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Apple’s magic revealed: why its products lead the market

Apple uses the word "magical" a lot these days. It's enough to make you wonder if Steve Jobs dropped out of Hogwarts. (Tim Cook: Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff? Discuss.)The most magical item in Apple's

Published on: August 16th, 2011 Lex Friedman

Post-PC era has arrived, IBM exec says

Are we living in a "post-PC" world? Steve Jobs thinks so, and he often refers to the iPad as a "post-PC" device. Now an IBM executive has added fuel to the fire--its Chief

Published on: August 15th, 2011 Ed Oswald

Why Windows Phone 7 will

Microsoft has a relatively long history with mobile operating systems, stretching back to the mid-1990s and Windows CE. Developed originally for "embedded systems," Windows CE quickly found its way into PDAs and eventually

Published on: August 9th, 2011 Jeff Vance

‘Stone’ optical disc withstands liquid nitrogen, boiling water

Start-up Millenniata and LG plan to soon release a new optical disc and read/write player that will store movies, photos or any other data forever. The data can be accessed using on any

Published on: August 8th, 2011 Lucas Mearian

The wearable computer revolution has arrived

It’s an exciting time for the wearable-computing industry. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen declared in a recent interview that wearable computers were the next big thing for Silicon Valley, and the past few months

Published on: August 8th, 2011 David Daw

Silicon Valley meets Vancouver at startup conference

Delegates from some of the biggest players in Silicon Valley – including Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. – will land in Vancouver soon to size up 15 Canadian tech startups at

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Christine Wong

‘Good deeds’ social network shutting down Aug. 15

Akoha Inc., the social networking firm that asked “What if playing a game could make the world a better place?” is shutting its doors on Aug. 15 as a result of not being

Published on: August 4th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Toronto program teaches young entrepreneurs about love and Web development

Sunny Verma is used to tossing ideas around with other would-be CEOs over drinks at a local bar, but a new 10-week boot camp for startups recently had him dining at the Bridle

Published on: August 3rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Most business Web sites will upgrade to IPv6 within 24 months

More than 70 per cent of IT departments plan to upgrade their Web sites to support IPv6 within the next 24 months, according to a recent survey of more than 200 IT professionals

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Sprouter’s community reacts to surprise shut down news

Toronto-based Sprouter announced this morning that it will be closing up shop on Aug. 2, taking an engaged community of both entrepreneurial greenhorns and experts offline.“We're devastated to have to shut down the

Published on: July 26th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Ottawa firm’s technology to guide future space station resupply missions

A small Ottawa-based firm will continue to provide technology that plays a key role in restocking the International Space Station (ISS) after signing a contract with a private spacecraft maker that will be

Published on: July 26th, 2011 Brian Jackson

The 8 algorithms that shape the Web

Google helps us think, Facebook finds us friends, and Pandora plays our own personalized soundtrack. It's hard to say whether the computer algorithms that these services use to anticipate our needs and wants

Published on: July 26th, 2011 Tom Spring

Google rushes to rollout Google+ business profiles

Demand for Google+ business profiles has reached white-hot intensity, prompting Google+ leader Vic Gundotra to acknowledge the company has been caught off guard, but pledging a fix is being fast-tracked.The number of people

Published on: July 25th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Facebook’s supremacy in danger as user satisfaction plunges

User satisfaction with Facebook is low enough that the social networking site risks losing significant market share to Google+, according to a new study.Although Facebook did marginally better this year than last, it

Published on: July 19th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

400 students compete at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

More than 400 students from over 70 countries competed last week at the Imagine Cup competition sponsored by Microsoft Corp. in New York.The annual contest brings together young technologists from around the globe

Published on: July 19th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff