Progress Software for developers: A Q&A with CEO Phil Pead

Any company can get blindsided by shifts in tech - but for a company with 30 years' experience helping other companies build applications, getting its partners to avoid that fate is vital. Progress

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Candice So

Progress Software to help partners get up to date

ORLANDO – If Progress Software Corp. is trying to mobilize its partners to do one thing, it’s to modernize. That was one of the key themes coming out of this year’s Progress Exchange,

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Candice So

NexJ tops Profit 200 list of Canada’s fastest growing companies

Toronto-based NexJ Systems Inc. tops this year's Profit 200 list of Canada's fastest growing companies based on revenue growth.Although NexJ posted a first-quarter netloss of $4.5 million earlierthis month, the customer relationship management

Published on: June 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Oracle, Google both end up losers in latest patent trial

by Monica Goyal Google was once again in the news with another patent dispute, now with Oracle. This time the drama happened in the courtroom, right in the public eye. The question in

Published on: May 29th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Startup news round-up: May 25, 2012

IdeaConnection of Victoria, BC will release this June, a crowdfunding service targeted at scientists, engineers, innovators and inventors.Crowdfunding comes to BC The startup, according to Techvibes, is offering money to initial projects to

Published on: May 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Software robot helps in first responder projects

by Barry Gander Areas for mutual development between researchers on first responder issues have been identified by a software robot that ‘reads’ online documents. The CIRILab software engine was recently employed to read

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Barry Gander

Canonical focuses on cloud deployment with Linux upgrade

Canonical Ltd., is focusing on cloud deployments with an upgrade to its Ubuntu Linux distribution unveiled on Thursday.Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (Long Term Solution) will feature the Essex release of the OpenStack cloud

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Paul Krill

Toronto’s Varicent Software bought by IBM

The analytics expertise of Toronto-based Varicent Software Inc. was just to enticing for Big Blue to ignore.IBM today announced it has acquired the software company that specializes in analytics and compensation and sales

Published on: April 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

From Eqentia to Engagio: why entrepreneurs should have ‘blurry vision’

Social media entrepreneur William Mougayar loves to comment – on almost anything and almost anywhere. So it’s probably no surprise that his latest venture, Engagio, is all about enabling people to gather all

Published on: March 29th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

CounterPath’s mobile softphone for iPad wins UK award

A softphone application developed by CounterPath Corp., of Vancouver, B.C., was named most innovative VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) product for 2012 by the United Kingdom’s Internet service providers’ industry body. CounterPath’s Bria

Published on: March 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Windows Intune now orchestrates third-party software

The latest tweak of Windows Intune, Microsoft's cloud-based PC management tool, now allows IT administrators to distribute not only Microsoft but third-party applications and updates as well to PCs remotely as long as

Published on: October 17th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Open source champion supports Microsoft in i4i patent challenge

At this stage of Microsoft Corp’s protracted patent battle against Toronto software developer i4i Inc., the Redmond, Wash.-based company appears to be getting support from an unlikely quarter. Russell McOrmond, software author and

Published on: April 25th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Game developer hits players on diverse social nets with single shot

Should you be on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vimeo, or some other social networking site? It may seem hard to choose, but as the social Web grows in size and influence it becomes

Published on: January 13th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft loves PHP. Yes, seriously

There has in the past been a wide chasm between perspectives regarding commercial software and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS).  On the one side, FOSS is about the sharing of ideas and

Published on: October 26th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff