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Getting university IP to market: Who needs to step up?

Getting university IP to market: Who needs to step up?

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By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette We recently aired a laundry list of challenges that hinder the commercialization of university IP in Canada.

Windows 8 faces several challenges to success

It always amuses me how passionate a reaction people can have over the release of a new operating system, and Microsoft Corp.’s recent unveiling of Windows 8 at its Build conference was no

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Brian Jackson

Hacker makes iOS look like OS X Lion

by Elizabeth Fish Do you happen to be one of those people that really love Mac OS X Lion? Or perhaps, on the other end of the spectrum, you feel Lion's a bit

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 22nd, 2011 IDG News Service

Five SEO facts hidden in your domain name

by Krista LaRiviere When Google crawls your web site to index and rank your content it has to start somewhere. That somewhere is the front door to your site – your domain name.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 21st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Cut your roaming fees with Skype WiFi

By Yale Holder Skype has launched Skype Wifi a service which connects mobile devices, cell phones and laptops to over 1 million WiFi hotspots around the world. This service allows regular Skype subscribers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 20th, 2011 Yale Holder

Getting university IP to market: How Canada falls short

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette The Canadian university system costs about $25 billion a year. The total income for all Canadian universities from licensing their intellectual property is around $50 million. Subtract

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2011 Francis Moran

9 nifty apps for the BlackBerry Bold 9900

By Nestor E. Arellano   Research in Motion's BlackBerry Bold 9900 is probably one of the company’s finest smartphone in recent years. Although its look may not be as bold as expected and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Championship: Don’t count Ottawa out

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Scott Annan is no stranger to the Ottawa startup community. The founder of software development and web consultancy Mercury Grove and social utility Network Hippo fits the mould of what we describe as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 15th, 2011 Francis Moran

Mobile devices & medical research — protecting personal health information

By Dr. Ann Cavoukian Nothing disappoints me more than news of yet another lost unencrypted USB key or laptop containing personal health information. Unequivocally, there have been far too many breaches of this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 13th, 2011 Ann Cavoukian

Championship: Back to school

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette A couple of moons ago, we talked about how “entrepreneur” is often a four-letter word on the university campus. Too many schools fail to appreciate how Web 2.0 has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 13th, 2011 Francis Moran

Finally, some statistics on the impact of cybercrime in Canada!

By Claudiu Popa   It’s about time. Since most companies do not benefit from security monitoring tools and technologies and many of those that do aren’t inclined to share their unfortunate events for fear

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2011 Claudiu Popa

Will Ford’s Waterfront revamp endanger $1 B in tech projects?

By Nestor E. Arellano  Monorails, malls and Ferris wheels are getting all the press these days as numerous Torontonians choke on their mayor’s call for a revamp of the Toronto Waterfront project.  The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Should your business buy a .XXX domain?

By Tony Bradley ICANN has begun accepting registrations on a limited basis for XXX domains. If you are in the adult entertainment business, or your site is related to adult endeavors, then buying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2011 IDG News Service

What Google’s Eric Schmidt thinks of other tech CEOs

Eric Schmidt’s career in the IT industry began long before his leadership roles at Google Inc., he reminded a large crowd at Dreamforce, Salesforce.com’s annual conference, last week. The current executive chairman at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Bigger not always better when it comes to smartphone screens

By Mikael Ricknäs   Product launches at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin are giving consumers an unprecedented choice of screen sizes. But analysts are questioning whether consumers can learn to love

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2011 IDG News Service