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10 tech predictions for 2011

We were wrong -- so far -- that Carol Bartz would be ousted as Yahoo CEO by the end of this year, but we were right that Apple's tablet, whose name wasn't known

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Nancy Weil

Group buying sites mature as huge market size becomes clear

As the packed-to-the-brim shopping malls on Boxing Day promise to remind us this weekend, shoppers love a bargain. That’s the crux of what’s inspired the many sites looking to cash in on the

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson

WikiLeaks finds friends with Pirate Party of Canada

Elections Canada is being asked to decide whether a federal political party can host a WikiLeaks mirror after a request made Dec. 16. The Pirate Party of Canada (PPCA) is seeking to support

Published on: December 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Apple to launch Mac App Store Jan. 6

Apple today announced that it would open its Mac App Store on Jan. 6, 2011, beating its self-imposed deadline by several weeks. Earlier reports had incorrectly pegged the opening to Monday, Dec. 13.

Published on: December 17th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Canadian companies win spots in prestigious Microsoft program

Another Canadian company-Lymbix Inc. -has made it into the ranks of BizSpark One, Microsoft's invitation-only mentorship program for new start-ups that provides resources and access to investors for select young tech companies.Previous Canadian

Published on: December 17th, 2010 Briony Smith

ITBusiness.ca’s top 5 videos of 2010

What makes a video compelling? It's a question we often as ourselves here at ITBusiness.ca as we look to bring the best in technology news to the Web in multiple formats - text,

Published on: December 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Apple’s ups and downs in 2010

It's not much of a stretch to say that 2010 was a good year for Apple. With the iPad and iPhone 4 coming to market, Apple saw much success in creating new markets

Published on: December 16th, 2010 Nick Barber

Microsoft vs. Google rivalry reaches boiling point in 2010

In case you haven't heard, there are two companies called Microsoft and Google that really don't like each other very much. These tech behemoths are battling each other on a dizzying number of

Published on: December 15th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

YouTube Canada’s top 10 videos of 2010

Step aside Google Zeitgeist -- it's YouTube's turn to show off the top 10 videos added to the video sharing site in 2010. People watched more than 700 billion videos on YouTube this

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Ian Paul

Mobile apps help tap new audience

Toronto's Polar Mobile has created mobile apps for well-known brands including Sports Illustrated, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Time magazine. It has advice for other businesses thinking of developing a mobile app -

Published on: December 14th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Yorkville Media Centre teaches hands-on digital media skills for free

Jessica Laplante spent thousands of dollars on tuition at university to arm herself with the digital skills she'd need as a non-profit communications specialist in the modern world. But she found that education

Published on: December 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Top 10 tech stories of 2010

A global leak that's turning government officials' faces red as Rudolph's nose, the BlackBerry ban, Facebook's privacy faux pas and the tablet wars sparked by iPad. These are some of the top technology

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Tech pirates can drive innovation

Lately it seems, tech pirates and mavericks are being rounded up, given the squeeze or worse made to walk the plank.Very few would probably sympathize with the recently busted cyber crime ring responsible

Published on: December 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian SMBs lead in use of video, social in B2B space

Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are much more likely to use social media and video to research their IT purchases than large enterprises, according to a research study on digital media consumption habits

Published on: December 8th, 2010 Shane Schick

ZipGive turns text messages into charitable donations

An earthquake in Haiti, a flood in Pakistan and other major global disasters require an extensive and rapid response from organizaitons such as the Red Cross, who must in turn look to donors

Published on: December 7th, 2010 Brian Jackson