‘Citizen historians’ help capture Obama inauguration with Microsoft Photosynth

Microsoft is teaming up with CNN to make average people virtual historians. CNN.com put out a call for the millions of people that attended President-Elect Barack Obama's inauguration at noon on Tuesday. Anyone

Published on: January 21st, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

What installing Windows 7 feels like – a blow by blow account

The Challenge Switch from Windows Vista to Windows 7 completely. No going back to work with compatible programs. No jumping ship if a driver keeps you away from your Warhammer Online character. No

Published on: January 20th, 2009 David Murphy

Will Google and Microsoft Own the Web?

The deal gives Google top placement in Firefox's search engine bar. But now that Google is also shipping Chrome, its own branded browser, some critics are asking whether the search engine giant's deep

Published on: January 18th, 2009 Neil McAllister

How and where to find help when launching your own business

See related story and video: Munch n' mingle your way to business success - three experts show you howIf you're one of the many knowledge workers today who've got the boot due to

Published on: January 16th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Microsoft fixes bugs that could make “Swiss cheese” of business networks

Microsoft Corp. today patched three vulnerabilities in the company's Server Message Block (SMB) file-sharing protocol, including two that could make "Swiss cheese" out of enterprise networks, according to one researcher. "This is super

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

XP users may be reluctant to embrace Windows 7

Microsoft hopes that the release of Windows 7 will solve problems ranging from desktop clutter to what Vista did to Microsoft's public reputation. But the toughest challenge may be to win over the

Published on: January 14th, 2009 Jeff Radecki

Windows 7 is faster than Vista, offers better interface

Yesterday at CES, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the public availability of the Windows 7 beta release. We've been running our own evaluations of the forthcoming replacement to Microsoft's much-derided Windows Vista for

Published on: January 12th, 2009 Robert Strohmeyer

Getting and installing Windows 7 beta – your questions answered

Late yesterday, Microsoft unveiled the public beta for Windows 7, the follow-on and follow-up to Vista, which from all signs the company is trying to forget as fast as possible.CEO Steve Ballmer, in

Published on: January 9th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Online training offers big benefits to Canadian companies, students

Many Canadian businesses are opting for online training as a way to equip employees with necessary skills, while cutting back on travel costs.With economic challenges forcing firms here to adopt new cost-cutting strategies,

Published on: January 8th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Change in IT mindset boosting Mac adoption

It's not your imagination. Apple Macintoshes are turning up in businesses beyond the creative departments, increasingly becoming a normal part of the IT fabric. One recent IT survey by researcher Information Technology Intelligence

Published on: January 7th, 2009 Leon Erlanger

11 dumbest tech bloopers of 2008

Tech is overflowing with creative and hypermotivated people who do a lot of pretty incredible things. But they can be counted on to do some pretty silly things, too--which is lucky for us,

Published on: December 31st, 2008 Mark Sullivan

Cloud Computing Isn’t All Azure Skies

Details about the offering remain scant at this point -- the SDKs and developer programs are "by invitation only" -- but what I've heard so far sounds promising. I'm particularly interested in Live

Published on: December 23rd, 2008 Neil McAllister

Microsoft responds to IE attacks with a fix

As it promised yesterday, Microsoft Corp. today issued an emergency patch to plug a critical hole in Internet Explorer(IE) that attackers have been increasingly exploiting from hacked Web sites. The patch, described in

Published on: December 19th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Faith, hope and smart charity

Every year Canadians donate millions to various charities – but how much of that is spent on specific campaigns and how much on dinners for executives? With donors today demanding greater transparency and

Published on: December 17th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach