Why your business should care about CASL

There's a new rule book coming out for all digital marketers. It strikes at the core of many of the most common online marketing activities (like e-mail marketing), setting strict standards in the

Published on: August 1st, 2013 Robert Burko

Attack against privacy watchdog is a shallow, partisan distraction attempt

It's understandable that Liberal Party pundit Warren Kinsella simply wants the media to stop talking about the controversial scrapped gas plants and government deletion of emails under Liberal supervision. But to attack Ontario

Published on: July 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Quebec startup offers help to prepare for new anti-spam laws

A Quebec startup says it has built a communications platform that will help businesses navigate Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). For the past two years, Montreal-based startup Taarga has been serving its clients with

Published on: June 18th, 2013 Candice So

Kissflow builds in Google ‘quick actions’ for business users

If all the requests and notifications in your e-mail inbox are bogging you down, simplifying them might be the way to go. SMBs looking to cut down on time spent trawling through time-consuming

Published on: May 21st, 2013 Candice So

Ransomware scam collects fake fines from embarrassed victims

I have to hand it to cybercriminals, they're wily and they're hard working. They change tactics and techniques continuously to attract new prey and evade detection. Many are successful in tricking even the

Published on: November 21st, 2012 Paul Wood

Hacked!: Coping when your company’s email gets hijacked

What would you do if hackers had compromised your company's online identity and sent a fraudulent email purporting to be from your business? It's a question Toronto firm J. Goss + Associates was

Published on: November 1st, 2012 Christine Wong

Spently’s strategic shift away from the mobile wallet masses

The mobile wallet space is starting to get just as crowded and jam packed as the traditional wallets the technology was meant to replace. After surveying the increasingly competitive mobile wallet landscape,Toronto startup

Published on: October 31st, 2012 Christine Wong

AOL launches new Alto email tool

AOL (yes, AOL) has released a beta version of a new email tool called Alto. According to our source story from PCAdvisor, Alto helps users visuallyorganize email more easily. For example, you can drag

Published on: October 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Don’t fall for this old scam

By Paul Wood Fake antivirus has been around for a while and it’s a booming business/cybercrime enterprise that probably isn’t going anywhere soon. It is also one of the most popular types of

Published on: September 19th, 2012 Paul Wood

Adding Gmail to Google Search: A marketing dream or disaster?

What exactly will the integration of Gmail into Google Search results mean for the marketing world?It's way too early to tell just yet, since Google only announced atrial of this integration recently. The

Published on: August 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Entrepreneurs need (and deserve) to take vacation too

In this blog post, the Digital Media Zone presents a piece by one of its entrepreneurs, Kanika Gupta, the founder of SoJo: Back from a wonderful vacation, I started this week beaming with energy

Published on: July 30th, 2012 Lauren Clegg

Dropbox launches security probe into spam attacks

Dropbox is investigating reports that some European users are receiving spam to email addresses associated with their accounts, the company said Tuesday.Dropbox, whose cloud storageservice is widely used, said in astatement that "we

Published on: July 18th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

Developer’s detention spikes interest in Montreal’s Cryptocat

Interest in the free encrypted Web chat service offered by Montreal-based Cryptocat has increased following the detention and interrogation of its developer by United States border officials. The Cryptocat Project is developing a

Published on: June 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How to fight social media distraction

Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and other social networks help you stay connected with friends and family, but it's easy to overdo the connecting and end up distracted and unproductive. Worse, many social networks notify

Published on: May 4th, 2012 David Daw