Category: Business

Better Search Results from Fewer Search Results

Better Search Results from Fewer Search Results

by Lee Rickwood
Million Short entered the search space by offering a new search engine that gives users filters and functions not available from the large, dominant search providers.

Google sets up latest Cloud Region in Montreal

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Google’s first Canadian Cloud region opened in Montreal last week. It joins other Google Cloud Platform (GCP) regions in Oregon, Iowa, South Carolina, Northern Virginia.

Canadian Voices.com Leads Online Marketplace for Voice Casting

By Yasmin Ranade
Stephanie Ciccarelli, Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer and David Ciccarelli, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, began their business with their respective voice and audio engineering talent, and borrowed books on how to build a website. Today, their Voices.com now leads as the world’s largest online marketplace for voice over talent.

Holy Fake News! Pope Tackles Distorted Facts on Social Media

Holy Fake News! Pope Tackles Distorted Facts on Social Media

by Lee Rickwood
We may be our own last line of defence against fake news and purposeful social manipulation. That puts our media literacy, cognitive skills and critical thinking abilities to a real test. Severely tested, too, will be our economic skills and abilities. Fake news is cheap; real information and investigative journalism is expensive.

Smartphones for Both Work and Play

By Christine Persaud
Rather then provide employees with smartphones, small businesses are allowing customers to use their own devices for work purposes and, if necessary, adding security measures to ensure that important work files can be safely accessed from them remotely. It’s a strategy known as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).