Malware map of Canada’s top 10 most-infected cities – Can you guess who’s #1?

Every day, at least 10,000 computers across Canada are hit by a new malware infection - and it's likely many more than that. That's just the number that's captured by EnigmaSoftware.com through its

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Brian Jackson

#ITWCchats – Take a trip down wearables alley

The stretch of highway that connects Toronto with Waterloo, Ont. is officially called the 401, but lately investors have labelled it “wearables alley.” From EEG brain-reading devices, to armbands that transform gestures into

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

Here’s what Silicon Valley can tell us about Fin Tech trends for 2015

This month I had the opportunity to attend a Fin Tech Conference The Future of Money and Technology in San Francisco. It was a well organized and mostly an American audience. I recommend you

Published on: December 30th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

FreshBooks raises $30M in first funding round

Cloud accounting software provider FreshBooks has raised $30 million U.S. in a funding round led by Oak Investment Partners, a U.S.-based venture capital (VC) firm. The other investors in the round were Atlas

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So

PayPal to Toronto: coffee’s on us

Online payments processor PayPal Inc. is launching a mid-summer's marketing campaign in Toronto that will introduce its mobile app as a way to pay for items in-store, the company says. A multi-channel campaign

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Samsung’s smart condos connect the home wirelessly

Penthouse owners of Canderel's new YC Condos suites in the heart of downtown Toronto will be connected to their home through their smartphone in a way most people could only imagine. Working with

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Internet of Things clock counting down to 2015 Pan Am Games

One year before the official start date of the Toronto Pan Am Games, the city is already counting down the days, hours, and minutes until the games begin - and it's using a

Published on: July 11th, 2014 Candice So

Third time’s the charm for Toronto to be named Intelligent City of the Year

If you don’t succeed, try, try again, goes a saying. It worked for Toronto, which on its third attempt has been named the Intelligent City of the Year. The announcement was made Thursday

Published on: June 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

3 digital media masters to follow on Twitter

Every week we take a look back at people we've connected with and consider worth following on Twitter for our #FollowFriday series. This week, we're featuring the three marketing minds that we did

Published on: May 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Touring MakeWorks, a co-working space for 3D printing and hardware

Last week, ITBusiness.ca editor Brian Jackson had the chance to check out MakeWorks Studio, a Toronto-area coworking space. While tech entrepreneurs have been using coworking spaces for a while to escape their home

Published on: March 28th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

New Toronto accelerator seeks ‘Bitcoin 2.0′

The Toronto-based Bitcoin Decentral building that's become the hub for everything related to cryptocurrency in Canada announced today a new accelerator program dedicated to startups working in the financial technology sector, with a

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Cisco to open Internet of Things lab in Toronto

Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

3 thought leaders to follow on Twitter for #FollowFriday

For our weekly recommendation of great Twitter accounts to follow, we chose three interview subjects that are thought leaders in their respective fields. https://twitter.com/dpontefract/status/438903735440257025 Aside from having a quirky-cool title of "chief envisioner"

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Incubes rejigs accelerator program, keeps B2B focus

Toronto-based accelerator Incubes is expanding its program to include two streams for startups and has some new faces mentoring the startups under its wing. Instead of running set 12 week-long semester with cohorts,

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson