RIM admits to staging Australia anti-Apple protest

Research In Motion admitted Tuesday that it was behind a staged protest outside a Sydney, Australia Apple Store last week. "We can confirm that the Australian 'Wake Up' campaign, which involves a series of experiential activities

Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Ed Oswald

Anti-SOPA protesters relentless after Web strike

Wikipedia and others who participated in an unprecedented Internet blackout Wednesday have brought their sites back online with the promise to keep their battle going against the contentious Protect IP Act (PIPA) and

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Jaikumar Vijayan

Backlash to Facebook changes is no surprise

Facebook users love to rage about redesigns, and new changes to thesite's News Feed have already triggered the predicable response.Users are complaining about the changes, which emphasizealgorithmically important status updates instead of recent

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 Jared Newman

Facebook, not Twitter, is the social network for revolutions

Twitter often gets the credit for being the modern-day digital medium that captures disasters, protests as they unfold – 140 characters at a time. The micro-blogging service that was designed to be simple

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Social media guide to starting a revolution

There's no iPhone app for deposing Gaddafi or swapping out Mubarak, but your everyday tech gadgets and Web services can definitely help. Here's how to use your PC to organize your fellow citizens

Published on: March 23rd, 2011 Patrick Miller

Privacy, communication top issues in ITBiz blogging contest

For the billion plus dollars Canadian tax payers paid for the recently concluded G20 and G8 summits, it would be nice if government leaders, especially our own, could have tackled the pressing issue

Published on: July 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Canadians welcome iPhone, pan pricing plans

Early Friday morning, while many Canadians were lining up to purchase Apple's new iPhone 3G, others were participating in an online protest against unfair mobile phone contracts. Consumers line-up in a Toronto mall

Published on: July 14th, 2008 Brian Jackson