Canadians want online tools to access healthcare records

Most Canadians seek a greater role in managing their own healthcare and want online tools to help them do that, according to a recent study by The Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions.The Centre's

Published on: November 26th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Avoid Ad-theria, data-pox and other deadly digital diseases

There are six digital diseases that can absolutely ruin an online campaign, says an expert on Web site usability.And unfortunately many marketers are falling prey. They're simply blowing away the tremendous opportunities Canada

Published on: November 18th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Pseudonyms don’t protect ‘online slanderers’, libel case shows

An Illinois politician's attempt to unmask the identity of an e-mail poster who allegedly made disparaging remarks about her teenage son in an online forum is stirring a debate about free speech rights

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Free online game trains managers to unlock immigrant talent

Facebook may be blamed for lost productivity at many companies, but a game that imitates it promises to help train managers on how to work with immigrants. TalentNetis a free and educational game

Published on: October 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

No name tech tools all the rage as recession shrinks IT budgets

San Antonio-based CPS Energy, the largest municipality-owned gas and electric company in the country, needed to get a better grip on its budget and its budgeting process. As CPS Energy was an SAP

Published on: August 24th, 2009 Julia King

20 Tech Habits To Improve Your Life

Technology is supposed to make life easier, but it doesn't seem that way when you're struggling to wrangle 289 new e-mail messages, dealing with a hard-drive crash, or suddenly realizing that you left

Published on: August 3rd, 2009 Gina Trapani

Complete guide to search engine marketing – key to your online success

Ah ... the wild and magical world of the search engine. Where you and anyone can type in the most enigmatic phrase and get a response. Instantly, the Internet appears to shrink to

Published on: July 24th, 2009 Lisa Nadile

MoboVivo aims to be Canada’s iTunes with pay-for-download TV shows

When Scott Valentine is making a pitch for his company's video streaming technology, he likes to recount his tribulations as a teenager with cassette tapes. "The music sounded good, but I could only

Published on: July 23rd, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Montreal karaoke upstart signs profitable duet with Google

Employees at Montreal's Stingray Digital Media Group probably can't blame Eric Boyko if he starts singing in the office these days. After all his three-year-old interactive music distribution firm owns the licences to

Published on: July 20th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Winning the Race with RFID – Canadian firm shows how

Visualize this: you take your regular run in the park and almost immediately after can access key metrics about those laps with nothing more than a loonie-sized device attached to your shoe. That's

Published on: July 6th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft gets the message out with no-holds-barred ad campaign

It's hard to miss Microsoft's myriad ad campaigns on television and the Web right now. Between the "Laptop Hunters" dissing Macs and the Bing decision engine ads popping up on primetime TV, to

Published on: June 26th, 2009

iPhone “most popular” among devices used for mobile banking

Bank of America Corp. supports mobile banking on 800 different models of wireless devices, but the iPhone and iPod Touch make up 40 per cent of the 2.7 million devices used by the

Published on: June 25th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Heartland data breach was devastating, CEO says

Heartland Payment Systems chief executive Robert Carr remembers what it felt like when he first heard about the massive data breach at his company earlier this year. "I wanted to throw up. It

Published on: June 19th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

New tech, old-style marketing drives Halifax firm’s success

In a troubled financial environment that's seeing well-established companies bleed revenues, a four-year-old outdoor products store in Halifax, Nova Scotia is thriving.Magic mix The firm's owner attributes this success to a blend of

Published on: May 22nd, 2009 Nestor Arellano