Give Canada’s Privacy Commissioner the teeth it deserves

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner, Jennifer Stoddart, called for her role as privacy watch dog to be given sharper teeth on Wednesday at Canada 3.0 in Stratford, Ont. Stoddart is asking for the ability to

Published on: May 6th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canadians dive deeper into smartphone capabilities

Web browsing, social networking, mobile polls, location-based services, games, mobile purchases - these are just some of the functions today's smartphones are able to do – but are Canadian handset users employing all

Published on: April 4th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Facebook, not Twitter, is the social network for revolutions

Twitter often gets the credit for being the modern-day digital medium that captures disasters, protests as they unfold – 140 characters at a time. The micro-blogging service that was designed to be simple

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canadians supplement e-mail with Facebook Messages

Webmail accounts come and go these days. Facebook is bringing e-mail to its Messages service, while Canada.com just told its users to clear out and pack up before the service closed for good

Published on: November 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canadian Facebook users take cautious approach, poll shows

Most Canadian Facebook users describe themselves as cautious about their privacy and have adjusted their settings accordingly, according to a new poll conducted for ITBusiness.ca.A little more than half of survey respondents selected

Published on: September 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Perils and Pitfalls of Buying Technology Online

Store aggregator portals like Online Shoppers and Cyber Shopping.ca are virtual malls that offer links to e-tailers. Google's Product Search service, formerly known as Froogle, scours the web for products and the lowest

Published on: August 25th, 2009 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Why Twitter sucks – microblogging site loaded with landmines

Not since SMS (short message service) was first invented was it so cool to send messages in 140 characters or less – Twitter is taking the Internet world by storm and is blazing

Published on: June 22nd, 2009 Brian Jackson

New Windows server provides a solid Foundation for small business owners

Constanza Zalba, product manager for WSF 2008, described this latest offering as a new version of its flagship Windows Server 2008 that is "designed and priced for really small businesses. The idea was

Published on: June 17th, 2009 Denise Deveau

Ontarians spend more time online than other Canadians.

Foreign and local companies set to launch an online service or product in Canada should consider Ontario as their testing ground, an Internet marketing expert says.That's because Ontario outpaces all other Canadian provinces

Published on: September 30th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

More Canadians than ever up for ‘Oscars of the Internet’

Jump to: Video | Images Have you heard the one about Halo's Master Chief and Greek goddess Aphrodite crossing the river Styx? Well the punch line has received honoree status from the Internet's

Published on: April 16th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadians very vulnerable to identity theft, survey shows

While ID theft is rapidly growing, most Canadians are unaware of the seriousness of the threat and are taking only the most basic steps against preventing this menace, a new survey indicates.Almost half

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Brian Jackson