Articles By Howard Solomon

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BlackBerry’s Classic: Hitting a single?

There are as many opinions on whether BlackBerry's (current) strategy is going to save the company as there are ......

October 31st, 2014 Howard Solomon
FEATURE Ebola app

App could help fight Ebola

"There's an app for that," has become a bit of a joke and a cliche these days. Two brothers from...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Ontario attacked for IT outsourcing

Outsourcing can be a sticky issue, particularly when it involves government. Which explains why the Ontario NDP launched an attack...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Federal data breaches up again

The number of data breaches reported to the federal privacy commissioner by bureaucrats increased, hitting a record high according to...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Collaboration tool on Ottawa’s list

A maker of a collaboration tool that gives access to Microsoft software from mobile devices is now on the Canadian...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
Motorola's second generation Moto X

Lenovo execs deflect BlackBerry acquisition rumour

China's Lenovo has sealed its deal with Google to buy Motorola Mobility and its Android-powered smart phones. Now it has...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Warning issued for Drupal sites

It's usually good news when an IT administrator checks an application's status and finds that it's fully patched. But a...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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IBM, Twitter team for data analysis

For many organizations Twitter is a two-edged sword: Some staffers spend too much time on the social network, while others...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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What you’ll be doing in three years

I have good news and bad news for senior IT administrators: I know what you're going to be doing in...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Some IT pros still turn off security features for performance: McAfee

Every department in an enterprise is under pressure these days to increase performance, which sometimes means taking shortcuts. But a...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon