2013 year of the ‘mega breach’: Symantec

Cyber-criminals are getting better at using targeted attack methods and strategic planning to break into the digital data vaults held by major corporations, according to Symantec Corp. Last year set a record both

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

5 ways web designers can build accessible websites

For some, being able to tap into the vast amount of information on the Internet is a privilege - and in the eyes of others, it's a right. Either way, web designers can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 7th, 2014 Candice So

World Wide Web inventor hosts Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ on web’s 25th anniversary

Tim Berners-Lee - or Sir Tim, since receiving a knighthood in 2004 - will mark the 25th anniversary of his invention of the World Wide Web by hosting an open question and answer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Wikipedia is too late to stop paid editing

By Ilan Nass, Fueled Wikipedia paid editing is the practice where an individual receives financial compensation for creating or editing an article on the online encyclopedia. The practice has recently come under fire,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2014 Fueled

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Toronto repeats on intelligent community shortlist alongside Winnipeg, Kingston

Toronto is on the shortlist for the Intelligent Community Forum's (ICF) top prize for the second year running, alongside two other Canadian cities giving Canada good odds in a list that totals seven

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Primus appoints former Marketwired head as CEO

Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. is appointing Michael Nowlan, the former president and CEO of Marketwired, as its new CEO. With its Canadian headquarters based in Toronto, the alternative telecom company provides high-speed Ethernet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2014 Candice So

Digital marketing talent gap exposed

Companies have been publishing websites and dabbling in digital marketing for 20 years now, with 2013 marking the Internet’s 20th anniversary. Since that time, the world's Internet user population has grown to 2.4 billion

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2014 Michelle Pellettier

Obama advisor paints picture of cyber-security in 2020

The Internet will look very different in 2020. Internet users will double from the number in 2010 to total of 4 billion in 2020, and that's just the beginning - there will be

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

Internet gambling: Play at your own risk

By Monica Goyal and Jonathan MacKenzie Next time you log on to PokerStars or Full Tilt Poker – be aware that you play at your own risk. The Canadian Criminal Code explicitly makes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Canada must build routing infrastructure to skirt US snooping, CIRA says

Editor's note: Inspired by this article, CIRA has created an online forum for further discussion on the topic. Visit it and leave a comment. Canada saw another Internet Exchange Point (IXP) booted up Sept.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Webcast replay: Incubes Demo Day – 5 startups debut services

We were pleased to host Incubes Demo Day webcast for its fourth cohort, live from Toronto on Sept. 10. We'll be posting the full recap of the webcast here if you missed it.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook and co. bringing Internet to developing world

Facebook Inc. founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the Internet to 5 billion new users around the world. While about 2.7 billion people have access to the Internet, about two-thirds of

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

Canada’s Internet infrastructure rivals U.S. standard: Akamai report

Canada is an Internet leader in the Americas region - with high scores across several benchmarks such as  speed and adoption that rival U.S. figures and in some cases surpass them, according to

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