Leadership Archives - Page 109

Small firms dominate Silicon Valley North

Small businesses dominate Toronto’s information and communications technology (ICT) cluster, often referred to as Silicon Valley North, according to a new report.Only less than half of one per cent of the 11,500 ICT

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Startup creates cheat-proof video game

When a video game is designed to provide entertainment, a designer will likely embed a cheat into the game - a shortcut that allows players extra bonuses or progression when they are stymied

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canadian startups find opportunity in educational games

In four years as a graduate student at the University of Guelph, Jeremy Friedberg developed a passion for teaching, but also learned how difficult it could be to teach complex biology concepts with

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Grant Buckler

Best and worst tech brands for customer service

Device manufacturers spend billions each year on designing, marketing, and advertising their products. That's what they need to do to get you to the counter to buy. But how many of them are

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci

Whatever happened to these once mighty five Websites?

The Internet generation is stunningly disloyal. Brands mean very little to us. Our parents might never have bought anything other than a Ford car, or a Westinghouse refrigerator, but we switch online services

Published on: November 26th, 2010 Keir Thomas

Listening to clients is secret to Voices.com’s success

Listening to clients and paying attention to their concerns is top priority at Voices.com, a London, Ont.–based voice talent firm that works with producers such as DreamWorks and networks like NBC, ABC, and

Published on: November 26th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Office 365 beta shows promise but lacks polish

The more Google's Web-based services encroach on Microsoft's traditional markets, the more Microsoft seems determined to bring the fight to Google's home turf by offering online services of its own. Redmond's first stab

Published on: November 25th, 2010 Neil McAllister

Bitstrips brings comic relief to Canadian classrooms

Some people aspire to make their own movie, and a few others might like to write a book. A whole lot of people want to make their own comic strips. That's what Jacob

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: David Suzuki gets fired up about green IT

David Suzuki is a name synonymous with environmentalism and sustainability for Canadians. So it's no surprise that he's turned his attention to the IT industry during the last couple of years.It's been estimated

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Forget quad-core CPUs – Intel predicts 1,000 cores possible

An experimental Intel chip shows the feasibility of building processors with 1,000 cores, an Intel researcher has asserted. The architecture for the Intel 48-core Single Chip Cloud Computer (SCC) processor is "arbitrarily scalable,"

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Joab Jackson

Mint a fresh example for start-up Web marketing

Aaron Patzer might not have revealed what his product was or how it worked, but that didn't stop him from collecting 30,000 e-mail addresses for Mint Software Inc. The founder of Mint.com and

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: First 3D TV launch in Canada

Whereas 3D TV once seemed like a pipe dream of the future akin to the Jetson's robot maid, it's now become attainable for many consumers.We've covered companies that are bringing 3D optics to

Published on: November 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Start-up creates 3D TV without the headaches

3D optics technology seems like it is high-tech and up to large, established digital display companies to create. But apparently Adrian Bulzacki was never told that.The founder of Toronto-based ARB Labs Inc. touts

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

10 things to know when taking your tech firm global

For many local technology companies explosive growth means daring to leave the comforts of home, according to serial entrepreneurs and investors supporting an initiative to help Canadian businesses expand to international markets.“Don't get

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Facebook’s new messaging platform has built-in Office Web Apps

Killing recent rumors that it's launching an e-mail killer, Facebook today unveiled a new messaging system that will envelope e-mail, instant messages, Facebook messages and SMS. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched what he

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin