Dave Webb

Dave Webb is a freelance editor and writer. A veteran journalist of more than 20 years' experience (15 of them in technology), he has held senior editorial positions with a number of technology publications. He was honoured with an Andersen Consulting Award for Excellence in Business Journalism in 2000, and several Canadian Online Publishing Awards as part of the ComputerWorld Canada team.

Articles by Dave Webb

SAS ‘Safe Roads’ big data competition identifies baby boomers at highest risk in Toronto

In the end, it was the team that went the extra mile—literally—that won the SAS Institute Safe Roads Competition. After poring over aggregate accident data...

What the Ashley Madison breach means

On the surface, it seems like the hack has a superficial footprint, affecting only a relatively small group of people. But there are layers to the danger.

Salesforce banks on wearables with 20 enterprise Apple Watch apps

As smart watches hit the mainstream market, the CRM specialist is trying to show businesses there's potential value for them, too. We highlight three examples

Quirky Tech Tales from 2013

The battle for Dell Dell Inc. joined the list of the largest private companies in the U.S., debuting at No. 3. Of course, while most...

Google considering building its own chips, rumour says

Bloomberg News reports that search giant Google Inc. is considering building its own processors based on technology from ARM Holdings PLC. Building its own chips...

Gift Guide: Smart phones

Samsung Galaxy S4 The big 5-inch screen and multi-mode 13-megapixel camera are the highlights of the Galaxy S4. Samsung also piles on the extras with...

Good news or bad news from BlackBerry?

New CEO John Chen hasn’t been showing his cards, but as a veteran of embedded database vendor Sybase before its acquisition by enterprise resource planning company SAP in 2010, he should be strong on the enterprise side.

Microsoft at the Threshold

Microsoft's project “Threshold,” would break up the monolithic Windows 8 into three separate Windows versions on the same core code base, according to reports.

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