Monday, September 27, 2010Microsoft pulls plug on blog platform Blogs on Windows Live Spaces will be moved onto Wordpress under a partnership announced Monday. Blog publishers have six months to migrate
Monday, November 03, 2008Yahoo offering 'deceptive' ads Yahoo's Direct Media Exchange gives publishers the option to run graphical ads designed to look like error or genuine Windows dialogue boxes
Wednesday, September 17, 2008Nigeria should focus on local content provision, experts say With tens of millions of wireless subscribers and TV viewers, the country's citizens should be developing music and programing rather than importing it says the head of the broadcasting commission
Monday, August 25, 2008Microsoft to add privacy features to IE8 The latest Web browser does not store cookies, passwords or search queries when you close the browser. Find out about InPrivate Blocking
Sunday, February 25, 2007Book aids users with Vista move With Microsoft’s Windows Vista appearing on corporate desktops, end-users are being faced with the task of mastering the intricacies of a new operating system. The Toronto-based author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Microsoft Windows Vista, Paul McFedries, recently spoke with ComputerWorld Canada about the Vista end-user experience
Saturday, December 16, 2006Ho, ho, no! – Some reasons not to deck the [office] halls For the love of St. Nicholas, do not let anyone hang holiday decorations willy-nilly about the workplace lest you render the office Wi-Fi net as discombobulated as Santa's sleigh without Rudolph.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006Spamta worm spreads like wild fire Over 200 major incidents have been detected by PandaLabs in a two-hour span due to the mass-mailing of spam messages carrying files infected with the Spamta worm.
Monday, September 11, 2006US Government cybersecurity gets an F As director of research at the SANS Institute, Alan Paller has a unique window from which to view the U.S. government's efforts to secure its vast computer networks.
Thursday, April 20, 2006New Web browser Opera 9 launched Opera Software ASA released the first public beta of Opera 9 on Thursday, giving users the go ahead to put its new Web browser through its paces.
Thursday, May 27, 2004Sasser an IT "annoyance" Infecting more than a million machines worldwide, the Sasser worm, by no means as damaging as last year’s Blaster and Welchia worms, has nonetheless been an “annoyance” for Canadian business.
Wednesday, December 31, 2003E-mail usage policy should consider ethics There's no question that e-mail is addicting for many and an unavoidable workplace necessity. For good or ill, e-mail prevails. But do privacy rights have to take a backseat for this convenience? Do we endure spams and scams as a tradeoff in a virtual world? What are the ethical issues related to e-mail?
Sunday, December 14, 2003Beta released for Host Integration Server 2004 Microsoft Corp. plans to release the second beta of Host Integration Server 2004 on Monday, countering earlier suggestions that the product would not be upgraded because its functionality would be rolled into other Microsoft E-Business Server products.
Monday, September 29, 2003Computer theft shakes Revenue Canada Police have begun an investigation into the theft of computer equipment from a Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) office which contained information on businesses and individuals, including some social insurance numbers.
Thursday, April 03, 2003Review: Starbak's Torrent bridges videoconferencing and streaming Starbak Communications Inc.'s Torrent videoconferencing gateway converts a videoconference into streaming media. This would let a manager, for example, make an announcement by videoconference, while others not on the call could watch it later. We liked Torrent's architecture but the viewing experience needs refinement.
Monday, July 01, 2002New version of Office due in May 2003 The next version of Microsoft Office, code-named Office 11, will be released next May, Microsoft Corp.'s Jeff Raikes, vice president of productivity and business services, announced at the PC Expo/TechXNY conference in New York.
Wednesday, June 26, 2002New version of Office due in May 2003 The next version of Microsoft Office, code-named Office 11, will be released next May, Microsoft Corp.'s Jeff Raikes, vice president of productivity and business services, announced at the PC Expo/TechXNY conference in New York.
Sunday, November 04, 2001Hole found in Microsoft’s Passport wallet Vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft’s Hotmail e-mail and Passport authentication services allowed a programmer to access credit card information stored on the company’s servers.
Thursday, September 06, 2001“Cyber-slacking” offer net managers new headache “Cyber-slacking” offer net managers new headache
Recent studies show that personal Internet time has become this decade’s version of the water cooler, and according to a group studying the problem in Canada, it can be more menacing than just chatting away company time.
Wednesday, October 04, 2000101 Languages of the World Talk like an Egyptian
Thursday, October 07, 1999Athlon enjoys impressive debut, but may lack stamina in long run Despite the impressive performance of its new Athlon processor – or maybe because of it – at least one industry observer said it’s do or die time for Sunnyvale, Calif.-based microprocessor vendor Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Thursday, March 25, 1999Webifying the mainframe