Leadership Archives - Page 74

Mint a fresh example for start-up Web marketing

Aaron Patzer might not have revealed what his product was or how it worked, but that didn't stop him from collecting 30,000 e-mail addresses for Mint Software Inc. The founder of Mint.com and

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: First 3D TV launch in Canada

Whereas 3D TV once seemed like a pipe dream of the future akin to the Jetson's robot maid, it's now become attainable for many consumers.We've covered companies that are bringing 3D optics to

Published on: November 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Start-up creates 3D TV without the headaches

3D optics technology seems like it is high-tech and up to large, established digital display companies to create. But apparently Adrian Bulzacki was never told that.The founder of Toronto-based ARB Labs Inc. touts

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

10 things to know when taking your tech firm global

For many local technology companies explosive growth means daring to leave the comforts of home, according to serial entrepreneurs and investors supporting an initiative to help Canadian businesses expand to international markets.“Don't get

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Facebook’s new messaging platform has built-in Office Web Apps

Killing recent rumors that it's launching an e-mail killer, Facebook today unveiled a new messaging system that will envelope e-mail, instant messages, Facebook messages and SMS. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched what he

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Video Rewind: Digital signage metrics firm bought by Intel

Toronto-based start-up and digital signage metrics company Cognovision was acquired by Intel yesterday.In an act of seeming techno-wizardy, the firm uses cameras to track the faces of people looking at digital signage. The

Published on: November 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Rumoured Facebook e-mail won’t launch in Canada today

Rumor has it American Facebook users may be getting e-mail addresses ending with "@facebook.com" as early as Monday. It's a thought that likely has privacy advocates cringing as even more user data would

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Ian Paul

Video Rewind: iPod levy – a needed support for artists or an unfair tax?

Politicians are expected to debate the merits of a levy added on to iPods and other digital audio devices at upcoming comittee meetings taking a look at Bill C-32, the Copyright Modernization Act.Such

Published on: November 11th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Why government Open Data initiatives are a boon for business

An initiative to make public information residing in government databases more accessible to citizens is gaining ground and slowly unlocking business opportunities for many Canadian start-ups, according to adherents of the initiative. David

Published on: November 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Projected advertisements will stop you in your tracks

You might think that 23 is a young age to have already completed your Master's degree and have founded a start-up company offering innovative interactive advertising methods.But Jonathan Ingham explains that he's been

Published on: November 11th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Google tries to dodge brand damage with new privacy measures

Google is taking steps to appease privacy authorities from around the world as a wealth of private Wi-Fi data inadvertently collected by Street View cars threatens to damage its brand reputation.Canadian Privacy Commissioner

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Brian Jackson

23 tech buzzwords we’d like to banish

As technology moves forward, the English language sometimes takes a step backward. You can thank public relations professionals, CEOs, and technology journalists for that. Whether grammatically incorrect or simply annoying, these overused tech

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer, Steve Fox, and Elsa Wenzel

StockTwits founder wants you to learn from his mistakes

Social media investor Howard Lindzon took a pass on putting money in Zynga (of Mafia Wars and Farmville fame), said no to investing on microblogging hit Twitter, and missed the angle once more

Published on: November 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Canadians entrepreneurs anxious about tech problems, solutions

While Canadian businesses are concerned about network security threats, they aren't very keen on one of the possible ways to protect their networks, two Angus Reid polls show.An Angus Reid poll of 504

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Apple iPad puts a dent in netbook sales

Apple's iPad tablet computer is indeed taking a big bite out of planned netbook sales, according to market watcher ChangeWave, confirming a trend that companies ranging from AMD to Best Buy have cited

Published on: November 3rd, 2010 Bob Brown