Royal Bank uses student blogs to give down-to-earth financial advice

If you're looking to pinch those pennies as tightly as possible in these days of recession, try brewing your own cup of Joe instead of making that daily trip to Starbucks for the

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Twitterers in 180 global cities unite to raise $500,000 for clean water

See related story and video: E-giving explosion: For many Canadians charity begins online The micro-blogging tool Twitter is often viewed as a one-way broadcasting tool for PR flaks to post press releases and

Published on: February 9th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

How to quickly start using Twitter for business and get incredible results

Twitter remains a very nascent social network, so if you don't know how it works or what it does (or you haven't even heard of it), don't feel bad. In fact, you're still

Published on: February 5th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

Get your customers to do your marketing with Web 2.0

Today, with consumers shopping less but demanding more value from every dollar spent, the buzz around brand is understandable. Brand loyalty is crucial to improving sales – and customer satisfaction is the best

Published on: February 3rd, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Google to shut down several free services

Google will either shut down or stop supporting several free Web-based services as it retrenches its engineering resources.Some of the services suffered from low popularity or, as in the case of Google Video,

Published on: January 16th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Insiders reveal tech secrets behind Obama’s winning campaign

See related story: Obama's creaming McCain – if you follow politics on the Internet New media played a pivotal role in Barack Obama's incredibly successful presidential campaign, according to experts closely associated with

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Twitter promises “full security review” after celebrity account hacks

Twitter Inc. has launched a comprehensive review of the defenses in its popular social network and micro-blogging service, after hackers last week hijacked the accounts of several high-profile users. In interviews last week,

Published on: January 13th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

Social networks becoming a haven for hackers

When reports surfaced this week about attacks on Twitter and LinkedIn, I took notice. I use these social networking programs extensively, along with Facebook. Looking at the specific nature of the attacks, this

Published on: January 12th, 2009 Bill Brenner

How to Twitter your way to marketing success

(Read how Facebook improved sales for Coke in related story and video "Facebook app fuels 'after hours' buzz around Coke energy drink")As e-mail filters get more intelligent and computer users routinely ignore the

Published on: December 30th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Bloggers, twitter help Mumbai residents contact relatives

Bloggers pitched in offering information and other help to people worldwide as Indian police and commandos battled it out Thursday with armed militants in two top hotels and a residential complex in south

Published on: November 28th, 2008 John Ribeiro

How the BlackBerry, iPod and other blockbuster products got their names

Coming up with a great technology product or service is only half the battle these days. Creating a name for said product that is at once cool but not too cool or exclusionary,

Published on: November 17th, 2008 Thomas Wailgum

Top five Twitter techniques to promote your business and products

Imagine a business tool that lets you broadcast information about your company, listen in on discussions about how people are using your products and what they think of them, and get involved when

Published on: November 12th, 2008 Logan Kugler

Eight tantalizing Twitter tips

It seems that everyone is atwitter about Twitter. Yes, other microblog services with insufferably cute names, such as Pownce, Jaiku, and Plurk, are around. But Twitter has quickly become the de facto choice

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Twitter rocks – but it won’t blow away blogs

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the death of blogs have been greatly exaggerated.That's not to say all blogs are doing well. When examining the spectrum of blogs out there, personal blogs appear

Published on: October 24th, 2008 Larry Borsato