Wednesday, February 07, 2007Nortel to slash 2,900 jobs Nortel Networks announced Wednesday it will lay off 2,900 employees, and shift some 1,000 additional positions to cheaper overseas locations
Monday, January 29, 2007Net neutrality debate stirring While the U.S. Congress continues to debate the issue of Net neutrality, comments by the CEO of one Canadian network provider have raised the spectre of potential content fees north of the border.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007Canadian IT industry needs image makeover, say analysts The Canadian information technology industry needs an image makeover to save companies here from a looming skills shortage according to analysts and labour consultants. However, Canadian colleges and universities will not produce the required number of qualified candidates for these positions.
Thursday, January 04, 2007Desktop readiness blurs Vista vision A recent Softchoice Corp. survey of desktops in North American firms revealed that 50 per cent of businesses do not meet the minimum hardware requirements to run Vista. The number almost doubles when it comes to Vista’s premium hardware requirements, showing that 94 per cent of companies surveyed don’t measure up.
Thursday, November 02, 2006Ex-CA CEO sentenced to 12 years in prison Former CEO of Computer Associates International Inc., Sanjay Kumar, was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison and a US$8 million fine on securities fraud charges.
Thursday, October 26, 2006It’s more than just the ink, says HP Companies often treat peripheral devices like laser printer cartridges as commodities to be purchased at the lowest price, often by the same person that orders the corporate pencils.HP Canada is sounding a warning bell, however, saying that there’s a lot of technology in those cartridges and you get what you pay for.
Thursday, October 19, 2006GTA set to receive seamless fare card Commuters in the GTA are set to get from place to place more conveniently with a seamless fare card developed, designed, and implemented by Accenture Inc.
Tuesday, July 18, 2006Toronto services consolidated online Existing and new services delivered by the City of Toronto are now just one click away, with more services coming online in the near future. All City services offered online have been consolidated onto one site.
Thursday, July 06, 2006Rootkit gets ‘weaponized’ Ever felt like your IT system is not quite behaving as it should be, but all your anti-virus and detection tools come out clean? There’s a high probability that the root of your IT evils is a rootkit.
Thursday, June 22, 2006Mixed bag of mesh helps scientists master the arts Toronto's plans for a business-grade wireless network include consistent quality of service that will support voice. As the project gets under way in the financial hub, engineers are discovering there's more to the mesh than building it.
Thursday, June 15, 2006Toronto elections campaigning for transparent funding The City of Toronto is hoping to offer a new online resource that will allow full public disclosure into campaign contributions received by candidates in the upcoming November election.
Thursday, April 27, 2006LinuxWorld: Tackle business risks first, CIOs cautioned CIOs who are serious about mitigating the risk of an IT project going awry even before it takes off, should focus on business as well as technical risks. That was the message of consultants Jack Senechal and Sue Menard at Linux and Network World Expo.
Monday, April 10, 2006Wanted: IT innovation Olympians Just as athletes learn to excel by emulating winners of competitive medals, Canadian organizations can thrive by learning from the best, the winners of the Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA), which recognize users of technology for their initiative, leadership and foresight in applying information and communications technologies for competitive gain.
Sunday, April 09, 2006Canadian govt and industry partner in intelligent initiative Canadian researchers, industry and government have joined forces to develop "intelligent" systems that even Thomas Edison would applaud (or so their proponents say).
Sunday, April 09, 2006Canadian govt and industry partner in 'intelligent’ initiative Canadian researchers, industry and government have joined forces to develop "intelligent" systems that even Thomas Edison would applaud (or so their proponents say).