It pays for Canadian bloggers to go Canuck

If you’re a Canadian blogger or blogger wannabe, it pays to go the Canadian web hosting route. Well ... it doesn’t literally pay, but it appears to be much to your benefit to

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Glenn Weir

Flash and other signs your website needs an update

When a potential customer comes to your website, you have about 15 seconds of their time to persuade them to stay and look around at the products and services you offer. In that

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Why Zappos’ user agreement didn’t stand up in court

The recent failure of Zappos.com’s user agreement to protect the site from a class action lawsuit demonstrates a few crucial lessons for websites wishing to protect themselves. You can see this post as

Published on: November 12th, 2012 Monica Goyal

How to choose the right Certificate Authority for your Web site

Special guest blog by Fran Rosch, Vice President Identity and Authentication Services, Symantec Not many businesses can operate without a website these days and many also rely upon online sales to ensure steady growth

Published on: October 24th, 2012 Paul Wood

Linking is not copyright infringement, Federal Court finds

By Danny Titolo Justice Rennie of the Federal Court of Canada recently issued a ruling in the ever so uncertain area of online content. The lawsuit concerned Richard Warman and the National Post

Published on: July 12th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Five online fundraising sources every entrepreneur should know

Great ideas are plentiful, but the money to make them work isn't always as easy to come by. One way to get your business idea or project off the ground is to forget

Published on: October 31st, 2011 Megan Geuss

Adobe Muse offers code-free interactive Web design

Adobe has unveiled Muse, a new Web design program that lets print-oriented graphic designers create and publish standards-based websites without having to write code or work within restrictive templates. The software, which employs

Published on: August 16th, 2011 Jackie Dove

Manulife Web redesign nabs Toronto firm international award

Toronto-based digital design and consulting firm Delvinia Interactive Corp. scored a double win at an international business competition with its Web site redesigns for Manulife Financial and the Canadian Opera Company (COC). Delvinia's

Published on: August 9th, 2011 Christine Wong

Don’t abandon your Web site for social media efforts

Nearly 70 percent of small businesses are either "somewhat" or "very likely" to use social media in the next 12 months, according to a research firm Techaisle, which looked at 406 US businesses of

Published on: March 10th, 2011 Keir Thomas

Google experiments could limit competition for top search results

Google prides itself in its so-called “20 per cent time” philosophy that encourages the company's engineers to pursue their own projects for up to 20 per cent of their work hours even if

Published on: September 7th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Canada introduces anti-spam law as spam URLs become pervasive

The Government of Canada recently re-introduced anti-spam legislation, titled the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act (FISA), in the House of Commons. The goal of the proposed legislation is to deter damaging and

Published on: June 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Adobe jumps into online collaboration with Acrobat 9

After so many years of trying to get its Acrobat software product to deliver the dynamic portable document format (PDF) capabilities that would make it a must-have application, Adobe Systems Inc. appears to

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Building a bang up blog with WordPress

If blogging is all about self-expression, why do so many blogs look so blah? Most free blog services offer only a handful of designs, giving you few options for personalizing your site. Most

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 Zack Stern

There’s a cyber war looming and we’re doing little about it

"Rogue" states and criminal organizations have stepped up their capabilities to launch crippling online attacks, says technology strategist who has briefed U.S. members of Congress on threats of a "cyber war".That's the bad

Published on: June 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano