How Nortel executives were found not guilty of fraud

In basketball terms, it was a slam dunk. After looking at thousands of pages of documents and listening to two dozen witnesses, Ontario Justice Frank Marrocco said the Crown hadn’t proved former Nortel

Published on: January 14th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Nortel execs not guilty

Almost exactly one year ago, three former Nortel Network executives stood in a Toronto courtroom and pleaded not guilty to charges they defrauded the struggling company between 2002 and 2004.Today, four years to

Published on: January 14th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Nortel patent winners free to rock on

When the world’s biggest patent auction resulted in the spending of US$4.5 billion, its no wonder the new owners call themselves the Rockstar Consortium. On Monday the group that paid that amount for some

Published on: March 12th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Nortel did nothing about data breach, report alleges

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Former Nortel Networks CEO Frank Dunn was among several senior company managers who were aware of a long-standing data breach into Nortel's computers systems, but chose to do nothing.According to reports

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Wayne Rash

The space-time problem in getting a new VoIP system

Switching equipment suppliers and building a new voice network is no small task. But when you’re a publicly funded hospital, with taxpayer dollars at stake, there are complications. Time is one – you

Published on: February 15th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Technology News Gallery: Week of January 23, 2012

Our weekly roundup of worldwide technology news in pictures. This week: Apple's textbook-friendly iBooks 2, Wikipedia goes dark, former Nortel execs go on trial, and more. Click here to view the slide show. 

Published on: January 24th, 2012 IT World Canada

Old-schooling your smart phone, Nortel execs on trial

Our weekly video roundup includes: TECH IN TWO MINUTES: OLD-SCHOOLING YOUR SMART PHONE Smart phones aren't the best form factor for a conversation. In fact, the rotary dial deskphone of the 60s and 70s

Published on: January 24th, 2012 IT World Canada

Defence calls charges against Nortel execs ‘preposterous

Prosecutors have made “preposterous” allegations against three former Nortel Networks executives, a defence lawyer has told an Ontario Superior Court judge.In an opening address in the fraud trial on behalf of all the accused,

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Nortel board ‘sandbagged,’ says prosecutor

Staff at telecom equipment maker Nortel Networks were so desperate to make the company look profitable in 2003 that they were pulling the wool over the eyes of each other, the fraud trial

Published on: January 17th, 2012 Howard Solomon