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LinkedIn data sheds light on what makes an entrepreneur

Ask 10 people what it takes to be an entrepreneur and you'll probably get 10 different answers. Ask LinkedIn, on the other hand, and you'll get a pretty detailed picture complete with schools

Published on: September 2nd, 2011 Katherine Noyes

Under-30 entrepreneurs fail to woo investors with startup pitches

It’s a nightmare for most of us: a big white screen, a PowerPoint presentation, and nowhere to hide. But that age-old format recently gave some of Canada’s most ambitious young entrepreneurs an opportunity

Published on: August 30th, 2011 Christine Wong

Apple hopes to avoid repeating post-Jobs slump

Just how visionary is Steve Jobs? It's a loaded question that's hard to answer. When Jobs and his friend Steve Wozniak cofounded Apple computers in 1976, it would have been impossible to tell

Published on: August 26th, 2011 Megan Guess

Video Rewind: Steve Jobs’ famed presentation gusto

As Steve Jobs steps down as Apple's CEO, he'll best be remembered for his presentation flair when unveiling hit products like the iPod and iPhone.Even in ill health, Jobs has been appearing on

Published on: August 25th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Steve Jobs career timeline at Apple

Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple's CEO on Wednesday and Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook was named as his replacement. Jobs will remain with the company as chairman of the board.> Following are

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Agam Shah

Accelerate Okanagan builds tech community in Canada’s

Accelerate Okanagan Programs Director Jeff Keen is enthusiastic about the growth of the tech industry in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley, citing the rapidly increasing number of startups joining the Accelerate Okanagan's programs as

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

East coast earthquake triggers social media groundswell

Just moments after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit the East Coast on Tuesday afternoon, Twitter and Facebook lit up with the news. The quake struck central Virginia at 1:53 p.m. EDT today and

Published on: August 23rd, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Six reasons to keep your startup in Canada, from HootSuite

Your startup doesn't need to move to the U.S. to achieve success – in fact staying on Canuck soil will make it easier to retain top talent while keeping a high standard of

Published on: August 23rd, 2011 Martin Studzinski

14 Windows 7 widgets to monitor your PC

It's been nearly two years since Windows 7 was released, and yet there are still some features that Windows 7 users may not be taking full advantage of -- such as desktop gadgets.

Published on: August 22nd, 2011 Brian Nadel

Video Rewind: A look back at Google’s 7 predictions

With the recent acquisition of Motorola by Google, we thought it might be worth it to look back at the search engines predictions made earlier this year.Back in January, Barry Salzman, managing director

Published on: August 18th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

IBM reverse engineers brain for prototype chip

IBM has created prototype chips that could mimic brain-like functionality, which the company said is an "unprecedented" step forward in creating intelligent computers that collect, process and understand data quickly.The prototype chips will

Published on: August 18th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Accessible technology increasingly a requirement for businesses

Under the Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act, private businesses operating in the province will have to meet new accessibility standards for customer service by the beginning of next year. Other standards will

Published on: August 18th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Apple’s magic revealed: why its products lead the market

Apple uses the word "magical" a lot these days. It's enough to make you wonder if Steve Jobs dropped out of Hogwarts. (Tim Cook: Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff? Discuss.)The most magical item in Apple's

Published on: August 16th, 2011 Lex Friedman

Web-based speech therapy service dubbed ‘SMB of the year’

Don't let the name TinyEYE Therapy Services fool you – the small Saskatoon-based company is using simple online technology to change children's lives in a big way. Using three straightforward tools – a

Published on: August 16th, 2011 Christine Wong

Post-PC era has arrived, IBM exec says

Are we living in a "post-PC" world? Steve Jobs thinks so, and he often refers to the iPad as a "post-PC" device. Now an IBM executive has added fuel to the fire--its Chief

Published on: August 15th, 2011 Ed Oswald