How to stop networking and start connecting

Only connect! ... Only connect the prose and the passion and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. -- E.M. Forster, Howards

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Brampton’s Webpage not just another digital facelift

When the City of Brampton decided to revamp its Intranet and Internet portals, the growing Ontario municipality was dead set on making sure improvements weren't just skin deep.City planners, technology decision makers were

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

For these and all other online blessings let us be grateful

Over the next decade, the benefits of being social onlinewill greatly outweigh any hindrances that come with it, according to a study.With tools like e-mail and social networks at hand, people have a

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin and Nestor Arellano

Firm sues ex-employee for activity on LinkedIn

In a first-of-its kind lawsuit, an IT staffing firm has accused one of its former employees of violating the terms of her noncompete agreement through her conduct on LinkedIn.The lawsuit, filed in federal

Published on: June 17th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

5 tips and 3 sites that take care of your digital legacy when you die

If I’m having this much problems managing my multiple digital presences now, try to imagine what could happen if for example I suddenly croaked. It’s a morbid thought, but have you ever wondered

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Get ‘porn buddy’ to clean up your digital debris when you die

Admittedly, it's not a pleasant thought, but have you ever wondered what happens to your Facebook page, or Twitter or LinkedIn accounts when you die?If you're in the dark, perhaps you should designate

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

LinkedIn on a roll, considering Canadian presence

While Twitter gets ready to embark on an experiment that will finally monetize its 140-character messages and Facebook feels international pressure for its privacy gaffes, LinkedIn is quietly cashing cheques relatively free of

Published on: May 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

LinkedIn premium account puts job seekers at top of hiring list

LinkedIn announced this week a new paid account exclusively for job seekers called the Job Seeker Premium Account. The upgrade, LinkedIn says, is intended to help LinkedIn members stand out from the crowd,

Published on: April 22nd, 2010 Kristin Burnham

Top 4 Facebook apps for a professional-looking profile

Sure, trivial and time-guzzling Facebook Apps abound (Farmville, anyone?), but-believe it or not- other applications can add a hint of professionalism to your profile. You can include your LinkedIn profile, add your blog

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Kristin Burnham

10 fabulous extensions to fire up your Firefox browser

Since its launch to the public in 2004, Mozilla Firefox has steadily spread across the Internet, becoming the second-most-popular Web browser, behind only Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Although early versions of Firefox incorporated lots

Published on: April 15th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Unvarnished lets you candidly criticize, compliment and refute rumours

Picture this: You and another coworker are vying for the same promotion, but your boss awards it to you. Your coworker congratulates you through gritted teeth, then logs on to a new corporate-inspired

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Kristin Burnham

Wanted Canadian ops chief for LinkedIn

If you've been putting it off, this might be the perfect time to update your LinkedIn profile. The world's hottest professional social networking site is expanding its Canadian operations and is in the

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Outlook Social Connector worth downloading, but needs improvement

Microsoft's just-released beta of the Outlook Social Connector aims to solve a formidable problem: How to retain Outlook's centrality when social networking sites and services such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter have become

Published on: February 24th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Outlook Beta now includes LinkedIn contact information

The social network for business professionals, LinkedIn released a beta version of its Microsoft Outlook add-on Wednesday. LinkedIn Outlook Connector allows you to keep up to date with your LinkedIn connections, integrates their

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Ian Paul