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Part I: BlueArc’s challenge to get past the low-hanging fruit

Part I: BlueArc’s challenge to get past the low-hanging fruit

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By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Last month, BlueArc Corp., a 13-year-old maker of network storage systems based in California, was acquired by

Windows Mango – Nokia Lumia 800 and 710

by Yale Holder Let’s face it, Nokia and the North American market are like oil and water – they don’t go well together. In fact, Nokia has lost significant market share over the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2011 Yale Holder

Meet CommentAir Technologies

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Siblings Katie and Luke Hrycak are in that category of entrepreneurs who could be called reluctant innovators. They found themselves in the midst of a problem they

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2011 Francis Moran

People imbue the tech brand

 by Andrew Berthoff   Back in the late-1990s I wrote a column for Computer Dealer News in which I somewhat facetiously contended that the Pope is the world's greatest living spokesperson for a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 7th, 2011 Andrew Berthoff

Is RIM taking too long to release BlackBerry outage peace offering?

by Nestor E. Arellano In cartoons, sitcoms and some real life situations, when a man makes a mistake in a relationship, he usually tries to patch things up with a bunch of flowers. 

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Tricky social media puzzle makes audience feel smart

I've been a long time fan of Trent Reznor and the Nine Inch Nails, to the point that I pay an unhealthy amount of attention to every project Reznor becomes involved in. At

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 2nd, 2011 Brian Jackson

A new twist on shortened URLs as spam carriers

by Paul Wood For some time Symantec has been warning social networking users to beware of shortened URLs as sometimes it can be hard to see where the link will actually lead. Spammers have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 2nd, 2011 Paul Wood

How to lose public trust and achieve international ridicule

by Claudiu Popa Talk to anyone in the world of business about their biggest hacking fear and you’re bound to hear that “embarrassment” ranks right up there near the top. Everyone knows that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2011 Claudiu Popa

Canadian entrepreneurs don’t fear risk – investors do

By Christine Wong Penny for your thoughts? Canada’s high tech startups would love to raise some pretty pennies for theirs. The fledgling firms are brimming with bright ideas, but can’t raise enough cash

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2011 Christine Wong

Part II: Dissecting the brain of the market pays off for BlueArc

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette In a recent post, we introduced BlueArc, a maker of networked attached storage (NAS) systems for managing unstructured data in high-performance computing applications, and Ken Rosen, a corporate strategy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2011 Francis Moran

Tech jobs that cloud computing will create

by Bernard Golden I was interested in this week's ZDNet piece, Cloud computing's real creative destruction may be the IT workforce. The piece discusses a presentation at last week's Gartner Symposium that posited

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2011 IDG News Service

Meet Screenreach Interactive

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette We first encountered Screenreach Interactive and its founder, Paul Rawlings, several months ago when we featured Jon Bradford, the man behind U.K. startup accelerators The Difference Engine and Springboard.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 26th, 2011 Francis Moran

Does hack bring Siri to iPhone 4?

by Nestor E. Arellano Access to the voice command and response app Siri is one of the few things that differentiate Apple’s iPhone 4S from its older sibling the iPhone 4.  Hacker Steve Troughton-Smith, credited

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

30 considerations for getting tech to market: Part III

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette While there will no doubt be the occasional post that will still fall into the Commercialization Ecosystem category, today marks the official end of this series with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2011 Francis Moran

Supreme Court makes non-ridiculous ruling on hyperlinks

By Brian Jackson This week the Supreme Court of Canada decided that it would not make a ruling that would irrevocably harm the Internet, be impossible to enforce, and likely be ignored by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2011 Brian Jackson