Backing up your data? It’s still possible to lose it, Kroll survey finds

It’s an oft-repeated warning that we’ve heard time and time again – back up your data, because you just never know if something might go wrong. And there’s nothing more disheartening than finding

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Candice So

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Do your PCs leak valuable intel with every Windows error report?

Anyone familiar with any version of Microsoft Windows is largely desensitized to the reality of occasional crashes. These range from process failures you never see to Windows Explorer shutdowns that cause all your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2014 Claudiu Popa

BLG points to tech issues as top business risks for 2014

Canada's business landscape is a relatively stable one and a good place to operate in for 2014, Borden Ladner Gervais says, but there will be growing areas of risk that organizations must be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Guide to wireless roaming in U.S. without ‘bill shock’

If you’re heading to the U.S. over the holidays, you may be considering putting your smartphone on airplane mode for as long as you’re outside Canada. That’s not a bad move, given the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 13th, 2013 Candice So

CMO & CIO partnership crucial for data that drives revenue growth

If Bill Clinton was gunning to be a chief marketing officer in 2013 instead of running for President of the United States in 1992, he might have quipped "It's about the data, stupid."

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How the City of Toronto tackles cybersecurity

In some ways, running a city is like running a business. There are costs and pressures, and there's also a pressing need to understand the way cybersecurity and cybercrime are changing. And for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 27th, 2013 Candice So

The Internet is a ‘friend, but there are foes,’ Michael Geist says

Thinking about privacy and security isn’t about just fighting cybercrime anymore – it’s about considering where our data is headed and how it’s being used. That’s according to Michael Geist, Canada’s research chair

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2013 Candice So


IT-friendly businesses do better – but Canadians less confident about IT

Small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) who show more confidence in their IT departments are better at using IT to boost their business - yet Canada lags behind in its support of IT, says

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 21st, 2013 Candice So

Privacy Commissioner concerned about Google Glass, sends letter to Google

Data privacy authorities around the world, including Canadian privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, have sent an open letter to Google Inc., outlining their concerns with Google Glass. Thirty-seven provincial and international privacy offices from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 18th, 2013 Candice So

Ex-Facebook employees launch data visualization startup Polychart

Startup name: Polychart Co-founders: Lisa Zhang, CEO; Samson Hu, vice-president of business development; Fravic Fernando, vice-president of user experience Funding: Raised $135,000 in seed funding Startup premise: Back in 2010, higher-ups in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 14th, 2013 Candice So

CRTC issues wireless code that caps roaming charges, cancellation fees

Editor's note: Updated with comments from Rogers Communications at 2:37 PM ET. After hearing from the public in an online consultation last year and a public hearing in February, the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rogers reveals cheaper U.S. data roaming plan – what are your other options?

Travelling to the U.S. and resigning yourself to a data-less fate? Unless you turn off your roaming while you’re stateside, it’s completely possible to run up massive data charges through apps that run

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2013