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Connect with Facebook generation, expert urges Canadian companies

TLDNR. If you don't know what it means then you also probably don't have a clue why most people under 25 don't read the Globe and Mail.The acronym stands for "too long, did

Published on: June 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Blogger uses “Google bomb” to show McCain in poor light

A political blogger is using a technique known as "Google bombing" to enlist the aid of fellow partisan bloggers to boost the search engine rankings of nine news stories that reflect poorly on

Published on: June 23rd, 2008 Heather Havenstein

E-giving explosion – For many Canadians charity begins online

Canada may have been the first industrialized country to reject funding a drug that treats the severest form of the most common type of vision loss in the developed world, were it not

Published on: June 20th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian iPhone users “unlikely” to get big price break

A new price model for data service set to be unveiled by Rogers Communications Inc. to coincide with its Canadian rollout of the 3G iPhone could mean lower data rates. However, cell phone

Published on: June 19th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Record Firefox 3 downloads crash Mozilla site

Mozilla's big plan on Tuesday to set a world record for downloads with the Firefox 3 browser hit a snag when its Web site would not work properly. Though the big "Download Day" was set

Published on: June 19th, 2008 By Elizabeth Montalbano and John Fontana

Copyright bill strikes discordant note with Canadian musicians, consumer groups

Canadian artists as well as other consumers will be singing the blues, while big businesses reap mega profits if Bill C-61 – the proposed amendment to the Copyright Act – is passed into

Published on: June 17th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian radio refuses to die

Despite the unceasing onslaught Web-based technology and predictions of being "subsumed" by new media, Canadian radio refuses to sign-off and die.Instead, local radio advertisers turned up the dial recently to announce that radio

Published on: June 13th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

NASA brings social networking to Martians

"The parachute is open!!""Come on Rocketssssss!!!""I've landed !!!!!""Cheers! Tears! I'm here!"Those were the messages that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent out on micro-blogging site Twitter in a five-minute time span May 25 as

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Heather Havenstein and Jim Dalrymple

Canadian retailers have 3.6 billion reasons to battle tech-enabled theft

A broad range of criminal activities are eating away at retail profits and causing Canadian merchants to lose as much as $3.6 billion each year, according to a recent survey. While employee and

Published on: June 9th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Getting a handle on Google Apps

When Google launched its web-based e-mail service (Gmail) on April 1, 2004, many people thought it was an April Fool's Day joke, and perhaps with good reason. That same day, the company had

Published on: June 9th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Canadian groups oppose government move towards “US-style” digital copyright laws

A broad alliance of Canadian consumer advocacy groups is deeply concerned the Feds may be poised to introduce legislation that mirrors U.S. digital copyright laws, which severely limit consumer rights.Coalition members include the

Published on: June 9th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

How to create a blockbuster product lickety split

Entrepreneurs that create blockbuster companies or products do very specific things that cause them to succeed, notes an expert in the field. A clearly articulated vision (pillars) and the right approach (process) are

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Using blogs to drive mind-blowing customer service

Comcast Corp. scored a public relations coup in April when an executive responded within 20 minutes to complaints about a cable outage posted by a prominent blogger on a micro-blogging site. Michael Arrington

Published on: May 30th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

QuarkXpress 8 entices with new design tools, targets new customers

Quark used to be the last word in desktop print publishing, but Mac OS X support gave Adobe's InDesign a competitive advantage at a crucial time. With QuarkXPress 8, Quark is attempting to

Published on: May 30th, 2008 Michael Burns

3D tools un-lock huge benefits in Canadian waterway project

Use of 3D digital prototyping has steered a major project to retrofit waterway locks along Ontario's Welland Canal to unparalleled success.The technology has driven huge efficiencies for Bosch Rexroth Canada (BRC), the company

Published on: May 29th, 2008 Nestor Arellano