3 startup services let you take control of personal data

Hundreds of Web companies, such as Facebook, give away a free service in exchange for the right to collect data about the consumers who use the service. In their marketing messages and other

Published on: July 13th, 2012 Mark Sullivan

Canadians more wary of giving personal data to marketers: study

Canadians are getting more protective of their personal information than they were five years ago, at least when it comes to giving that data to marketing professionals.Twenty-seven per cent of Canadians say they

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Find secrets hidden in the recesses of your PC with Identity Finder

My laptop was a ticking time bomb. Deep within a nested hierarchy of folders in the machine's My Documents folder, in an archive eight levels down, sat 722 Social Security numbers. For nearly

Published on: May 14th, 2010 Robert L. Mitchell

Use Twitter smartly and safely for work n’ play

Like it or not, the emergence of social networks, the proliferation of mobile devices and the ubiquity of the Web has blurred our personal and professional lives. This has been particularly true on

Published on: April 13th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

Give Your Chats a Personal Touch With Free Videoconferencing

Pick a Camera Although you obviously can't do videoconferencing without a camera, what sort of camera you use doesn't actually matter much. Since your Internet connection will likely throttle the performance of any

Published on: November 24th, 2008 Zack Stern