8 CRM trends to watch

Last year, the two hot customer relationship management trends to watch and adopt- were social CRM and mobile CRM. To find out whether they will continue to dominate the CRM landscape and what

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Jennifer Lonoff Schiff

8 CRM trends to watch

Last year, the two hot customer relationship management trends to watch and adopt- were social CRM and mobile CRM. To find out whether they will continue to dominate the CRM landscape and what

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Jennifer Lonoff Schiff

Where will Facebook spend $5B IPO money?

Facebook filed papers Wednesday to become a public company, revealing financial information that attests to the social network's phenomenal growth. The IPO is the most anticipated public offering in a decade, with the

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Cameron Scott and Grant Gross

Rehabit.me lets your friends bet you won’t lose that 10 pounds

With the end of January looming, it's likely that only a few of us have managed to keep our New Year's resolutions to quit smoking or lose weight – and a Toronto-based startup

Published on: January 27th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Predictions 2012: Will Google+ be another ‘Buzz’ kill?

Part 2 in our series outlining IT World Canada's editorial staff predictions for 2012 focuses on Google Plus. Will it flop like Buzz? or will it dominate as a social network?Nestor Arellano, Senior

Published on: December 28th, 2011 IT World Canada Staff

Huge Monster aims to make big splash in game arena

Build it fast, build it simple, make it easy and above all make it fun. This is the strategy of Huge Monster Inc., a startup Toronto game development firm that hopes to capture

Published on: December 6th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Google+ vs. Facebook: What’s the best social spot for business?

Ever since Google came out with Google+ Pages for business on Monday, the company has taken heat for not giving enterprises basic tools with this initial offering.And while industry analysts think Google+ could

Published on: November 14th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Global moods as measured by Twitter

Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites are often criticized for encouraging people to share thoughts of little consequence, though social scientists are finding these electronic missives, when assembled en masse and analyzed

Published on: September 29th, 2011 Joab Jackson

Video Rewind: Facebook Connect SDK ensures more banal status updates

The latest round of Facebook updates invoked a wave of complaints about the social network's redesign as users struggled to understand why the new look of their news feed.It was no surprise, as

Published on: September 22nd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

LinkedIn data sheds light on what makes an entrepreneur

Ask 10 people what it takes to be an entrepreneur and you'll probably get 10 different answers. Ask LinkedIn, on the other hand, and you'll get a pretty detailed picture complete with schools

Published on: September 2nd, 2011 Katherine Noyes

Google+ the ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of social networks

By Edward N. Albro When Google+ first launched, most people saw it, correctly, as a competitor to Facebook. But as you try Google's social network, you realize that it has a lot in

Published on: July 27th, 2011 IDG News Service

3 reasons Foursquare is a great business marketing tool

Geolocation service Foursquare is on the rise. Founded in 2009, by this week it has registered over a half million merchants, after counting 10 million users in June. Foursquare is trying to define

Published on: July 11th, 2011 Ilie Mitaru

Video Rewind: Google on the cloud’s importance

Google unveiled its latest attempt at social networking last week, going head to head with Facebook for control of the Web's social graph with Google+. Taking a step back and examining Google+, at

Published on: July 5th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

What Facebook can learn from Google+

I have been using Google+ for a few days now, and so far I have had had a few complaints about the new Google social network. Google+ is not without its merits, though,

Published on: July 5th, 2011 Tony Bradley