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Top 10 CES gadgets you didn’t hear about

It's after 9:00 pm and my head is spinning from the great number of products I saw at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today. I'll list the top 10, which  I must

Published on: January 10th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Booth babes, tote bags, and the future: typical day at CES

Ready, set, go! It is the big day. The Consumer Electronics Show opens with over 3,000 vendors and more than 150,000 attendees. I was ready, arrived at the opening, with my trusty backpack,

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Questioning the ROI of ‘unveiled’ CES gadgets

Keep your hands free. It’s one of the first things I’ve learned at my first CES show, on my first day at the Las Vegas mega-conference while attending the "See It First at

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Will a retired CIO survive CES? Step 1: registration

Attending the Consumer Electronics Show- am I crazy or what? That is the question I have been asking myself.  With over 150,000 attendees expected and (according to the organizers) over 3,000 vendors, will

Published on: January 7th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Instagram debacle shows the user agreement process needs fixing

At the end of 2012 Instagram, the online image-sharing company recently acquired by Facebook, announced new changes to their Privacy and Terms of Service policies that caused tremendous backlash from the public and

Published on: December 20th, 2012 Monica Goyal

The coffee is better in space

Early this morning in Kazakhstan, Milton, Ont.-native Chris Hadfield blasted off in a Russian Soyuz rocket and is currently orbiting the Earth, en route to the International Space Station. Not only will Hadfield

Published on: December 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Windows 8’s ‘one OS to rule them all’ approach forgets the shared PC

I recently got my hands on a Windows 8 Pro DVD and was eager to install it on my media centre PC. Using the computer from the couch, I envisioned the larger, touch-friendly

Published on: December 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

SR&ED and the law of unintended consequences

By Francis Moran  Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credit program is undoubtedly one of the most popular industrial incentive schemes around. Shortened to SR&ED and usually referred to as “Shred,” the program provides

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Francis Moran

Strong startup community ‘gives before it gets’

We asked Nathan Monk, to provide a guest post about MaRS Lean Startup Day hosted earlier this week. Nathan is a go-to-market mentor with MaRS' Information Technology, Communications and Entertainment (ICE) practice. What

Published on: December 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup TO – Interview with AngelHack Toronto Organizer JJ Beh

  AngelHack, the hottest buzz in travelling hackathons/incubators, just wrapped up its latest event this past week in Toronto on December 1-2.   With 11 city stops in total, AngelHack’s last destination was Sunny Los

Published on: December 6th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

Silicon Valley tech firms under legal scrutiny for ‘anti-poaching’ agreements

The Justice Department in the United States has sued several tech giants including eBay, Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, Lucasfilm, and Pixar over an anti-poaching agreement that was in place between 2006 and

Published on: December 5th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Operationalizing privacy by design: From rhetoric to reality

Information management and its protection is imperative to any organization’s success, regardless of its size. Privacy breaches can have profound and long-term adverse consequences, including significant financial impact and damage to the reputation

Published on: December 4th, 2012 Ann Cavoukian

Sanofi Pasteur Healthcare & Biotechnology Venture Challenge 2012 winners pitch for gold

Five teams of MBA Students and healthcare and biotechnology innovators will  pitch their business commercialization plans live on stage to a panel of experts for a chance to win over $10,000 in prizes

Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Jonathon Shore

A clarion call to make Canada an entrepreneurial economy

By Francis Moran  Startup Canada, the grassroots organisation that spent six months consulting entrepreneurs and their support ecosystem about what was needed to foster a stronger entrepreneurial culture in this country, Tuesday issued

Published on: November 30th, 2012 Francis Moran