Canadians receive high marks on cybersecurity IQ

Canadians are actually wiser than most of their foreign counterparts when it comes to cybersecurity, new research suggests. We have a higher cybersecurity IQ score, so tospeak, than the globalaverage when it comes

Published on: September 5th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadian entrepreneurs are the world’s most optimistic, eh?

Canadian entrepreneurs are the most optimistic in the world by a country mile, a new Ernst & Young report concludes.Sixty-one per cent of Canadian entrepreneurs said theyfeel confidentabout the economic direction of their

Published on: July 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Number of crowdfunding sites jumped 60 per cent globally in 2011

Startups around the world raised $1.8 billion through 453 crowdfunding sites in 2011, a British report says.The number of crowdfunding sites grew by 60 lastyear, topping growthof 38 per cent in 2008, according

Published on: July 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

B.C. group wants to ban new Wi-Fi installations in schools

The call for a ban on Wi-Fi in schools just got wider in Canada, even as a new Industry Canada study shows the average Wi-Fi network exposes users to potential radiation levels "well

Published on: May 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple indicates multi-user iPad support in the works

A bug report response from Apple suggests that the company is working on multi-user support for iPad.In the bug report submitted to Apple, a developer suggested that the company should add support for

Published on: May 9th, 2012 Ashley Allsopp

Facebook fans twice as likely to buy brands they ‘like’: Forrester

Facebook fans aren't just signaling that they “like” brands online, they're actually more likely to buy them, a new Forrester Research study shows.“Facebook fans are much more likelyto purchase, consider and recommendthe brands

Published on: April 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Shoppers still prefer Web sites over mobile retail apps: Nielsen

Smartphone owners prefer to use retail Web sites, rather than retail apps, when researching products on the fly, comparing prices, finding retail locations, and redeeming coupons, according to a survey released today by

Published on: March 12th, 2012 John P. Mello Jr.

Almost 75 per cent of smartphones used at work are employee-owned: study

Nearly three quarters of the smartphones and over 60 per cent of the tablets being used at work are devices purchased and brought to the office by employees, according to a new global

Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Users could stop nearly all infections by updating, Microsoft report says

Zero-day exploits are nerve-racking for IT professionals but are far less dangerous than unpatched older vulnerabilities for which fixes areavailable, Microsoft says.A zero-day is a vulnerability for which a patch is not yet

Published on: October 13th, 2011 Julie Bort