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The Last Throes of Traditional Anti-Virus Software

The Last Throes of Traditional Anti-Virus Software

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that given the vast numbers of malicious software anti-virus companies are claiming to detect,

4 tips to beat info overload

How many emails do you find in your inbox everyday? How often does your BlackBerry or iPhone vibrate with that urgent call? Have you opened that PDF of the latest stats from production

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Prepare to keep your iPad connected on the cheap

If the million-plus sales of Apple’s iPad south of the border is any indication, many Canadians will be chomping the bit to pre-order the “magical” tablet computer May 10. Apple is saying it

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Newsflash: Facebook doesn’t care about your privacy

I love how every other article about Facebook has some kind of privacy angle. As if Facebook, a site designed to share your information as broadly as possible, was also responsible for preserving

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Claudiu Popa

No love lost — 10 years after the Lovebug virus

The 4th of May 2000 was a game-changing day for antivirus security. A virulent worm was about to catch security experts by surprise and cause chaos to an estimated 45 million email users

Published on: May 6th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

The Coolest Stuff in Digital Media: Checking Out Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone

I’m often asked at IDC what the coolest technology is that I’m seeing in Canada from tech startups. In the Digital Media space, and in Toronto specifically, a good place to source out

Published on: May 5th, 2010 Krista Napier

Yahoo! demonstrates new transparency centre

While attending the Privacy Commissioner of Canada's Toronto privacy consultation last week, I caught up with Anne Toth, the head of privacy at Yahoo! Anne was one of the only representatives from online

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Student registration system helps schools get their numbers straight

  At best, keeping track of students in a typical school can be a headache. Doing the same at a larger scale, for example in the district level, can quickly turn into a

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android now in HP-Palm’s sights

I guess it's innemitable. With recent announcement of Hewlett-Packards purchase of Palm Inc. the idea of a "iPhone killer" will eventually surface. Of course, why would HP bother to snap up the ailing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

PDF reading tool helps visually impaired use computers

Each day I turn on my computer in the morning and after moments of waiting for the machine to boot up my eyes are greeted with the familiar icons doting the computer screen.

Published on: April 27th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New Brunswick teachers receive new laptops

New Brunswick’s Department of Education is serious about building a 21st Century model of learning.  On April 16, 2010 the Department announced that every teacher in our system will receive a new notebook

Published on: April 26th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Facebook changes a slap in the face of privacy authorities

Facebook has once again trounced the notion of user privacy in a week when privacy authorities from around the world issued a stern warning to companies offering online service. Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Jennifer

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

What is HTML 5 and why does it matter to you?

A columnist from the Wall Street Journal famously quipped: Last time there was this much excitement about a tablet there were commandments written on it.  As you all know by now, the iPad

Published on: April 22nd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Top 4 questions you should ask about digital media metrics

One of the wonders of our digital world is the ability to measure anything.  The challenge remains in making sure that the appropriate indicators are being measured and that the data is correctly interpreted.

Published on: April 21st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber attacks target sensitive data and specific individuals

Authorities in many countries are concerned that attacks on business and government resources will become the next battleground in cyber warfare. In the throne speech earlier this year, the Canadian government announced that

Published on: April 19th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff