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6 sneaky April Fool’s tech pranks to try at work

You know what day it is today. And if there's ever a Jim Halpert wannabe in your office you better be on your guard.The workplace desktop can be a goldmine of hilarious tech

Published on: April 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: Google’s services for business

Google Canada launched its Canada Get Your Business Online initiative this week, telling the 1 million Canadian small businesses without a Web site that it's time to get online.Related Story: Google offers to

Published on: March 31st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Google offers to buy Canadian small firms a Web site

Google Canada announced it is offering one year of free Web site hosting and construction tools for small businesses March 29, including registration of a dot-ca domain name.Partnering with Yola Inc., a Web

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Smartphones just the beginning for OLED displays

If the screen on that sleek smartphone you just bought looks unusually bright and colorful, you might not be looking at an LCD at all. The displays in models such as the Samsung Galaxy S, the Google

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell

Rogers admits throttling World of Warcraft gamers

Last February there was a bit of a stir among my Canadian gamer friends when the Canadian Radio-Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approved new data caps of a mere 25 GB/month (down from 200 GB/month).

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Peter Smith

iTunes could become next disaster relief donations tool

The success of efforts by charities in collecting $10 mobile texting donations to help Japanese and Haitian disaster relief efforts has non-profits considering whether to raise the amount to $25.Groups are also talking to Apple

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Google funds tools to detect government Internet tampering

In the wake of Internet blackouts in Egypt and Libya, Google has announced it is awarding at least $1 million to Georgia Tech researchers working on tools that will immediately reveal when governments are trying to shut down

Published on: March 24th, 2011 Bob Brown and Tim Greene

Social media guide to starting a revolution

There's no iPhone app for deposing Gaddafi or swapping out Mubarak, but your everyday tech gadgets and Web services can definitely help. Here's how to use your PC to organize your fellow citizens

Published on: March 23rd, 2011 Patrick Miller

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Published on: March 18th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Sense of touch helping to move display technology

If multitouch display technology is proliferating, haptic feedback is helping to fuel the trend. Haptics provide tactile feedback to your fingers as you touch a display by vibrating all or part of the display

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell

Ontario home to two ‘intelligent communities’ for 2011

Two Canadian cities have made the cut to be on the world's Top Seven Intelligent Communities list of 2011. Windsor-Essex, Ont. and Stratford, Ont. both made this year's list after also being included

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Hurricane Electric claims world’s largest IPv6 backbone

Brocade Networks announced last week that it provides the routers and switches that underpin the network backbone operated by Hurricane Electric, a leader in next-generation Internet services using the emerging IPv6 standard. Brocade's

Published on: March 15th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Video Rewind: IBM’s E.X.C.I.T.E. Camp brings girls into science and technology

It is only the first year of IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge and Canada already has a spot on the esteemed list, with Edmonton earning a spot with its proposal to apply business intelligence

Published on: March 10th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

‘Smart City’ of Edmonton wins $400k gift from IBM

Edmonton is the first Canadian city to make IBM Corp.’s Smarter Cities Challenge list, winning recognition for its open data initiative and commitment to transportation infrastructure.The Albertan city is one of just 24

Published on: March 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

2011 becoming year of the multitouch screen

Touch-screen panels have been around for more than a decade, but it was the 2007 introduction of a multitouch screen in Apple's iPhone that galvanized the market. Now the business is going gangbusters

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell