Articles By Paul Fruitman

Is the pen mightier than the PDA?

It has been 10 years since Apple Computer Corp.'s Newton first dared to make handwriting a digital exercise, but according to a new survey, Canadians refuse to kick the pen and paper habit.The

Published on: June 17th, 2003 Paul Fruitman

Toronto health-care centre embraces Cisco IP network

The use of a single IP network is allowing a Canadian health-care institution open up its third site with a single technician. Toronto’s Bloorview MacMillan Children’s Centre, which will open its newest centre

Published on: June 16th, 2003 Paul Fruitman

One to watch: WebViews Inc.

One to watch is a series that profiles young technology companies. It is not an endorsement but an exploration of the firm's potential.When Richmond Hill, Ont.-based WebViews Inc. launched its Globalization and Localization

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Paul Fruitman

Meet Canada’s first privacy plaintiff

Matthew Englander couldn't wait two minutes to test the limits of Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. At 12:01 a.m., on Jan. 1, 2001 -- the day the act's first stage

Published on: August 6th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Survey to bring broadened IT picture into focus

Faced with a IT employment profile that has been expanded from three to 25 different jobs, the Software Human Resource Council (SHRC) and Statistics Canada this fall will begin a national survey to

Published on: July 25th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

CMC grabs ARM to speed on-chip system design

Canadian Microelectronics Corp. and ARM Ltd. announced Wednesday CMC's inclusion in the ARM University Program, dramatically reducing the time CMC's member universities will need to design ""On-chip Systems,"" the partners said.The transition from

Published on: July 24th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Microsoft licensing changes: It’s crunch time

Microsoft Corp. software users who complain about the cost of the company's licenses need only sit back and do nothing for the next week to discover real software sticker shock.After next Wednesday, Microsoft's

Published on: July 23rd, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Software tool searches for money-laundering

Searchspace Ltd. Monday said the opening of its Toronto office will allow it to better serve the Canadian marketplace with its decision-automating software, including its Anti-Money Laundering solution.Konrad Feldman, CEO of New York-based

Published on: July 22nd, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Exit stage tech

On my way to work this morning, I nearly fell over at the sight of The Toronto Sun's front page. ""Stones Tragedy,"" read the headline, below which sat photos of paramedics and a

Published on: July 19th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Halifax IP firm checks into hotel market

Even before Halifax-based SolutionInc Ltd., a provider of IP provisioning products, realized its niche was in software, the company was certain of its prime target market. ""We decided the hospitality market was the

Published on: July 18th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

CA prescribes added security for mobile doctors

TORONTO — Mobile technologies hold the promise of more accurate and efficient health care delivery, yet their use raises serious security concerns, attendees of the iNet Mini-Conference heard Wednesday.""The importance of protecting health

Published on: July 17th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

School’s in for Cisco

Barry Burke, Cisco Systems Canada Co.'s Ontario public sector manager, says it's no surprise schools have become a prime destination for the company's Internet protocol (IP) solutions.""Education tends to be a vertical market

Published on: July 15th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Comdex panel issues call for corporate accountability

TORONTO – It will take a return to fundamentals and perhaps up to 18 months before a climate of trust returns to a business world stung by scandals, according to a Thursday panel

Published on: July 11th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Comdex speakers on the defensive

TORONTO -- Computer Associates International Inc. touted multi-level security, Palm Inc. talked up the improved security in its new operating system, and Telus Corp. simply pitched the security of its own future.Of the

Published on: July 10th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Airport authority hangs up on wireless dispute

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) on Monday began began disconnecting the facilities of Canada's four wireless carriers at Lester B. Pearson International Airport, raising the temperature on a dispute analysts say is

Published on: July 8th, 2002 Paul Fruitman