Bell gears up for first Olympics content push of the iPad era

Bell Canada is poised in the starting blocks to push an unprecedented amount of mobile content out to a Canadian audience hungry for Olympics coverage.At the last Olympics – the 2010 winter games

Published on: July 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Virgin Media taken offline by Pirate Bay Web attack

Virgin Media suffered a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack on its website at the hands of The Pirate Bay supporters yesterday.The Virgin Media website was taken down during the DDoS attack, which

Published on: May 9th, 2012 Anh Nguyen

Express IT: Have the Webbys sold out?

The Webby award winners were announced today. But do they really reflect the best content the Internet has to offer?A Wired Magazine article points out the registration fees for the Webbys have been

Published on: May 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: John Mayer’s augmented reality music video

Tetra Paks' announcement yesterday that it would be using an augmented reality-enhanced Web game to transform its juice boxes into video game controllers isn't the first time we've seen the experiential technology used

Published on: March 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google, Facebook remove content after Indian court order

Google has agreed before a court in Delhi to remove religious and other content considered objectionable, though some other Internet firms are likely to appeal the court's decision, plaintiff Mufti Ajiaz Arshad Qasmi

Published on: February 6th, 2012 John Ribeiro

Ayoudo: a social way to ask for help and lend a hand

When Michael Tippett launches a new venture, people take notice. No wonder. He founded NowPublic, an Emmy-nominatedsocial media news site that harnesses crowdsourcing for citizenjournalism, sold it in 2009 for an undisclosed sum

Published on: February 6th, 2012 Christine Wong

Google Currents offers personalized magazine on iOS, Android

Google has released a free mobile app that pulls content from different websites into one place and lets people build what looks a bit like their own personalized online magazine. Called Google Currents,

Published on: December 9th, 2011 James Niccolai

Globe and Mail faces court battle with app developer

A Toronto-based mobile app developer says it will make a claim in court against The Globe and Mail after the national newspaper cut business ties and pulled its content.Spreed Inc. and the Globe

Published on: May 5th, 2011 Brian Jackson

iPad 2 as a portable video production studio

Granted, the idea of covering the launch of Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook using Apple's iPad 2 to shoot, edit, and publish the video has more than a touch of irony to it.But we

Published on: April 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

How to deal with content theft

Has your original Web content been mysteriously appearing on other sites? Has something you've written recently appeared word-for-word, without attribution or back links, on a Web site other than your own?Web content theft,

Published on: March 21st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Websense offers ‘middle-of-the-road’ security

Security firm Websense has recently rebranded its year-old Triton product to include software-as-a-service features and says the tool now focuses on content security. Websense says it combines on-premise email and Web security on

Published on: February 11th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Yahoo, AOL Canada battle for Web advertisers

Small businesses advertising on the Web are starting to get more reasons to look beyond Google as Yahoo Canada and AOL Canada ramp up efforts north of the 49th parallel.Both big names that

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Toronto firm launches digital 3D content store

Back in June, ITBusiness.ca toured the Toronto offices of Spatial View Inc. and previewed its 3D content store for the iPhone. Now its store, 3DeeCentral, has been unveiled Sept. 15 at the 3D

Published on: September 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Google, Viacom slug it out over YouTube video clips

If you love an old-fashioned courtroom battle with a new media twist, the Google vs. Viacom copyright-infringement case makes for great entertainment. This lengthy (and particularly pissy) quarrel, which dates back to 2007,

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci