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

Extreme Startups

Extreme Startups is an outgrowth of an earlier accelerator-type program called ExtremeU, launched in 2010. "At Extreme Startups, you will have access to the resources needed to compete in today’s market.  Leading industry

Published on: June 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Yahoo launches advertising dashboard for small business

Yahoo launched a free marketing dashboard on Wednesday to boost its advertising appeal for small and midsized businesses by simplifying digital marketing for them.  The move comes as part of new CEO Scott

Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Cameron Scott

XConnect: Three Red Cubes founder Alexey Adamsky

Three Red Cubes is a Toronto-based innovative and evolving digital multimedia company. Currently they are located at the Ryerson Digital Media Zone. Our portfolio includes a number of award-winning mobile games, applications and developer

Published on: April 20th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canada most cost-competitive nation for digital industries: KPMG study

Canada is the most cost-competitive country to run a business in the digital sector, topping the UK, The Netherlands and France in KPMG's Competitive Alternatives 2012 study.The report compares business costs and competitiveness

Published on: March 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Undressing the social media success of a guy in his underwear

Would you go online to watch an average Canadian guy order pizza, meet a blind date and belly dance -- all while wearing nothing but his underwear -- at his house for 25

Published on: January 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

NextMedia opens with heavy hitters Atwood and UFC

Margaret Atwood and ultimate fighting shared the same bill on the opening day of the 2011 NextMedia conference in Toronto on Monday, proving how deeply social media and mobile technology have penetrated the

Published on: December 6th, 2011 Christine Wong

Newly named ‘Digi Awards’ unveil nominees

The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. and National Film Board dominated the 2011 Digi Awards nominations announced in Toronto on Thursday night as the event enters its 11th year with a new name and new

Published on: November 4th, 2011 Christine Wong

Video Rewind: Maintaining Canada Post’s massive online order volume

The just-concluded Canada Post strike reminded small businesses about how important it is to operate digitally - when it comes to sending and receiving payments, dealing with correspondance, and managing inventory.While Canada Post

Published on: June 28th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Silver lining in Borders’ bankruptcy for Canadian e-reader

Toronto-based Kobo Inc. shouldn't suffer a major loss as its U.S. distributor declares bankruptcy and there may be a silver lining in Borders Inc.'s Chapter 11 filing and reorganization, according to e-reader industry

Published on: February 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Awards honour innovation in resurgent online tech space

After the dot-com bust, Michael Hyatt recalls, the conventional wisdom was that nobody would invest in the Internet any more.  He wasn't convinced. “I didn't think people would give up their e-mail addresses,”

Published on: December 22nd, 2010 Grant Buckler

E-book piracy different from music, movies

By Keir Thomas While browsing a social news site the other day, I came across a link to an e-book search engine. Sadly, alongside the many free e-books available, such as those from

Published on: December 1st, 2010 IDG News Service

Small firms dominate Silicon Valley North

Small businesses dominate Toronto’s information and communications technology (ICT) cluster, often referred to as Silicon Valley North, according to a new report.Only less than half of one per cent of the 11,500 ICT

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Brian Jackson

VOICES SPECIAL – Canadian Opera Company busts stereotypes

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Published on: March 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson