Turn your old Commodore VIC-20 into a Twitter machine

Turn your old Commodore VIC-20 into a Twitter machine

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Twitter's popularity has accelerated so quickly in recent months that the 140-character messages seem to be everywhere. You can tweet from your

Should Biz Go Buzz? -Google wants social networking to go to work

By Carmi Levy, independent technology analyst and journalist  By now, every Gmail user on the planet has either tried Google Buzz out, or is counting the hours until the new social networking capability

Published on: February 17th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Designing a product vs. designing a user experience

In day-to-day life we often come across products that stand out.  Some stand out because they are so good, some stand out because they are so bad and many fail to capture our

Published on: February 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

New Threats and High Spam Rates Mark the Beginning of 2010

It’s no secret that scammers and spammers are always looking ahead to capitalize on topical news and seasonal activities to target unsuspecting web users. Whether it’s the New Year’s spam we’ve just intercepted

Published on: February 11th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

How a little company could thrive in a big boys’ world

Bigger isn't always better – at least that's how DAVE Wireless sees it.  At the Toronto Board of Trade breakfast on Feb 2, Dave Dobbin gave an insightful and humorous presentation on what

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Krista Napier

One laptop per student : A pre-requisite to a 21st Century public education

In earlier articles we noted that ICT would “enable” New Brunswick’s NB3-21C public education agenda. A key reason we are well positioned to implement a 21st Century learning model is our 1:1 Dedicated

Published on: February 1st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

iPad will revolutionize publishing – someday

v1.0 shows platform still a work in progress  By now, even my disconnected mother sitting on a beach in Florida has heard about the iPad. And while geeks debate the name, whine about

Published on: January 29th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

iPad traces new direction for print media

With all the hype and hoopla of yesterday’s unveiling of the much awaited Apple iPad, it was surprising to note that Steve Jobs had not uttered the word magazine.  Yet this is the

Published on: January 28th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Free anti-spam and malware tool for Facebook

Are you getting tired of clearing out all those spam messages from your blogsite's comment section? You're not alone.  A recent survey released by online security software company Websense Inc. says that nearly

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How are your users surfing?

It is no secret that I believe that a company’s web presence is a direct reflection on the quality of their brand and by extension their products or service offerings.  Is it fair

Published on: January 21st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Star Trek Online provides beta execution lessons

As a long-time fan of Star Trek, I was eager to get into the open beta test of Star Trek Online. This Massive-Multiplayer Online game developed by Cryptic Studios has been in the

Published on: January 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson

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

In our opening article we asked “Is public education fading in relevance to today’s young learners?” And we invited readers to join and participate in the journey of the Anglophone sector of public

Published on: January 20th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

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