Canadian security expert named IBM fellow

A Canadian security expert will receive IBM’s most prestigious technology distinction as one of the 11 scientists to be named to this year’s IBM Fellow program. Sandy Bird, who is head of enterprise

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Canadian cloud firm poised for expansion with new capital, CEO

Carbon60 Networks, a Toronto-based cloud hosting company today announced that it has received fresh capital infusion and appointed a new CEO. The company, which has offices and data centres in Toronto and Kelowa,

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Mozilla doubles down on damage control

Mozilla Foundation is paddling hard to clarify its position on same sex marriages as calls from the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community for the ouster of the Firefox browser developer’s new CEO

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BlackBerry exec loses resignation case

Senior staff in IT companies often leave for new opportunities in this fluid industry, but the way they do it is always of interest. Almost always the conditions of departure are governed by

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Symantec chops CEO

Symatec Corp. has suddenly fired CEO Steve Bennett and temporarily replaced him with long-time board member Michael Brown. The move came Thursday almost two months after the company reported revenue for the quarter

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Big data shines spot light on customer satisfaction: IBM

In an interview of some 1,600 chief information officers worldwide, IBM found that social media and mobile pressures are pushing CIOs to improve customer satisfaction by deploying technology that assists marketing, sales and

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Why more CIOs are going for COO post

As companies become increasingly reliant on technology to support its operations, many chief information officers (CIOs) are feeling straightjacketed by their position and are clamouring for greater influence in the operation side of

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Ex-BlackBerry exec finds home at SAP

Two months after leaving BlackBerry as executive VP of global sales, Rick Costanzo has found a new home. SAP AG said Tuesday it has hired Costanzo to be vice-president and general manager of global

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft names new CEO, replaces Gates as chairman

Microsoft Corp.’s new CEO says his first day on the job is “a very humbling day for me.” In an email to employees Satya Nadella, who has been with the company for 22

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon