Pirate Party sails to Bodog chief’s defence

The Pirate Party of Canada yesterday issued a statement condemning the indictment of Bodog.com founder Calvin Ayre and fellow operators of the gambling site shutdown by United States authorities earlier this week. Calling

Published on: March 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ceridian for Small Business provides big services

Is your small business properly set-up to comply with Bill 168, the legislation on workplace violence and harassment?  If you're not sure, perhaps you should consult your online payroll service provider. That's right,

Published on: February 28th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

How to hit a home run with your PaaS rollout

Any corporate application developer hoping to make the journey to the cloud with the help of a platform as a service (PaaS) implementation is wise to listen to those who have already ventured

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Christine Burns

5 reasons why you should host your own e-mail

E-mail is still an important means of communication in business. In recent years, an increasing number of businesses are outsourcing their e-mail to web-based services like Google Apps for Business. In a tight

Published on: February 24th, 2012 Joseph Fieber

Minigroup offers ‘BaseCamp for the small office’

The boon and bane of most social networks is that one's posts and activities are visible to a vast and often unintended audience. It's a godsend to Cloud-based extroverts, but not such a

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Digital pickpockets can dip into Google Wallet

A new and troubling vulnerability in Google Wallet has been exposed. Unlike a low-risk security issue identified yesterday, today's security flaw is described as painfully easy to exploit. Security firm Zvelo yesterday discovered

Published on: February 10th, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Data deluge preventing businesses from meeting service agreements

Extreme amounts of data now being backed up by companies are preventing them from fulfilling service level agreements, according to a recent survey released by security software firm Symantec Corp.In a poll of

Published on: February 10th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Wave Accounting launches Wave Payroll for micro-businesses

A Toronto startup hopes to employ its growing user base of free online accounting software customers as a launching pad for a lean Web-based payroll tool targeted primarily at micro businesses.While there is

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Nestor Arellano

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

Facebook Timeline apps: 3 tips for protecting privacy

Facebook opened the floodgates to its "new class of apps" Wednesday, unveiling its partnership with more than 60 applications that let users share more about their daily lives.In September at the F8 developer

Published on: January 23rd, 2012 Kristin Burnham

500px promises pixel perfect alternative to Flickr

Months before online photo hosting site Flickr even went online, shutterbug Evgeny Tchebotarev said he hit upon the idea and launched a site dedicated to posting, sharing and managing images in the Internet.“It

Published on: December 12th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Booked.IO promises SMBs they’ll never have a hole in their calendars

For many small businesses a cancelled customer booking is money out the window.Booked.IO, a Toronto-based startup, believes it can help SMBs plug this income drain by providing an easy-to-use online booking tool that

Published on: December 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Clouds of confusion

by Elaine Mah  About a year ago, I wrote about cloud computing and how small businesses see the benefits of cloud but struggle with how to capitalize on those advantages.  Elaine MahSo fast

Published on: November 30th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Tech jobs that cloud computing will create

by Bernard Golden I was interested in this week's ZDNet piece, Cloud computing's real creative destruction may be the IT workforce. The piece discusses a presentation at last week's Gartner Symposium that posited

Published on: October 27th, 2011 IDG News Service