Mobile booming like early days of search, Google Canada chief says

Mobile growth is expanding just as fast as search in its early days, and entrepreneurs should be taking advantage of that to build startups that can address small business pain, according to the

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

How Canadian tech start-ups can learn from Israel’s entrepreneurial spirit

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette “If Canadians were as good at innovating as we are at explaining why we’re bad at it, Canada wouldn’t rank 14th among industrialized nations in the Conference Board

Published on: June 20th, 2011 Francis Moran

Video Rewind: PayPal’s Send Money app for iPhone

Google is field testing it's mobile wallet platform in New York and San Francisco. The service, called Google wallet, lets people with special phones pay for goods in retail shops by tapping the

Published on: May 27th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Online services help you get paid right now

With many small businesses just trying to stay afloat following a deep economic recession, waiting around to get paid just shouldn't be an option, according to one financial software company.Intuit Canada, makers of

Published on: May 11th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Spammers go after Visa secure numbers: Symantec

Spam might be getting easier to detect and avoid, but phishing schemes are becoming ever-more clever, according to the latest State of Spam and Phishing report from security company Symantec Corp.The major Rustock

Published on: March 24th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

MasterCard, PayPal reap botnet payback siege for shunning WikiLeaks

PayPal's website was hit late Wednesday by two botnets as online activists continued their Web attacks on companies that have severed their relationships with WikiLeaks. The activists have recruited volunteers, who have banded

Published on: December 10th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Mobile strategy now a must for retailers

Having a mobile strategy is becoming essential for retailers, as more and more shoppers use Web-friendly smartphones in stores and malls to compare prices, seek deals, read reviews and make purchases.Although still a

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

Video Rewind: PayPal’s launch of Website Payments Pro service

As we enter the 2010 Holiday season, it looks like more shoppers than ever will be buying gifts online and avoiding the crowds at malls. When they do buy those online gifts, many

Published on: November 25th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

More holiday shoppers shunning malls

The Canadian shopper is back – well sort of. After giving retailers a chilly Holiday season in 2008 and 2009, as many as 90 per cent of consumers are expected to spend an

Published on: November 25th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Who really runs Facebook anyway?

Quick: Who's the CEO of Facebook? Any geek worth his or her salt knows the answer: Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old Harvard dropout whose net worth is said to be north of $3 billion.

Published on: July 6th, 2010 Christopher Null

Mobile payment needs more than an iPhone Bump to get going

I’d like to apologize to Darrell MacMichael of PayPal Canada for costing him all of $8 while we were filming a demo of his company’s new Send Money Version 2.0 application for the

Published on: March 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Bump, Split and Collect with PayPal’s mobile payment iPhone app

Touching a friend for a few bucks, splitting a bill at the restaurant, or chipping in on a gift purchases -- all these have recently got a mobile twist. Version 2.0 of the

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Pushdo botnet pummels more than 300 Web sites

More than 300 Web sites are being pestered by infected computers that are part of the Pushdo botnet, according to security researchers.The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Twitter and PayPal are among the

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Jeremy Kirk and Joaquim P. Menezes

New apps ‘boost’ mobile phone payments in Canada

When you fancy something in at a department store, do you reach for wallet or grab your phone? Darrell MacMullin, general manager of PayPal Canada believes it won't be long now before many

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano