Express IT: New Web domains good for trust

The Internet will soon look very different.ICANN, the non-profit organization that manages top-level domain names on the Internet, is opening up the space to the right of the last dot. So instead of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Web-based dragon breeding launched by Toronto firm

A Toronto-based digital firm offering a Web platform to help educators teach science in and outside of the classroom has delivered 1.5 million pieces of content since its launch a year ago.Spongelab Interactive

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

MaRS launches Jolt accelerator for Web, mobile startups

Canadian Web and mobile startups are getting a jolt of financing and mentorship opportunities courtesy of Canada's largest tech incubator.The Toronto-based MaRS Discovery District announced a new techaccelerator program called Jolt today. It

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Encyclopedia Britannica decides to axe iconic print edition

After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica will cease publishing its flagship encyclopedia and concentrate on its digital offerings. "We'd like to think our tradition is not to print, but to bring scholarly knowledge to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2012 Joab Jackson

Women trust blogs over Facebook, Twitter for buying advice

American women trust blogs above social media and are more likely to buy something recommended on a blog, according to a new study from BlogHer Inc.The Belmont, Calif.-based publisher released its fifth annual

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

Thieves use victims’ SIM cards to hack into online banking

Boston-based Web security firm Trusteer has uncovered a new scheme to raid online bank accounts.Trusteer, whose clients includeING Direct, CIBC and other globalfinancial giants, previously deciphered attacks in which criminalsactually changed victims' mobile

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

First look at Mozilla’s Web-based smartphone

Mozilla managed to avoid using any parts of Android in the development of its Boot-to-Gecko mobile Web project. This week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla announced that Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom plan to build

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 29th, 2012 Nancy Gohring

How to monitor your business with mobile apps

If you have an office or a retail store, you may also have a security system that to alert you and the police in case of a break-in--or a webcam set up to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 17th, 2012 Angela West

Firefox’s plan to catch Chrome in 2012

The Mozilla Foundation has big plans for Firefox in 2012 that can be summarized in two words: Google Chrome. That's not to say the Firefox browser won't have some unique features, such as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2012 Ian Paul

Site helps Canadian startups sort through the financing maze

A new national Web site listing over 12,000 funding sources is trying to help Canadian entrepreneurs find the proverbial needle in the startup capital haystack.Montreal-based Fundica.comis a comprehensive online catalogue of government and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 15th, 2011 Christine Wong

How HoHoTO turned crowdsourcing into a cause

By Shane Schick Startups know what it means to be hungry. They tend to be launched by people who work extremely hard for what are sometimes small dividends, at least initially. They have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 14th, 2011 Shane Shick

True Voice offers click-to-call service

Doug Moffat was seeking a way to help the visually impaired and physically disabled to browse the Web when he started down the path that led to his startup, True Voice Technologies Inc.Moffat

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Fake FireFox 7 site ranks high in search results

If you're using a search engine today to find a download of Firefox 7, be careful about the results you click on. That's because a dubious Web site called Firefox7.org appears high up

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 29th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

Will Windows 8 be the end of Flash?

Microsoft appears to be taking a page out of Apple's play book saying it will dump plug-ins such as Adobe Flash from Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8. Well, sort of.You'll still be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2011 Ian Paul