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Legal software maker eyes burgeoning upgrade market

Writing a billing program to make life easier for lawyers probably won't help Robert Todd win a popularity contest, but at least his target base is south of the border.Todd is the president

Published on: June 1st, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

SAP Canada exec says investors doubt dot-com startups

TORONTO -- Peter Blackmore couldn’t speak "off the top his head" about how Microsoft’s .Net strategy would impact SAP’s business, but he had plenty to say about the future of e-business after the

Published on: May 31st, 2001 Chad Sapieha

Tech Data expands Xalyx’s horizons

Ascribing to the theory bigger is better, Tech Data Canada is extending its Xalyx business unit to include networking manufacturers and products.According to the Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor it is expanding the storage-focused unit

Published on: May 31st, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Ontario puts aside $90 million for R&D award

TORONTO -- Ontario's Energy, Science and Technology minister said a $90-million fund gets Ontario moving towards achieving the ministry's goal."This will help bring the province one step closer to being the No. 1

Published on: May 30th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

CheckFree builds sales force to take on Canadian market

While Epost and E-route wage a battle for the electronic bill payment market in Canada, U.S.-based CheckFree believes it can provide billers a better way to deliver information to their customers.The software company

Published on: May 30th, 2001 Jennifer Brown

Cognos cuts workforce 10 per cent

Due to a lacklustre financial performance over the last three quarters, Canadian business intelligence provider Cognos Wednesday said it has laid off 10 per cent of its global workforce.The axe fell on 144

Published on: May 30th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Bell Micro buys Forefront Graphics

Bell Micro Wednesday said it would acquire Forefront Graphics as part of its bid to expand the depth of its distribution business in the data storage market. Fifteen-year-old Forefront Graphics Corp., which is

Published on: May 30th, 2001 Paul Saunders

Intel starts OEM race with Itanium launch

And they’re off. With Intel officially allowing its hardware and software partners to go public with its Itanium plans Tuesday, the race for 64-bit supremacy has begun.Intel Corp. said it expects approximately 25

Published on: May 29th, 2001 Michael MacMillan

The e-business customer is always right

Toronto -- Internet companies that focused solely on making money got lost in the dot-com wreckage. Those that survived had client needs as their top priority, according to the executive vice president of

Published on: May 29th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Lucent and Alcatel walk away from marriage plans

The expected takeover of Lucent Technologies Inc. by Alcatel could have proven the beginning of a rocky marriage, according to Canadian analysts.Media reports out of the U.S. this week indicated an announcement from

Published on: May 29th, 2001 Paul Saunders

Epost wins over The Bay, Zellers

Electronic post office Epost has added a couple of high-profile billers to its electronic bill payment operation while gearing up for an aggressive branding campaign to win over consumers.Epost announced deals with The

Published on: May 28th, 2001 Dave Webb

PMC-Sierra, Chrysalis partner to speed Web security

Chrysalis Semiconductor and PMC-Sierra Inc. have announced a joint effort designed to eliminate the time lag that comes with secure socket layer (SSL) web processing. Under the agreement, Chrysalis Semiconductor, a unit of

Published on: May 28th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

CATAAlliance adds Workopolis jobs to TechnoSkill

In Kim Peters' estimation, a new partnership between Workopolis and CATAAlliance is a perfect marriage."We have lots of people and they have a need to hire them," said Peters, president of online job

Published on: May 28th, 2001 Neil Sutton