Augmented reality app brings dinosaurs to life at museum

A Toronto-based digital studio is putting flesh on the bones of dinosaurs and bringing the prehistoric beasts to life at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) for a public display opening June 23.No, this

Published on: June 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Extreme Startups demo first cohort of digital firms

Toronto's newest technology startup accelerator debuted today its first cohort with five firms seeking millions in venture capital money and some with investments already locked down.Extreme Startups is a collaboration between Extreme Venture

Published on: June 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone – a different kind of incubator

Ryerson University stands for encouraging great ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. So, it was no surprise that when students approached Ryerson President Sheldon Levy in 2009 asking for support for their innovative business concepts,

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Lauren Clegg

CRTC hits telemarketing firms with surprise Do Not Call List inspections

Federal inspectors have paid surprise visits to telemarketing centres in Toronto and Montreal to make sure the industry is following the Do Not Call List rules.Inspectors from the Canadian Radio-television and TelecommunicationsCommission (CRTC)

Published on: June 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why Toronto region shouldn’t be celebrating Pebble’s Kickstarter success

Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky’s success raising money on Kickstarter after being ignored by venture capitalists is a startup story that warms the cockles of our collective hearts in the entrepreneurial community. But after

Published on: June 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Chatsworth Products opens first Canadian sales office

Toronto-area IT professionals looking to organize their server rooms and hide their cabling will have one more vendor to choose from, as Chatsworth Products Inc. (CPI) opened a sales office in Vaughn, Ont

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

HRH hits DMZ: Prince Charles tweets from Toronto tech incubator

Prince Charles tweets!For today, at least. The heir to Queen Elizabeth's throne took to Twitter today to tweet anote live from his visit to the Digital Media Zone at Toronto's RyersonUniversity.Prince Charles tours

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why digital kids’ content hasn’t totally replaced books…yet

Shockingly in today's digital world, traditional children's books aren't dead yet. Digital books still haven't replaced the original kind made out of paper and ink designed just for miniature minds. And according to

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Wave Accounting lands US$12 M in series B financing

Toronto startup Wave Accounting has landed a series B round of financing worth US$12 million, plus some impressive new backers that include a former Facebook vice-president. The funding comes from OMERS Ventures (the

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: May 15, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Canadian startups tell of talent woes, Toronto's mayor under fire, and Extreme Startups names its first five clients.Talent top startup

Published on: May 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Dell sends Ultrabooks up in the air on select WestJet flights

Dell Inc. isn't just pushing its new Ultrabooks, it's sending them into flight.The computer maker is launching a “try and fly” program givingpassengers on select WestJet flights between Torontoand Calgary thechance to get

Published on: May 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May 14, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Toronto welcomes Startup Canada, what to do when angels don't miraculously appear, and Windsor, Ont. gets ready to hunt for

Published on: May 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

ITBusiness.ca Partners Page

ITBusiness.ca is a publication of IT World Canada. We're proud to present our partners here. International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events and research company. IDG’s media brands –

Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

PEI’s big pitch: grow Canada’s tiniest province through tech sector

The premier of Prince Edward Island was in Toronto on Thursday, pitching Bay Street on his plan to use small businesses and tech-based sectors to grow the economy of Canada's tiniest province. Although

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Christine Wong