Revenue agency shuts down site over security concerns

With just over two weeks to go before the April 30 tax deadline, the Canada Revenue Agency has shut down parts of its Web site siting security concerns. More than 6.7 million taxpayers

Published on: April 9th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Mozilla sets aside single sign-on initiative

After working on Persona for nearly three year, Mozilla is leaving behind its in-house single sign-on service and handing over further development work to. Initial called Browser ID, the feature was developed by

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Amazon upgrades data warehouse service

Last February, Amazon Web Services rolled out its cloud-based data warehouse Redshift, positioning it as an alternative to costly on-premise products in the large enterprise space. Today, AWS said its latest tweak to

Published on: January 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Rules for Internet sought by global group

Researchers from Canada and around the world working under the auspices of an independent think tank founded by former Research in Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie and a United Kingdom-based institute have launched a

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Google ads violated Canadian privacy laws

Google Inc. broke Canadian privacy laws by using sensitive information about people’s Internet activities in order to serve them up targeted health-related online advertisements, the privacy commissioner of Canada said Wednesday. The Office

Published on: January 15th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

User dissatisfaction prompts Saskatchewan web site revamp

The government of Saskatchewan is making no bones about. The western province’s Web site is the worst in the region and that’s why it's taking down Gov.sk.ca and building a new one. Back

Published on: December 19th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Global provider network extends Microsoft’s Azure reach

Microsoft Corp. will rely on a consortium of 25 IT services providers in Canada and several countries around the globe to offer Windows Azure to its customers because it believes in some cases

Published on: December 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Digital communications forces Canada Post to stamp out home mail

Email, social media and video conferencing are prompting Canada Post to end door-to-door mail delivery service in urban areas. Facing mounting deficits the federal Crown corporation announced plans Wednesday to overhaul its system which will

Published on: December 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Rough weather seen for cloud providers in 2014: Gartner

The coming year could be a challenging time for cloud adopters as about 25 per cent of the top 100 IT service providers may not be around by the end of 2014, according

Published on: December 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano