Popular Canadian Web sites leaking personal information, Privacy Commissioner says

Some of Canada's most-visited Web sites operated by large corporations are giving away user information – without their consent or knowledge – to third party advertisers, the Privacy Commissioner reports.Jennifer Stoddart and her

Published on: September 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Will the 2012 Olympics set new surveillance records?

Never in the history of the Olympics has there been a more publicized series of security blunders before the actual event. People on terrorism watch lists are waved through airport security, contractors unable to hire qualified

Published on: July 21st, 2012 Claudiu Popa

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

What the Chilean miner rescue capsule can teach us about bringing technology to market

By Linda Forrest A few weeks ago, my family went to the Canada Science & Technology Museum. I'm ashamed to admit that I hadn't been there since I participated many, many moons ago in Encounters

Published on: May 25th, 2011 IDG News Service

Video Rewind: Bell carries NHL games on cell phones

Yesterday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission approved BCE Inc.'s buy-out of CTVglobemedia for $1.3 billion.The deal makes Canada's broadcast industry even more vertical than before, with Bell Canada owning both the means

Published on: March 8th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Samsung Galaxy Tab joins tablet race

Avid Canadian mobile device users got double Android whammy Wednesday night from Samsung Mobile Canada when the company finally released the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the electronics manufacturer's answer to Apple's iPad, and the

Published on: October 29th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

10 exciting ways you can put your old computer to new uses

They're collecting dust in storage rooms and taking up extra space in your garage or office. They can't handle today's applications, peripherals or operating systems. Yes, older computers are a nuisance, like the

Published on: May 25th, 2010 John Brandon

7 Backup Strategies for Your Data, Multimedia, and System Files

Your hard drive might crash. Thieves might steal your laptop at a cafe. You might realize on Friday that you desperately need the now-departed Wednesday version of an important document that you significantly

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Lincoln Spector

Four reasons why some news organizations can’t make money online

It has been well documented that online media is eating away at print and broadcast media revenue. This decline in print and broadcast media has been going on for years, and newspapers, magazines

Published on: October 6th, 2008 Melissa Chang

Samsung LN52A650 LCD TV – spectacular performance at a fairly steep price

Looks are a distinguishing feature of the Samsung LN52A650 LCD TV.At first glimpse, what makes this flat panel 1020p HDTV so different from its competitors is the red-tinted display. Much like the Samsung

Published on: August 12th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

New Canadian tech enables video clip to play on your Coke can

Suppose you had a display that could be wrapped around a pop can, shaped into a sphere or even worn like a shirt? What would you do with it?That's what researchers at Queen's

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Grant Buckler

NASA brings social networking to Martians

"The parachute is open!!""Come on Rocketssssss!!!""I've landed !!!!!""Cheers! Tears! I'm here!"Those were the messages that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent out on micro-blogging site Twitter in a five-minute time span May 25 as

Published on: June 10th, 2008 Heather Havenstein and Jim Dalrymple

How to get ahead in advertising – The Washington Post way

When The Washington Post Co. first selected 'SAP for Media' – in 2003 – to manage the entire ad sales cycle for its multiple brands the media conglomerate realized the risks involved. "SAP

Published on: May 16th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes