Global perspective a winning perspective: BDC [infographic]

There are so many great facts highlighted in this infographic (scroll down) put together by BDC, but the one that hit home most to me is the need for startups to adopt a

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Michael Cayley

Facebook promotes Canadian head to global strategy role

Jordan Banks, Facebook's country manager for Canada, has been tapped to lead up a new global strategy division targeting vertical markets out of Toronto, the Globe and Mail reports. Holding the lead Canadian

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

XConnect: Innovating healthcare IT at MaRS

With the HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

Global IT spending on track to grow six per cent in 2012: IDC

Global IT spending remains on a pace to grow by six per cent in 2012, IDC said Monday in its latest forecast.Although the tough economy has softened the spending climate worldwide,sales have been

Published on: September 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Global startup survey seeks Canadian views on entrepreneurship

The organization behind the worldwide Startup Weekend phenomenon wants to know what Canadian entrepreneurs think about the state of the startup scene in this country.The U.S.-based Kauffman Foundation has teamed up with Monitor

Published on: August 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Prominent investor to chair MentorCamp event series

Well-known technology startup investor Gerry Pond will be the new chair for MentorCamp, a series of events designed to help startup companies held in Atlantic Canada.Event organizer and fund manager Permjot Valia announced

Published on: August 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Crowdfunding could fill void left by dip in IPO market: study

The number of tech firm IPOs fell last year as political and economic instability continued to rock public markets around the world, new Ernst & Young data show.There were 149 tech IPOs in

Published on: July 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup TO: Reaching Fame, Fortune or Normalcy?

If you’re a startup in Toronto, chances are you’re seeking more than just the expertise of an incubator or venture capital money. You probably want the fame too. You know, your face and company

Published on: June 19th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

Ottawa’s small defence firms band together to take on industry gorillas

Small Ottawa-based tech firms carving out niches in the defence and security industry are organizing to work together to access global markets, educate the military about their products, and compete against the big

Published on: May 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian SMBs may have a false sense of IT security: study

Canada's small and medium sized businesses may be underestimating the need to plan for IT disasters compared to SMBs in other countries around the world, a new survey shows. Symantec surveyed 2,053 businesses

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Christine Wong

2012 tablet sales to be slower than expected: analyst

Apple will sell 60 million iPads in 2012, according to Peter Misek of Jeffries, though the analyst has revised his prediction of 150 million sales for the whole of the tablet market next

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Ben Camm-Jones

RIM continues to lose global smartphone share: IDC report

Research in Motion's share of the global smartphone market fell to 8.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011, down from 14 per cent a year earlier, International Data Corp. reported today.

Published on: February 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadians replacing PCs, TV, and landlines with mobile tech

PC use, landline phones and paid TV service subscriptions are on thewane as consumers gravitate toward mobile devices and free content, anew KPMG study of global convergence trends shows.PCs are still more popular

Published on: December 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Interactive Map: What Toronto could learn from global ICT hubs

Toronto has the makings of an incredibly successful hotbed of ICT technology, but it needs to make a final push to realize it. What lessons can be learned from other successful ICT clusters

Published on: November 18th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff