Articles By Adam Grachnik

IT experts face uphill battle in Everest expedition

Researchers and IT industry experts are setting their sites on the highest peak in the world where they will test new technologies in one of the world’s harshest and unpredictable climates. A crew

Published on: February 18th, 2005 Adam Grachnik

Academics fear societal impact of future technologies

OTTAWA -- A panel of academics at the University of Ottawa this week raised concerns about the way students are taught and the danger of moving forward with technology without studying the implications

Published on: February 16th, 2005 Adam Grachnik

Sun makes bid for larger piece of government business

OTTAWA -- Sun Microsystems wants a piece of the daunting project of reshaping the Canadian Government’s $5.2 billion in IT investment, but the technology solutions giant fears the government isn’t looking at all

Published on: December 15th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Fuel cell firm cuts down on e-mail overload

One of the players in Canada's booming fuel cell industry said it is managing to save content and keep employee inboxes and hard drives smaller with an offline storage management product. Hydrogenics, which

Published on: November 29th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Microelectronics firms say they need more partnerships

OTTAWA -- Collaborating with small startup companies that, in some cases, don’t even exist yet, is the key to succeeding and growing the microelectronics economy in Canada, industry leaders told the Forum on

Published on: November 17th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

E-commerce in jeopardy as phishing reels in Canadians

OTTAWA — It's as simple as keying in your personal information on what appears to be a legitimate bank's Web site, but soon, your money is gone and, perhaps, your identity is stolen.

Published on: November 2nd, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Pipeline industry offers e-learning tools to recruits

The launch of a nationally standardized Web-based training course will improve worker mobility and safety, according to leaders within Canada's pipeline construction industry.Called the Construction Sector Council's Pipeline Construction Safety Training Course, the

Published on: October 25th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Vendors admit to shortcomings in working with SMEs

OTTAWA — A better relationship with small- and medium-sized businesses with more collaboration is key to advancing the booming e-economy, IT industry executives told on a conference panel. Microsoft Canada president Frank Clegg

Published on: October 19th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

More Canadians reeled in by phishing schemes

OTTAWA -- It’s as simple as keying in your personal information on what appears to be a legitimate bank’s Web site, but soon, your money is gone and, perhaps, your identity stolen.It’s called

Published on: October 7th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Allstream: VoIP is yesterday’s news

OTTAWA -- Canadian enterprises have to embrace IP technology or be left behind by other countries who will do it faster, a panel of IT experts warned Tuesday.The discussion, which was part of

Published on: September 28th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Vendors: We’ve got to do better at working with SMEs

OTTAWA -- A better relationship with small and medium size businesses with more collaboration is key to advancing the booming e-economy, IT industry executives told on a conference panel on Monday.Microsoft Canada president

Published on: September 27th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Help is one click away

In a world where online transactions are still viewed as risky or complicated and users' thirst for e-learning is increasing, IT companies are moving to improve both services with virtual characters. They're creating,

Published on: July 9th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Girls gone filed

In a world where online transactions are still viewed as risky or complicated and users' thirst for e-learning is increasing, IT companies are moving to improve both services with virtual characters.They’re creating, and

Published on: May 7th, 2004 Adam Grachnik

Tailoring help to the savvy user

Scientists in the exploding biotechnology field are on the cusp of the latest in technical innovation, solving complex problems that could change human life as we know it, but that doesn't mean they

Published on: April 23rd, 2004 Adam Grachnik

The IT brains behind the biotech boom

Scientists in the exploding biotechnology field are on the cusp of the latest technology, solving complex problems that could change human life as we know it, but that doesn't mean they don't need

Published on: March 26th, 2004 Adam Grachnik