Sony Xperia Z, head-to-head with the ZL

"Almost the same, but not quite" - that's one way to describe Sony Mobile's Xperia Z and its predecessor, the ZL. Sony released the ZL back in April, while its younger sibling, the

Published on: August 12th, 2013 Candice So

QuickMobile teams up with UK company Eventsforce

QuickMobile Inc., the Vancouver-based company that builds apps for event organizers, is reaching out worldwide by partnering up with U.K.-based company Eventsforce Inc. The partnership is slated to be a way to give

Published on: August 9th, 2013 Candice So

Telus adds small business plans to its two-year contracts

As Telus Corp.’s two-year plans kick in today, the wireless provider has now launched two-year plans for small businesses, which include shared nationwide minutes, shared data, and some room for roaming for companies

Published on: August 1st, 2013 Candice So

Startups and corporations move to change the privacy and security landscape

When Apple Inc. announced it had a security breach at its developer portal last week, it issued this statement: “An intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers from our developer

Published on: July 26th, 2013 Candice So

Sony Xperia Z both water and beer resistant; has email

On July 24, we were in downtown Toronto to see a quick demo of the Sony Xperia Z. As a followup to the Xperia ZL that Sony Mobile released earlier this year, the

Published on: July 24th, 2013 Candice So

Manitoba town launches Bizpal for local entrepreneurs

Businesses in Pinawa, Man. can now begin taking advantage of Bizpal, an online business permit and license service that helps startup founders cut down on paperwork and get working on their companies. On

Published on: July 22nd, 2013 Candice So

OKI Data Americas setting its sights on mid-level businesses

Taking aim at the mid-sized enterprise space, printer-maker OKI Data Americas Inc. released a fleet of 28 single and multifunction printers (MFP) on June 13, geared towards different sectors like education, healthcare and

Published on: June 13th, 2013 Candice So

Online privacy attacks up by 42%, SMBs targeted

Watching your back online for cyber-criminals tracking your movements might be a smart move, as targeted attacks on online privacy shot up by 42 per cent this year, according to a new study

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Candice So

SMB budgets on the up and up, spent on end-user devices and cloud

Small businesses are injecting $30,000 more on average into their IT budgets, compared to six months ago. That puts the typically IT budget at $192,000, according to a new survey. The findings come

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Candice So

Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives

Canadian small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are lukewarm when it comes to the federal government's efforts to boost job creation in Canada, according to a new survey. In the 2013 federal budget, the

Published on: May 29th, 2013 Candice So

Kissflow builds in Google ‘quick actions’ for business users

If all the requests and notifications in your e-mail inbox are bogging you down, simplifying them might be the way to go. SMBs looking to cut down on time spent trawling through time-consuming

Published on: May 21st, 2013 Candice So

Readyportal combines Web CMS with collaborative workflow

A couple of years ago, one of the most frustrating things about Tony Yu’s job was that it was difficult to make simple changes to his company Web site. Yu, a management consultant

Published on: May 17th, 2013 Candice So

To narrow your skills gap, hire your interns and co-ops – and train them well

Although the threat of a skills gap continues to loom large in the IT industry in Canada, hiring young people and certifying their skills might be the best way to build a more

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Candice So