Are netbooks dead?

By Nestor E. Arellano Are netbooks dead? Does any one even care? Cramped design, underpowered and lacking the tablet’s appeal it’s easy to understand why many pundits would be quick to write off

Published on: June 16th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Blurring the line between editorial and advertising

By Nestor E. Arellano Over the years the line between advertising and editorial content has become murkier and murkier. The continuing exodus of print titles to the Web and mobile realm and the

Published on: June 10th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Is your Facebook activity jeopardizing your career?

By Monica Goyal Under normal circumstances, it’s unlikely that these comments will travel back to your superior and result in your dismissal. However, if you make your feelings known on a popular social

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Monica Goyal

5 ways to get more Twitter followers

By Kristin Burnham Twitter has evolved into one of the most popular, go-to tools when it comes to reaching broad audiences, whether you're promoting content, branding yourself as an expert in a field

Published on: April 26th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Hug an entrepreneur

By Andrew Penny A lot has been said about creating an Innovative Culture. Research labs, government departments and agencies are all trying to figure out just how to make us innovate. The thought

Published on: April 19th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Lessons for Canadian mobile market from the AT&T/T-Mobile deal

 By Simon McNeil  Recently AT&T entered into an agreement to buy out T-Mobile for $39 Billion US. It has caused a stir south of the border in part because T-Mobile and AT&T are

Published on: April 12th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

B2B marketers need to budget more than just dollars and cents

By Linda Forrest We've written before about some of the more common objections made by technology companies about why they're not investing in marketing. One of these straw man arguments, an all-too-common refrain,

Published on: April 11th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

3 smart reasons for SMBs to avoid Facebook

By Katherine Noyes For small businesses, the conventional wisdom today is that social media have become the best way to reach out to potential and current customers, and that companies need to be

Published on: February 19th, 2011 IDG News Service

Social game revenues still 30 times less than console games

 Last week, Vancouver-based game studio Propaganda Games laid-off 70 workers after the firm was shut down by parent Disney Interactive Studios. Prior to this, Propaganda already had to let go of 100 people

Published on: January 25th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

ITB blog readers dig Facebook security, phone OSs and discount plans

A Facebook security and privacy setting guide, a video blog of a mobile operating system smackdown and a review of a new budget cell phone plan for Quebec users were top picks in

Published on: October 20th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Video Blog: Move your business to IPv6 before it's too late

Has your business switched to new Internet protocol IPv6 yet? Companies that haven’t should be rushing to get their Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and domain registrars to adopt the new protocol because space

Published on: October 7th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Video Blog: Keeping the Canada in your ad copy

My kids and I used to play this game every time we watch movies on TV. We try to spot the visual cues that would give away whether or not the flick was shot

Published on: October 6th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Exotic (and quixotic) security exploits

Can you think of 007-style, modern day heists that captured – if only briefly – the attention of the media? An article I read recently on an ingenious attack that literally involves siphoning

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Claudiu Popa