How an Ottawa-based firm rode the cord-cutting trend without a Netflix-sized marketing budget

Just before Ottawa-based Nuvyyo launched its brand new Tablo product at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2014, Nuvyyo's vice-president of marketing Renata Scorsone recalls beta-testing the over-the-air TV streaming device with broadcast content

Published on: August 15th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Is the UFC the Netflix of combat sports?

Fifteen years ago, Zuffa acquired the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for $2 million as it was on the verge of bankruptcy. Now a global sports empire, the league recently sold itself to American talent agency

Published on: July 14th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Canadians could turn to VPNs to watch NFL games on Twitter

While Netflix is reportedly following through on its VPN crackdown by blocking Canadians wanting to see content normally only available south of the border, Twitter's NFL live-streaming may prove the next fertile ground

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Ericsson’s new tools give any content producer ‘Netflix’ grade analytics

The average Canadian watches 26 hours of video per week, with half of the population watching through on-demand services such as Netflix and 45 per cent watching on smartphones, according to a 2015

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The top 5 stories you liked on ITBusiness.ca in 2015

If there's one theme that stood out for us in 2015, it's that Canadians want to be Americans - at least when it comes to the technology services available to them. Whether it's

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Election 2015 Tech Watch: The mythical Netflix tax

Canadians will go to the polls in a federal election on October 19th, following one of the longest campaigns in Canadian history. And the IT sector is sure to play at least some

Published on: August 6th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Here’s why Flash is the ‘old gremlin in the closet’ for web video

For most people, watching a live broadcast of a competitive game will mean watching the NHL or NBA playoffs this spring, but for a growing niche of video game fans it means watching

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Netflix sends cease and desist letter to virtual border-hopping service

Netflix Inc. has sent a cease and desist letter to a paid service that allows users to bypass Netflix's geographic restrictions and access movies and television shows they wouldn't normally be allowed to

Published on: January 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

A CMO to know: Cory Coley-Christakos, SAP Canada

As a new feature on ITBusiness.ca for our special CMO Digital section, we're featuring profiles of Canadian chief marketing officers and marketing executives. If you're a CMO and you'd like to be included,

Published on: October 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

2 surprising charts that show high school students don’t read BuzzFeed as much as you think

The attempts of an older generation to understand the way younger people use technology is often a fruitless and confounding exercise, but thanks to a fairly comprehensive survey conducted by Niche of 7,000 high

Published on: June 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Top 10 Community Blogger posts of 2013

At the end of February we had an exciting relaunch of ITBusiness.ca with new site technology and a new approach to content along with it. Our new website was everything you'd expect from

Published on: December 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TiE’s landmark networking event scores in Ottawa

I spent a day and a half at the end of last week at a great event that lived at the intersection of entrepreneurship promotion and full-contact networking, and it all happened in

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Francis Moran

Mobile just keeps growing, Ericsson report says

If there was ever any sign that mobile devices are taking over the consumer world, this would be it. In the first quarter of 2013, global mobile penetration stood at 90 per cent,

Published on: July 4th, 2013 Candice So

Who will disrupt the Netflix model in Canada?

I recently went online to buy one of my favorite television series "La Femme Nikita", Season 5 (circa 2001). With it not being streamable on Netflix, I looked to Amazon and iTunes. Unfortunately due to

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Ashley Huffman