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State of the SMB: Contemplating the cloud, keeping the lights on

Roughly half of small- and medium-sized businesses in Canada face flat IT budgets this year, according to a survey that ITBusiness conducted in January, while another 23 per cent will have even less

Published on: April 18th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Canadian voters not tuned into social media, poll shows

It's been called Canada's “Twitter election” because of the social media buzz thus far being generated by the 2011 Federal polls.  But for all the trouble political parties have put into their social

Published on: April 18th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

‘Open Innovation’ network spins off 7 communications startups

Nine months after its inception, Ottawa-based developer network Coral CEA is already seeing strong success for its member tech start-ups.Coral CEA focuses on communications-enabled applications, or programs that help automate communications processes. It

Published on: April 15th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

CIX sends Canadian tech start-up workers to California for the summer

Three Canadian start-ups are taking their companies from emerging to flourishing by heading to the Silicon Valley- at least for the summer- courtesy of the Canadian Innovation Exchange's Technology Accelerator program.A joint initiative

Published on: April 13th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Is Page leading Google into a social media fiasco?

Eric Schmidt is out at Google. Larry Page is in. I miss Eric already.Page, who started as CEO on Monday, wasted no time changing the company's focus and direction. He implemented a major

Published on: April 12th, 2011 Mike Elgan

Harper vs. Ignatieff – social media showdown

If Election 41 is the "social media election" then what party is taking best advantage of the new channel to woo potential voters?That's the question ITBusiness.ca had in mind when we took a

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

New business-boosting centre follows national trend

The Eastern Ontario Regional Innovation Centre officially opened its doors on March 31, eagerly welcoming equally keen entrepreneurs who need help with launching their start-ups.  The centre, part of the Ottawa Centre for

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Video Rewind: How to count cards at Blackjack

Ever wanted to learn how to count cards while playing Blackjack, so you could win big money at the casino and impress your friends? Learn a simple technique from the best card counter

Published on: April 7th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Elections Canada misses social media boat as politicians jump on board

It's being labeled as Canada's Twitter election, as candidates from opposing parties flood the social media space with their virtual presence in preparation for the upcoming May 2 voting day.Strangely enough, while the

Published on: April 6th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Google +1 experiment a new bid for control over the social Web

Google announced this week a new social search feature called +1. The new offering competes in some ways with Facebook's "Like" button.By clicking on an optional new +1 button on your Google search

Published on: April 5th, 2011 Mike Elgan

Canadians must innovate away ‘lazy’ business approach, says Microsoft exec

Canadian small businesses need to use technology to sell their products and services globally in order to be as innovative as their American counterparts, according to a panel of business leaders.Small businesses are

Published on: April 1st, 2011 Brian Jackson

6 sneaky April Fool’s tech pranks to try at work

You know what day it is today. And if there's ever a Jim Halpert wannabe in your office you better be on your guard.The workplace desktop can be a goldmine of hilarious tech

Published on: April 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: Google’s services for business

Google Canada launched its Canada Get Your Business Online initiative this week, telling the 1 million Canadian small businesses without a Web site that it's time to get online.Related Story: Google offers to

Published on: March 31st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Google offers to buy Canadian small firms a Web site

Google Canada announced it is offering one year of free Web site hosting and construction tools for small businesses March 29, including registration of a dot-ca domain name.Partnering with Yola Inc., a Web

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Smartphones just the beginning for OLED displays

If the screen on that sleek smartphone you just bought looks unusually bright and colorful, you might not be looking at an LCD at all. The displays in models such as the Samsung Galaxy S, the Google

Published on: March 30th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell