Articles By Sarah Lysecki

Canadian SMBs lack competitiveness: panel

TORONTO – Canadian small and medium businesses need to think about investments in information and communication technology as a business driver rather than a cost factor in order to become more productive and

Published on: October 12th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Bell Canada to wind down BCE

BCE Inc. on Wednesday announced that it will unwind its holding company operations and convert its Bell Canada assets into an income trust.The Bell Canada Income Fund’s initial cash distribution will be $2.55

Published on: October 11th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Provinces gear up for Web-based criminal profiles

Federal, provincial and territorial justice ministers meeting at this week’s conference in Newfoundland will discuss using the Web to publish information on high risk offenders, a spokesperson for the Department of Justice Canada

Published on: October 10th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

CIOs ease their way into retirement through consulting

With an aging baby boomer population, the number of retirees or those thinking about retiring is on the rise. But before they buy a timeshare in Florida, many are looking at consulting work

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Ontario invests in IT training for women

The Ontario government has announced $2.7 million in funding to train low-income women who are looking to pursue careers in the information and communications technology sector.Minister Responsible for Women's Issues Sandra Pupatello made

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Intel on quad core strategy:

SAN FRANCISCO - Intel Corp. announced it will release its first quad-core platform in November, promising increased performance and energy efficiency over current chips on the market.Branded under the Extreme series, the Intel

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

MS banking on people wanting to use collaboraation tools for Vista sales: Analyst

With the tentative release of Windows Vista only months away, the debate as to how easy it might be to integrate into existing Microsoft applications is already underway.The ability of people to do

Published on: October 6th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Supply chain standards bodies partner for increased data access

The Canadian branch of a global supply chain standards body has signed an agreement with its U.S. counterpart's subsidiary that will allow its members to access a database of 4,100 suppliers and retailers

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

RCMP officer advises companies not to hide IT security violations

An RCMP investigator is urging businesses to be more forthcoming with security breaches if they want to help put an end to them.“If everyone keeps wanting to bury it, it's not going to

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Digital Eve dies off in Canada

DigitalEve Toronto has become the last chapter in Canada to officially close its doors after board members unanimously voted to shut it down, citing lack of interest and income. In an e-mail to

Published on: October 3rd, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Ottawa earmarks $1 million for high-speed Internet rollout

The City will put out a RFP in about six weeks to the area’s Internet Service Providers and other major Canadian players with the hopes of selecting a partner by year-end. Total cost

Published on: October 2nd, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

HP buys Calgary’s VoodooPC while owner preps for Kentsfield

SAN FRANCISCO – Hewlett-Packard said it would purchase VoodooPC , a Calgary-based firm best known for its high-end gaming machines, the companies announced late Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed,

Published on: September 28th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

IT industry aims PCI Express at enterprise workloads

SAN FRANCISCO – Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday said rival chipmaker Intel’s plan to enhance PCI Express technology to address performance requirements from compute-intensive applications won’t make a difference. “It’s like having a

Published on: September 27th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Intel’s Otellini on quad core strategy: ‘Speed matters again’

SAN FRANCISCO – Intel Corp. on Tuesday announced it will release its first quad core platform in November, promising increased performance and energy efficiency over its current chips on the market. Branded under

Published on: September 26th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

The Vista/Exchange/IE combo: Who needs all three?

With the tentative release of Windows Vista only months away, the debate as to how easy it might be to integrate into existing Microsoft applications is already underway. The ability of people to

Published on: September 25th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki