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IBM’s Watson lands health care job after Jeopardy! victory

IBM's Watson has parleyed its overwhelming victory in this week's "Jeopardy!" challenge into a job developing smart applications for the health care industry. IBM said it will team Watson's Deep Question Answering, Natural

Published on: February 18th, 2011 Michael Cooney

19 digital media projects get $2M government funding

An e-learning tool focusing on the War of 1812 and a geopolitical strategy game based on World War II were among the 19 new digital media projects that will benefit this year from

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

How to quell IT turf wars

IT pros do battle every day -- with cyber attackers, stubborn hardware, buggy software, clueless users, and the endless demands of other departments within their organization. But few can compare to the conflicts

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Dan Tynan

Uphill battle seen for new Nokia-Microsoft partnership

After ending days of speculation and announcing an agreement that would make Windows Phone 7the primary operating system for its smartphones Nokia and new partner Microsoft now face a long uphill battle against

Published on: February 14th, 2011

First steps for using social media for business

It's easy to get started doing social media - maybe a little too easy. Thanks to the easy sign-up offered by social networking sites Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc., most Canadians now have at

Published on: February 11th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Small firms building smart grid solutions

The smart grid – an enhanced electricity delivery system that promises to improve reliability, reduce costs and facilitate the use of alternative energy sources – is in its infancy. But Canadian companies are

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Grant Buckler

LinkedIn reveals best time to ask for a promotion

If you didn't get promoted last month, don't lose heart – you still have eight more months this year to convince your boss that you've been working smart and hard, according to LinkedIn.The

Published on: February 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

7 tech conference bloopers and blunders

In a way, tech conferences are like movies: You have loads of expensive gadgets, tons of carefully coiffed people, and crews of producers scrambling to keep everything on schedule. It's only fitting that

Published on: February 8th, 2011 J.R. Raphael

Small businesses part of the growing telecom complaints

When small businesses want to complain about their phone service, there is one organization that always has to listen.After an “extensive review,” the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) got the renewed

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Briony Smith

Microsoft gets allies in patent fight against Toronto firm

Red Hat, Verizon, and Hewlett-Packard have jumped in to provide support to Microsoft in its patent dispute with Toronto-based firm i4i. The group combined forces to file an amicus brief to the U.S.

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Julie Bort

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Published on: February 2nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Ryerson launching digital media program with business focus

With growing competition in the gaming industry, Interactive Ontario (IO) and Ryerson University have partnered to give start-up developers an edge. The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson, along with

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Windows 8: facts, rumours and speculation

Only Microsoft knows how the next version of its Windows operating system will look and what it will be called, but big changes could be ahead for the OS observers refer to as

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Jared Newman

Google adds support to ‘do not track’ movement

A day after Mozilla said it was exploring a "Do Not Track" feature for Firefox, Google today announced a Chrome add-on that lets users opt out of tracking cookies that monitor their movement

Published on: January 25th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Tablets will never live up to CES hype

With so much chatter about tablets this year, you might think that the handheld, rectangular devices being unveiled represent a significant innovation. The reality is that so much of what we're seeing is

Published on: January 18th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson