Articles By Michelle MacLeod

Canadian teachers shown how technology can make classes come alive

For the past year, Hewlett-Packard has been working with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and teachers at Simcoe County District School Board, in Midhurst, Ont., helping teachers embed technology into

Published on: June 10th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Watching Toronto Blue Jays a whole new ball game with StadiumVision

If the Toronto Blue Jays early winning streak, winning record, or hotshot outfielder Alex Rios, and renowned veteran Vernon Wells weren't enough to get you to the Rogers Centre this season, Cisco StadiumVision

Published on: May 28th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Primus introduces managed virtualization service in Canada

It's a Canadian first: server virtualization offered as a hosted monthly service by Primus Telecommunications Inc. Targeted mainly at Canadian small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), the offering lets these firms benefit from

Published on: May 27th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

“Poor enforcement against telemarketers making Do Not Call list ineffective”

Privacy activists across Canada, last week, applauded the proposal of a new anti-spam bill presented to the House of Commons, which would penalize the distributors and facilitators of spam. But the bill had

Published on: May 1st, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Canadian system helps police worldwide LINK clues to crimes

See related story: Peel Police boost public safety with new records management systemA records management system (RMS) from a Canadian firm is helping police officers in Victoria, Australia better investigate crimes.Appropriately renamed LINK

Published on: April 16th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Toronto transit riders will be able to track bus locations on cell phones

GPS tracking on Toronto transit buses and a 311 number to monitor every civic complaint filed online, are just two ideas garnered through social media channels that will be rolled out as new

Published on: April 14th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Sounds of triumph

Today's economic recession is one of the best times for smaller Canadian businesses to doggedly pursue new inventions say experts in innovation.That's because most of the big players are acting very cautious, cutting

Published on: April 8th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

How free services can speed your small firm to big time success

Getting a new small business off the ground can be a daunting task, with thousands of dollars owed to lenders and landlords, and quite often little or no revenue to finance investments, hire

Published on: April 6th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Anxiety, depression rise sharply as economy tumbles

See related slideshow: An 8-point plan to lower stress and lift morale at work As the recession continues to slam Canadian companies, increasing layoffs are taking their toll on the mental and physical

Published on: April 1st, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Ottawa eyes eBay-style auction site to boost bids and revenue

Looking for a hot deal on a set of eight office chairs, a military generator and a pair of sandal foot, nylon thigh highs? The federal government's online auction Web site, GCSurplus, has

Published on: March 30th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Online job seekers pounded with spam, malware

As unemployment levels soar in Canada and overseas, spammers are having a field day bushwhacking hapless job seekers with career-related spam and malware.Recently laid-off professionals were targets of a significant portion of spam

Published on: March 26th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Cybercrooks swindle big bucks using SEO smarts

For the past several years, financial profit has been the overriding motive for cyber crime. Even as computer users have become more Web savvy and avoid clicking on questionable URLs, hackers have kept

Published on: March 25th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Alphabet soup for the company’s soul

What drives the new generation of tech savvy employees? Freedom to Compute, a new Harris/Decima report -- available for purchase -- offers research-backed insights into this crucial question, helping you implement changes now

Published on: March 23rd, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Software tools help event planners get hard results

Canada's winter frost seems to be melting away, and an early spring could mean golf season is on its way. But as the global economic recession deepens, companies are working with smaller budgets

Published on: March 20th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod