Tuesday, December 11, 2012Chinese company partners with Ottawa tech incubator New incubation centre will be the first China-backed initiative of its kind in Canada
Monday, March 05, 2012Microsoft wooing startups with free software, business advice Those enrolled in the software giant's BizSpark program said it has kept them away from alternatives like open-source and Amazon
Thursday, December 15, 2011Best IT opportunities are in startups, says Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch, who leads the enterprise search firm recently acquired by HP, says 'amazing change in IT' will be led by entrepreneurs, not big companies
Thursday, September 15, 2011LinkedIn deciphers the entrepreneur The service combed through more than 100 million profiles to decipher the qualities and characteristics of today's company founders
Tuesday, November 23, 2010A rookie in name only Les Affaires has long been the publication of record for Quebec’s financial community. It should therefore come as no surprise it needed a Webmaster who meant business
Thursday, September 23, 2010How to get noticed by an analyst Industry analysts are an invaluable source for Canadian start-ups seeking credibility and exposure. Five tips on how to ‘effectively engage’ with analysts from IDC Canada’s Krista Napier, who presented on the topic at Mobile Innovation Week
Wednesday, October 29, 2008The BlackBerry Partners Fund: No Canadian picks? A group that includes Research In Motion and the RBC selects the first three beneficiaries of a $150-million program for technology startups. Just don't bother looking for any local connections
Tuesday, June 03, 2008Startups lead phone, social network convergence Major social networking sites are merely replicating their PC services onto handhelds, says Nokia. Meanwhile startups are taking a more mobile approach
Wednesday, March 28, 2007New Sun exec wants to close Solaris usability gap Ian Murdock says he drew a lot of puzzled looks from his colleagues in the Linux community when he joined Sun Microsystems in its newly created position of chief operating platforms officer. "What's a Linux guy doing at Sun?" he was asked.
Thursday, October 26, 2006Somewhere, Ray Noorda is laughing Ray Noorda died earlier this month. The news didn’t even register at CNN, where the big IT industry story was Google buying YouTube for US$1.65 billion in stock. I think Noorda -- the canny businessman who baffled plenty of deep-thinkers and who knew the value of a twentysomething ideas -- is laughing.
Thursday, June 22, 2006Fewer grads not bad news to all Reports that enrolments in computer science courses in Canadian universities are on the slide, and have been for five years, sends a variety of messages to those in the IT community who will be affected by such a trend.
Thursday, September 23, 2004Cisco to set up R&D lab in Shanghai Cisco Systems Inc. plans to open a research and development (R&D) centre in Shanghai that will focus on developing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, the company's chief executive officer (CEO) said Thursday.
Friday, October 17, 2003James Kobielus: Shakeout looms in Web services management Web services management (WSM) is one of the most innovative sectors in today's IT industry.
Friday, June 06, 2003It's not easy being small Twice in the past few weeks I've taken part in conference panels dedicated to helping startup companies improve their chances of surviving in hard times. In short, these folks paid to try to wine, dine and putt their way to the Buy It Now button buried deep inside every CIO's head. By and large, the feedback wasn't encouraging.
Thursday, October 03, 2002R&D spending declines for Canadian telecoms Although a study by Toronto-based Research Infosource Inc. showed that research and development (R&D) spending by the Canadian telecommunications sector decreased in 2001 by 6.5 per cent, the sector itself is not in jeopardy, according to one industry watcher.
Thursday, October 04, 2001EBay buys stake in Latin American auction site EBay Inc. announced Monday it would buy a 19.5 per cent stake in MercadoLibre SA, a company that runs online auction sites serving Latin America, Spain and U.S. Hispanics.
Thursday, November 30, 2000Enterasys needs to break out of the Cabletron shell One more time…and this time they really, really mean it. So says the new general manager of Enterasys Canada