Microsoft exceeds $100 billion in revenue for first time ever

Microsoft has surpassed $100 billion (all figures USD) in revenue for the first time in its history, thanks to the continued success of its cloud services. For the fourth quarter of 2018, the

Published on: July 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Gartner’s top 10 software vendors by revenue shows ‘sea change’ for 2013

Salesforce.com is the world's fastest growing software vendor that makes annual revenue over $3 billion with a growth rate of 33.3 per cent between 2012 and 2013, according to Stamford, Ct.-based analyst firm

Published on: March 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

The Social Network turns 10: A decade of Facebook

Published on: February 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

For marketing success, salespeople and marketers need to work together

With so many new tools and new ways of tracking marketing campaigns nowadays, it's just not good enough for digital marketers to just give an account of their campaign performance. Beyond just how

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Candice So

Corporation 101 for tech pros: Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships

By Jonathan Mackenzie Tech entrepreneurs and IT Professionals generally have a great idea that they want to bring to the public. What stops many from being able to do this are the problems

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Monica Goyal

3 things about mobile revenue that app makers should know

Developers working on mobile apps have probably all felt this before – the excitement of building their app, the giddiness when it starts getting some uptake in the app stores, and then –

Published on: October 17th, 2013 Candice So

Tech B2B startups finally getting attention they deserve

It can often be hard to pitch business-to-business startups. The guy with a consumer-facing mobile app that promises to capture millions of smartphone-toting consumers just sounds a lot more exciting to a venture

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Replace your CFO with this app

Small business owners that use QuickBooks Online or Xero to track their finances, but can't quite afford to hire a full-time chief financial officer can now turn to the cloud for help. California-based

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadians less affected by social media ads than rest of world

Facebook's stock price soared after its late July earnings call in which it beat Wall Street expectations and showing that mobile advertising was making a profit. After years of the industry struggling with

Published on: August 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The meaning of Ballmer [an insider’s take]

Change at the top of the world’s largest tech companies is always a seismic event. We all remember where we were when we first heard Bill Gates was going to step down as

Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Carmi Levy

Revenue replaces talent as most ulcer-inducing issue for Canadian startup CEOs

Concerns about how to grow revenue have replaced talent woes as the biggest worry keeping Canada’s startup CEOs awake at night, according to a new report. Revenue growth was named the top challenge

Published on: April 19th, 2013 Christine Wong

Facebook most lucrative social site for sharing Canadian events

Canadian event organizers get more bang for their buck by sharing their events on social media than people in most other countries, a new study shows. According to new data collected by Eventbrite,

Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Christine Wong

A brief history of Skype

In 2003, I was visiting some business colleagues in the Netherlands when I heard of a new technology with a funny name: Skype.  It was like a telephone, but you plugged it into

Published on: June 21st, 2012 Rob Whent

A sober second look at crowdfunding risks

Even angel investors need a devil’s advocate, so here I am. There’s a lot of buzz about the push by the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance and other parties to get equity crowdfunding legalized

Published on: June 19th, 2012 Christine Wong