Tech that changed the way we live, work and play

Tech that changed the way we live, work and play

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Boring was among the list of words in my mind when I accepted my first freelance writing assignment on technology. Human-interest stuff,

Holiday fear mongering! Will Anyone Survive 2010?

Since my previous blog post I read a ridiculous number of security projections for 2010. These range from catastrophic scenarios to something much, much worse. To these I say, bah humbug! It seems

Published on: December 24th, 2009 Claudiu Popa

Wind Mobile plans and prices – good enough but not enough

First let me state categorically I think it's fabulous that Wind Mobile stores have opened across Canada. When giving the parent firm – Globalive Communications Corp. – the green light to launch (overruling an earlier

Published on: December 23rd, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s top 100 employers for 2010

Last time I counted it was just three sleeps to Christmas Day and about seven more to the New Year. Is getting a new job one of your New Year’s resolutions? If so,

Published on: December 22nd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Wind Mobile edges out competition with unlimited options, no contracts

I may have kicked off my blogging efforts for ITB with a lot of mobile stuff, but that's not going to stop me from continuing to do so. Let's face it, with the

Published on: December 21st, 2009 Brian Jackson

Man lands job with single tweet

As tweeters go Hal Thomas is definitely no twit. At a time when more than 15 million people are unemployed across America and job hunters are often advised to “send out hundreds” of

Published on: December 21st, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Android is bigger than the Google Phone

Covering mobile phones for some time now, I'm no longer surprised by the level of hype and hyperbole that surrounds some phones months before they are even released to market, or even before

Published on: December 17th, 2009 Brian Jackson

SaaS and Web 2.0 tools help SMBs compete with heavyweights

Today more than ever it is possible for small to medium sized companies to compete on a level playing field with bigger organizations.  One of the reasons for this trend is the availability

Published on: December 17th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

Death of cell phone haggling?

As I anticipate covering tomorrow's Wind Mobile launch, I wonder if the days of haggling over cell phone plans have finally come to an end. After escaping regulatory purgatory, Globalive will reveal its

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

An Introduction to Privacy by Design

I have always argued that privacy is the foundation upon which democracy is built. Our right to control the collection, use and disclosure of information about ourselves is the right upon which our

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Ann Cavoukian

The only security advice you need this holiday season

With the holidays now upon us, what better way to get started than to talk about what's on everyone's mind? No, it's not the last minute shopping nor the latest credit card spending

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Claudiu Popa

The “Holy Grail” of marketing with mobile web access

Looking ahead to 2010, I expect to see more articles online and offline about how GPS technology is exploited more “fruitfully” by enterprises reaching out to persons carrying the latest PDAs. While it

Published on: December 16th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

Why you need to dive into social media now

Remember way back in the mid-to-late 1990s when companies tried mightily to convince customers – and the rest of us – that they “got” this newfangled thing called the Web? This was the

Published on: December 16th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

Preparing today’s students for a tech-driven future

Is public education fading in relevance to today’s young learners? As the Deputy Minister of the Anglophone Sector of New Brunswick’s public education system this question haunts me every day. My senior management

Published on: December 16th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff