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What happens to cloud data when you die?

My guess is that, on average, we have at least 20 different online accounts.  At a minimum, this includes e-mail, social networking (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, MySpace, Flickr), entertainment (e.g. iTunes, Second

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Tax cut needed for IP owners, CATA says

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) wants the government to cut taxes to income gained as a result of intellectual property ownership.By creating a “patent box” checkmark area on tax returns to indicate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

A month in the life of the U of T’s “Technopreneurs”

Commercialization of research from the lab bench into real world applications has long been identified as a missing piece of Canada's economy. Across the country, a network of incubators and accelerators are working

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Hollywood studio’s bid to get TekSavvy customer information delayed

A Los Angeles-based movie production studio that is suing a small Chatham, Ont.-based Internet Service Provider (ISP) for its customer’s personal information will have to wait at least a bit longer to have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Incubes reveals trio of startups for third cohort

Toronto-based Internet startup incubator Incubes has unveiled the third batch of young firms that will take part in its three-month program.The firms have already been at Incubes’ new downtown location for two weeks,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

SME customer analytics startup closes $1.5M financing round

A Toronto-based start-up that helps small and medium-sized businesses build predictive customer models to prioritize sales leads and identify high value customers has closed a $1.5 million financing round led by the BDC

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Bringing dating technology to your job search

Searching for a job and searching for a significant other are both popular online activities, and both activities have inherent similarities: you want a match that challenges and enriches you, and fits your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 14th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Best in Canadian digital media honoured with Digi Awards

The best in Canadian digital media was honoured this week in Toronto, with the presentation of the 2012 Digi Awards at the Carlu. The annual showcases Canada's digital elite and highlights innovation and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Tutoring start-up launches from Ryerson DMZ

The latest company to benefit from the assistance and resources of Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone (DMZ) officially launched Friday – online learning forum Rayku.com. Related Story | Princes Charles tweets from the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Ontario government commits to pursuing crowdfunding

Speaking at Technicity, the Toronto-based event co-hosted by IT World Canada and the City of Toronto, Duguid said Ontario needed to adopt crowdfunding so it wouldn't lose entrepreneurs to south of the border.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 29th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Toronto’s Guardly expands market for its campus safety solution

Toronto's Guardly, a developer of public safety mobile services, has partnered with Desire2Learn and will provide its Safe Campus solution for its Campus Life mobile suite.Desire2Learn is focused on the higher education, K-12,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

2 million reasons why Canadians love the .ca domain

When retired schoolteacher Leora Rissin registered a dot-ca Web site for her new bed and breakfast this week, she never considered that she’d contribute to a digital milestone in Canada. But she’s delighted

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Urban energy the focus of new Ryerson incubator

Hoping to do for urban energy what its Digital Media Zone did digital media, Ryerson University last week launched the Innovation Centre for Urban Energy (i-CUE), a business incubator and accelerator focused on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Canadian talent acquisition start-ups win recognition

There may be something in the water, or it may be a sign of coming strength in the Canadian job market. But two Canadian companies specializing in talent acquisition and recruitment platforms have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 16th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

‘WiFox’ could vastly improve Wi-Fi connections

We've all experienced the frustration of a lacking Wi-Fi connection before. Whether at a conference where the routers are overloaded with devices trying to connect, or at a coffee shop where the speeds

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson