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Car buyers chose function over flash in auto Web sites

Car buyers chose function over flash in auto Web sites

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What makes a great auto maker Web site? Flashy car pictures? Videos of speeding cars or SUVs truckin' along mud covered rought

Unforgivable: Ignorance and apathy about user privacy can no longer be tolerated

The Wall Street Journal’s discovery about the shady privacy practices of some of the world’s largest social networks came as a surprise and probably won’t help any of the big names they mentioned.

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Claudiu Popa

5 tips and 3 sites that take care of your digital legacy when you die

If I’m having this much problems managing my multiple digital presences now, try to imagine what could happen if for example I suddenly croaked. It’s a morbid thought, but have you ever wondered

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Nokia's mobile strategy and measurement challenges

We live in an increasingly mobile world and the decision to extend brand communication to the mobile channel seems inevitable.  On the other hand, making this decision in a way that will pay

Published on: May 20th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

4 tips on making it big on eBay

Huge online traffic generated by eBay caught the eye of Henry's decision makers back in 2000. "We taught it would be a great channel for our hard-to-sell items and potentially an additional revenue

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Three questions for learders seeking 21st century public education

Transition expert William Bridges (Managing Transitions: Making The Most of Change, 2009) cites three questions he poses to leaders when they seek help with change. He asks these questions so leaders anticipate what

Published on: May 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Give Google a break

Yesterday’s revelation that Google’s StreetView cars collected more than just anonymized pictures of buildings and cars (and some comical situations) came as a surprise to many, including regulatory bodies in a number of

Published on: May 17th, 2010 Claudiu Popa

The Last Throes of Traditional Anti-Virus Software

It should come as no surprise to anyone that given the vast numbers of malicious software anti-virus companies are claiming to detect, the number of viruses out there is practically limitless. With the

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Claudiu Popa

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