Canada’s on-demand economy takes a hit as Helpling ceases operations

Helpling.com , a web-based service that allows users to order home cleaning, is ceasing operations in Canada after less than a year in the market. Berlin-based Helpling expanded to Canada in December after

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Canadian online video firms not afraid of Netflix threat

The announced entry into Canada by U.S. video streaming firm Netflix has been described as a market-disrupting move by some industry observers but a local content provider and a streaming platform developer are

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Rogers On Demand launches online service for existing cable subscribers

Rogers Communication Inc. launched an online video site on Monday, allowing existing subscribers to access content from channels they subscribe to via the Web. The subscription-based business model used by Rogers is different

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Brian Jackson

Should Google worry about Microsoft’s Office 2010 on-demand?

Microsoft's announcement that Office 2010 will include free on-demand versions of its core applications Word, Excel and PowerPoint for consumers is a signal for Google to step up its flagging cloud computing initiatives,

Published on: July 15th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Canadian radio content brought to your BlackBerry

Nation-wide radio station owner Corus Entertainment has partnered with mobile apps developer Viigo, to deliver free content to smartphones – starting with Web site content and eventually on-demand audio, according to company executives.Nine

Published on: March 24th, 2009 Brian Jackson