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Facebook changes a slap in the face of privacy authorities

Facebook changes a slap in the face of privacy authorities

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Facebook has once again trounced the notion of user privacy in a week when privacy authorities from around the world issued a

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

iPad surges into the market

The iPad launch is the death knell for Kindle - 300,000 iPads sold on day one in the USA alone. The day Apple launched its eagerly awaited iPad, Sony was running ads offering

Published on: April 15th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

SMBs win with bundled mobile licensing of Maximizer’s CRM 11

Budget conscious small and medium sized businesses get a double bonus from a recent mobile customer relationship management (CRM) software product from Maximizer Software Inc. The company’s latest product, CRM 11 acquired a

Published on: April 14th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Videos spark 21st Century learning discussion

  A video created to stimulate discussion on a new 21st Century model of public education in New Brunswick was uploaded onto Youtube last week. (http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=new+brunswick+education&aq=f)  The video was originally targeted at an

Published on: April 13th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Privacy remains a social norm

Recently, a considerable amount of controversy ensued when Mark Zuckerberg, head of the world’s most popular online social network, Facebook, was misquoted as saying, “privacy is no longer a social norm.” What he

Published on: April 12th, 2010 Ann Cavoukian

Do you have a kick-ass story to tell about your solution?

If your answer is no, you have a problem…or at the very least, you will probably have difficulty getting people's attention.  Case in point: "Dragons Den" style events seem to be all the

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Krista Napier

3M film soothes paranoid BlackBerry users

If you’re constantly worrying about whether someone is looking over your shoulder or not, 3M has the product for you. Paranoid cell phone users will appreciate the Mobile Privacy Films that apply to

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Spreadsheet the icing on small bakery’s cupcake

Technology doesn’t always have to be complicated in order to help a business save some time or money. Sometimes it can be as simple as using a spreadsheet - especially when your business

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Brian Jackson

New and exciting models of learning in New Brunswick

To date we have advised readers of New Brunswick’s efforts to shift our public education system to a 21st Century learning model. We have explored the nature of 21st Century competencies and how

Published on: March 24th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Business is booming in Canada’s riskiest online city

Location, location, location. If homeowners and businesses were to take a cue from the Norton Top 10 Riskiest Online Canadian Cities Report, Burlington might well be ghost town in a couple of months.

Published on: March 23rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Mobile payment needs more than an iPhone Bump to get going

I’d like to apologize to Darrell MacMichael of PayPal Canada for costing him all of $8 while we were filming a demo of his company’s new Send Money Version 2.0 application for the

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Pharmaceuticals drive February spam

Spam continued to be the scourge of inboxes around the world in February, when the spam rate surged to 89.4 per cent, an increase of 5.5 per cent over the previous month. As

Published on: March 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff