What Google Maps redesign means for local businesses

Google Inc. has been pushing out updates to several of its major products as of late - Android, Gmail, search - so the big update that came to its Maps product may have

Published on: November 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Gata Labs supplying ‘ammunition’ for taxi fleets battling Uber

A Toronto-based startup is aiming to create the anti-Uber app for taxi fleets across Canada – and it’s looking to topple other big names on behalf of local businesses in other industries, too.

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Google Maps adds new Explore feature to highlight local businesses

Keeping your Google+ profile page updated with accurate information just got a little more important for local businesses. While Google has already given businesses plenty of reasons to want to take control of

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses

A new Toronto-based social networking app is looking to create stronger bonds between local businesses and their regular customers. Strum, founded by former head of strategy and development for Bell parent firm BCE

Published on: May 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Startup news round-up: April 25, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. The best tools to use to run your small business, what initiatives BC can tackle to reclaim the tech throne,

Published on: April 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Video Rewind: Facebook wades deeper into group buying fray with ‘Social Deals’

It seems that every brand name with a large Web audience is launching its own group deals service, and now Facebook is no deal with the launch of Social Deals.The world's largest social

Published on: April 26th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff