Mobile browsing service for the paranoid

There's two different approaches when it comes to embracing intelligent mobile technologies. On the one hand you have the early adopter with a "devil-may-care" attitude to sharing personal details about themselves in a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Guardly releases locating technology accurate to the room number

Toronto-based Guardly launched an update to its mobile personal safety solution yesterday with an Indoor Positioning System that can locate a users' precise location within a building. The update means that when someone

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

Staying close to home is key to startup success: Danish study

Canadian startups keen to head south for Silicon Valley might want to look at some new Danish research before packing their bags.The data suggests that staying close to home is key to startup

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Secure your connection and avoid firewalls with Cloak

Thanks to iPads, iPhones, and ever-lighter MacBooks, we're doing more work and play while on the go than ever before. A caveat of working this way, however, is that most public Wi-Fi networks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2012 David Chartier

First Microsoft retail store could be headed for Canada: report

Microsoft Corp. is firing a bricks-and-mortar salvo at Apple Inc. with plans to open its first street-level retail store in Canada, according to a report today in the Globe and Mail.Although Microsoft officials

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Video Rewind: Amazon’s Kindle Fire first look revisited

If a blogger following e-commerce giant Amazon.com is correct, the well-known Web brand will be opening doors to its first physical location in Seattle within a few months.Such a move would buck the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

3 reasons Foursquare is a great business marketing tool

Geolocation service Foursquare is on the rise. Founded in 2009, by this week it has registered over a half million merchants, after counting 10 million users in June. Foursquare is trying to define

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2011 Ilie Mitaru

WiFi devices could lead to data breach, warns privacy commissioner

WiFi-enabled smartphones, laptops and other mobile devices could turn their users into walking data leaks just waiting to happen, Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian said yesterday. The provincial privacy chief spoke

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: Ontario Privacy Commissioner takes stand against recent ‘disasters’

Speaking at a Toronto-based privacy conference today and in a blog post on ITBusiness.ca, Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian calls the recent privacy breaches involving Apple and Sony "unacceptable and avoidable." The privacy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

What Apple didn’t tell you about iPhone location tracking

This past week, my Twitter stream was flooded with people discussing whether or not a giant malicious technological force was tracking their every move. But enough about Portal 2. I'm speaking, of course,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 28th, 2011 Dan Moren

Facebook Places now available in Canada

Canadian businesses have another place to claim their local listing information after Facebook Places was launched in the country on Friday.Similar to other location-based social networking services such as Foursquare or Gowalla, Facebook

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to opt out of Facebook Places

Watch out, Facebook users: the social network debuted a new location-sharing feature on Wednesday. As usual, this means it's time to make sure your privacy settings are configured the way you want them

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2010 Ian Paul

Mapping data important for online realtor services

Correction: ITBusiness.ca has been contacted by Move, Inc. and informed that Realtor.com does not have plans to offer Canadian listings at this time. Julie Reynolds of Move Inc. couldn't elaborate on comments made

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

25 riskiest and safest outsourcing cities in 2010

What a difference a year makes. In a few days, the Black Book of Outsourcing will release its annual ranking of the most dangerous outsourcing spots around the globe, as perceived by outsourcing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Stephanie Overby