New Brunswick grade schoolers place third in InterroBang

A New Brunswick elementary class recently placed third at the InterroBang (http://playinterrobang.com/) competition, and international social networking contest designed to develop 21st Century learning skills. The interesting twist is that the Grade 4

Published on: May 24th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

LinkedIn’s first day on markets a ‘wild ride’

Professional social networking site LinkedIn went public yesterday and immediately saw its share price and valuation surge. Actually, LinkedIn's IPO was such a wild ride that one financial analyst called it both exciting

Published on: May 20th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin and Tony Bradley

TripIt makes tracking remote workforce easier

Traveling can be a stressful affair for even the most seasoned remote worker, but tracking your dispersed workers when they're on a trip is no less complicated for the head office administrator. The

Published on: May 13th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

World Vision revamps magazine based on social media feedback

In the world of social media, World Vision Canada found out that the cliché “if you build it they will come” doesn't work as well as “if you listen, they will talk.” The

Published on: May 11th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Two more days ’til our top 5 tech draw

Smartphones, social networks, iPads, WiFi, high def, LCD and 3D TVs appear to be the favourite tech tools and toys of ITBusiness.ca readers, according to a random sampling of the latest entries in

Published on: May 4th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: An overview of common online threats

Osama bin Laden's death in a U.S. commando raid on his hideout in Abottaba, Pakistan has the Internet ablaze with discussions and speculations in the last couple of days.Not surprisingly, the amped up

Published on: May 3rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Wave of online scams, malware follows bin Laden’s death

On Sunday, a Twitter account called @ReallyVirtual based in Abbottaba, Pakistan, tweeted about helicopters and explosions in the area, just about six hours before news broke that United States intelligence operatives have attacked

Published on: May 3rd, 2011 Nestor E. Arellano and Joan Goodchild

Canadians #tweettheresults in revolt against Election Act Sect 329

By Nestor  Arellano In a rare exhibition of election fervor Canadians vented their views about the polls and a few even braved the risk of being fined by Elections Canada by “illegally” tweeted

Published on: May 3rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Bin Laden’s death dominates Internet

The announcement late Sunday of the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has set the Internet abuzz, as users searched for information and shared their thoughts on the killing of one of

Published on: May 2nd, 2011 John Ribeiro

Voters take over Canada’s Twitter election

In the past few weeks, candidates in the federal election have been in our faces on newspapers, TV screens and computer screens as well as employing social networking tools in their campaigns.But is

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Facebook Deals 2.0:

Facebook's anticipated 'Groupon-killer' offering group-based local coupon deals reportedly launches on Tuesday in five pilot cities in the U.S. including Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, San Diego and San Francisco. The service is called Facebook Deals--the old

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Ian Paul

5 ways to get more Twitter followers

By Kristin Burnham Twitter has evolved into one of the most popular, go-to tools when it comes to reaching broad audiences, whether you're promoting content, branding yourself as an expert in a field

Published on: April 26th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Are you suffering from social media overload?

Facebook, Twitter, and other social media networks have been dominating the news lately: President Obama launched his reelection campaign with an underwhelming Facebook app, we read a chilling report about "Facebook Depression," and

Published on: April 25th, 2011 Tom Dunlap

Backup pros get ‘heroic’ online community

For backup professionals who feel they're not getting enough from Facebook and LinkedIn, there is now BackupHeroes.com, a social networking platform specificly for the backup and recovery community.Users can set up their profiles

Published on: April 20th, 2011 Harmeet Singh