Ontario legislature, Hydro One, smart meters

Smart meters, flawed implementation

The scathing report by Ontario’s auditor general that the province’s program to install hydro smart meters in some 4.8 million...

December 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Ottawa puts $40M into fledgling printable electronics group

The idea of creating 3D objects like guns or toys with a relatively standard printer is just getting off the...

October 1st, 2013 Howard Solomon

The future of passports

The future of passports

The future of passports isn't far off, and it isn't in paper. While security features for current passports are printed...

September 15th, 2011 jd speedy

Lawsuit alleges cloak-and-dagger Software AG conspiracy

Lawsuit alleges cloak-and-dagger Software AG conspiracy

Middleware giant Software AG conducted an elaborate corporate espionage scheme replete with "sex, lies and an audiotape," according to allegations...

March 25th, 2011 Chris Kanaracus

McMaster University researching RFID in public transit

McMaster University researching RFID in public transit

McMaster University is working with Bombardier Inc. (TSE: BBD.B ) on a radiofrequency identification (RFID) application that would let public...

January 26th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Plenty of wannabes, but no iPhone killer in 2010

Plenty of wannabes, but no iPhone killer in 2010

This year will not see the emergence of an iPhone killer, but that doesn’t mean there will be a shortage of...

January 5th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Obama cyber czar worries about smartphones, social networking

Obama cyber czar worries about smartphones, social networking

In choosing Howard Schmidt as cyber czar President Obama has gotten someone who has held a similar job in a previous administration,...

December 30th, 2009 Tim Greene

Better business process the No.1 driver behind RFID

Better business process the No.1 driver behind RFID

While 2009 was a tough year for IT budgets, enterprises are recognizing the value that radio frequency identification technology (RFID)...

December 16th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

How Sunnybrook secures patient records

How Sunnybrook secures patient records

As Veterans Week approaches, a major Toronto veterans’ hospital is rolling out a single sign-on service designed to protect patient...

November 5th, 2009 Greg Meckbach