Tag: Technology

1
Feb

Microsoft and Research In Motion Partner Up To Help Business

The world is becoming more mobile, and more people are using their smart phones to do business. Smart phones are lighter and easier to carry than laptops or tablets. People already use them to send emails, update their Facebook statuses and post tweets. So, Research in Motion’s (RIM) introduction of the BlackBerry Business Cloud Services…

30
Jan

7 Reasons to Keep Up With the Lifecycle of Your IT Systems

Many business owners fail to understand why it is important to manage the life cycles of their IT systems and keep technology up to date.  Often, they will postpone hardware refreshes during difficult economic times to save money. This is a mistake. They may save a little money today, but in the long run, the…

23
Dec

Cyber Security: Everyone is at Risk

As if Small- and Medium-sized Business owners don’t have enough to worry about, an increase of “hacktivism” has been predicted for 2012 by Kroll, an Information Technology (IT) consulting company. Cybercrimes are nothing new, but cyber criminals have more ways to infiltrate a small-business owner’s private company data. Just because a company is small –…

8
Dec

Google’s Geolocation Service, something to be concerned about?

Not a big fan of Google’s geolocation service? You’re in for some good news then. Following a decision by the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) that the process is in violation of laws in the Netherlands, Google is letting network owners from around the world opt out of its geolocation mapping service, meaning you can…

12
Oct

Blackberry Outages Hit Markham Business

Attention Blackberry users: It has come to our attention that RIM, the maker of Blackberry devices, is experiencing a network outage resulting in service interruption to Blackberry users. From the RIM website ( http://www.rim.com/newsroom/service-update.shtml ) : Wednesday 12th October – 9:45 (GMT-5) BlackBerry subscribers in the Americas may be experiencing intermittent service delays this morning. We are working to resolve

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27
Sep

Your “Smart Cover” for your iPad

It’s all about wares for your iPad this week and the best thing; you don’t have to get rid of your beloved Smart Cover to get them! In fact, manufacturers have created protection that address the flaws of Apple’s Cover and enhances its functionality so that you get the best out of your “Smart Cover” and your iPad. Here is

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18
Aug

calgary.ca launched. Canada’s first search based government site

Citizens of The City of Calgary now have their own search based website to turn to if they need to find information and services quickly and easily. calgary.ca, a site which uses Microsoft SharePoint and Google search technology, has been officially launched after it received positive feedback from Calgarians after a public preview from August 8 to 12. Few problems

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9
Aug

Dynamix to Partner/Leverage With IBM Virtual Bench

Dynamix Solutions has now formed a partnership with IBM Canada to leverage IBM’s Staff Augmentation services. This will allow Dynamix Solutions to utilize IBM’s virtual bench of professional Information Technology (IT) services for clients that are looking for hourly, weekly or monthly solution-focused technology services. IBM Virtual Bench provides onsite resources for clients looking to bring in temporary IT resources

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15
Jun

Personal cellphones at work? Yes or No?

So, you have got a cool new personal mobile device which you just can’t do without; so much that you even take it your workplace. We don’t blame you. After all, multitasking is what you got your device for and you are doing just that; mixing social and work activities. But did you know? Your innocent desire to multitask could

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13
Jun

Blackberry, iPhone or Android? Which smartphone do Canadian’s love?

Looks like Canadians like the Research In Motion’s BlackBerry the most. Despite a series of public relation’s setbacks and analyst downgrades beginning with the underwhelming launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in April, BlackBerries are still the most popular smartphones in Canada. Devices from the Waterloo Ont.-based company accounted for 42% of all smartphones in Canada in March, leaving behind

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