Elevator Pitch: Alertly – off-the-shelf security system

A member of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort, Alertly offers a do-it-yourself security system you can install in your home, office, or car. Alertly says 1.6 million homes were broken into last year

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to scale your video sharing service to handle 6 million users in 30 days

Who doesn’t have time to watch a 36 second long video? Not many people it turns out, as the Toronto-based video sharing service Keek has proven by registering six million users in just

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TitanFile offers easy way to send confidential documents

A Halifax-based startup wants to change the way lawyers and accountants share confidential documents by using a cloud-based Web service instead of a less-secure e-mail transfer.TitanFile Inc. wants to be the easiest way

Published on: June 13th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Mint launches in Canada, competes with Wave Accounting

Canadians suddenly have a couple of options if they want their personal financial data crunched into polished pie charts and neat bar graphs.Intuit Inc.'s Mint.com has now officially launched its Canadian site. The

Published on: December 2nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Former Google staffers offer service that detects malware on Web sites

Security startup Dasient debuts Tuesday with a cloud-based service designed to detect malware on Web sites and quarantine it away from visitors prior to it being removed.Dasient's three co-founders include two former Google

Published on: June 18th, 2009 Ellen Messmer

Project management service frees user from sticky-note overload

Managing and prioritizing tasks is key to meeting business obligations. Almost every business professional has a method of managing small projects and effectively collaborating with others to get the job done. But can

Published on: September 22nd, 2008 Richard Morochove