Leadership Archives - Page 103

Facebook unveiling overshadowed by Google+ surge

Facebook says it has "something awesome" planned for its press event Wednesday, but there's only one thing reporters really want to talk to Facebook about: Google+. The search giant's latest social effort launched

Published on: July 6th, 2011 Ian Paul

Video Rewind: Google on the cloud’s importance

Google unveiled its latest attempt at social networking last week, going head to head with Facebook for control of the Web's social graph with Google+. Taking a step back and examining Google+, at

Published on: July 5th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Former

In the late 1990s Robert Soloway made US$20,000 a day as a spammer. He drove fancy cars. He wore Armani clothes. He was, by all accounts, one of the most successful spammers on

Published on: July 4th, 2011 Robert McMillan

‘Daily deals’ portals face survival of the fittest crunch time

The rise of daily deals aggregator Web sites is helping bargain hunters find sweet deals online, but the outlook for many of those sites will sour over the next year, analysts warn. Inspired

Published on: June 30th, 2011 Christine Wong

Google+: First look at Google’s Facebook challenger

Google's king of social networks, Facebook, but also offers some cool new approaches to sharing content and managing privacy. In short, Google+ is a solid start to an insurgent social networking platform that

Published on: June 30th, 2011 Mark Sullivan and Megan Geuss

Why it’s still too early to adopt mobile payments

If you're anywhere close to my age, you might remember the late Orson Wells making a pitch for Paul Masson saying, "We will sell no wine before its time." That boast may have

Published on: June 28th, 2011 Bill Snyder

HP delivers SMB bouquet of servers, switches and services

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) announced a slew of new products and services targeted at small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) yesterday, and recommended working with a local value-added reseller to get the

Published on: June 22nd, 2011 Brian Jackson

SMBs need helping hand for high-performance computing: IDC

Cloud computing could help boost the use of high-performance computing (HPC) among small and medium-size businesses, but there are hurdles that have to be overcome before that can happen, IDC said on Monday

Published on: June 21st, 2011

IBM’s darkest chapter: controversy over Second World War

Retired IBM internal auditor Michael Zamczyk was born in a ghetto of Krakow, Poland during the war years and endured the occupation by the Nazis with his family, many of whom were eventually

Published on: June 20th, 2011 Brian Jackson

New LinkedIn head in Canada looking to continue momentum

LinkedIn Corp. has a new boss in Canada, the company announced June 16, as it celebrates its first year anniversary here. Brian Church, formerly LinkedIn’s Canadian director of hiring solutions, will now be

Published on: June 17th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

1.5 million Canadians quit Facebook in May

Facebook may continue to gain users, but the world's biggest social network isn't gaining them as quickly as it has been and is actually losing users in the U.S.Facebook gained 11.8 million more

Published on: June 14th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Apple and Google: we’ve seen the cloud from both sides now

Apple and Google now dominate the world's smartphone and mobile device markets and both are now pushing quickly into the cloud. While Apple this week finally acknowledged the cloud as the future of

Published on: June 9th, 2011 Ryan Faas

Toronto’s waterfront developer plans ultra-broadband network

Toronto's waterfront revitalization – involving a string of new condominium developments lining Lake Ontario – will be connected by an ultra-broadband fibre optic network which will deliver bandwidth speeds up to 500 times

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Deja vu: Federal budget seeks to cut red tape for small business

Small businesses will get some help cutting through red tape via government-funded Web tools, but will have to say goodbye to the recession-era 100 per cent capital cost allowances on IT investments, as

Published on: June 6th, 2011 Brian Jackson

How Groupon’s IPO will change the deals site

A not-so-quick flip through Groupon's 269-page IPO prospectus turns up some clues as to what ordinary people in search of deals can expect from Groupon after the deal site raises an estimated $750

Published on: June 6th, 2011 Lisa Greim