Vast majority of Canadian firms dig social media but corporate adoption still very shallow

A majority of Canadian companies believe failure to incorporate social networking technology into their business practices would mean a significant loss of market share. However, uncertainty over new technology and security concerns, according

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Social net junkies…be wary of what you post online

If you thought posting the clip of you and your pals doing a Girl's Gone Wild impression on YouTube was a cool idea – think again.One of the viewers could turn out to

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Business Intelligence 2.0 keeps cops ahead of criminals

Chief Jon Greiner recently expanded his staff of crime analysts from one to 11 without hiring a single new officer at the Ogden Police Department in Utah. Instead, Greiner equipped his existing force

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Julia King

Web 2.0 tool helps close mortgage deals faster

The final actions of closing a mortgage transaction require lawyers and lenders to swap documents back and forth, trading signatures on everything from exact interest rates down to whether the owner is responsible

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Majority of data breaches linked to employees

The dangerous combination of prevalent of Web-based social networking tools and lax attitudes towards security has turned employees into the biggest threat to an organization's sensitive data.

Published on: September 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Facebook allows users to comment on ads to foster “engagement”

Facebook Inc. has quietly launched a new type of advertisement it hopes will help in the struggle to find a way to help advertisers profit from the treasure trove of demographic and other

Published on: August 22nd, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Web 2.0 sites uncover darker side of Beijing Olympics

With the eyes of the world turned to Beijing, human rights protesters and even bloggers detained by the Chinese government have been using various Web 2.0 tools to evade the country's notorious censors

Published on: August 20th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Dumb and dumber – 14 of the silliest Web 2.0 sites

The world loves Wikipedia, flocks to Flickr, and listens to Last.fm. And why not? Web 2.0 sites like them harness collective knowledge, promote interaction and communication, and improve the more you use them.Alas,

Published on: August 19th, 2008 Robert Luhn

Top 10 dumbest viral marketing campaigns

Sure, it looks easy enough. Post a video of yourself wiggling your butt on Wii Fit, dancing your way across the globe, or practicing your Jedi Knight moves, and--presto! You're the next Web

Published on: August 13th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Black Hat – Web 2.0, DNS flaws exposed

The size and scope of security problems is growing to be so large that security experts are having more difficulty than ever protecting end users from emerging threats. That was evident in the

Published on: August 8th, 2008 Andrew Brandt

Hire a Hero helps returning veterans SOA effectively

Hire a Hero is a small company with a big mission. It aims to help service members leaving the military make a smooth transition to civilian life by connecting them with potential employers

Published on: July 31st, 2008 Ron Miller

Visa launches SMB network on Facebook

Visa Inc. recently unveiled the Visa Business Network, an application built on Facebook to help small business operators network and drive new business -- while generating $2 million in advertising revenue for Facebook

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

E-mail marketing still delivers results for B2B campaigns

Read related story: How to build your brand and business with e-mail marketing Marketing on social networking sites might be making waves in the media, but for some Canadian businesses traditional e-mail marketing

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

“Open House” communications works wonders at Canadian Tire

To most Canadians the upside-down red triangle and Monopoly-style money that comes in five-cent denominations is associated with one store – Canadian Tire. Canadian Tire has rolled out their collaboration portal to all

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Brian Jackson