Marketing with Twitter: Kirstine Stewart at Digital Day 3D

When Twitter Inc. announced it was setting up shop here in Canada back in April, that was a doozy of a news item. But equally big was the statement it released simultaneously –

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Why my next phone might be a Samsung Galaxy S4, and not an iPhone

Let me start things off by saying – I am not a diehard fan of either Apple Inc. or Samsung. I’ve had my iPhone 4 for a couple of years now, and I’m

Published on: July 19th, 2013 Candice So

4 e-commerce lessons to learn from Buytopia

We all know that running a retail business is a little bit different today than it was last millennium. While your grandmother may have pushed a cart around the aisles of Woolworth's and picked

Published on: April 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

‘Windows 8, Windows 7, what’s the difference?’ SMBs asking

The fate of Windows 8 being eagerly adopted among small to mid-sized businesses or ignored like it was named Vista may lie in the hands of employees who ask for the operating system

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Contract disputes fuel bulk of SMB telecom complaints

Contract disputes fuelled the bulk of complaints made by Canada's small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) about their telecom services in the past year. According to data provided exclusively to ITBusiness.ca by theCommissioner

Published on: November 7th, 2012 Christine Wong

Telecom complaints jump by 35 per cent

Consumer complaints about Canadian telecom services rose by 35 per cent in the past year, with wireless services targeted by the bulk of unhappy customers for the fourth year in a row. Wireless

Published on: October 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Privacy Commissioner shouldn’t be in the business of keeping secrets

After some of the most-visited Canadian Web sites gave away our personal information without asking us, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is choosing to help keep the offending firms’ secret. Apparently the privacy

Published on: September 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Virgin Media taken offline by Pirate Bay Web attack

Virgin Media suffered a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack on its website at the hands of The Pirate Bay supporters yesterday.The Virgin Media website was taken down during the DDoS attack, which

Published on: May 9th, 2012 Anh Nguyen

Global tablet sales will double to 119M in 2012: Gartner

Global tablet sales will nearly double in 2012 from just a year ago, Gartner Inc. researchers predicted today.Gartner's latest forecast is for tablet sales to hit 118.9 millionunits this year, a 98 per

Published on: April 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Facebook fans twice as likely to buy brands they ‘like’: Forrester

Facebook fans aren't just signaling that they “like” brands online, they're actually more likely to buy them, a new Forrester Research study shows.“Facebook fans are much more likelyto purchase, consider and recommendthe brands

Published on: April 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Do Not Call List should be put on ice

By Brian Jackson The federal government continued limping along in its support of the Do Not Call List with the budget. The stop-gap funding was tagged on as an afterthought to support what

Published on: April 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadians replacing PCs, TV, and landlines with mobile tech

PC use, landline phones and paid TV service subscriptions are on thewane as consumers gravitate toward mobile devices and free content, anew KPMG study of global convergence trends shows.PCs are still more popular

Published on: December 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Express IT: Mobile payments will be best cash alternative

Cash might be king, but it's more common to not actually carry any of it around these days. Consumers are more likely to pay with a debit or credit card for even small

Published on: August 31st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Consumer or Business PC: How to choose what’s right for you

Between a quarter and a third of small and medium businesses buy their PCs from retail stores – often big-box retailers like Future Shop, Staples or Best Buy. Should they? The answer according

Published on: May 17th, 2011 Grant Buckler