Category: Business

Can Social Media Cure Toronto’s Apathy?

by Lee Rickwood
Toronto should be the perfect city for it – after all, we have the most Facebook members, right?

But can social media cure political apathy? A newly-launched website is designed to do just that, and it’s called VO4TO. Say it fast and often enough, it sounds like a road to Rome.

What will Netflix mean to Canadian viewing habits?

By Ted Kritsonis

Now that Netflix has announced its plan to roll out service to Canada (except for Quebec, temporarily), there is certainly a level of excitement for those with a thirst for content via the Internet, but the move also raises some questions on what the future of the rental market will be in Canada.

Everyday User Security 2: Protect Your Email Address

By Tim Teatro

It’s becoming more difficult every day to preserve our privacy and anonymity on the net. The consequences of this range from serious security issues and identity theft to minor annoyances such as spam. In this security series, I’ll be covering several methods to help keep your privacy, but today I thought I would cover a few neat little tricks to protect your email address from spammers.

Data Spills, Not Oil Spills Threaten Businesses in Canada

by Lee Rickwood

Most Canadian companies say they aren’t concerned about data breaches involving their customers’ personal information. Despite the fact those same companies are collecting and holding more personal information than ever before, a recent survey conducted for the Privacy Commissioner of Canada found that 42 per cent of businesses surveyed are not concerned about security breaches.

New contest from Canada’s Fotobounce: win a Canon or Nikon camera

Fotobounce, the ground-breaking, free Canadian solution for digital photo management, has announced a contest that will help you increase the quality and reach of your photo collection.

Organize your photos using Fotobounce 3.0, build your network of contacts, and you could win a cool new camera that will give you even better results!

Humble indie bundle a stunning success!

Name your price! Er… not any more, it’s over. The Humble Indie Bundle was a package of 5 classic games from independent developers (not the big guys like EA or BLIZZARD). The games are World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lagaru…

Norton focusing on security beyond the PC

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The Next@Norton 2010 event was an insightful overview into all the multifarious threats that can affect our digital lives. Not only do we need to look out for threats to our PCs but also our personal and professional social media profiles as well as our most private and personal devices, our smartphones.