XP SP3 registry corruption is all Microsoft’s fault, says Symantec

Symantec has said it was Microsoft's code that crippled some PCs after upgrades to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) emptied Device Manager, deleted network connections, and packed the registry with thousands of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 26th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Canadian software developers win big time in technology contests

A powerful case management system that helps the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) effectively handle complaints it receives, and Canada's first critical care information system snagged the top prizes at two recently concluded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

XP SP3 upgrade corrupting Windows registry, users claim

Symantec Corp. today denied that its consumer security software, including Norton Internet Security and Norton 360, is to blame for wreaking havoc on some users' PCs after they upgraded to Windows XP Service

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

UC – it’s quite simple after all

For many Canadian small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), unified communications (UC) remains just a buzzword despite the benefits experienced larger businesses using the technology.Cost, complexity and unfamiliarity with UC are significant adoption barriers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft offers Live Search rewards to lure Google, Yahoo users

Microsoft launched a comparative shopping feature in its Live Search engine on Wednesday. The service offers consumers a rebate on purchases made through the site, a scheme that could lure shoppers from Google

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Twenty tech geniuses that changed the world

It's easy to look at a laptop, an iPod, or a laser printer as nothing more than a tool to get work done with or to while away your free time on, but

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 21st, 2008 Christopher Null

Coming soon – Search systems that “know” the user

A startup company called Powerset gained a slew of headlines last week when it launched a beta version of its search engine, which like other offerings employs natural language processing, allowing users to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2008 Chris Kanaracus

We won’t allow you to force sale to Microsoft, Yahoo tells Icahn

Yahoo has responded to investor Carl Icahn's threat to take control of Yahoo's board and force it back to the negotiating table with Microsoft. The search company said Icahn's proposal shows "a significant

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2008 James Niccolai



How to correctly install Windows XP SP3

Still on Windows XP? Me too. So we'll both want to be sure to install Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), which should be available from Microsoft by the time you read this.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2008 Stuart J. Johnston

Microsoft encouraging use of Windows OS – instead of Linux – on low-cost laptops

Microsoft is launching a program to promote the use of its Windows OS in ultra low-cost PCs, one effect of which will be to limit the hardware capabilities of this type of device,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2008 Agam Shah

iPod tax Japan’s answer to piracy

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Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2008 IDG News Service

IT could have warned of Myanmar cyclone

The growing disaster in Myanmar caused by Cyclone Nargis could have been at least partly avoided had people living in the path of the storm been warned, the head of the Association of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 9th, 2008 Dan Nystedt