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Four reasons why some news organizations can’t make money online

It has been well documented that online media is eating away at print and broadcast media revenue. This decline in print and broadcast media has been going on for years, and newspapers, magazines

Published on: October 6th, 2008 Melissa Chang

Meagre rise in Canadian IT salaries despite “talent shortage” reports

Related article: Hot skills that get you ahead of the game in Canada's IT jobs market Despite persistent reports of an IT talent shortage, salaries in the technology sector, in 2008, posted only

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Telecommunications firm saves millions with data-capture software

Lynn Smith doesn't miss the former temporary workers that keyed invoice data into Alltel's accounts payable system. "No, no we don't," she quips when asked if she misses the seven workers supplied by

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Brian Jackson

How to improve your chances of getting promoted

Today's topic is the question I most often received as an IT manager: "Why can't I get promoted?" To clarify, I'm talking about real promotions that involve a real change in responsibilities. These

Published on: September 30th, 2008 Paul M. Ingevaldson

How technology could have prevented U.S. financial meltdown

In the coming weeks the feds and the surviving financial services institutions will have the daunting task of unraveling all the securitized loans and other instruments that are hiding the toxic investments.But does

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Developing iPhone apps proves lucrative

Wall Street is a major downer these days, but the runaway success of the iPhone 3G and Apple's App Store is spurring a heady wave of enthusiasm in the venture capital community, a

Published on: September 19th, 2008 Bill Snyder

Tech sector job market remains upbeat despite slowing economy

The state of today's economy has triggered many economists, job experts and hiring managers to warn of layoffs and hiring contractions, and tech pros themselves have become skeptical about job security and future

Published on: September 19th, 2008 Jim Lanzalotto

Nortel to quit Ethernet market

Nortel Networks is set to abandon the optical and carrier Ethernet markets as tough economic times forced the Canadian telecom provider to lower third quarter revenue expectations.Nortel is offering for sale its Metro

Published on: September 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

From A to Z – 25 Web products to boost your business

Anyone who says their business "runs itself" probably owes a great debt of gratitude to a small army of software applications and Web services that tirelessly feeds the machine from behind the scenes.

Published on: September 12th, 2008 Christopher Null

Chip makers’ memory glut woes worse than expected

A memory chip glut this year has already caused companies to curtail orders of new production line machinery, but the lack of any sign of a rebound has caused at least one industry

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Canadian advertisers call on government to stop Google-Yahoo partnership

Canadian advertisers are calling on the government to prevent a proposed Google-Yahoo search partnership, which according to the trade group will potentially destroy competition and drive up online ad prices.The Association of Canadian

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Business Intelligence 2.0 keeps cops ahead of criminals

Chief Jon Greiner recently expanded his staff of crime analysts from one to 11 without hiring a single new officer at the Ogden Police Department in Utah. Instead, Greiner equipped his existing force

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Julia King

Web 2.0 tool helps close mortgage deals faster

The final actions of closing a mortgage transaction require lawyers and lenders to swap documents back and forth, trading signatures on everything from exact interest rates down to whether the owner is responsible

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Brian Jackson

20 tech practices that can make a big difference to your work and life

Technology is supposed to make life easier, but it doesn't seem that way when you're struggling to wrangle 289 new e-mail messages, dealing with a hard-drive crash, or suddenly realizing that you left

Published on: August 29th, 2008 Gina Trapani

Why posting your mother’s maiden name on Web 2.0 sites can be so risky

A recent Google search of MySpace Inc.'s popular social networking site for several variations of terms describing a person's maternal grandparents returned more than 11,000 search results.The search by security researcher and author

Published on: August 27th, 2008 By Heather Havenstein and Jaikumar Vijayan