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Interview with a pirate – The Pirate Bay breaks media silence

The Pirate Bay (TPB), one of the world's biggest torrent tracker sites, found itself embroiled in controversy last month, when a link to a torrent containing photographs of a grisly child murder in

Published on: October 16th, 2008 Sumner Lemon

How to recession-proof your small business

Small businesses can tackle big problems like an economic downturn in the Canadian economy. This slump has also affected large company's budgets significantly. Can the small survive? Technology marketing expert, Robin Robins discusses

Published on: October 14th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Ontario Public Service woos young recruits with Second Life

A firefighter turns his hose towards the sparse collection of tall pine trees surrounding the building and aims its stream of water into the flames that are exploding outwards from the branches and

Published on: October 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson takes on Google with Search Engine overhaul

Search engine companies and Hakia Inc. this week overhauled their respective search technologies, tapping into the semantic Web to provide search results that better reflect the intent behind the query. Early reviewers

Published on: October 8th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Canadian firms use social networking tools to find top talent

While a lot of folk lament the IT talent crunch in Canada, small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), such as Nurun Inc., are really feeling the pinch. A digital media consulting and marketing firm

Published on: October 7th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Four reasons why some news organizations can’t make money online

It has been well documented that online media is eating away at print and broadcast media revenue. This decline in print and broadcast media has been going on for years, and newspapers, magazines

Published on: October 6th, 2008 Melissa Chang

Google unveils monumental plan to save the planet

Tiring of its mission to "organize the world's information," Google has set itself a new objective: save the planet. The search giant unveiled a US$4.4 trillion plan Wednesday to reduce the U.S.'s dependency

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 James Niccolai

Microsoft launches new Search rewards program

Microsoft Corp. today launched a rewards program to entice consumers to its Live Search site, but it requires Internet Explorer and bars users of rival browsers, including Firefox, Safari, Opera and Chrome.A toolbar

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Millions call for Facebook boycott to protest new design

A group of those opposed to the site's new design is nearing 2.7 million supporters, and the leaders are organizing a two-day boycott to make their point.The group, called "1,000,000 against the new

Published on: October 2nd, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Canadian bank builds brand awareness with Facebook tools

You've promoted your business on the Yellow Pages, countless print ads, maybe some TV and radio spots, through fax messages, a Web page, e-mail and lately through blogs. Is it time to create

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Suzuki uses Web 2.0 tools to foster “green” consciousness among Canadian voters

Election season is here again and voters are anxiously seeking information on a range of issues to help them decide how to cast their vote in October. On the environment front, this year

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Canadian Do Not Call List debut marred by site crash

Canada's national Do Not Call List (DNCL) was much too popular for its own good.The DNCL Web site that allows Canadians who don't want to receive telemarketing calls to register for free crashed

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Ontarians spend more time online than other Canadians.

Foreign and local companies set to launch an online service or product in Canada should consider Ontario as their testing ground, an Internet marketing expert says.That's because Ontario outpaces all other Canadian provinces

Published on: September 30th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Relief for Canadian consumers as “Do Not Call” D-Day arrives

For long-suffering Canadians who, through the years, have been pestered at awkward hours by telemarketers, today – September 30 – is a red letter day.For the first time, Canadians have some remedy  against

Published on: September 30th, 2008 Brian Jackson and Kavita Gosyne

Yahoo puts on an “Apt” display

Yahoo's upgraded display advertising interface streamlines how digital ads are bought and placed across the Web. The new APT system -- previously called AMP -- has been under development for at least two

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk