Articles By Christine Wong

Researcher awarded for finding Facebook privacy glitch

A researcher who uncovered a privacy glitch that could disclose the sexual orientation of Facebook users has won an award from Ontario's privacy commissioner. Aleksandra Korolova, a computer studies PhD candidate at Stanford University

Published on: August 11th, 2011 Christine Wong

Manulife Web redesign nabs Toronto firm international award

Toronto-based digital design and consulting firm Delvinia Interactive Corp. scored a double win at an international business competition with its Web site redesigns for Manulife Financial and the Canadian Opera Company (COC). Delvinia's

Published on: August 9th, 2011 Christine Wong

Traditional resume is dead, careers site proclaims

Aleksey Vayner became a viral laughing stock when a video resume he submitted to Wall Street giant UBS Group hit Youtube, immortalizing the ambitious young jobseeker in all his karate chopping, ballroom dancing,

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

Silicon Valley meets Vancouver at startup conference

Delegates from some of the biggest players in Silicon Valley – including Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. – will land in Vancouver soon to size up 15 Canadian tech startups at

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

Express IT: Tips to keep your social media audience ‘liking’ your brand

A recent study by Ipsos Loyalty shows Canadians aged 18 to 34 are more likely than older Canadians to follow a brand based on a “like” recommendation on social media. But they're also

Published on: August 3rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Toronto program teaches young entrepreneurs about love and Web development

Sunny Verma is used to tossing ideas around with other would-be CEOs over drinks at a local bar, but a new 10-week boot camp for startups recently had him dining at the Bridle

Published on: August 3rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Get ready for a BYOD invasion

More companies are leaving employees to their own devices, a new study finds. In a global survey of 700 IT professionals conducted for virtualization software company Citrix Systems Inc., 92 per cent say

Published on: July 29th, 2011 Christine Wong

Younger Canadians ‘like’ to follow brands via social media

The good news for SMBs trying to get their message out online?  Younger Canadians really “like” following brands recommended to them on social media like Facebook and Twitter. The bad news? They’re also

Published on: July 27th, 2011 Christine Wong

Mobile apps a slam dunk for Score Media

It may seem surprising that Score Media Inc. is hiring a whole bunch of techie types these days. And they’re not there to keep the computers from crashing at the company’s specialty sports

Published on: July 26th, 2011 Christine Wong

Facebook app lets bands sell and promote their music directly to fans.

A new app for Facebook is designed to put music distribution, marketing power and – ultimately – money directly into the hands of artists.The ONErpm app, released by New York-based company One Revolution

Published on: July 21st, 2011 Christine Wong

Toronto team in top 3 at Harvard biz contest

Frances Ho's top three finish in a global contest for Harvard business grads isn't due to long nights toiling over accounting books or browbeating Bay Street for mentorship tips. It all stemmed from

Published on: July 20th, 2011 Christine Wong

Logitech closing its Canadian office

The king of mice is scampering out of Canada. Logitech International is shutting down its Mississauga office, the lone Canadian location of the recently beleaguered maker of computer mice, webcams, keyboards and other

Published on: July 18th, 2011 Christine Wong

First Thunderbolt storage device strikes the market

The first storage solution based on Apple Inc.’s Thunderbolt interface technology has hit the market, and it’s designed to give a jolt of speed and flexibility to media and entertainment SMBs. The Pegasus

Published on: July 14th, 2011 Christine Wong

Spiceworks gives users a taste of new e-commerce feature

Austin, Texas-based Spiceworks Inc. is adding a dash of new e-commerce features to its unique recipe blending social networking and free software, a move it hopes will lure more Canadian users to its

Published on: July 13th, 2011 Christine Wong

Cloud storage demand drives growth for Toronto firm

It's not part of the company's official corporate slogan, but “here we grow again” has a nice ring to it at Asigra Inc. these days. The Toronto company is on a hiring blitz,

Published on: July 11th, 2011 Christine Wong