Canadian voters not tuned into social media, poll shows

It's been called Canada's “Twitter election” because of the social media buzz thus far being generated by the 2011 Federal polls.  But for all the trouble political parties have put into their social

Published on: April 18th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft offered free Web sites 3 years before Google

If you're experiencing déjà vu after reading up on Google's offer to give Canadian businesses a free Web site, it's for a good reason - Microsoft Corp. did the same thing three years

Published on: April 6th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Canadians must innovate away ‘lazy’ business approach, says Microsoft exec

Canadian small businesses need to use technology to sell their products and services globally in order to be as innovative as their American counterparts, according to a panel of business leaders.Small businesses are

Published on: April 1st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Google’s services for business

Google Canada launched its Canada Get Your Business Online initiative this week, telling the 1 million Canadian small businesses without a Web site that it's time to get online.Related Story: Google offers to

Published on: March 31st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Google offers to buy Canadian small firms a Web site

Google Canada announced it is offering one year of free Web site hosting and construction tools for small businesses March 29, including registration of a dot-ca domain name.Partnering with Yola Inc., a Web

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Brian Jackson

iPad 2 launch day hits Canada

With the iPad 2 launch nearly underway, tech enthusiasts are already lining up at stores all over the world for their chance to buy a piece of the Apple pie. The iPad 2

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Video Rewind: First iPad launches in Canada

Apple is launching the iPad 2 in Canada and 24 other countries tomorrow. It will be available online starting at 1:00 AM Pacific Time, and sold at retails stores and Apple authorized resellers

Published on: March 24th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Small firms’ IT less complex, less risky than larger firms: study

Canadian small businesses are more satisfied with their IT departments, but less likely to adopt new technologies than their larger counterparts, according to a global study on IT governance conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Companies

Published on: March 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson

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