. Luckily for consumers, it's also getting cheaper. Heck, a lot of it is now absolutely free.Cloud storage is becoming so ubiquitous and so cheap that Gartner Inc.researchers

Published on: April 12th, 2012 Christine Wong

Groupon Scheduler: Web bookings made free for businesses

When Anthony Raso opened his new Toronto-based garage at the beginning of last winter, he leaned on Groupon's reach to advertise his business – and he was having trouble keeping up with the

Published on: March 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Is RIM taking too long to release BlackBerry outage peace offering?

by Nestor E. Arellano In cartoons, sitcoms and some real life situations, when a man makes a mistake in a relationship, he usually tries to patch things up with a bunch of flowers. 

Published on: November 3rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Android developers struggle to make a buck despite platform’s success

Making money by selling apps in the Android Market is still unlikely despite the massive number of users downloading apps there, according to Toronto-based developers.Businesses looking to cash in on Android apps are

Published on: October 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Web site owners offered free IPv6 translation service

Startup CloudFlare is turning the economics of IPv6 transition on itshead with a free cloud-based IPv6-to-IPv4 translation service that isavailable to Web site operators starting today. Dubbed Automatic IPv6, the new service ismade

Published on: September 28th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Five reasons SMBs should give Joomla a chance

There are numerous Web content management systems available out there to serve the needs of companies large and small, including numerous free and open source options. One that's figured prominently in the news

Published on: September 19th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

S.O.S. for SMS: Never pay for text messages again

We love to text. We just hate paying for it.First, with apologies to Celine Dion, let’s talk about love: ouraddiction to texting is a global phenomenon.Canadians send a staggering 199 million text messages

Published on: August 24th, 2011 Christine Wong

Landline alternatives: magicJack Plus vs. netTalk Duo

If there's been one particular sign of how technology has changed the way businesses of all sizes work, it's the evolution of the telephone. In a world where landlines have given way to

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Ted Kritsonis

Secure your PC with crucial free downloads

Want to ensure that your PC and all of your files and data stay safe, secure, and private--without breaking the bank? We've rounded up 11 free security and privacy utilities that shield you

Published on: August 4th, 2011 Preston Gralla

Canadian entrepreneur at centre of FTC investigation

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against a Canadian entrepreneur and a group of Web-based businesses that promised customers free offers, but allegedly raked in more than $450 million by

Published on: May 18th, 2011 Grant Gross

10 free utilities to super-charge your hard drive

Most users are satisfied with the hard drive utilities that ship with Windows--especially the more powerful partitioning and defragging tools found in Windows Vista and 7. Since you're reading this, though, you're obviously

Published on: May 6th, 2011 Jon L. Jacobi