Sneak peek: Burstn pics, mobile style

Picture this: you've just snapped some great pictures on your smartphone and want to share them instantly with friends, colleagues, customers, or with your social networks on Twitter and/or Facebook. What's the fastest

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Krista Napier

5 myths about location-based services

First there was location-based social network Foursquare. Then Gowalla and other sites followed suit and launched. And now with news that Facebook is slowly rolling out its own location-based technology, you can expect

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Kristin Burnham

How I Googled my apartment hunt

When I found myself hunting for an apartment for the third time in 18 months, an uncomfortable feeling of weariness started to seep into my bones. Looking for a place to live is

Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

PearlTrees better than bookmarking for organizing stuff online

Since the Web first came online in 1991, it has grown and improved beyond anyone's predictions. Unlike the gray background, mono-spaced text and ugly graphics on the Web in those early years, today's

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Mike Elgan

Facebook, Twitter transforming the way we work

Sure, companies have started using Web 2.0 tools, but one man says we've only seen a glimmer of the serious change that they're going to bring to the way we do business.Andrew McAfee,

Published on: March 16th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Apple’s new tablet will be good for everybody’s health

Should Steve Jobs introduce Apple's tablet (the iPad, iSlate, iTablet, or perhaps iBook) at the company's press event tomorrow, the device will likely contain a number of features: users will be able to

Published on: January 27th, 2010 Kirk McElhearn

Seven tools to seamlessly manage all your social networks

When you belong to several social networking sites -Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter -(and don't we all?), keeping up with them can seem overwhelming. Tweet this. Update that status. Share a link here. If you've

Published on: January 11th, 2010 Kristin Burnham

SaaS and Web 2.0 tools help SMBs compete with heavyweights

Today more than ever it is possible for small to medium sized companies to compete on a level playing field with bigger organizations.  One of the reasons for this trend is the availability

Published on: December 17th, 2009 ITBusiness Staff

Bing, Google to index Twitter, Facebook status updates

Microsoft has reached collaboration agreements with Twitter and Facebook to get their members' public status updates and messages indexed and presented in useful ways on the Bing search engine.Yusuf Mehdi, senior vice president

Published on: October 26th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Social networking security concerns top of mind for businesses

Today's most compelling technologies are giving you the biggest security headaches. Social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn enhance collaboration and help your company connect with customers, but they also make

Published on: October 19th, 2009 Bill Brenner

Former IT employee turns hobby into award-winning business

Dennis Wood worked in the IT department for a federal government agency before he took his hobby and transformed it into an award-winning business. President and founder of Cinevate Inc. in Thunder Bay,

Published on: June 24th, 2009 Brian Jackson

United Way of Canada CEO wants citizens to GiveADamn.ca

Al Hatton is less interested in talking about Web 2.0 and social networking than he is partnership, engagement and information sharing.The CEO of United Way Canada found himself surrounded by public sector IT

Published on: June 18th, 2009 Shane Schick

The 10 Facebook status archetypes you can’t avoid

Our lives may be full, and our experiences rich, but when it comes to squeezing the latest mini-chapters of our personal journeys into the limited space of a Facebook status update--with the added

Published on: June 9th, 2009 Hillary Rhodes

5 Tips for Businesses Entering Web 2.0

Slowly, new fields were added to our contacts lists: fax numbers, cell phone numbers, e-mail addresses, instant messaging IDs, URLs. And on top of all that we've added LinkedIn and Facebook accounts and

Published on: June 8th, 2009 Michelle LaBrosse