Microsoft app blends desktop and Azure cloud infrastructure

Microsoft app blends desktop and Azure cloud infrastructure

A new proof-of-concept application from Microsoft's research arm integrates elements from the Windows OS and its Windows Azure cloud infrastructure...

February 19th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano

MySpace, Google target Facebook

MySpace, Google target Facebook

MySpace is extending and rebranding as a suite some products that extend the functionality of the popular social network to...

December 10th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

How to scale like MySpace and Facebook

How to scale like MySpace and Facebook

When a social networking site begins to take off, sometimes its biggest challenge is its own success. Disaboom Inc. is...

October 28th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

SAP connects with LinkedIn

SAP connects with LinkedIn

SAP's venture capital arm has sunk an undisclosed sum of money into LinkedIn, the business-oriented social-networking site. While there are...

October 23rd, 2008 Chris Kanaracus

Obama’s face appears in 18 video games

Obama’s face appears in 18 video games

Have you played any Burnout Paradise lately? Notice anything unusual? Anything, say, like the democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama plastered...

October 17th, 2008 Matt Peckham

Avanade warns against ignoring social media tools

Avanade warns against ignoring social media tools

While Canadian companies are fully aware that social media tools can improve customer service and increase sales, such tools continue...

September 7th, 2008 Jennifer Kavur

Canadian Tire gets rolling with SharePoint

Canadian Tire gets rolling with SharePoint

Canadian Tire is rolling into the Web 2.0 age through their implementation of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, a move...

July 27th, 2008 Briony Smith

Green plan not ready

Green plan not ready

Cisco Live! was a rather uneventful conference in terms of product announcements. The networking giant rolled out a few virtualization-based...

July 17th, 2008 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Winner! Meet ComputerWorld Canada’s Blogging Idol

Winner! Meet ComputerWorld Canada’s Blogging Idol

When Don Sheppard worked at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce’s (CIBC) telecommunications department between 1978 and 1985, IBM Corp.’s...

June 18th, 2008 Greg Meckbach