Articles By Dave Webb

Dell joins list of largest private companies

Forbes has released its list of the largest private companies in the U.S., with Dell Inc. being notable among the...

December 19th, 2013 Dave Webb

Split decision on ‘smart city’ hype

The technology press isn’t often great at challenging hype. Technology reporters breathe high-tech air all day, every day, and the...

December 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Gift Guide: Smart phones

Did you know that many people in Canada are still using feature phones? Yes, feature phones. There maybe someone in...

December 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Good news or bad news from BlackBerry?

As the company formerly known as Research in Motion prepares to release quarterly financial results on Friday, analysts are in...

December 18th, 2013 Dave Webb

Microsoft at the Threshold

Citing unnamed sources, ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley last week published details of a new approach to Windows in about a...

December 18th, 2013 Dave Webb
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Dell, Red Hat target public cloud market

Server-maker Dell Inc. and Linux distributor Red Hat Inc. have announced a partnership to develop enterprise-grade private cloud offerings by...

December 17th, 2013 Dave Webb
Floppy disks

U.S. government department still runs on floppies

I used to work on a publication that was run completely on Sneakernet: We’d literally run to the art department...

December 17th, 2013 Dave Webb

Engineers aren’t winning tech battles anymore

John Shinal in CIO Today makes the interesting argument that engineers, once viewed with “an almost mythic reverence” for their...

December 17th, 2013 Dave Webb

Biggest breaches of 2013: Lessons we haven’t learned

SC Magazine – sponsors of the popular SC Congress series of conferences – released it list of the Top 8...

December 16th, 2013 Dave Webb

2013’s top security threats

It’s the end of the year, and time for the lists. We recounted SC Magazine’s top security breaches of the...

December 16th, 2013 Dave Webb