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21st Century learning competencies: What are they and how must public education adapt?

21st Century learning competencies: What are they and how must public education adapt?

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In our opening article we asked “Is public education fading in relevance to today’s young learners?” And we invited readers to join

Scammers & fraudsters extend Holiday earnings at Haiti’s expense

As much as consumers look forward to Christmas every year, retailers salivate at the boost in revenue and its positive impact on earnings. No one enjoys the holidays more than criminals however, from

Published on: January 19th, 2010 Claudiu Popa

They built in privacy…so can you

Every year, my office hosts an annual event known as the Privacy by Design (PbD) Challenge where a distinguished group of speakers relate their personal success stories with PbD and the dividends they

Published on: January 19th, 2010 Ann Cavoukian

Running your business successfully by The Book

What kinds of skills and best practices can you learn by reading How to run your business by The Book – the recent offering from leadership guru Dave Anderson?  Chapter titles make that

Published on: January 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Text messages that count – mobile giving for Haiti

Tap, tap, tap send. Many younger mobile phone users just love to text. It's fast, it's cheap (free for some plans) and it's fun. And lately it can be life saving. Several Canadian carriers

Published on: January 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Is Google really fed up with censorship and spying in China?

Google’s very thinly veiled intimations of pulling out of the world’s largest Internet market highlights the issue of industrial espionage that trouble’s many foreign firms doing business in China.  The search engine giant

Published on: January 13th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Google’s Nexus One works in Canada on Wind 3G, Rogers 2G networks

It was no surprise when Canada was left out of Google’s Nexus One phone launch. This nation is getting used to playing second fiddle (or third, or 85th) when it comes to getting

Published on: January 11th, 2010 Brian Jackson

What part should travelers play in airport security?

I can safely say that I have one of the most satisfying occupations in the world. Helping to protect the intangible assets that drive the world’s economies is certainly something that most individuals

Published on: January 11th, 2010 Claudiu Popa

Lack of Marketing Savvy: Is It Restricting Growth Among Canadian Startups?

Canada has an abundance of innovative ideas, exemplary technical talent, and infrastructure to support its technology initiatives. So why is Canada not positioned as a country that is synonymous with innovation and commercialization?

Published on: January 8th, 2010 Krista Napier

The decade of convergence and the (n)ever-changing risk landscape

A full decade after convergence was hailed as the next big thing, right around the turn of the millennium; this elusive concept is making a comeback. The difference is that we now have

Published on: January 6th, 2010 Claudiu Popa

Google gives Apple cause for concern with Nexus One

Today’s buzz is all about the announcement that Google is launching its new Google Phone, called the Nexus One. While Stephen Jobs and the gang at Apple say they are not threatened by

Published on: January 5th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Cybercrime in 2010 – a tale of two perspectives

By Joaquim P. Menezes Will the battle against cybercrime get more effective, or less in 2010?  How successful will law enforcement groups be this year in tracking and combating hackers, spammers, ID thieves

Published on: January 4th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Why Privacy is Good for Business

While I often speak about the fallacy of the zero-sum argument that privacy must be sacrificed for the sake of security, I wanted to take the opportunity to also argue against a prevailing

Published on: January 4th, 2010 Ann Cavoukian

Good design for bad economic times

As we embark upon the adventure that is 2010 we arguably leave behind us the worst of the recent economic downturn.  As far as economic downturns go, this one was a bit of

Published on: January 4th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Tech that changed the way we live, work and play

Boring was among the list of words in my mind when I accepted my first freelance writing assignment on technology. Human-interest stuff, crime and strife where what held my interest – tech for

Published on: December 29th, 2009 Nestor Arellano