Incubes shifts focus to business-to-business startups

Welcome back to Incubes.You remember this downtown Toronto business incubator. We visited just last summer to meet the entrepreneurs creating Internet businesses here. But this downtown hub already has a new cohort of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator pitch videos from Incubes third cohort

Toronto-based startup incubator Incubes unveiled its third cohort in December, and has now collaborated with ITBusiness.ca to release elevator pitch videos featuring the new firms.Incubes latest round of startups has a distinctly business-to-business

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Get the .ca Internet facts with CIRA’s Fact Book 2013

Ever wondered how often Canadians are online, what their preferred domain is, or how much of our gross domestic product is generated by the Internet economy? These are just some of the facts

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Internet users want it less censored, less controlled, more activist: survey

The latest wide-ranging Global Internet User Survey from the Internet Society finds that Internet users see it as an important force for positive change and are concerned about attempts at censorship. And that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 26th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Voice-activated computer Ubi calls on crowdfunding

The voice control offered on smartphones, such as Siri for iPhone, is pretty impressive. But what if you could have that same sort of technology to control your home?That's what the voice-activated computer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Security the top Internet concern for Canadians: CIRA study

Security, accessibility and cost are the biggest concerns Canadians have about the Internet, according to a new study released by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA). In a far reaching study including two

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

‘Put away the cozy image of the little old lady knitting a sweater for the grandkids’

By Alexandra Reid  This is a story about a 70-year-old woman who wants nothing to do with social media but is doing it anyway, inspired by an article I read on ReadWriteWeb last

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 26th, 2012 Francis Moran

Larry King asks where digital age is going

Vivek Ranadivé vividly remembers the first moon landing in 1969. It inspired him to pursue a technology career that today has made him founder and chairman of Tibco Software Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2012 Grant Buckler

Privacy Commissioner offers $50,000 to fund privacy research projects

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada is offering up to $50,000 for year-long projects that will advance privacy knowledge in one year, the office announced yesterday. Looking for proposals that specifically deal with Canada’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Google awards Canadian towns for small business tech savvy

Google is awarding several Canadian towns where small businesses have shown some technology zeal with eTown awards, the search giant announced today.The awards go to places where smaller shops have made use of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

What can ‘Call me maybe’ memes teach us about cultural genetics?

Hey, you just clicked me And this is crazy But memes aren’t just for Facebook So read on, maybe? The term meme has become very popular in the last couple of years thanks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 29th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Incubes startups reveal gameplans ahead of demo day

More details are emerging about the group of socially-focused Internet startups currently involved in the second cohort at Toronto-based Incubes. The Internet-focused incubator has four startups on board and is working towards a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian Internet throttling is the worst, study shows

A recent international analysis shows that Canadian Internet service providers (ISPs) were doing more connection throttling than anywhere else in the world, according to a post by William Wolfe-Wylie on Canada.com.But the dataset

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup TO: Isn’t it time you got a cut of the deal?

Every click, scroll and eyeball is worth something. Heck, we even pay people to like us. Consumers like us have become an unassuming middleman within the ads and conversions. But what about our cut

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2012 Ashley Huffman