Canadian banks set to unveil mobile payment guidelines

Pay-as-you-go is about to take on a whole new meaning for Canadian shoppers.Canadian banks and credit card companies are set to announce a new setof guidelines governing mobile payments that willeventually move consumers

Published on: May 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian SMBs may have a false sense of IT security: study

Canada's small and medium sized businesses may be underestimating the need to plan for IT disasters compared to SMBs in other countries around the world, a new survey shows. Symantec surveyed 2,053 businesses

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup Canada’s government endorsement doesn’t include cash

Already well into a cross-country tour, an all-volunteer organization called Startup Canada arrived in Ottawa Wednesday night for its official national launch event. The launch brought no new revelations about the program Startup

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Grant Buckler

Rogers, Shaw and CBC launch online ad service

Although they compete with each other for television viewers, three of Canada's largest broadcasters are teaming up to sell online advertising.Rogers Communications Inc., theCanadian Broadcasting Corp. and ShawCommunications Inc. have joined forces to

Published on: April 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

RIM Canada’s top ICT sales generator for 2011 with $20B in revenue

Despite its continuing troubles, Research in Motion Ltd. ranks first in this year's Branham 300 list of Canada's top ICT companies by revenue.RIM took in $20.2 billion inrevenue in 2011,dwarfing second-place BCE Inc.'s

Published on: April 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Accelerator boosts digital firms of ‘Driven’ minority entrepreneurs

Are you female, of African-Canadian or South Asian background and looking to build a tech business?Chances are you're likely to think there are not many like you around town. Neither are you likely

Published on: April 17th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Full Canadian impact of Visa, MasterCard breach still not clear

There's still no official word on how many Canadian Visa and MasterCard customers may have been affected by the security breach at payments processing company Global Payments Inc.Visa and MasterCard are staying mum

Published on: April 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

What kind of shopper are you?: New database tracks consumer habits

What kind of shopper are you?Canada's retailers want to find out, and a new database has beencreated to help them tap into the mindset – and habits – of Canadianconsumers. The database, dubbed

Published on: March 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Feds pump $19 million into auto sector R&D

The federal government is injecting $19 million into six research projects exploring new technologies in Canada's hard hit auto sector, Industry Canada announced today.Past Automotive Partnership Canadaprojects have included research into this electric

Published on: March 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

C100 celebrates second birthday and $417 million in startup deals

The C100 has turned two. It's been two years since the organization was founded by a group ofCanadians working in California's Silicon Valley as a way to give their fellow compatriots a foothold

Published on: March 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Bodog case could affect all Canadian sites using U.S. domains

The shutdown of a Canadian billionaire's online gambling Web site shows the U.S. government is willing to assert its legal authority over Internet properties outside American boundaries – even those based in Canada,

Published on: February 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

Lawful access bill could cost $80 million; will ISPs pick up the tab?

Canada's proposed new online surveillance bill could cost $80 million to implement over the next few years, according to one report, and Internet service providers still aren't clear how much of the bill

Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadian VC hit four-year high in 2011 but new fundraising slows

Canadian venture capital investments hit a four-year high in 2011, but a weak fundraising market could be cause for concern about future VC supply, according to year-end figures from the Canadian Venture Capital

Published on: February 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple in talks with BCE, Rogers to launch iTV in Canada: report

Apple Inc. is eyeing a Canadian launch for its iTV system and has already approached two of the country's telecom giants about teaming up on a future service rollout, according to a published

Published on: February 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff