Yahoo’s latest acquisition is all about digital content, according to analysts

Monday's announcement that Verizon Communications Inc. would be purchasing Yahoo Inc. for $4.8 billion USD prompted a range of expert opinion, but most can agree on...

July 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Verizon to acquire Yahoo in US$4.8 billion dollar deal

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based telecommunications firm Verizon Communications Inc. plans to acquire Internet search and media company Yahoo Inc. for $4.83...

July 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Phishing

How a Canadian firm’s bidding strategy was undone by social engineering

Business executive fraud scams that hit the media usually involve senior officials tricked through social engineering into sending large amounts...

June 24th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Graphic of computer screen illustrating data breach

Most data breaches leverage weak, default or stolen passwords: Report

Cyber attackers are well-funded, cunning, ruthless and otherwise mean people But they get a helping hand from their victims, according...

April 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Anthony Lacavera, Wind Mobile, in 2013 © IT World Canada

Wind can’t say yet if it will be in spectrum auction

Three weeks before deposits are due for bidders in the 700 MHz spectrum auction, the head of Wind Mobile can’t...

August 28th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Moore makes it clear: Auction rules are set

Moore makes it clear: Auction rules are set

In case you didn’t get the message, the federal government isn’t going to change a comma in the rules for...

August 20th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Create government-owned cellphone company: Union

Create government-owned cellphone company: Union

There's a solution to the controversy over increasing the number of cellular carriers in Canada says a telecom union: Create...

August 16th, 2013 nestor e arellano

Verizon re-thinking Wind acquisition: Report

Verizon re-thinking Wind acquisition: Report

  No one likes to be squeezed in business, and apparently that includes telecom giant Verizon Wireless.According to a report...

August 14th, 2013 nestor e arellano

Fight for Wind Mobile involves Rogers: Report

Fight for Wind Mobile involves Rogers: Report

The man with the biggest grin in the Canadian wireless scene could be VimpelCom Ltd. CEO Jo Lunder, who could...

August 2nd, 2013 Howard Solomon