Interview: Mark Walters, president of Z-Wave Alliance

In his current role, Mark Walters leverages his over 20 years experience with electronic product solutions, high-end sound reinforcement, vehicular sensing/controls, premise wiring solutions, automated building controls, RF mesh networks, home automation and security. The Z-Wave

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 17th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Prototype device gives consumers insight into heart health

When Dr. Wadea Tarhuni, the president and CEO of Windsor Cardiac Centre, was recently working with a patient dealing with heart health problems at his clinic, he sent him home with what looked

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google Glass while driving court case illustrates legal challenges for innovative tech

A traffic case out of California highlighted for many the concerns around whether the current "hands free legislation" - no texting while driving - should be extended to wearable technology. Cecilia Abadie was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2014 Monica Goyal

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

Manitoba town launches Bizpal for local entrepreneurs

Businesses in Pinawa, Man. can now begin taking advantage of Bizpal, an online business permit and license service that helps startup founders cut down on paperwork and get working on their companies. On

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2013 Candice So

Bitmaker Labs fiasco indicative of wider friction between startups and government

We're turning our digital innovators into paper pushers. Bitmaker Labs is used to crunching code in excess of eight hours a day and churning out Web applications in a classroom environment. But thanks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian business and technology associations oppose anti-spam regulations

A list of 13 business and technology associations in Canada are using the opportunity to comment on the proposed anti-spam regulations to fight for the right to put spyware on your computer and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Anti-spam regulations published, consultation opens

The latest draft regulations for Canada’s anti-spam law were published today in the Canada Gazette and the government is asking for consultation on them until Feb. 4.While Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) received Royal

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

Technicity: Innovating investment with crowdfunding

You've probably participated in some form of crowdfunding before. Chipping in to a friend's fundraising drive before they run that marathon, pooling money at the office to help a colleague bankroll a newborn

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law: everything you need to know

Quick links: Articles | Opinion | Resources | Video | Slideshow Of all the annoyances that come with modern information technology, e-mail spam is perhaps one of the worst. Unsolicited messages have clogged

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

T.O. security firm offers on-call risk advisors on IT, security, compliance issues

What's your company's accountability should your customer database get hacked? Is your latest rollout compliant with current privacy regulations? What are the legal minefields around your e-health or e-commerce services? Where do get

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

Bell Canada ranks first in cell phone complaints tally

The Commission for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS), an organization funded by the telecom industry to resolve complaints against companies in the space, released a report last week indicating that billing errors and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Ambassadors are meeting today’s privacy challenges, head-on

  I recently appeared on the front page of the Ottawa Citizen newspaper with an alarming prediction. “World is losing grip on privacy says watchdog – Next decade will be crucial in protecting

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2010 Ann Cavoukian

Compliance is actually good for business, Canadian experts say

Compliance can help companies improve how they do business and prevent costly litigation, says a Canadian expert."Compliance needs to become part of the corporate mindset," according to James McKeen, professor of IT strategy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2008 Nestor Arellano