Leadership Archives - Page 74

SMBs need helping hand for high-performance computing: IDC

Cloud computing could help boost the use of high-performance computing (HPC) among small and medium-size businesses, but there are hurdles that have to be overcome before that can happen, IDC said on Monday

Published on: June 21st, 2011

IBM’s darkest chapter: controversy over Second World War

Retired IBM internal auditor Michael Zamczyk was born in a ghetto of Krakow, Poland during the war years and endured the occupation by the Nazis with his family, many of whom were eventually

Published on: June 20th, 2011 Brian Jackson

New LinkedIn head in Canada looking to continue momentum

LinkedIn Corp. has a new boss in Canada, the company announced June 16, as it celebrates its first year anniversary here. Brian Church, formerly LinkedIn’s Canadian director of hiring solutions, will now be

Published on: June 17th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

1.5 million Canadians quit Facebook in May

Facebook may continue to gain users, but the world's biggest social network isn't gaining them as quickly as it has been and is actually losing users in the U.S.Facebook gained 11.8 million more

Published on: June 14th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Apple and Google: we’ve seen the cloud from both sides now

Apple and Google now dominate the world's smartphone and mobile device markets and both are now pushing quickly into the cloud. While Apple this week finally acknowledged the cloud as the future of

Published on: June 9th, 2011 Ryan Faas

Toronto’s waterfront developer plans ultra-broadband network

Toronto's waterfront revitalization – involving a string of new condominium developments lining Lake Ontario – will be connected by an ultra-broadband fibre optic network which will deliver bandwidth speeds up to 500 times

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Deja vu: Federal budget seeks to cut red tape for small business

Small businesses will get some help cutting through red tape via government-funded Web tools, but will have to say goodbye to the recession-era 100 per cent capital cost allowances on IT investments, as

Published on: June 6th, 2011 Brian Jackson

How Groupon’s IPO will change the deals site

A not-so-quick flip through Groupon's 269-page IPO prospectus turns up some clues as to what ordinary people in search of deals can expect from Groupon after the deal site raises an estimated $750

Published on: June 6th, 2011 Lisa Greim

IBM’s

The problem with making predictions – even ones that seem distant on the horizon – is that eventually, time passes and it becomes clear whether you were right or wrong.IBM Corp. is now

Published on: June 3rd, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google’s Schmidt admits bungling Facebook, talks partnership with Apple

This week I'm at the Wall Street Journal's D9 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. The event features a series of tech luminaries interviewed by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, of the Journal's All Things Digital Website.

Published on: June 2nd, 2011 Jason Snell and Brennon Slattery

North Korea trains cyber warriors while Canada lags in Net security

North Korea is trying to boost its cyber war capability by sending its best programmers abroad for training in the latest hacking techniques, a defector from the country has told a security conference

Published on: June 2nd, 2011 John E. Dunn and Nestor E. Arellano

Apple to launch iCloud and updated OS next week

Apple CEO Steve Jobs will take the stage at the company's developer conference next week to introduce iCloud -- Apple's new cloud service -- and the next version of its mobile operating system,

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Charlie Sheen, and 14 other possible replacements for Microsoft’s CEO

Hedge-fund muckety-muck David Einhorn ignited a firestorm when he called on Microsoft to oust its long-time CEO Steve Ballmer. Though Microsoft's Board of Directors has publicly expressed support for Ballmer, that hasn't prevented industry

Published on: May 31st, 2011

Adult content sites battle piracy, innovate porn

In an industry where very little is taboo, piracy is a dirty six-letter word for many businesses in the adult entertainment sector. Once credited for leading the way in making money from the

Published on: May 30th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

CDW Canada awards tech-savvy teachers

Using the latest technological devices in the classroom may not send students to detention anymore.More Canadian schools are recognizing and taking advantage of the technologies available to better prepare students for the future.

Published on: May 27th, 2011 Kaveh Khazra