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Make sure your Facebook profile is squeaky clean with NetworkClean

Facebook is a lot of fun...until you realize that much of the information posted there could be found by someone you might not want to see it. Like your boss, or potential boss.

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Liane Cassavoy

Greenpeace breaks into Apple’s Cupertino campus

Greenpeace infiltrated Apple's Cupertino campus this week, projecting messages from Twitter and Facebook users who are dismayed at Apple's use of coal at the data centre that powers its cloud services.The messages of

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Karen Haslam

How to fine tune Goolge searches, send text with Google Voice

Here are more tips on how to make good use of Google Chrome and Google Voice.Narrow your Google searchesLike many folks, I rely heavily on Google Search; I probably use it dozens of

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Rick Broida

Wave Accounting lands US$12 M in series B financing

Toronto startup Wave Accounting has landed a series B round of financing worth US$12 million, plus some impressive new backers that include a former Facebook vice-president. The funding comes from OMERS Ventures (the

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

New Web site helps boost foreign tech talent supply

Tech industry associations and politicians are looking to temporary foreign workers to bridge a tech talent gap which some studies place at around 106,000.Bureaucratic red tape, however, has slowed down to a trickle

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Canadian SMBs may have a false sense of IT security: study

Canada's small and medium sized businesses may be underestimating the need to plan for IT disasters compared to SMBs in other countries around the world, a new survey shows. Symantec surveyed 2,053 businesses

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Christine Wong

Data encryption seldom used by Canadian businesses

Nearly half of Canadian businesses that handle customers' personal information in digital form fail to use appropriate tools and practices to protect sensitive data, according to a survey commissioned by the Office of

Published on: May 13th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Startup news round-up: May 14, 2012

You only have until May 15 to apply with INCubes which is building its wryly-called No [Idea] Team. The Toronto-based tech startup incubator is actually building a startup team “from scratch”. Click here

Published on: May 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

4 cool tools for building your Facebook storefront

As giant retailers such as Gamestop, JC Penney, and Nordstrom opened--and quickly shuttered--Facebook storefronts over the past six months, many analysts declared Facebook's e-commerce effort to be a failure. People come to Facebook

Published on: May 11th, 2012 Angela West

KeepHerHappy is your digital insurance policy this Mother’s Day

Have you bought that Mother's Day gift yet? If you haven't, don't worry KeepHerHappy has got your back. The Ottawa-based startup can eliminate the stress of scrambling for that last minute bouquet, according

Published on: May 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May10, 2012

Pebble grabbed headlines recently for raising more than $10 million in a very short period on cowd funding site Kickstarter, the social media-powered venture capital raising site.Time runs out on Pebble Kickstarter funding

Published on: May 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Will the New Bing be credible challenge to Google?

Microsoft Corp. today rolled out an update to Bing which deepens the search tool’s integration with social networking site Facebook.The makeover adds a new column to search results that features Facebook friends who

Published on: May 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Global IT spending by SMBs up 15 per cent in first quarter

Small and medium-sized businesses are spending more money on IT, including adopting tablets, cloud services and virtualization to a greater extent, according to Spiceworks' State of SMB IT survey. IT budgets at companies with

Published on: May 8th, 2012

Startup news round-up: May 4, 2012

Vancouver-based social media management system HootSuite is looking to social media giants, LinkedIn, Facebook, Witter and Google to help the company raise a $50 million round at a $500 million valuation, according to

Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why your business still needs a newsletter

Marketing gurus pushed email newsletters hard back in the days before social networking. If you believe everything you read online these days, you'd think that Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other Web 2.0 services

Published on: May 4th, 2012 Angela West