Articles By Nestor Arellano

Phishers set up shop in legit Canadian sites

 Are you sure you're the only business using your Web site?A recent report by security company Websense Inc. indicates that a number of legitimate business sites in the country may be unwittingly hosting

Published on: May 9th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Sitomic offers digital coupon alternative to Groupon

Has your business been burned by group buying?When the social-based marketing scheme broke out over a couple of years ago, group buying created a lot of buzz. But the trend also resulted in

Published on: May 8th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Dell M110 projector is light and bright performer

Bright and light are two words that describe the Dell M110 (available for $499 direct) palmtop projector.Weighing in at about 360 grams (minus power block) and with a dimension of 104mm x 105.3mm

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Religious Web sites top ‘most dangerous’ list

Have you been warning employees to stay clear of adult sites because they're laden with malware?Symantec Corp. suggests you might want to serve equal warning about Web sites in the opposite site of

Published on: April 30th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Startup news round-up: April 27, 2012

Nobody's perfect. Everybody makes mistakes. And Toronto's Mistakeville is using content curation and social media to collect slip-ups to build a “how-not-to” site where people care share and learn from each other's blunders.“We

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Funding available for Canada-Brazil R&D projects

Canadian science and technology organizations and their Brazilian partners are offering bilateral funding for research and development projects to stimulate innovation and collaboration between the two countries.On the Canadian side, funding recipients are

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Canadian students using QR code alternative

Canadian grade school students may be in the forefront of using a technology that couldreplace QR codes. The children are using Aurasma, a platform that uses image recognition technology and can deliver content

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Canada’s anti-spam law takes effect next year

The country's long awaited anti-spam law will be implemented in 2013, according to Industry Minister Christian Paradis. Speaking at the Canada 3.0 Digital Media Forum in Stratford, Ont., this week, the minister said

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Startup news round-up: April 26, 2012

Frustration over losing time, money and productivity due to scheduling conflicts and lack of instant access to information spurred on Kory Arsenault and Cale White to contribute in the efforts of developing a

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Stratford: From Shakespeare to smart grids

Lush gardens and Victorian architecture, antique shops and artists' studios, Shakespeare and theatre – these are the familiar images that come to mind when Stratford is mentioned. But the southwestern Ontario municipality named

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

LinkedIn launches iPad app

The professional social networking site LinkedIn today launched an application especially tailored for iPad users.LinkedIn said the app's core functionalities include features to sync users' calendar, view and edit profile information, and access

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Adobe’s Creative Cloud brings the cloud to creatives

Alongside the launch Monday of its Creative Suite 6, Adobe also unveiled a new cloud-based subscription service called Creative Cloud.The new service does not only involve purchasing software, but also enables users to

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Cloud demos help navigate documents, schedules, and roads

Nestor E. Arellano is a senior writer at ITBusiness.ca. You can find him on Google+ or via email at narellano@itworldcanada.com. Is your Outlook calendar no longer sufficient for keeping your multiple commitments organized?

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Toronto students improve retail marketing, email encryption with cloud computing

A mobile app that tracks your exercise goals and rewards you with discount coupons from a local sports stores, a map-tool that presents a visual representation of trending topics on Twitter for a

Published on: April 18th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Accelerator boosts digital firms of ‘Driven’ minority entrepreneurs

Are you female, of African-Canadian or South Asian background and looking to build a tech business?Chances are you're likely to think there are not many like you around town. Neither are you likely

Published on: April 17th, 2012 Nestor Arellano