Hashtag Trending – Battery-free phone, Apple’s China backlash

Apple’s in hot water again, a battery-free phone, and another tech giant is backing universal basic income.   Starting with Twitter, researchers in the U.S. have unveiled a prototype of a battery-free mobile

Published on: August 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How Google is boosting cloud networks

One of the most advanced computer networks has been built by Google over the past decade. Thousands of miles fiber of optic cables serve as Google's backbone. Furthermore, Google uses advanced networking software

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Robert Cordray

The top 5 stories you liked on ITBusiness.ca in 2015

If there's one theme that stood out for us in 2015, it's that Canadians want to be Americans - at least when it comes to the technology services available to them. Whether it's

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Brian Jackson

MobileIron launches screen sharing app, VPN tunnel for mobile devices

With more businesses trying to safeguard the data on their employees’ mobile devices, a growing number of security vendors are bringing out mobile device management products. Enter MobileIron Inc., which has just launched

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Candice So

I Think Security launches all-in-one solution for mobile, cloud, and desktops

I Think Security Ltd., a data security startup based in Waterloo, Ont., is launching a new security solution that aims to protect businesses’ data on desktops, on mobile devices, and in the cloud

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Twitter fights ban in Turkey on its 8th birthday

As Twitter celebrates its eighth anniversary, it's also busy fighting efforts to censor the social media service in Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan banned Twitter yesterday in the wake of a corruption

Published on: March 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Going to Sochi? How to avoid an Olympic hack attack

With thousands of athletes, officials and spectators descending on Sochi, Russia for the Winter Olympic Games, that’s a lot of laptops, tablets and mobile devices. And a tempting target for cyber criminals, and

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

LiveQoS acquires Openera, hopes to launch cloud business

Ottawa-based mobile quality of experience company LiveQoS Inc. has acquired Openera Inc., also hailing from Ottawa, for an undisclosed sum. In an announcement on Tuesday, LiveQoS said it would be acquiring Openera to

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

First ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: AGSI Inc.

When Alan Williams, the vice-president of IT for Angus GeoSolutions Inc., was tasked with building the network for his company's first branch office and securely connecting it back to headquarters, he turned to

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Top features to try in Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview

Windows 8 Enterprise users can now download a preview version of the first major update for Microsoft Corp.'s touch screen-friendly user interface. The general availability for the patch is expected in October. Aside

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

Why the Surface Pro converted me from being a dedicated Mac user

My family and I, from grandpa to grandson,  have been Apple fans – starting out with the Apple and onwards through the various Mac, iPhone, & iPad generations. But from a law practice

Published on: July 17th, 2013 Lou Milrad

Toronto startup can keep your web browsing safe from prying eyes

With government programs surveilling our web surfing habits making news lately, a new product launched by a Toronto start-up designed to keep our online activities a little more confidential couldn’t be timelier. SurfEasy

Published on: June 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Sophos adds end-point management to UTM 9 release

A new version of Sophos Unified Threat Management (UTM) is available today, the firm announced, and is offering more end-point protection features than previous models.The Boston-based vendor tries to cover all of a

Published on: July 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff