Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi expected in Canada April 8

A Wi-Fi only version of Canada's first Android Honeycomb tablet and iPad-competitor Motorola Xoom will be launched in April, according to Motorola Mobiliity Canada.The Xoom boasts a 10.1-inch touch screen display and is

Published on: March 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Yahoo, AOL Canada battle for Web advertisers

Small businesses advertising on the Web are starting to get more reasons to look beyond Google as Yahoo Canada and AOL Canada ramp up efforts north of the 49th parallel.Both big names that

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

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

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

$5,000 prize for best dot-ca small business website

Small businesses with a Web site registered to a dot-ca domain have a shot at winning $5,000 next May. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced its Impact Awards at Toronto’s Mesh Marketing

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Bell Canada ranks first in cell phone complaints tally

The Commission for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS), an organization funded by the telecom industry to resolve complaints against companies in the space, released a report last week indicating that billing errors and

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Lax privacy rules get Google off the hook

Weaknesses in privacy legislation both in Canada and the U.S. helped Google escape with a mere slap on the wrist over the StreetView WiFi snooping snafu, according to tech and privacy experts.The U.S.

Published on: October 29th, 2010 Nestor Arellano and Grant Ross

Connecting with Jonathan Lister, LinkedIn Canada chief

Define meta? Jonathan Lister says he was recruited for LinkedIn Canada's first country manager post through the professional network itself. It makes you wonder if his previous employer, Google Canada had found him

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Unlocked iPhone 4 a boon for international travelers

The iPhone 4 makes its debut in Canada on Friday, giving Canadians the ability to choose from three carriers and to buy the device unlocked directly from Apple. It won't be cheap: the

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Ian Paul

Canadian online video firms not afraid of Netflix threat

The announced entry into Canada by U.S. video streaming firm Netflix has been described as a market-disrupting move by some industry observers but a local content provider and a streaming platform developer are

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

iPhone 4 launches in Canada July 30, burdened by ‘Antennagate’

In Friday's hotly-anticipated Apple press conference, CEO Steve Jobs talked plenty about the iPhone 4 and its attenuating circumstances. Jobs revealed Canada will get the iPhone 4 July 30, and free Bumper cases

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Lex Friedman

Wind Mobile chief upbeat about firm’s future

Wind Mobile CEO Ken Campbell believes his new wireless company is ushering Canadian mobile users into a new era.Wind Mobile, he says, will thrive because it is meeting some critical needs of mobile

Published on: June 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New ING Direct app lets you do your banking from BlackBerry, iPhone

Are the days of the ATM (automated teller machine) numbered? Possibly not. But with ING Direct's launch of a BlackBerry and iPhone banking application, mobile banking in Canada just got another boost.Starting today,

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Budget a big letdown for small Canadian firms

"Paltry" funds earmarked for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in the 2010 federal budget, have come in for heavy criticism by tech industry observers. "There's really nothing much for SMBs -- nothing has

Published on: March 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano