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Software spat raises open source questions

If your company uses Node.js, you may have suffered a shock this past week. A critical software package in the...

March 28th, 2016 Danny Bradbury


“Big iron” remains an IT mainstay as enterprises look to centralize and secure data in hybrid environments

Many obituaries have been written for the venerable mainframe computer -- colloquially referred to as "big iron" -- but the rumours...

February 18th, 2016 Gary Hilson

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Focus on IoT – Lan Nguyen, deputy CIO for the City of Toronto

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity this past December. The day brought together leadership within the...

February 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson

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Drupal CMS admins cautioned about update problems

The open source Drupal content management platform is among the top free CMS in the world, with an estimated 15...

January 8th, 2016 Howard Solomon

HPE Security Research: Cyber Risk Report 2015

HPE Security Research: Cyber Risk Report 2015

This report provides security information leading to a better understanding of the threat landscape, and resources that can aid in...

January 5th, 2016 IT World Canada Team


Apple’s open source release receives ‘Swift’ support from developers, IBM

Developers eager for Apple Inc. to open source the Swift development language got an early Christmas gift as the company made...

December 8th, 2015 Gary Hilson

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IBM explains seasonal shopping frenzy with Watson-powered app

As we see the footage of hordes of shoppers barrelling down the aisles of a just-opened store on Black Friday,...

November 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

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Microsoft reaffirms commitment to ‘open’ at GTEC

This week was a timely one for GTEC, the public sector technology event in Ottawa. As Canada ushered in a...

October 22nd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

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Tool for eBay’s Magneto e-commerce platform has vulnerability

E-commerce has been a savior for many organizations -- particularly SMBs -- because it can allow them to pick a...

October 15th, 2015 Howard Solomon