How VR is changing storytelling

Virtual reality has already begun to take over mass media and in a way transform how we interact with the stories presented to us. The technology allows storytellers to make viewers feel present

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Ellie Martin

Gittip founder starts Open Company Initiative

The creator of an open payments system that allows users to give small weekly cash gifts to help other users pay their bills is now extending the concept to a wider initiative for

Published on: January 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Get more out of your Canon dSLR with open source software

It doesn't take long working with video until you realize the most critical quality element is also a counterintuitive lesson in production. The most important part of your video is the audio. Especially

Published on: October 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why I did the open interview that TechCrunch wouldn’t do

As a journalist, its pretty common to be conducting interviews on a daily  basis and I've done hundreds in my career, but interviewing Chad Whitacre was unique. I discovered the founder of Gittip

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Screach taps journalists for inbound marketing push

This is the eighth article in a continuing monthly series chronicling the growth path of Screach, a startup based in Newcastle upon Tyne in England’s North East. Screach is an interactive digital media platform that

Published on: September 10th, 2012 Francis Moran

ScribbleLive bringing mass media and social media together

When Michael de Monte and Jonathan Keebler started Scribble Technologies Inc., they faced a challenge. When they left the CTV television network in July 2008 to concentrate on their Toronto startup, De Monte

Published on: August 30th, 2012 Grant Buckler

Former ITBusiness.ca editor Joaquim Menezes passes away

Joaquim Menezes, an award-winning Canadian technology journalist who helped IT World Canada take some of its first steps towards becoming a digital-first media organization, died this week. He was 48.Menezes, who joined IT

Published on: April 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

A whole new ‘social media’ world

Social media sites are quickly tearing down traditional barriers between creators and consumers of news and information, according to a group of Canadian media persons.In the past, journalists would be the sole arbiters

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Nestor Arellano