China regulator shuts video Web sites, warns others

BEIJING - China's Internet regulator on Monday ordered 10 online video sites to shut down and warned another 17, resuming an aggressive policy on such sites that had been relaxed during the summer.

Published on: October 27th, 2008 Steven Schwankert

Samsung Instinct comes to Canada

Samsung announced today it will offer its Instinct wireless handset – dubbed "iPhone killer” by some bloggers - in Canada this summer. The device includes a touch screen and full QWERTY keyboard. Samsung

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Storage software market up again in Q3, IDC says

Demand for storage software products continues to grow, with revenue up 10 per cent in the third quarter, marking eight consecutive quarters of double-digit year-over-year growth, according to data published Monday by IDC

Published on: December 11th, 2005 John Blau

Brace for change as Fiorina leaves HP: analysts

A big change at Hewlett-Packard Co.’s (HP)executive offices in Palo Alto, Calif. could ripple through businesses located in Canada, according to one industry observer. Roberta Fox, senior partner at Fox Group Consulting, an

Published on: February 8th, 2005 Stefan Dubowski

News Briefs

The Desjardins Group announced in September that it is deploying an automated speech recognition system that will be used by the bank's Acc

Published on: November 14th, 2003 No Author

Report: Microsoft courting Google for possible takeover

Microsoft Corp. has reportedly approached Google Inc. about a potential buyout of the search technology company.Mountain View, Calif.-based Google, one of Silicon Valley's few business success stories in the post-dot-com era, has been

Published on: October 31st, 2003 Stacy Cowley

Beware that

Slashing payroll might be standard business practice these days, but there's still no good way to tell the public - your customers, in particular - that you are forced to lay off 25

Published on: February 3rd, 2003 Paul McNamara

Care to place a bet?

June has been a tough month for sports gamblers. In different ways stalwarts such as Argentina's national soccer team and upstarts like the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes, to name two, have drained dollars from

Published on: June 27th, 2002 Michael MacMillan

Hardware glitch knocks Yahoo Groups offline

Yahoo Groups, the community message board hosted by Yahoo Inc., remained inaccessible to users late Monday afternoon after a hardware glitch knocked the free service offline for much of the day. "As of

Published on: March 3rd, 2002 James Niccolai