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Tweeted photos not free to publish, judge rules

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By Monica Goyal and Jon Mackenzie The debate around ownership of content posted by users of online social media services continues. In

Gamifying diabetes management

Diabetes management has undergone many transitions in the past two decades. While the portable and discreet blood glucose meters of today make it easier for diabetics to manage their condition, there is much

Published on: January 17th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

Nortel acquittal shows challenges of prosecuting corporate fraud

In the last few years, Nortel has undergone a series of asset sell-offs and bankruptcy proceedings. Many attribute the company’s decline to a series of scandals in which some of the company’s top

Published on: January 16th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Graph Search: Facebook and Microsoft team up to take on Google’s search dominance

Facebook drew attention to a big “mystery announcement” today and then used the event to announce a new front end to Bing. Graph Search will be the new empty field next to a

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tragedy when loss of data leads to loss of life

Security assessments are always interesting. I know, I do them all the time. You can never guess what you'll find when you're investigating a breach and a federal agency recently found that to

Published on: January 14th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

4 questions to ask when establishing a BYOD policy for your business

If you've recently launched a startup or small business, you're probably concerned with financing and dealing with new regulations. But have you considered whether or not you need a bring your own device

Published on: January 14th, 2013 David B

Connecting health practitioners with patients online

The Web and mobile app stores are saturated with solutions that make buying plane tickets or booking sports facilities easy and convenient. When it comes to something as time sensitive and painful as

Published on: January 10th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

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