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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

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

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

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

Video Rewind: Digital signage metrics firm bought by Intel

Toronto-based start-up and digital signage metrics company Cognovision was acquired by Intel yesterday.In an act of seeming techno-wizardy, the firm uses cameras to track the faces of people looking at digital signage. The

Published on: November 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Rumoured Facebook e-mail won’t launch in Canada today

Rumor has it American Facebook users may be getting e-mail addresses ending with "@facebook.com" as early as Monday. It's a thought that likely has privacy advocates cringing as even more user data would

Published on: November 15th, 2010 Ian Paul

Video Rewind: iPod levy – a needed support for artists or an unfair tax?

Politicians are expected to debate the merits of a levy added on to iPods and other digital audio devices at upcoming comittee meetings taking a look at Bill C-32, the Copyright Modernization Act.Such

Published on: November 11th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Why government Open Data initiatives are a boon for business

An initiative to make public information residing in government databases more accessible to citizens is gaining ground and slowly unlocking business opportunities for many Canadian start-ups, according to adherents of the initiative. David

Published on: November 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano