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9 nifty apps for the BlackBerry Bold 9900

9 nifty apps for the BlackBerry Bold 9900

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By Nestor E. Arellano   Research in Motion's BlackBerry Bold 9900 is probably one of the company’s finest smartphone in recent years.

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

Co-working gaining ground with tech entrepreneurs

By Nestor E. Arellano Despite all the good stuff you hear about it, working from home can be a drag some days. There will always be those moments when you can’t get any

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 2nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Privacy concerns with Google +

 By Tony Bradley   Back on Day 15 I examined Google+ privacy and found a couple things that seemed to be suspicious or give me some reason for concern. I spoke with someone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 1st, 2011 IDG News Service

5 tips for secure cloud computing

By David Ridout    Risks of the cloud have recently become an issue with well-publicized failures in popular public cloud services.   Organizations are thus under more pressure than ever to evaluate their management

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 30th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Championship: Making the most of the juicy leftovers

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Recently, tech heavyweights from around the world lined up to bid for Nortel Network’s portfolio of more than 6,000 telecommunications and web-related patents. When the dust settled, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 30th, 2011 Francis Moran

Spammers benefit from stock market turmoil

By Matt Sergeant August was a busy month for cyber criminals, according to the August 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report. While phishing levels were one in 229.9 forCanadathis month, spammers were also busy taking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 29th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Sprouter and Akoha revivals show strong community matters

At the beginning of the month, it looked like strong and committed user communities didn’t mean much for cash-strapped social networking startups Sprouter and Akoha, but now those communities appear to have revived

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson