Gittip takes ‘open source’ to new levels, finds limits

Pittsburgh-based entrepreneur Chad Whitacre is approaching his online cash gift-giving startup with an earnest interpretation of being transparent. The founder uses volunteer coders as his company's staff, the code they write is open

Published on: May 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The videos that went viral in Canada in 2012

YouTube has released its list of the top trending videos in Canada in 2012. And Canada's status as an international country was confirmed, with our No. 1 entry coming from Asia. That's right,

Published on: December 20th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

iPhone 5 event: 3 new features Apple will include

As Apple fanboys, tech enthusiasts, and mobile maniacs eagerly await the technology firm’s launch of the iPhone 5 tomorrow, rumours abound about what the device will include.But if you’ve followed any Apple product

Published on: September 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple loses Youtube app for iOS 6

Apple will not include a Youtube app on the next version of its iOS software for iPhone and iPad.Although the app giving access to the online video library has been an included feature

Published on: August 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

12 tips for effective video marketing

You've all seen --and envied--that viral video that gets millions of views seemingly overnight, the one everyone talks about for days. But does getting millions of views on YouTube translate into getting millions

Published on: April 20th, 2012 Jennifer Lonoff Schiff

Why users should ditch the cable and stream online

by Mike Rehan The trend of choosing to watch TV online has attracted many people over cable television. More than half of the world is switching to streaming shows online. Many big companies

Published on: March 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Red Alert! How to raise your social media shields when disaster strikes

Randall Craig’s parenting instincts were awakened when his 18-year-old son shared with him his plan to take off to Montreal for the weekend with a booking at the cheapest hotel available. As the

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Top Canadian Internet memes of 2011 [Infographic]

Best wishes for the holiday season and a Happy New Year from the staff at to all of our readers.For Christmas, we got you this infographic of the top Internet memes of

Published on: December 25th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Interactive videos used to teach life-saving skills

What would you do if one of your co-workers had accidentally driven a nail into the face of another colleague? If you’re not sure how you’d react to that perplexing and horrific scenario,

Published on: November 30th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google tips to superpower your Web browsing experience

Recently one of my kids asked for a TankBot for Chanukah. I'd never heard of it, so I went to YouTube to see one in action. Turns out it's a pretty cool smartphone-controlled

Published on: November 28th, 2011 Rick Broida

Enter ‘The $1,000 Minute’ contest for Canadian tech startups

The entry period for The $1,000 Minute has come to a close. Thank you for your interest in the contest, and especially all those who entered. We saw more than 30 videos submitted

Published on: November 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

YouTube power tips: embed video, discover music and block vulgarity

I've recently been inspired to share some of my own YouTube tips with you. Read on for how to embed a video in a blog (or other Web page), use YouTube as a

Published on: June 29th, 2011 Rick Broida

Adult content sites battle piracy, innovate porn

In an industry where very little is taboo, piracy is a dirty six-letter word for many businesses in the adult entertainment sector. Once credited for leading the way in making money from the

Published on: May 30th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Al-Jazeera, Globe and Mail share 7 tips for online community success

The explosion of social media adoption in the last five years has pushed to the forefront the importance to businesses of online communities in developing an overall brand strategy.As media outfits of all

Published on: May 27th, 2011 Nestor Arellano