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There is probably at least one field of knowledge in which you are an expert. Maybe it's an area of technology, or perhaps you're the go-to person when it comes to hiking in

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Erez Zukerman

Five inspiring startups from CEBIT 2012

HANNOVER, Germany – When you're surrounded by more than 4,000 other companies at the world's biggest IT trade show, it's not easy for the innovative startups to stand out. One solution? Let prospective

Published on: March 6th, 2012 Shane Schick

A movie by Microsoft?

The questions and raised eyebrows were all around when we received the invitation from public relations firm High Road Communications for the first Canadian screening of a movie produced by Microsoft Corp. The

Published on: March 6th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Pinterest basics

By now you've probably heard of Pinterest. If not, it's only a matter of time. In a mere two months or so, the social network has gone from little-known beta startup to hottest

Published on: March 6th, 2012 Rick Broida

Canadian teens pay for music downloads

Here's more proof that Canada is not a Pirate's Haven after all. A recent survey by market research firm Ipsos Reid Canada indicates that Canadian teens are increasingly choosing to pay for music

Published on: March 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Music industry group calls for iPod tax, liability risk for ISPs and social sites

Internet service providers, social sites and satirists appear to be in the cross hairs of the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA).The national trade organization representing English-language Canadian companies in the music, sound recording

Published on: March 5th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Blue Mountain readies re-brand with tech-enabled one day power workshop

As director of marketing at Collingwood, Ont.'s Blue Mountain Resorts Ltd., Paul Pinchbeck is tired of the ski and snowboard destination's reputation as “a friend that you wanted to spend time with.” That

Published on: March 2nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Microsoft woos startups with free software, business advice

Jun Kim, the young co-founder of a Korean software house, was recently approached by a representative from Amazon Web Services LLC., who offered him a $200 credit to develop on its Web Services

Published on: March 2nd, 2012 Jay Alabaster

How community clouds can help your business

When Mathew Lodge, senior director of cloud services for VMware, looks out over the cloud landscape and envisions how it will continue to evolve, he sees community clouds playing a big role. And

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Brandon Butler

Hands on review of Windows Server 8 beta

Leap Day brought with it the chance to download the beta release of the next version of Microsoft's server platform, along with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and first looks at the next

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Computerworld Staff

6 things you need to know about Google’s new privacy policy

When you need to look something up, do you Google it? Do you enjoy watching cat videos on You Tube? Do you hang out with friends on Google+? Have a Gmail account?If so,

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Julie Sartain

Pirate Party sails to Bodog chief’s defence

The Pirate Party of Canada yesterday issued a statement condemning the indictment of Bodog.com founder Calvin Ayre and fellow operators of the gambling site shutdown by United States authorities earlier this week. Calling

Published on: March 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

First look at Mozilla’s Web-based smartphone

Mozilla managed to avoid using any parts of Android in the development of its Boot-to-Gecko mobile Web project. This week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla announced that Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom plan to build

Published on: February 29th, 2012 Nancy Gohring

Intuit’s SnapTax lets you file taxes from your iPhone

The maker of tax software product TurboTax is adding a mobile component to its offering that will enable users to file their taxes with a smartphone.Intuit Canada said its SnapTax, tax preparation application

Published on: February 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New Facebook Pages now more like Timeline

Facebook will be releasing a redesigned Facebook Pages that will feature tools similar to those used by Timeline, the profile layout change introduced by the social networking site last September. Facebook Pages is

Published on: February 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff