Following the footsteps of the most successful names in tech

Today's successful tech executives share several traits: a passion for their work, a willingness to take risks, an affinity for hard work, and the courage when facing challenges. These five people are tech

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 17th, 2014 Joseph Stark

France’s ‘Anti-Amazon’ law takes the wrong approach

By Hugo Beniada, Fueled After taking aim at U.S. Internet giants, including Yahoo Inc. and Google Inc., France’s new target is the online retailer Amazon.com Inc. Last month, the French Senate has approved the so-called

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2014 Fueled

6 tech predictions for 2014 – apps, the cloud, and telecommuting

In 2013, we watched as Twitter went public, Netflix’s original series House of Cards won an Emmy, Tumblr was purchased for $1-billion and consumers overwhelmingly favoured smartphones and tablets over PCs. Here’s what

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 24th, 2013 Shawn Freeman

The end of Groklaw and our online privacy?

“My personal decision is to get off of the Internet to the degree it's possible. I'm just an ordinary person. But I really know, after all my research and some serious thinking things

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 28th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Apple loses its shine as greed tarnishes legacy

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook recently requested his bonus compensation be tied to the rise or fall of Apple’s stock price and its position on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.  In demonstrating anything

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2013 Marylka Empey

Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD

Amazon.ca’s latest tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, is now available for pre-order in Canada – and it also comes at a nifty price tag, starting at less than $300. Coming in at either

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 24th, 2013 Candice So

Who will disrupt the Netflix model in Canada?

I recently went online to buy one of my favorite television series "La Femme Nikita", Season 5 (circa 2001). With it not being streamable on Netflix, I looked to Amazon and iTunes. Unfortunately due to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Kobo Arc gets Jelly Bean upgrade

If you’ve got a Kobo Arc, get ready for jelly beans. Kobo has released an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware update for its 7” Google-certified Kobo Arc tablet. Promised enhancements include faster performance,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

2013: The year Jeff Bezos gets a toupee

What surprises does 2013 hold for the tech industry? Will Research In Motion come back to prominence with the BlackBerry 10 platform? Will Apple release yet another iPhone to an enthusiastic worldwide reception?

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2012 Shane Schick

EasyDNS aims to solve denial of service attack failures

Toronto-based Web hosting firm EasyDNS Technologies Inc. said yesterday it has solved the problem of Web sites suffering downtime as a result of domain name server (DNS) failure.With a new product called Proactive

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

Kobo launches Arc tablet to battle Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD

Toronto-based Kobo Inc. proclaimed it is going toe-to-toe against some mobile device juggernauts today with today’s reveal of a new tablet and e-reader devices – just hours before Amazon did the same.Kobo, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

How Canada’s SMB cloud providers are changing the global landscape

Toronto-based Rypple became a poster child for Canadian cloud success stories when Salesforce.com announced plans to buy the firm last December.Although the financial value of the Rypple acquisition deal wasn'tdisclosed, it proved that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Android tablets to surpass iPad in global sales by 2015: IDC

The Kindle Fire is burning a hole in Apple Inc.'s global dominance of the tablet market, International Data Corp. research suggests.In fact, Android tablets could suprass Apple's iPad as the top selling tablets

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

E-readers are iPad’s biggest threat: Forrester

Forrester Research revised its global tablet sales forecast upward today and said the biggest competition for Apple Inc.'s iPad may be ... e-readers.Forrester now expects that 34.3 per cent of all adults will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff