How to take Facebook’s new “want” and “collect” buttons for a test drive

Facebook is testing new features that move the site closer to ecommerce territory and take aim at rival social network Pinterest. Want to give Facebook's “want” and “collect” buttons a go? Then followthe

Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Symantec sleuths try to nip mobile app, social media risks in the bud

Security firm Symantec has some intriguing research up its sleeve so it can stay one step ahead of the latest hacking trends in social media and mobile apps. According to our source story

Published on: October 15th, 2012 Christine Wong

iPhone 5 to start shipping in Canada on Sept. 21

There weren't a lot of surprises at Apple Inc.'s under-wraps launch event on Wednesday, with an as-anticipated iPhone launch and preview of the new iOS 6 operating system, along with upgrades to Apple's

Published on: September 12th, 2012 Dave Webb

TribeHR adds new Facebook, LinkedIn features to its platform

TribeHR has added new Facebook and LinkedIn features to its social HR platform.The Waterloo, Ont.-based startup makes a social media platform that canbe used for various HR functions, including recruiting, applicationintake, employee engagement,

Published on: September 11th, 2012 Christine Wong

Wellington closes new $177.5 million fund, eyes new Silicon Valley digs

Toronto-based Wellington Financial LP said Wednesday it has raised $177.5 million for a new venture fund and announced plans to open a second U.S. office.The new fund is called Wellington Financial Fund IV

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Christine Wong

IT World Canada president Annan joins new CanWIT advisory council

Canadian Women in Technology has named 17 new members to its advisory council, including Fawn Annan, president and group publisher of's parent company IT World Canada. CanWIT, a division of the Canadian

Published on: August 21st, 2012 Christine Wong

TinyCo to open its first Canadian office in Vancouver

TinyCo is getting bigger in Vancouver.The San Francisco-based mobile game developer is opening itsfirstCanadian location with a new studio in Vancouver. It's part of a hiringflurry at TinyCo following an $18-million venture capital

Published on: August 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Wanted: President and COO for MaRS Discovery District

Canada's largest tech startup incubator wants to add more firepower to its leadership team.Two days ago, Toronto's MaRS Discovery District startedposting ads tohire a president and chief operating officer (COO). Although CEO IlseTreurnicht,

Published on: July 18th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New Symantec releases take aim at BYOD Android threats

Symantec is aiming its security crosshairs at Android.The company just released a new set of products designed to protectusers of the popular mobile operating system from threats exacerbatedby the bring your own device

Published on: July 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New VC fund raises $105 M for media communications startups

The Canadian tech scene's knight in shining armour is spreading the wealth again.Sir Terence Matthews, knighted bythe Queen in 2001, has just raised$105-million through a new venture capital fund targetinginvestmentsin early stage firms

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New iOS accessories could be music to your ears

In this week's roundup of new-or newly announced-iOS accessories, we've got a heavy emphasis on music making. Akai Pro: DJs have always been big fans of Appleproducts, including the iPad. Akai Pro's new

Published on: January 26th, 2012 Joel Mathis

Why are there so many headphones at CES 2012?

Audiophiles will be pleased to know headphones continue to evolve with several big name manufacturers and celebrities making noise during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).   (more…)

Published on: January 11th, 2012 Elliott Chun

New BlackBerry 7 Curve smartphones unveiled by RIM

Research in Motion today announced three new BlackBerry Curve smartphones running the latest BlackBerry 7 mobile operating system with its faster Web browsing experience.The BlackBerry Curve 9350, Curve 9360 and Curve 9370should be

Published on: August 24th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Video chat feature, more storage expected in new iPhone

The new iPhone hardware expected to ship this summer from Apple Inc. is rumored to have a video chat capability supported by MMS, among other new features.Today's roundup of rumors and speculation about

Published on: May 28th, 2009 Matt Hamblen