Crowdfunding: An investor’s perspective

Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of being invited by the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada to be a panelist at their breakfast briefing "Igniting Entrepreneurship and Capital Flow in Ontario." The other

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

Canadian availability unknown for new Nokia Lumia devices

SAN FRANCISCO -- There’s lots to say about Nokia’s latest smartphone, the Lumia 930. It has a 5-in. screen, can be charged wirelessly, has a 20 MP camera, will ship with Windows Phone

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

For many Canadian businesses, security is a balance between risk and return

In a recently media release, we announced that based on the numbers, the main reason for the failure of companies to adequately protect customer data is a fear of productivity loss. The announcement

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Canadians to consume 800% more mobile data by 2018: Cisco

Canadians should probably start looking to add more room to their data plans, according to Cisco System Inc.'s predictions. Cisco is releasing its Visual Networking Index Forecast research today, sharing its best bet

Published on: February 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Prototype device gives consumers insight into heart health

When Dr. Wadea Tarhuni, the president and CEO of Windsor Cardiac Centre, was recently working with a patient dealing with heart health problems at his clinic, he sent him home with what looked

Published on: February 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CIRA giving $1M to projects that “enhance Internet for all Canadians”

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is launching a new program that will fund projects by as much as $100,000 each if they can improve the Internet for all Canadians. CIRA, which manages

Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Canada’s most Googled tech terms in 2013

Outlook, the iPhone 5S, and BlackBerry 10 – here in Canada, these topped our list of the most oft-Googled tech terms in 2013. Every year, Google Inc. releases its list of the most

Published on: December 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Edward Snowden Time Magazine’s runner-up for person of the year

The 30-year-old National Security Agency contractor that leaked top secret documents about extensive cyber-surveillance programs is the runner-up to Pope Francis for Time Magazine's person of the year. Now in exile in Moscow

Published on: December 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canada behind BRICS countries in trusting IT, EMC study finds

When it comes to data protection, China, the U.S., South Africa and Brazil are in the vanguard, with some of the most forward-thinking IT protections in place – and Canada is lingering behind,

Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Candice So

CRTC to expand home broadband performance tests

Small businesses and home office workers may get solid figures on the real Internet speeds they can expect from providers if the federal telecom regulator gets its way. The Canadian Radio Television and

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Beau’s Brewery sees dot-ca address as branding tool

When Steve Beauchesne opened up Vankleek Hill, Ont.-based Beau's Brewery with his father in July 2006, they chose to bottle their marquee lugtread lager in big, 600 ml bottles rather than the industry

Published on: October 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Welcome to our incubator and accelerator directory

I'm excited to introduce a new feature to ITBusiness.ca that will be useful to our readers involved in Canada's technology startup community. It's an all-Canadian directory of incubator and accelerator style programs! I

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft turns corner on malware spike in Canada

Installing anti-virus software really does make a difference, or at least that's the message that Microsoft Corp. is getting across at the Sector security conference in Toronto. A malware spike experienced in Canada

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why coffee farmers need tablets: What we can learn from Colombia’s digital economy strategy

Canadians have been watching and waiting for a digital economy strategy from the federal government since former Industry Minister Christian Paradis promised one in 2010. Three years later and with a new Industry

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Karim Kanji