World Wide Web is dying, but does anyone care?

No doubt many netizens of cyberspace were surprised to hear this week that the World Wide Web is on death's doorstep while the Internet is alive and well and ready to be the

Published on: August 30th, 2010 John P. Mello Jr.

Small coffee shops squeezed out by Starbucks’ free WiFi

After years of experimentation, coffee shops are finally figuring out what to do about Wi-Fi. Some have decided that Wi-Fi is a profit killer, and they're shutting it down. Others, most notably coffee

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Mike Elgan

Canadian online video firms not afraid of Netflix threat

The announced entry into Canada by U.S. video streaming firm Netflix has been described as a market-disrupting move by some industry observers but a local content provider and a streaming platform developer are

Published on: July 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

8 key contenders for mobile video supremacy

The iPhone got people thinking that watching TV on a phone could be more (and better) than a mere novelty. Many of them began buying TV and movies from the iTunes store to

Published on: April 29th, 2010 Mark Sullivan

12 great ways to bring Web video to your living room TV

Panasonic TH-50PZ850U Plasma TV With Viera Cast • Web content: Picasa Web Albums, YouTube • Network connection: Ethernet • Price: $1800 (no hard drive) An appealing idea underlies the Viera Cast Internet features

Published on: March 24th, 2009 Harry McCracken

Blockbuster using smart technology to boost business, woo new customers

Action! Adventure! Thrills! Spills! The high-stakes drama of fixing the money-losing Blockbuster movie rental company has it all, except a happy ending yet. Can the duo of CEO Jim Keyes and CIO Keith

Published on: February 26th, 2009 Kim Nash

Zipping ahead – why online rentals are so hot in Canada today

Online rentals with home delivery is now a billion dollar industry in North America, and merchandize rented via this channel now extends beyond movies and music – to books, and even high-priced designer

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Nestor Arellano