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

Machine to machine solutions, including telematics in vehicles, are expected to grow significantly

M2M will bring government regulation, predicts IT consultant

The so-called Internet of Things sparks two emotions among security professionals: A certainty that government regulation will be needed to...

October 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Privacy Act goes to committee

The second of the Harper government's pieces of digital legislation has been steadily going through the Senate, but it may now...

October 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon


Ottawa announces second action plan on open data

The Harper government will issue a new order exhorting federal bureaucrats to maximize their efforts to release eligible government data...

October 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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IBM wins a federal data centre contract

IBM Canada has won a multi-year contract to provide and manage one of the new data centres the federal government...

October 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Group asks Ottawa to encourage smart communities

Some of the country's biggest IT and municipal leaders have urged the Harper government to get behind a so-called smart...

October 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Government okays e-labelling for wearable technology

The federal government is allowing manufacturers of mobile devices and wearable technology to present government and industry required label information...

October 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


Government funded group gets green tech help from Xerox

A government funded organization focused on green technology development has partnered with Xerox Canada to boost the commercialization of locally developed sustanable...

October 3rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


Tories press on with lawful access

The Harper government's decision not to amend or delete a section of its online crime legislation that protects carriers that...

October 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon