Microsoft releases free Windows XP migration tool; end of support nigh

Windows XP users will start receiving warning messages about the April 8 end of support date March 8, and Microsoft Corp. is offering a new migration tool to help them upgrade to a

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

The end of Microsoft XP: why it’s important to switch now

Microsoft Corp.'s Windows XP has had a storied and lengthy run - for the better part of a decade, it was the de facto standard for home and business computing. Microsoft released versions

Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Charles Henderson

Why you should care about startup demo days

If you look at news on the web, it can seem like a dreary time. But there’s a lot going on that’s inspiring. Especially today as Incubes, a local incubator, as it launches

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

The end of Windows XP: Some still haven’t got the message

An official of a local government in Canada with thousands of desktop PCs recently got a shock, according to an industry analyst: Those end-of-support-for-Windows-XP stories should be taken seriously. Wes Miller, a research

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

HP offers help upgrading from Windows XP

The countdown for Microsoft Corp.'s support for Windows XP will reach zero on April 8, 2014. After that, there won't be any more patches or updates released for the operating system. That could

Published on: July 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Security fears, breaches driving a third of BYOD policies in Canada

More than one third of Canadian businesses with bring your own device (BYOD) policies adopted them as a result of specific security breaches or red flags, a new study shows. The finding is

Published on: September 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup Canada tour passes through York Region

The Regional Municipality of York got to experience its own eagerly anticipated Startup Canada town hall event today in Markham, at the Markham Convergence Centre (MCC). “We are very pleased to be hosting

Published on: May 28th, 2012 Jonathon Shore

Apple indicates multi-user iPad support in the works

A bug report response from Apple suggests that the company is working on multi-user support for iPad.In the bug report submitted to Apple, a developer suggested that the company should add support for

Published on: May 9th, 2012 Ashley Allsopp

Startup movements: Obama, Cameron…where’s Harper?

Startup organizations from seven nations will be meeting in Ottawa this October to kickstart a global movement to support entrepreneurship, Startup Canada announced today.But so far, it doesn't seem likely that Prime Minister

Published on: March 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Acer plots its new SMB strategy from Canada with new hires, call centre

A week after returning to profitability, Acer is making Canada a big part of its new focus on the SMB market, including hiring in that unit here and the relocation of an overseas

Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

10 free e-commerce shopping carts for your online store

More and more companies have turned to the Web to transact business. And, of course, if you are going to sell on the Web, the right shopping cart can mean the difference between

Published on: January 23rd, 2012 Vangie Beal

International Zappos customer access blocked after data breach

Online shoe and apparel shop Zappos.com is advising over 24 million customers to change their passwords following a data breach, but its website is currently inaccessible to people outside the U.S.Zappos employees received

Published on: January 16th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Windows XP seeing mass exodus for Windows 7

Microsoft's Windows XP shed a large amount of usage share again last month as users continued to desert the decade-old operating system for Windows 7. Windows XP lost 2.4 percentage points of share

Published on: January 3rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Time to break up with Windows XP, Microsoft says

Microsoft on Monday made its most aggressive move yet to convince customers to drop Windows XP and adopt Windows 7, telling them that there were only 1,000 days of support life left in

Published on: July 12th, 2011 Gregg Keizer