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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 MSN.ca partnership

Electronic billing company epost Thursday linked service with the MSN.ca 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

Garage.com 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

Futureway survives CLEC market meltdown

Futureway Communications Inc. provided a sign of life for the competitive local exchange market Monday, announcing it had secured $40 million in senior debt financing from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Richmond

Published on: July 23rd, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Enersource plans $4.5 million fibre network in Mississauga

Mississauga-area businesses will soon be able to run their networks up to 100 Mbps thanks to a recently created telco division of Enersource Corp.The company Monday announced a $4.5 million contract with Oshawa,

Published on: July 23rd, 2001 Neil Sutton

Letters to the Editor

I enjoy getting a Canadian perspective for IT stories but it would be nice if you could drop the bloated Heading you put on the e-letter. It just makes it slow to load,

Published on: July 20th, 2001 Readers

Comdex Canada 2001

KeynotesJuly 11--RIM bets on Java to unify wireless market Research In Motion president Mike Lazaridis explains why Java2 Micro Enterprise Edition will provide the security and flexibility software developers needJuly 12--Peer-to-peer services kick-start

Published on: July 20th, 2001 Plesman Staff