Why Web 2.0 sites pose a security threat to SMBs

Even as social networking darling Facebook prepares a version of its online networking application aimed specifically at enterprise users, legions of security experts are getting behind the idea that the sites represent a

Published on: February 25th, 2008 Matt Hines

Web 2.0 tools will help Toronto businesses fight climate change

A joint initiative by environmental consutancy, Zerofootprint Inc. and the City of Toronto will use social networking tools to fight climate change on a massive scale. A key aim of the project is

Published on: February 20th, 2008 Brian Jackson

MySpace launches developer site, offers strong financial incentives

As expected, MySpace Tuesday launched a new site and released code that will allow developers to build applications for the popular social networking site.The new MySpaceDeveloper Platform site will be open to developers

Published on: February 6th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Facebook, MySpace users at risk from unpatched flaw

Exploit code affecting an unpatched flaw in an image uploader used by both Facebook and MySpace is circulating publicly, putting users of the social networking sites at risk, according to security researchers.On the

Published on: February 4th, 2008 Matthew Broersma

The future of Web 2.0, the iPhone and RIM – IT World Canada’s predictions for 2008

The senior editorial staff at IT World Canada was locked in a room with a crystal ball, and asked to prognosticate on the trends, issues and stories that will influence the IT scene

Published on: January 25th, 2008 IT World Canada Staff

Facebook hack lures with false Web 2.0 promises

Researchers at security gateway vendor Fortinet have uncovered an adware-distribution scheme being carried out on the Facebook social networking site considered to be the first attack propagated on the wildly popular online portal.Disguised

Published on: January 7th, 2008 Matt Hines

C-Level execs

With one mouse click on a seemingly internal e-mail, your CEO could unwittingly enable a cyber­criminal to mine his hard drive for credit card numbers,passwords to corporate databases or other proprietary information. If

Published on: January 7th, 2008 Barbara Darrow

Marketing experts laud Facebook law suit against Canadian porn company

Legal action against the alleged attempt by a Canadian Internet porn company to steal user's personal details from Facebook is the best way to deal with online identity thieves, according to Web marketing

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

CIOs vexed by Web 2.0 issues

Web 2.0 and emerging mobile technologies have some CIOs taking stock of how to keep control and still give their users new freedoms.In the midst of confronting emerging technologies, there can be feelings

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Matt Hamblen

Marrying social networking with business process transformation

San Jose, Claif. -- While social networking is gaining popularity in enterprise circles, as companies look to leverage collaborative tools to drive business value Cisco Systems says to be truly transformative social networking

Published on: December 12th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

Facebook for the enterprise?

Enterprises are being offered the chance to use Facebook. Open source enterprise content management company Alfresco has integrated its application with the social networking site to enable its users to communicate more effectively

Published on: November 17th, 2007 Maxwell Cooter

YouTube sets up Canadian division

YouTube Tuesday launched a Canadian site which provides localized search features emphasizing video content produced here.By promoting content most relevant to Canadian viewers, YouTube.ca also provides an excellent opportunity for local businesses to

Published on: November 7th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Viral marketing fails to infect consumers says report

Viral marketing appeared to be reaching fever pitch levels earlier this summer but it might be coming down with a cold, according to a recent survey.While the key goal of viral marketing is

Published on: September 27th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Wanted: App developers for Facebook

“Viral and engaging” were the two key words that developers and marketers kept hammering during the four-hour Facebookcamp Toronto on Tuesday evening, a free conference for industry insiders interested in creating applications for

Published on: August 9th, 2007 Nestor Arellano