Round Table: 2009 in the rearview mirror, Pt. 3

Round Table: 2009 in the rearview mirror, Pt. 3

Rafael Ruffolo (Staff Writer, ComputerWorld Canada): Another company out there is Cisco, which sits on so much money. You could...

January 27th, 2010 IT World Canada Staff

Google claims MapReduce sets data-sorting record

Google claims MapReduce sets data-sorting record

Google Inc. late last week claimed results of in-house data sorting tests bolster its claims that its MapReduce technology can...

November 26th, 2008 Eric Lai

What they’ll work on in Microsoft’s new B.C. facility

What they’ll work on in Microsoft’s new B.C. facility

Microsoft Corp. this week officially opened its Richmond, B.C., development centre where the team of 300 works, in a distributed...

September 10th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Supercomputer boosts Canadian viticulture studies

Supercomputer boosts Canadian viticulture studies

Niagara College viticulture researchers gathering data to help farmers manage their vineyards will be able to more efficiently process larger...

June 4th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Sierra Wireless ships EV-DO Rev A module

Sierra Wireless ships EV-DO Rev A module

Sierra Wireless Inc., a Richmond, B.C. wireless component maker, is shipping two embedded mobiles for third-generation wireless equipment. The MC8785V,...

January 23rd, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Celebrating 20 years of IT history: a recap

Celebrating 20 years of IT history: a recap

Over the course of 2004, ComputerWorld Canada celebrated its 20th year of reporting on the Canadian information technology industry. To...

December 22nd, 2004 ComputerWorld Canada staff

The reason some women aren

The reason some women aren

I discovered the real reason why women stay away from information technology as a career: computer retailing. It creates the...

November 11th, 2004 Robert Ford

Is there such a thing as an over engineer?

Is there such a thing as an over engineer?

Sanity ClauseI fear the information technology industry is guilty of over engineering systems. (By "engineering" I use the word in...

November 28th, 2002 Robert Ford

Schneier speaks his mind

Schneier speaks his mind

InterviewOver the past several weeks ComputerWorld Canada senior writer Chris Conrath had a series of conversations with Bruce Schneier, designer...

September 19th, 2002 Bruce Schneier