Articles By Michelle MacLeod

Worldwide e-mail scam campaign exploits Obama victory

A worldwide malicious e-mail campaign is using sensational "news" about U.S. President-elect Barack Obama as bait to steal the financial information of recipients.There are two different e-mails being distributed, according to Dan Hubbard,

Published on: November 7th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Top five ways Canadians can protect against credit fraud

Each year thousands of Canadians fall victim to identity theft, and in a variety of ways.It could be by them misplacing personal information, having their wallets swiped, mistakenly giving out credit card numbers

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Second Life opens new world of opportunity to Ontario students

Canadian public school and post-secondary teachers are using Web 2.0 sites and technologies to engage students and help them pick up real life skills and experiences.One educator doing this in a big way

Published on: November 5th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Two landmark Canadian inventions in Time’s “Top 50” list

Two Canadian inventions are among the 50 named in Time Magazine's Top Inventions list for 2008. Montréal's high-tech public bike system and the Biomechanical Energy Harvester and ranked nineteenth and thirty-third respectively in

Published on: November 4th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Changing course mid-stream helps three Canadian firms survive and thrive

Studies tell us 70 per cent of new businesses fail after two to five years in operation. Reasons for failure are wide and varied – from external or internal business conditions to lack

Published on: August 27th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod