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Microsoft vs. Google rivalry reaches boiling point in 2010

In case you haven't heard, there are two companies called Microsoft and Google that really don't like each other very much. These tech behemoths are battling each other on a dizzying number of

Published on: December 15th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

YouTube Canada’s top 10 videos of 2010

Step aside Google Zeitgeist -- it's YouTube's turn to show off the top 10 videos added to the video sharing site in 2010. People watched more than 700 billion videos on YouTube this

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Ian Paul

Mobile apps help tap new audience

Toronto's Polar Mobile has created mobile apps for well-known brands including Sports Illustrated, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Time magazine. It has advice for other businesses thinking of developing a mobile app -

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Yorkville Media Centre teaches hands-on digital media skills for free

Jessica Laplante spent thousands of dollars on tuition at university to arm herself with the digital skills she'd need as a non-profit communications specialist in the modern world. But she found that education

Published on: December 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Top 10 tech stories of 2010

A global leak that's turning government officials' faces red as Rudolph's nose, the BlackBerry ban, Facebook's privacy faux pas and the tablet wars sparked by iPad. These are some of the top technology

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Tech pirates can drive innovation

Lately it seems, tech pirates and mavericks are being rounded up, given the squeeze or worse made to walk the plank.Very few would probably sympathize with the recently busted cyber crime ring responsible

Published on: December 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian SMBs lead in use of video, social in B2B space

Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are much more likely to use social media and video to research their IT purchases than large enterprises, according to a research study on digital media consumption habits

Published on: December 8th, 2010 Shane Schick

ZipGive turns text messages into charitable donations

An earthquake in Haiti, a flood in Pakistan and other major global disasters require an extensive and rapid response from organizaitons such as the Red Cross, who must in turn look to donors

Published on: December 7th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Pirate Bay plans lawless ‘darknet’ with P2P DNS

Some of the shady crowd behind the Pirate Bay file sharing Website have announced plans for a peer-to-peer domain name system (DNS), called P2P DNS. DNS is the behind-the-scenes technology that converts the

Published on: December 6th, 2010 Keir Thomas

Small firms dominate Silicon Valley North

Small businesses dominate Toronto’s information and communications technology (ICT) cluster, often referred to as Silicon Valley North, according to a new report.Only less than half of one per cent of the 11,500 ICT

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Startup creates cheat-proof video game

When a video game is designed to provide entertainment, a designer will likely embed a cheat into the game - a shortcut that allows players extra bonuses or progression when they are stymied

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canadian startups find opportunity in educational games

In four years as a graduate student at the University of Guelph, Jeremy Friedberg developed a passion for teaching, but also learned how difficult it could be to teach complex biology concepts with

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Grant Buckler

Best and worst tech brands for customer service

Device manufacturers spend billions each year on designing, marketing, and advertising their products. That's what they need to do to get you to the counter to buy. But how many of them are

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci

Whatever happened to these once mighty five Websites?

The Internet generation is stunningly disloyal. Brands mean very little to us. Our parents might never have bought anything other than a Ford car, or a Westinghouse refrigerator, but we switch online services

Published on: November 26th, 2010 Keir Thomas

Listening to clients is secret to Voices.com’s success

Listening to clients and paying attention to their concerns is top priority at Voices.com, a London, Ont.–based voice talent firm that works with producers such as DreamWorks and networks like NBC, ABC, and

Published on: November 26th, 2010 Nestor Arellano