Articles By Christine Wong

More hackers hijacking email, Facebook accounts

More hackers are hijacking email and Facebook accounts but almost a quarter of their victims are doing nothing to prevent falling prey again, a new global study says. The amount of spam sent

Published on: October 24th, 2011 Christine Wong

SMBs don’t have time, money for social media

Canadian small and medium sized business (SMB) owners are too busy and cash-strapped keeping the ship afloat to dive into social media as a business tool, according to a new survey by

Published on: October 21st, 2011 Christine Wong

Cloud providers rapped for hyping cloud security

Providers shouldn't promote the cloud as infallible, but their customers shouldn't shirk all responsibility for protecting their own data once they enter the cloud either, a senior Microsoft Corp. security executive told the

Published on: October 20th, 2011 Christine Wong

iPad-style interfaces the future of computing, Gartner says

The impact of Apple Inc.'s iPad multitouch interface is so profoundthat it's poised to revolutionize consumer products and could even threaten Microsoft Corp.'s market position at the same time, a Gartner Inc. study

Published on: October 18th, 2011 Christine Wong

Hands-on with Toshiba Thrive tablet and Satellite ultrabook

Toshiba provided a sneak peek at its first ever ultrabook and itsseven-inch tablet on Wednesday in the race to keep pace with its rivalsin the increasingly competitive global market for thinner, lighterlaptops.The Thrive

Published on: October 14th, 2011 Christine Wong

Sage Simply Accounting 2012 aims to simplify payroll functions

Sporting features to make payroll functions easier for its SMB users, Simply Accounting 2012 hit the shelves on Tuesday, the last version of the product line to be released by Sage Group Plc

Published on: October 12th, 2011 Christine Wong

Kaspersky NYC event head goes here…


Published on: October 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

Traffic updates every two minutes with Tom Tom’s HD Traffic

It's been slow arriving here, but TomTom International's latest navigation service will soon be available to Canadian drivers hoping to get through traffic a lot faster.  TomTom, a Dutch compay known for its

Published on: October 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

Beating traffic tie ups with technology

It's not just your imagination – traffic really is getting worse. But there are technologies out there to help drivers beat gridlock and make more efficient use of the time spent in their

Published on: October 4th, 2011 Christine Wong

Postmedia acquires Sprouter

Sprouter Inc. has sprouted wings again.The Toronto-based social media site for startups has been acquired by Postmedia Network Inc., resurrecting Sprouter just two months after its surprise announcement that it was folding after

Published on: October 3rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Energy drink pitchman Frank D’Angelo backs sports-themed social media site

It's no surprise that sports marketing shock jock Frank D'Angelo – yes, the man behind the Ben Johnson Cheetah energy drink commercials – is taking aim at the social media realm.Yet his name

Published on: September 28th, 2011 Christine Wong

Vision Critical eyes a prime spot on CEM landscape

Vancouver-based Vision Critical is extending the reach of its market research roots by launching a customer experience management (CEM) platform.The platform automates the collection, analysis and sharing of data from customer surveys, transactional databases

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Christine Wong

Apple Thunderbolt Display perfect MacBook Air companion

From most angles, Apple's new 27-inch Thunderbolt Display looks justlike the 27-inch LED Cinema Display  released last year.However, if you take a closer look at what the Thunderbolt Display hasto offer, you'll find

Published on: September 26th, 2011 Christine Wong

HR managers are buying into the cloud

Headhunters are heading for the cloud. Over half of human resource managers polledin a new global survey are using orplan to adopt software as a service (SaaS) this year, according to astudy by

Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Express IT: Defeat e-mail overload

Are you suffering from a serious case of e-mail overload? Sure, social networking has been added to the messaging mix on the Internet, but let's face it- that's only added more messages to

Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong