7 great Google spreadsheet gadgets

SAN FRANCISCO-- Inside Google Docs' spreadsheet component, you'll find gadgets that endow the app with powers that even Excel users will envy. Included are tools for creating animated pie charts, producing QR codes,

Published on: June 15th, 2012 helen bradley

How many missing BlackBerries do you have?

If you’re a mid-to-large sized enterprise, you probably have a lot of hidden telecom costs that you shouldn’t be paying for, according to an independent technology analyst. “Less than 20 per cent of

Published on: January 13th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Washington embraces Google technology

Vivek Kundra, CTO of the District of Columbia, says he found two compelling reasons to switch the D.C. government over to Gmail and Google Apps: first, its cheap cost would save the taxpayer

Published on: September 30th, 2008 C. G. Lynch

CEO, Jedox GmbH

A Freiburg, Germany-based vendor is converting the ubiquitous Microsoft Excel spreadsheet from a singular two-dimensional application into an interface that presents global data fed from a multi-dimensional back-end.Typically, when a user makes modifications

Published on: July 22nd, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Linux could be a smart choice for smartphones

In five years, one third of all smart phone users will have Linux on their device, according to a study recently released by the New York City-based ABI Research. This idea makes sense

Published on: September 13th, 2007 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Hartco bids adieu to Excel with new consolidation tool

More time to analyze the numbers, and less time to generate them. That’s the key take-away Hartco Income Fund is hoping for with its implementation of financial intelligence applications from SAS Canada. Based

Published on: October 26th, 2006 Jeff Jedras

New worm tries to score in wake of World Cup

World Cup soccer fans should be aware of a new worm being circulated by e-mail with the German-language message "WM-Tickets" or "Weltmeisterschaft," security vendor Sophos PLC warned Wednesday. The e-mail contains an attachment,

Published on: May 25th, 2006 John Blau

Shark Tank

Anger managementThis branch office manager has a nasty habit of hitting the speakerphone’s mute button and cursing when he gets angry during meetings. “Then one meeting,” says a pilot fish, “the videoconference room

Published on: October 27th, 2005 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Microsoft to talk up Office 12’s BI enhancements

Microsoft Corp. Monday will unveil a host of new business intelligence (BI) features that will be available in the next version of Microsoft Office, code-named Office 12, in an effort to push the

Published on: October 24th, 2005 Elizabeth Montalbano