#EncryptITWC – An IT World Canada.com Twitter chat

Updated by Candice So Apr. 24, 2014 at 4:05pm ET: We ran a Twitter chat on encryption under the @itworldca Twitter account. Read on for a quick recap of the tweets from today's

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So

Will WhatsApp deal push BlackBerry BBM?

Around the time Industry Canada was announcing that Canadian cellular carriers had agreed to give it over $5 billion for spectrum came news that Facebook will write a cheque for US$19 billion for

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

#FollowFriday – Two social media experts

In a span of less than a decade social media has morphed for largely a consumer space playground to a business world battleground. More and more enterprise organizations are feeling the pressure to

Published on: January 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IBM reveals next generation email with Mail Next suite

ORLANDO – Building on the momentum of its recent software-as-a-service push, IBM has announced a new enterprise-focused email mail tool with a social networking flavor. Dubbed Mail Next, it combines IBM’s mail, meetings, chat,

Published on: January 27th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Who to follow on Twitter on #FollowFriday

For Facebook, there’s sending friend requests, and for Google Plus, you add people to your circles. But as anyone who has a Twitter handle knows, on Twitter, we follow and we tweet at

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Candice So

Top CEOs shy away from social networks

Some very well-known high tech executives are among the 70 per cent of CEOs of high profile companies that shun social media sites, according to a recent study conducted by Augure, a developer

Published on: December 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Labatt exec looks back at social media slip up

At first glance, it appeared to be a total branding disaster. A photo of the Luka Magnotta on the Web site of the Montreal Gazette showed the notorious serial killer clutching a bottle of

Published on: November 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Twitter beefs up security to thwart snooping

Microblogging site Twitter is combating cyber snooping by making it harder for hackers to decrypt its encrypted data even if the hackers manage to get their hands on Twitter’s private keys. Twitter said

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Scammers using bogus LinkedIn job ads

Have you received an enticing job offer on LinkedIn from a very attractive woman lately? Think twice before hitting the apply button, warns antivirus software maker BitDefender LLC. The ad may just be

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano