Hookflash video conferencing unveiled

Calgary-based Hookflash aims to foster a social way of communicating for the business community.The public received their first glimpse of the Hookflash video conferencing software Wednesday, at a preview session held at Innovate

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Martin Studzinski

LG-Ericsson unveils unified communications box for SMBs

Korea-based LG-Ericsson hopes to capture a slice of Canada's small business unified communications (UC) market with the launch today of its iPECS-MG Business-Enabled Communication System.The hybrid console-based system delivers all the functionality of

Published on: January 24th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Startup aims to teach English on the Web

When Danny Wang came to Canada from China in 2000, he soon got a shock. “I learned about English in China for 20 years,” says the co-founder and co-chief executive of Toronto startup

Published on: October 7th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Google adds video chat to Gmail

Google added a voice and video chat feature to Gmail today. The capability allows people who use the free e-mail service to click on a contact's name and, provided their computers both have

Published on: November 13th, 2008 C.G. Lynch and Daniel Ionescu

High gas prices drive businesses to Web conferencing

Though high fuel prices have dipped in recent days, airlines are preparing for tough days ahead by cutting routes to certain cities, adding fees for luggage, food and pillows, and warning of fare

Published on: August 13th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Unified communications the best prescription for Canadian university

When the University of British Columbia (UBC) wanted to reach more medical professionals with its professional development lectures, Noreen Kamal turned to online collaboration.The university's director of technology, she took some seed funding

Published on: March 13th, 2008 Brian Jackson