Apple’s open source release receives ‘Swift’ support from developers, IBM

Developers eager for Apple Inc. to open source the Swift development language got an early Christmas gift as the company made...

December 8th, 2015 Gary Hilson

IBM explains seasonal shopping frenzy with Watson-powered app

As we see the footage of hordes of shoppers barrelling down the aisles of a just-opened store on Black Friday,...

November 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft reaffirms commitment to ‘open’ at GTEC

This week was a timely one for GTEC, the public sector technology event in Ottawa. As Canada ushered in a...

October 22nd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

security and privacy issues

Tool for eBay’s Magneto e-commerce platform has vulnerability

E-commerce has been a savior for many organizations -- particularly SMBs -- because it can allow them to pick a...

October 15th, 2015 Howard Solomon

data, big data, network, code

Pat Finerty interview: Big data analytics with SAS on Hadoop

At this week's SAS Live event in Toronto, we caught up with Pat Finerty, the vice-president of alliances and business...

October 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

3 business challenges faced when adopting big data analytics on an open source platform

As Steve Holder, national practice lead for analytics for SAS Canada explains the points on his "open source integration" slide,...

September 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

LinuxCon 2015: A recap in 8 images

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August 24th, 2015 Shane Schick

full-stack employee CIO

Why the ‘full-stack employee’ will also need a full-stack CIO

The pancake metaphor is far from ideal. The last thing most CIOs should is simply plop technology on top of...

April 17th, 2015 Shane Schick

Shadow

Warning: Ghost bug in Linux servers

Linux server users are scrambling to plug a hole in the GNU C Library that a vendor says allows attackers...

January 29th, 2015 Howard Solomon