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Sprint Canada climbs to top of SDSL mountain

Sprint Canada Inc. will offer SDSL service to Canadian business customers as a result of an agreement announced Monday with American broadband provider Copper Mountain Networks Inc.The SDSL service is currently available in

Published on: July 30th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Search Engine: Making the right IT investment decisions

Good things come in threes. So here are three information sources to help ensure you make the right investment decisions. Setting the direction for your IT efforts S.J. Gaston's Getting the Right Systems

Published on: July 27th, 2001 Dan Swanson

NCR blames CRM failures on infrastructure

TORONTO -- Companies have no problem collecting and storing data about their customers, but they fall down on using that information to improve existing relationships and boost profits, a CRM expert says.With data

Published on: July 27th, 2001 Jennifer Brown

BorCon 2001

A year after a number of restructuring moves, including a failed merger with Corel Corp. and a return to its original name, Borland Software gathered developers and customers to outline its latest turnaround

Published on: July 27th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Java-free XP has Canadian developer worried

Microsoft’s recent decision not to include Java tools in its forthcoming XP operating system already has one Calgary developer running scared.World Wide Quote, a financial information Web company, is concerned it will lose

Published on: July 26th, 2001 Neil Sutton

epost steps up branding campaign with partnership

Electronic billing company epost Thursday linked service with the Web portal, adding yet another plank to its branding campaign.A collaboration between Canada Post, Cebra Inc. (the Bank of Montreal's e-commerce subsidiary) and

Published on: July 26th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

3Com Canada won’t choose between Bluetooth and WiFi

When it comes to wireless standards, there’s a place and time for everything, according to 3Com Canada.3Com, which Thursday said it is pursuing the enterprise and educational markets, as well as the public

Published on: July 26th, 2001 Kathleen Sibley

Financial sector CIOs struggle with people issues

TORONTO – Jean Paul Sartre once said hell is other people. According to AMR Research Inc., CIOs tend to agree.Analysts from the Boston-based firm were in Toronto Wednesday to discuss integration issues in

Published on: July 25th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Supercom Canada hands over U.S. arm to Synnex

Supercom has sold its American arm to Freemont, Calif.-based Synnex Information Technologies Inc., claiming a tough American market made it more worthwhile for the Markham Ont.-based distributor to concentrate all its resources on

Published on: July 25th, 2001 Paul Fruitman CEO offers top 10 list for revolutionaries

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- It might not have been as funny as a David Letterman top 10 list, but Letterman's probably won't make you rich.In the final keynote at BorCon, Borland Software Corp.'s

Published on: July 25th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Bell Mobility invests R&D money to wireless developer

Bell Mobility Investments (BMI) Tuesday invested $500,000 in a research and development project by a Montreal-based firm to develop a new wireless application for call centres.The money will help Elix, a provider of

Published on: July 24th, 2001 Gary Hilson

Pervasive computing moves to Cooltown

TORONTO -- Hewlett-Packard Tuesday opened a showroom at its Canadian headquarters to demonstrate the possibilities of pervasive computing to its customers. Called Cooltown, the "customer experience centre" sits behind a glass wall just

Published on: July 24th, 2001 Shane Schick

Nokia stands up for WAP

LONG BEACH, Calif. – At times, Lee Wright's keynote speech at BorCon sounded more like a motivational speech than a state of the wireless union address."Like it or not, everyone, and I mean

Published on: July 24th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

Air Canada says IBM deal will generate innovation

Air Canada has struck an outsourcing deal with IBM Canada that will see the two companies co-develop new technologies for the airline industry.Worth $1.4 billion over the next the seven years, the deal

Published on: July 23rd, 2001 Gary Hilson

Borland prepares for life after Inprise

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- As the lights went up on a stage in Long Beach, Calif. a two-foot high Styrofoam model illuminated the name Inprise. Someone in an ape suit carrying a bone

Published on: July 23rd, 2001 Geoffrey Downey