Articles By Joaquim Menezes

Microsoft-Yahoo deal “troubling” says Google

The statement refers several times to Microsoft's past regulatory transgressions and indicates that Google could be preparing to fight the deal -- if it is accepted by Yahoo -- by pushing regulators to

Published on: February 6th, 2008 Joaquim Menezes

Trend Micro chief takes aim at botnet menace

The botnet scourge has reached alarming proportions and TrendMicro CEO Eva Chen is determined to do something about it. We can only be indifferent to the growing botnet threat at our own peril,

Published on: June 11th, 2007 Joaquim Menezes

Ontario privacy watchdog warns of video surveillance

Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian has issued a 16-page order, an extensive set of guidelines, and a fact sheet on responsible video surveillance following her inquiry into what appears to be a gross

Published on: June 7th, 2007 Joaquim Menezes

Big Blue gets its green on

TORONTO – IBM Canada on Thursday emphasized how deployment of green technologies, particularly in their data centre, can translate into hard dollar savings.Outlining aspects of Big Blue's energy efficiency initiative, an IBM exec

Published on: May 17th, 2007 Joaquim Menezes

Fairmont plans BI overhaul for centralized view of guests

While everyone in the hospitality industry is intuitively aware of the importance of "driving customer value" some may find the concept itself a bit elusive.Not Jeffrey Berry. Director, Database Marketing at Fairmont Hotels

Published on: April 18th, 2007 Joaquim Menezes

Radio-frequency scanners should be connected with back-end IT systems

Its backers claim it will revolutionize supply chain management, transforming everything from transport to document tracking to payment systems. But some experts warn there's little margin for error in installing readers, and vendors

Published on: September 14th, 2004 Joaquim Menezes

More money, less security

North American businesses in every sector are spending more on IT security, but that has not necessarily made them more secure. ""Many companies are investing their security dollars on the wrong risks,"" according

Published on: September 9th, 2004 Joaquim Menezes

Firms often address security simply by throwing money at it, Gartner VP says

North American businesses in every sector are spending more on IT security, but that has not necessarily made them more secure. ""Many companies are investing their security dollars on the wrong risks,"" according

Published on: August 9th, 2004 Joaquim Menezes

IP version 6 offers better security, wireless features than version 4

Some consider it the best thing since sliced bread. Others dismiss it as a passing fad. The controversy over Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is nowhere near being resolved. The specification was completed

Published on: July 16th, 2004 Joaquim Menezes

StemCell turns to CRM for tracking

StemCell Technologies didn't waste much time figuring out that a 500 per cent return on a $20,000 customer relationship management investment made a lot of sense.The Vancouver-based biotechnology company develops and sells specialized

Published on: June 28th, 2004 Joaquim Menezes