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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).

Entrepreneurism: Vision, Skill and a lot of Tenacity

By Yasmin Ranade
WhatsYourTech is excited to launch its Women Entrepreneurs series. Our focus is to explore the world of start ups and entrepreneurism in Canada, and will feature interviews with small business owners and start-up thought leaders as well incubators, support networks, corporate programs and educational offerings.

Mobile point-of-sale options continue to grow in Canada

By Ted Kritsonis
The disruptive nature of the Internet and mobile devices is such that it seems to creep into almost every piece of exchange between people, and point-of-sale (PoS) providers are a growing contingent. It has never been easier for small businesses and sole proprietors to accept payments from customers wielding credit and debit cards.

Women in Tech Leader, Mary Ann Yule

By Yasmin Ranade
In March, ahead of International Women’s Day, I had the opportunity to engage in a conversation with Mary Ann Yule, President and CEO of HP Canada, about women in technology, mentorship and mindfulness, gender balance in the workforce, and advice she could share for women in tech.

Xero Arrives in Toronto

By Yasmin Ranade
While Xero’s official launch in Canada occurred last May, Xero recently set up operations in Toronto, a move that further signals its commitment and attraction to top tech talent in Toronto

Mobile Tech Gifts for Those Who Are Always On The Go

By Christine Persaud
One thing everyone seeks out these days are devices that can help them stay connected and entertained on-the-go. And in some cases, devices that can make working on-the-go simpler as well. As you look for the perfect gift for the person who’s always on the go, whether for business or pleasure, here are some tech suggestions.