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Facebook flubs and Twitter traps that can get you fired

Travis Megale is happily employed. A regular Facebook user, he knows how to use the site appropriately and what NOT to say or post. Unfortunately, many Facebook members do not. Job termination due

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Joan Goodchild

Thought-controlled computing brightens buildings

“I think therefore I am,” (Cogito ergo sum) asserted 17th century French philosopher René Descartes. Today, 400 years on, the power of thoughts to alter physical reality is being demonstrated in new and

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Coming soon

Picture an electro-mechanical device that knows, in advance, when it's about to develop a “defect” and can take corrective action to fix the problem. A tall order? Not so. Thanks to work being

Published on: September 24th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

8 ways to improve your privacy while Web browsing

They say privacy doesn't exist on the Web -- but that doesn't mean you can't try to safeguard your personal information. Our computers are loaded with details about our personal and business lives,

Published on: September 24th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Facebook ‘Like’ button now under probe

Facebook received welcome news that the Canadian Privacy Commissioner is satisfied the social network addressed privacy complaints lodged against it two years ago, but the social networking site is not yet entirely off

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Adobe unveils Photoshop, Premiere Elements 9, woos Mac users

Adobe Systems Inc. today unveiled Photoshop Elements 9 and Premiere Elements 9 saying these applications offer users the breadth of functionality and ease of use they've long been clamouring for.Photoshop Elements and Premiere

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

IT sales rebound but SMBs still under spending chill

Technology sales have rebounded from their depressed state last year but small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) have become adopted a new miserly attitude towards IT spending, says an IT analyst firm. Worldwide

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New venture will ‘Incite’ Canadian firms to tap social media power

Many Canadian companies, eager to harness social media to build brand and business, have no idea where to begin or what tools to use.Newly launched NM Incite Canada says it can offer these

Published on: September 20th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Anti-piracy group’s study ‘shockingly misleading’, says expert

A report by an anti-piracy group that claims potential improved economic conditions if software piracy were stamped out may actually show the effects of increased spending in the IT industry, according to critics.The

Published on: September 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Toronto firm launches digital 3D content store

Back in June, ITBusiness.ca toured the Toronto offices of Spatial View Inc. and previewed its 3D content store for the iPhone. Now its store, 3DeeCentral, has been unveiled Sept. 15 at the 3D

Published on: September 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

New NCR self-service kiosks slash healthcare wait times, cost

In many of Canada's larger hospitals, more than 1,000 patients visit the emergency department each day.Approximately 50 per cent of them are considered “low risk” -- not needing immediate attention from a physician.

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Prepare for a deluge of Android-based iPad alternatives

Many Android tablets will soon reach shelves to compete with Apple's iPad, which has not faced a worthy challenger yet. Samsung, Toshiba, ViewSonic and Archos recently announced tablets with screen sizes ranging from

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Agam Shah

Turn your car into an office on wheels

Modern technology has given working professionals the ability to get work done any place, any time – well almost anywhere.Workers are connected at home thanks to accessible broadband Internet and secure VPN connections,

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Six free Photoshop plug-ins turn your pictures into artwork

Plug-ins are a great way to extend the functionality of Photoshop, adding fun filters and fresh features to the application. Although most plug-ins are modestly priced, there are a number of cool plug-ins

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Chris McVeigh

New 3D camcorders a ‘bonanza’ for independent producers, consumers

Panasonic Canada Inc. recently unveiled what it calls the "world's first integrated twin-lens 3D camera recorder."The Panasonic AG-3DA1 could have a dramatic impact on professional 3D video and film production in Canada, the

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes