Toronto residents wield Web 2.0 weapons to vanquish climate change

Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace move aside.Social network-crazed Torontonians have a new Web 2.0 profile to manage – an Internet portal designed to help fight climate change.Zerofootprint Inc. launched its Toronto-specific Web site yesterday in

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Facebook, Ning or LibraryThing?

With hundreds of millions of user accounts, MySpace is the Internet's most recognizable (and reviled) social network. From teenagers to grandmas, seemingly everybody has a page. But Rupert Murdoch's online leviathan may not

Published on: February 26th, 2008 Scott Spanbauer

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

Social networking a CIO priority in 2008

IT managers and CIOs in large companies who have actively resisted embracing Web 2.0 technologies like wikis, RSS, blogs and social networks will likely begin adding them to their priority lists in 2008,

Published on: January 30th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

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

Hacker compromised legit Web sites now pose gravest danger

The number of genuine Web sites compromised by hackers has increased and for the first time surpasses that of malicious Web sites purposefully created by cyber criminals, according to a report by Websense

Published on: January 23rd, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Canadian tech market poised for growth in 2008, says IDC

Despite the slowing economy of its largest trading partner, Canada's technology industry is poised for substantial growth this year.End users are expected to spend no less than $81.5 billion in technology products and

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

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

Move to license Facebook platform favours small biz say Canadian marketing experts

The plan by Facebook to license its architectural platform to other social networking sites will boost the ability of SMBs to compete in the global market, according to Canadian online marketing specialists.The company

Published on: December 14th, 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

A decade of digital marketing

Focus on the customer, a keen eye for trends and judicious growth objectives are vital to surviving business ups and downs, according to marketing specialists who recently discussed lessons learned from upheavals in

Published on: October 30th, 2007 Nestor Arellano