Mapping data important for online realtor services

Correction: ITBusiness.ca has been contacted by Move, Inc. and informed that Realtor.com does not have plans to offer Canadian listings at this time. Julie Reynolds of Move Inc. couldn't elaborate on comments made

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Is Google too big to be trusted?

If you have a Google e-mail account, use Google search, and see online ads that are served by Google's DoubleClick, the chances are good that Google knows more about you than you might

Published on: June 7th, 2010 Tom Spring

Web creator uses potato chips to explain benefits of ‘open linked data’

Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee resorted to using a bag of potato chips to explain the ease and benefits of using linked open data. During his presentation at the O'Reilly Gov 2.0 Expo,

Published on: May 28th, 2010 Joab Jackson

Simple ways to keep your PC healthy without breaking a sweat

As you undoubtedly know, you're supposed keep your files backed up, your applications up-to-date, and your antivirus software current. Unfortunately, you are--to speak frankly--too lazy to do these tasks as thoroughly and regularly

Published on: May 20th, 2010 Patrick Miller

Prepare to keep your iPad connected on the cheap

If the million-plus sales of Apple’s iPad south of the border is any indication, many Canadians will be chomping the bit to pre-order the “magical” tablet computer May 10. Apple is saying it

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Three ways to simplify smartphone management in your company

The surge of iPhones and other smartphones in the enterprise is a major headache for IT departments. Now, there are three new medicines that may help to ease that pain.Slideshow: Smartphone Smorgasbord: a

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Network World Staff

Toronto medical records storage firm draws attention of privacy watchdogs

A Toronto-based medical records storage firm that's been named in a privacy-related advisory in Saskatchewan is also receiving attention in Ontario for past complaints about high fees.DOCUdavit Services Inc. was claiming too much

Published on: March 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Rogers eases roaming pain with new data plans

Rogers Communications Inc. is offering a new data plan that may take the sting out using your smartphone when travelling south of the border.Canadians who often find themselves travelling to the U.S. for

Published on: February 26th, 2010 Brian Jackson

5 ways firms can ensure secure smartphone use in the office

If 2009 was the Year of the Smartphone, 2010 is destined to be the Year IT Grapples with Managing All Those Smartphones. Properly keeping track of and securing employees' personal devices, or "personal-liable"

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Al Sacco

Rogers Rocket Hub — awesome product, great potential, too pricey

Once in a blue moon a product that enters the market that is game-changing – it transforms how people communicate, how they receive services, and how they work. Then sometimes, you get a

Published on: January 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canada’s privacy watchdogs turn spotlight on technology

Privacy commissioners at the federal and provincial level are both honing their approach to the challenges of protecting personal information rights in a digital age. Technology is often seen as either a way

Published on: January 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Blackjack pro shows business leaders how to make smarter decisions

When Jeffrey Ma was asked by the Portland Trail Blazers to help the team make more data-driven decisions, he knew there would be ups and downs along the way.The professional Blackjack player –

Published on: November 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Suzuki slams governments, business for ‘inaction’ on climate change

The world economy is fundamentally flawed because it's based on the false assumption that growth can last forever, says David Suzuki.The environmentalist, author, broadcaster and leader of the non-profit David Suzuki Foundation spoke

Published on: November 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Smartphone users should unite to fight for these 10 rights

Many smartphone owners are frustrated with the high prices they pay to wireless service providers, as well as the treatment they get from providers once they're locked into a two-year service contract. North

Published on: November 11th, 2009 Mark Sullivan