Google awards Canadian towns for small business tech savvy

Google is awarding several Canadian towns where small businesses have shown some technology zeal with eTown awards, the search giant announced today.The awards go to places where smaller shops have made use of

Published on: September 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

What can ‘Call me maybe’ memes teach us about cultural genetics?

Hey, you just clicked me And this is crazy But memes aren’t just for Facebook So read on, maybe? The term meme has become very popular in the last couple of years thanks

Published on: August 29th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Incubes startups reveal gameplans ahead of demo day

More details are emerging about the group of socially-focused Internet startups currently involved in the second cohort at Toronto-based Incubes. The Internet-focused incubator has four startups on board and is working towards a

Published on: August 21st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian Internet throttling is the worst, study shows

A recent international analysis shows that Canadian Internet service providers (ISPs) were doing more connection throttling than anywhere else in the world, according to a post by William Wolfe-Wylie on Canada.com.But the dataset

Published on: August 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup TO: Isn’t it time you got a cut of the deal?

Every click, scroll and eyeball is worth something. Heck, we even pay people to like us. Consumers like us have become an unassuming middleman within the ads and conversions. But what about our cut

Published on: August 14th, 2012 Ashley Huffman

When the disruptive get disrupted

A disruptive technology or disruptive innovation is one that, when introduced, either radically transforms markets, creates brand new markets or destroys existing markets for other technologies. As you can imagine, it is very

Published on: August 8th, 2012 Rob Whent

Internet consultant franchise inks deal with Web-based CRM

Two Toronto-area Internet firms announced a deal earlier this week that will see a Web-based customer relationships management (CRM) suite added to widely-used Internet marketing tools for small to medium-sized businesses.Concord, Ont.-based BlueCamroo

Published on: August 2nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google Fiber unveils first city to receive gigabit connections

Google Inc. has announced its plan to roll out a 1 gigabit-per-second fibre optic network in Kansas City, to the neighbourhoods where the most people pre-register for the broadband service. The broadband pipe

Published on: July 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Incubes incubator grooms Internet startup firms

Welcome to Incubes, where Internet-focused startup businesses are supplied with an office space, access to entrepreneurial mentors, and all the Red Bull that they can drink.Founded late last year by CEO Ben Zlotnick,

Published on: July 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

CATA pressures government to provide broadband Internet for all

Canadians love to complain about their various services that they must pay for on a monthly subscription basis, Internet being just one of those items. But when compared to the rest of the

Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Linking is not copyright infringement, Federal Court finds

By Danny Titolo Justice Rennie of the Federal Court of Canada recently issued a ruling in the ever so uncertain area of online content. The lawsuit concerned Richard Warman and the National Post

Published on: July 12th, 2012 Monica Goyal

INcubes debuts a highly social group of Internet startups

INCubes, a Toronto startup accelerator that connects budding tech companies with investors, has announced this year's lineup of startups for its annual program. This year the roster is dominated by social apps: every

Published on: July 11th, 2012 Brian Bloom

Malware threatens to disrupt Internet for thousands worldwide

If it is July 9 and you don't know where your Internet went, you might want to get in touch with the DNSChanger Working Group (DCWG) . Monday is the "drop dead" date

Published on: July 5th, 2012 Tim Greene

Tim Hortons announces free WiFi access

Coffee-addicted Canadians now have one more excuse to slurp down double-doubles and scarf Timbits as they work, with Tim Hortons announcing free WiFi today.A majority of the coffee shops, which have arguably become

Published on: July 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson