Top 10 most popular blogs of 2014

It's hard to believe another year has come and gone, but 2014's days are numbered and we're already looking ahead to 2015 for our coverage. So much happens in the technology world in

Published on: December 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Canadians plan to nab deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Americans won't be the only ones deal-hunting on the weekend that marks the beginning of the Christmas consumer frenzy, according to eMarketer - Canadians are planning their shopping strategies too. Research from IPG

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What Canadians want (from their workplace)

Canadians tend to have a reputation for being a polite people - but just wait until their Internet slows down or their smartphone won't turn on. When it comes to expectations of their

Published on: November 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadians head toward post-PC world for content consumption

The more things change, the more they stay the same, Bryan Segal, the vice president of sales at comScore Inc. might tell you. During his presentation at Toronto's NextMedia conference, he showed statistics

Published on: November 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Instagram launches ads in Canada with six brands

Marketers looking to target a Canadian audience may soon have a new option in their toolkit - Instagram ads. The Facebook-owned, snapshot-sharing social network has been ad-free in Canada to this point, even

Published on: November 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Who’s most likely to complete that form? Canadians online at 1 PM

Marketers employ all sorts of strategies to get their target audience to an online landing page with the hopes they'll convert into a lead, or even a new customer. But what it all

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadians less affected by social media ads than rest of world

Facebook's stock price soared after its late July earnings call in which it beat Wall Street expectations and showing that mobile advertising was making a profit. After years of the industry struggling with

Published on: August 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadians vie for top SMB influencer recognition

Several Canadians have been nominated as top small and medium-sized business influencers in a worldwide competition held by a U.S.-based awards effort to name the top 150 SMB influencers.Online daily voting is currently

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Experts call for Privacy Commissioner to reveal data leaking Web sites

Ottawa-based privacy advocates are calling on the Privacy Commissioner of Canada's office to release the names of popular Web sites that leaked personal information to third parties, following the commissioner's announcement made yesterday.Jennifer

Published on: September 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Popular Canadian Web sites leaking personal information, Privacy Commissioner says

Some of Canada's most-visited Web sites operated by large corporations are giving away user information – without their consent or knowledge – to third party advertisers, the Privacy Commissioner reports.Jennifer Stoddart and her

Published on: September 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadians receive high marks on cybersecurity IQ

Canadians are actually wiser than most of their foreign counterparts when it comes to cybersecurity, new research suggests. We have a higher cybersecurity IQ score, so tospeak, than the globalaverage when it comes

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadians spending less time on mobile devices

Canadians' love affair with their mobile gadgets may be cooling as the novelty stage wears off, a new study shows. We still love our smartphones, tablets and e-readers, but now thatthey've become part

Published on: August 20th, 2012 Christine Wong

Group buying more popular with Canadians than Web site ads

Just one-third of Canadians click on an online advertisement at least once a month, while almost two-thirds are aware of group coupon services, according to the 2012 Ipsos Canadian Inter@active Reid Report.The annual

Published on: August 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

83 per cent of Canadians still have a home phone land line

In future museums of vaunted artifacts, the land line telephone will surely occupy a place of wonder and bemusement for coming generations of our ancestors.The old handset isn't done just yet, though. According

Published on: July 31st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff