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Social media guide to starting a revolution

There's no iPhone app for deposing Gaddafi or swapping out Mubarak, but your everyday tech gadgets and Web services can definitely help. Here's how to use your PC to organize your fellow citizens

Published on: March 23rd, 2011 Patrick Miller

ITBusiness.ca’s Editorial Advisory Board

Follow our Editorial Advisory Board Twitter list. Managing Business: Stuart Crawford | Leadership: Mark Ruddock | Tutorials: Roberta Fox | Security: Brian Bourne | Mobility: Krista Napier Managing Business Advisor Ulistic Inc. Follow

Published on: March 18th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Sense of touch helping to move display technology

If multitouch display technology is proliferating, haptic feedback is helping to fuel the trend. Haptics provide tactile feedback to your fingers as you touch a display by vibrating all or part of the display

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell

Ontario home to two ‘intelligent communities’ for 2011

Two Canadian cities have made the cut to be on the world's Top Seven Intelligent Communities list of 2011. Windsor-Essex, Ont. and Stratford, Ont. both made this year's list after also being included

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Hurricane Electric claims world’s largest IPv6 backbone

Brocade Networks announced last week that it provides the routers and switches that underpin the network backbone operated by Hurricane Electric, a leader in next-generation Internet services using the emerging IPv6 standard. Brocade's

Published on: March 15th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Video Rewind: IBM’s E.X.C.I.T.E. Camp brings girls into science and technology

It is only the first year of IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge and Canada already has a spot on the esteemed list, with Edmonton earning a spot with its proposal to apply business intelligence

Published on: March 10th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

‘Smart City’ of Edmonton wins $400k gift from IBM

Edmonton is the first Canadian city to make IBM Corp.’s Smarter Cities Challenge list, winning recognition for its open data initiative and commitment to transportation infrastructure.The Albertan city is one of just 24

Published on: March 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

2011 becoming year of the multitouch screen

Touch-screen panels have been around for more than a decade, but it was the 2007 introduction of a multitouch screen in Apple's iPhone that galvanized the market. Now the business is going gangbusters

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell

iPad 2 launch: rumours vs reality

The Internet was made for the easy spread of rumours, and seems particularly good for rumours about Apple products.So it’s no surprise that in the months and weeks leading up to the iPad

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

What you need to know about SMB network infrastructure upgrades

Many organizations are cautious when investing in anything new -- especially technology. Familiarity often leads companies to stick with what they know or have always used. Holding on to the past, however, can

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Sven Rasmussen

First hands-on look at Apple’s iPad 2

When it comes to releasing new form factors for its iPad tablet and other products, Apple not only gets there first; it gets there best.From the debut of the iPod in 2001 to

Published on: March 4th, 2011 Brad Reed

Future cars will prevent drinking and driving

In the not-too-distant future, your car may be able to detect the driver's blood alcohol concentration and, if it's over the legal limit, prevent the car from being started. A public-private partnership is

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Ann Bednarz

Video Rewind: iPad 1 about to become obsolete

It won't be Steve Jobs on stage to pull off his famous "one more thing" stunt, but Apple is expected to unveil the iPad 2 tomorrow in San Francisco.With their CEO on medical

Published on: March 1st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Felt maker saves $100K with server virtualization

A scheduled hardware refresh was the perfect time for an Ontario felt company to trim its server farm and wrap its IT systems under a new virtualized environment.Mississauga, Ont.-based Brand Felt Ltd. was

Published on: March 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Technology on wheels at the Canadian International Auto Show

Picture this commute to work - You leave your front door, travel mug in hand, and open your car door and start the engine with the press of a button. You never had

Published on: February 26th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff