Hunger Games: An easy solution to a wasteful problem

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an entrepreneur in possession of a good idea must be in want of a meal. We know that thinking hard takes a lot of brain power.

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Kayleigh Platz

Facebook customer outreach on privacy policy backfires

Facebook's recent attempt at playing democracy are perhaps a good example of a Web site that's gone too far with user engagement and promised more than it is able, or willing to deliver.

Published on: December 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup news round-up: June 6, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. WattPad scores more funding WattPad announced another fundraising round of $17.3 million led by Khosla Ventures and also including Jerry

Published on: June 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

5 Outlook shortcuts you need to know

Outlook: Love it or hate it, there's room for improvement.Personally, I tend to view Microsoft's information manager as bloated, confusing, and frequently annoying, which is why I'm always on the lookout for ways

Published on: April 20th, 2012 Rick Broida

E-reader app translates books and reads them to you

A new e-reader translation app from a Toronto-based firm could eliminate the language barrier when it comes to reading books in a digital format.Intertainment Media Inc. filed for a U.S. patent for its

Published on: March 21st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Thieves use victims’ SIM cards to hack into online banking

Boston-based Web security firm Trusteer has uncovered a new scheme to raid online bank accounts.Trusteer, whose clients includeING Direct, CIBC and other globalfinancial giants, previously deciphered attacks in which criminalsactually changed victims' mobile

Published on: March 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Collaborate in a free wiki with Wikispaces

There is probably at least one field of knowledge in which you are an expert. Maybe it's an area of technology, or perhaps you're the go-to person when it comes to hiking in

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Erez Zukerman

Hackers demo privacy exploit in Facebook API

Facebook is ignoring a serious shortcoming in the way it limits application developers' access to information about Facebook users, according to a pair of hackers. The problem is in the way Facebook's APIs

Published on: October 10th, 2011 Lucian Constantin

Traditional resume is dead, careers site proclaims

Aleksey Vayner became a viral laughing stock when a video resume he submitted to Wall Street giant UBS Group hit Youtube, immortalizing the ambitious young jobseeker in all his karate chopping, ballroom dancing,

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

‘Economic gardening’ helps B.C. SMBs revive economy

Small and medium sized businesses in the Okanagan Valley of south western British Columbia are receiving free market research from a not-for-profit organization that uses geographic information system (GIS) technology with marketing analysis

Published on: May 26th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Twitter tightens grip on third-party developers

Developers working on client applications that replicate Twitter.com's basic user functionality should turn their efforts elsewhere, because the company doesn't want any more such apps on the market.Moreover, developers of existing client applications

Published on: March 15th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Facebook tells developers where you live

Your home address and phone number are now part of the information dump third-party developers can obtain through Facebook-powered Web site logins and applications.A new policy lets you authorize applications such as Facebook

Published on: January 18th, 2011 Ian Paul

Vocomo brings CRM to mobile devices

Entering its 10th year of operations, Toronto-based Vocomo Inc. has experience enabling a range of business mobile applications - from SMS alerts and mobile payments to mobile chat and dating.Its latest focus has

Published on: December 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Choosing a secure cloud provider for your small business

There are a variety of players positioning themselves in the cloud computing arena today. How does a small/medium business or home office user choose a cloud-computer partner? What small cloud security concerns can

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Gregory Machler