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Should You Feel Bad About Blocking Online Ads?

Should You Feel Bad About Blocking Online Ads?

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 01/12/2012

 by Claudiu Popa I'm not a fan of banner ads, browser pop-ups nor of what's come to be called behavioural advertising. I

Why are there so many headphones at CES 2012?

Audiophiles will be pleased to know headphones continue to evolve with several big name manufacturers and celebrities making noise during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).   (more…)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 11th, 2012 Elliott Chun

OLED, Smart and 3D TVs prominent at CES 2012

by Elliott Chun Leading up to this year’s show, industry insiders expected OLED to take the cake as a top news maker of CES after unveiling in big-screen formats. This is certainly true,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 11th, 2012 Elliott Chun

Get ready for CES 2012: 10 must haves if you’re in Vegas this week

A new year means a new Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The desert city plays host to 45th annual show where geeks like me go nuts over the latest connected gizmos,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2012 Elliott Chun

Ottawa tech acceletor stumbled on early-stage financing – OCRI chief

By Francis Moran In Part 1 we spoke with Bruce Lazenby, who is less than three months into his new job as president and CEO of OCRI. These days, the only constant is change

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2012 Francis Moran

Small business confidence deserves closer analysis

by Shane Schick When things look bleak, we tend to say that “no news is good news.” When things start looking up, on the other hand, good news is sometimes treated as if

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 5th, 2012 Shane Shick

6 things RIM needs to do to turn its fortune around

by Kye Husbands Seems like every blog we do of late is about RIM, because it’s difficult to watch a giant go down without a real fight.   We have long communicated that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 5th, 2012 Kye Husbands

New chief of Ottawa tech accelerator reveals plans for 2012

by Francis Moran It's fairly safe to say that I struck a loud chord with my post  that took Ottawa's major economic development agency to task for preferring cheerleading from the sidelines to playmaking that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 4th, 2012 Francis Moran

3 awesome security tips for 2012

by Claudiu Popa Everything I'm reading these days indicates that hacking and malware infections are going to increase in 2012. I don't need to provide references here because everything you're reading does too.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2012 Claudiu Popa

2011 showed us what Canadian startups are really made of

by Christine Wong Forgive me for stealing from Charles Dickens but it is the holiday season after all: was 2011 the best of times or the worst of times for startups? Christine WongThere

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Toasters hit with tariff to reflect bread’s value

By Brian Jackson Editor's note: This is a satirical take on today's news article (read it here) about a request by the Canadian Private Copying Collective to the Copyright Board of Canada to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Challenging the status quo

By Francis Moran When trying to sell a new and innovative product, and a premium one at that, into a somewhat conservative market, there is often no greater competition than the status quo.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 21st, 2011 Francis Moran

Countering artificial commoditization and poor pricing

by Stewart Crawford   I stumbled upon awesome white paper from my friend Larry Walsh and the teams from N-Able and Netenrich. As an experienced MSP consultant or MSP Coachwho has built a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 20th, 2011 Stuart Crawford

Why do startups hate agreements?

by Monica Goyal I recently considered entering a business relationship with a startup. These conversations always seem to end with the same awkwardness around signing an agreement. My response, as always, was: I’ll

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2011 Monica Goyal

Is it time to do away with email?

by Nestor E. Arellano I’ll be off this Friday and two more days next week. My editor, Brian, will be taking a few days off this week as well and I imagine a

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