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Canada’s deals eco-system map released

Since Groupon brought us the daily deals phenomenon in 2008, it seems like the business has grown in a thousand different directions. There are now daily deals sites just for restaurants, just for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Social media image size cheat sheet

Anyone that's designed graphical branding for social media properties before knows the pain of precisely sizing images to fit properly into the different content panes. If you've ever asked: What's the size of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to ready your WiFi network for a smartphone influx

Whether it’s the BlackBerry Z10, iPhone 5, or some other latest hot handset to hit the market, you can bet employees will want to bring their shiny new devices to work.Many small businesses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Uberflip’s guide to bootstrapping your startup

Lack of capital is a common complaint of Canadian technology startups, but what if you could find a way to grow your business without outside funding?It sounds like a monumental challenge, but it’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadians can now port landline numbers to another VoIP service

Canadians can now port their landline phone numbers to a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) line with NetTalk.com Inc.'s service, the firm announced Jan. 15.It's not the first time this option has been

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

All Hands on Tech: Nettalk Duo WiFi

The landline is dead. Now that everyone is always carrying around cell phones, having a home phone number is obsolete. Many people are cutting the cord entirely and cutting the expense of a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Chinese product turns anything into interactive touch interface

If you're a part of the do-it-yourself crowd and can tolerate long shipping times, you may want to turn your attention to Shanghai-based Polytouch Interactive Systems. The company sells a hand-sized electronic component

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

Your Web site is a garbage dump, but you can clean it up

In the Disney movie Wall-E, a future Earth has been turned into a giant garbage dump, bursting with junk no one wants. That's what your Web site's content probably looks like, Brain Traffic

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Testing Storify

Ignore this story.[View the story "Fake Windows 8 live coverage" on Storify]

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2012 Beth Schultz

Valve’s secret to HR success

Valve Corp. is well known for the phenomenal success of its games but its unorthodox management structure has largely remained a mystery – until now. After a copy of Valve's employee handbook was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Christine Wong

3 tips for a successful Windows 8 roll out

Windows 8 hasn't even been released yet, but with the big day approaching this Friday it’s a good time to think about your business migration strategy. Many businesses have just recently moved to

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

How to take Facebook’s new “want” and “collect” buttons for a test drive

Facebook is testing new features that move the site closer to ecommerce territory and take aim at rival social network Pinterest. Want to give Facebook's “want” and “collect” buttons a go? Then followthe

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Fall deadlines loom for Canadian tech startups

It’s a busy Fall season for tech startups, with lots of options available out there to grow your business and gain resources – but with opportunity, comes deadlines. Here’s a few startup programs

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Everything you need to know about angel investors [infographic]

Many of us might like the idea of talking to an angel, but for startup entrepreneurs looking for some seed funding, it's a more hard-and-fast type of aspiration.Many of us might like the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson