World Wide Web inventor hosts Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ on web’s 25th anniversary

Tim Berners-Lee - or Sir Tim, since receiving a knighthood in 2004 - will mark the 25th anniversary of his invention of the World Wide Web by hosting an open question and answer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New 802.11ac WiFi standard promises better support for mobile device explosion

Most people don't pay too much attention to that little letter that follows the 802.11 to describe the WiFi standard supported by the device they're buying. But the latest advance in technology to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Fingerprint scanners soon to replace passwords for many mobile users

Let's face it, remembering passwords is a huge problem. As the number of online accounts requiring some level of security we keep grows, remembering the passwords and protecting them becomes an ever greater

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Government-backed monopoly may be needed for broadband networks, ITU says

Ever wonder what the industry leaders of the telecommunications industry think the future holds for the future of ICT? Well a 35-page report on the outcomes of discussions like that can be downloaded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Navigating HTML5 and competing standards bodies

The nice thing about standards is there are so many of them to choose from.That old chestnut, attributed to any number of different parties, hasbeen in circulation since long before there was an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 18th, 2012 Serdar Yegulalp

Express IT: Upgrading your resume with Web 2.0

Is the traditional resume dead?In today's competitive hiring landscape, handing in a boring old sheet of paper listing off your accomplishments in Times New Roman 12 point font might not be enough to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2011 Christine Wong

Accessible technology increasingly a requirement for businesses

Under the Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act, private businesses operating in the province will have to meet new accessibility standards for customer service by the beginning of next year. Other standards will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 18th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Apple’s hardball stance on Flash receives lots of support

Forget about peace in our time. Readers who responded to InfoWorld's online poll have made it clear that they back Apple in the dispute over allowing Flash on the iPhone and iPad. As

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2010 Galen Gruman

Jobs’ anti-Flash remarks tainted by Apple’s business agenda

At the heart of the great war of words between Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen lies a simple question: Is Adobe Flashreally bad technology? If the answer is yes,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

What is HTML 5 and why does it matter to you?

A columnist from the Wall Street Journal famously quipped: Last time there was this much excitement about a tablet there were commandments written on it.  As you all know by now, the iPad

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 22nd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

10 tech tangles that need to be unravelled

Enough with bickering cell phone technologies, messaging systems that won't talk, incompatible file formats, and TV remotes that spread like kudzu across your coffee table. We've been dealing with some of these problems

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 17th, 2010 Dan Tynan

Canadian requirements management app cuts software development expenses

Business just can't seem to get IT to understand its needs and the "suits" don't seem to get what the techies are talking about.It's an age-old language barrier that has stymied countless projects,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Despite hype solid state drives nothing to write home about

Solid-state disks (SSD) are probably some of the most talked-about new gadgets of late. They easily distinguish themselves from the mechanical hard drives of the Jurassic period because they have no moving parts.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2008 jeff

The fastest Flash Drive on the planet

Corsair claims its new 16GB high-performance "GT" Flash Voyager is the fastest USB flash drive made. Although this is a bold claim, my tests showed it's not marketing hype. But there are caveats,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 29th, 2008 Lucas Mearian