Most Canadians find soft spot for CRTC

Given the recent uproar over the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) decision that usage-based billing was an acceptable practice, you might think Canadians are eager to see the out-of-touch regulator canned. But that’s

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Brian Jackson

CES blows up tablet hype, poll deflates it

If there’s one thing that we know about Las Vegas, it’s that the town is all hype. A thick veneer of glitz and superimposed luxury disguise what is really a seedy money trap

Published on: January 13th, 2011 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

Canadian Opera Company hits high note with digital revamp

A fat woman wearing Viking horns, singing in a foreign language at ear-piecing frequency. It's a common misconception of opera by an uninformed audience.But in the case of the Canadian Opera Company (COC),

Published on: December 11th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Avoid Ad-theria, data-pox and other deadly digital diseases

There are six digital diseases that can absolutely ruin an online campaign, says an expert on Web site usability.And unfortunately many marketers are falling prey. They're simply blowing away the tremendous opportunities Canada

Published on: November 18th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Ontario city clicks with e-Democracy

Frank Scarpitti is the only mayor in Canada to be elected, in part, by votes cast over the Web, so perhaps it's no surprise he wanted to find more ways to engage citizens

Published on: November 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Playing fellow travelers on a streetcar

The "mobile gaming" and "social networking" worlds will intersect to such a degree that soon they will be indistinguishable, industry observers say. "Right now an arbitrary distinction is being made between the two,"

Published on: October 6th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Markham to give e-voting another try

The City of Markham is willing to give electronic voting a second chance, but one of the companies behind its effort is wondering why Toronto has failed to show any interest.Delvinia Interactive on

Published on: October 16th, 2006 Shane Schick