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Steve Jobs dead at 56, Apple board announces

Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who resigned from the company in the mid-1980s and returned a decade later to make Apple one of the most successful technology companies in the world, has died.Jobs

Published on: October 5th, 2011 Agam Shah

CIOs must not fight IT consumerization, says Google CIO

In a recent issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, Google CIO Ben Fried penned an ode to letting go.That may sound a bit "Zen Buddhist," but it's becoming a critical message for the modern CIO.

Published on: October 4th, 2011

Postmedia acquires Sprouter

Sprouter Inc. has sprouted wings again.The Toronto-based social media site for startups has been acquired by Postmedia Network Inc., resurrecting Sprouter just two months after its surprise announcement that it was folding after

Published on: October 3rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Tell us how you use your tablet and win $500 in prizes

Prove to the world that tablets are more than just nifty tech eye-candy, watching videos and playing Angry Birds – tell us: How do you use your tablet for business?Do you have an

Published on: September 30th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

IT investment not priority for Canadian small business

Technology investments are at the bottom of the list of priorities for Canadian small businesses, according to a survey recently released by Sage Software Inc.The survey commissioned by the accounting and management software

Published on: September 30th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Global moods as measured by Twitter

Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites are often criticized for encouraging people to share thoughts of little consequence, though social scientists are finding these electronic missives, when assembled en masse and analyzed

Published on: September 29th, 2011 Joab Jackson

Social search supplanted indexed search in 2011: Info-Tech

Many small businesses have invested scarce marketing resources in search engine optimization in a bid to stand out from the crowd. But with indexed search collapsing in favour of social media, it may

Published on: September 29th, 2011 Jeff Jedras

BurstPoint CFO speaks out on challenges, lessons learned

Name: Terenzio Volpicelli Age: 37 Time with company: One year Education: Graduate of Bryant University Company headquarters: Westborough, Massachusetts Number of employees: Fewer than 50 About the company: BurstPoint Networks offers a video

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Nancy Weil

Invest more in digital infrastructure, warns TechRev Innovator

At a night celebrating Calgary's entrepreneurial tech success, one mobile video distribution business executive warned that the growth of Canada'a digital startups could be hampered unless more is done to improve Internet infrastructure.

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

9 must have IT skills for 2012

Slowly but surely, many companies are loosening their viselike grips on IT hiring and looking to add new staffers to bolster business growth in the year ahead.That trend is reflected in Computerworld's annual

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Rick Saia

Windows 8 developer preview: extensive hands-on review

After spending several days with the Developer Preview of Windows 8 on a PC, it's clear that Microsoft's new operating system -- which offers two separate interfaces, Metro and Desktop -- is a

Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Preston Gralla

Backlash to Facebook changes is no surprise

Facebook users love to rage about redesigns, and new changes to thesite's News Feed have already triggered the predicable response.Users are complaining about the changes, which emphasizealgorithmically important status updates instead of recent

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 Jared Newman

Complete guide to Intel’s new Ultrabooks

The Ultrabook, a new class of ultraportable laptops defined byIntel, has been making waves lately as the next major step in laptopdesign. These ultraslim and lightweight laptops promise to combine the conveniences of

Published on: September 20th, 2011 Melanie Pinola

Canada a country of ‘underperfomers’, says Conference Board

Disappointed by Canada’s poor global competitiveness ranking, theConference Board of Canada is launching a new initiative to makeCanadian companies more innovative. The Centre for Business Innovationwill explore why Canadian firms are not world

Published on: September 19th, 2011 Christine Wong

Windows 8 unveiled: Five ways you’ll use it differently

Microsoft Corp. unveiled a developer preview of its next major operating system release, Windows 8, at today's Build conference in Anaheim, Calif.Designed to fit both the desktop environment as well as mobile tablet

Published on: September 13th, 2011 Brian Jackson