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Microsoft, HP back Canadian developer venture fund

Microsoft Canada and Hewlett-Packard Canada are teaming with Covington Capital Corp. to offer a labour-sponsored investment fund that aims to accelerate the growth of application software products and services in Canada.Administrators of the

Published on: January 13th, 2004 Fawzia Sheikh

Heard it at the pub

For most people stopping by the pub means having a beer, maybe a Blue, at the local watering hole. For employees of Labatt Breweries of Canada, the Toronto-based company that makes 50 brands

Published on: January 12th, 2004 ITBusiness Staff

A brief history of hype in the age of the ‘Net

Not long ago, a reader sent me an e-mail challenge. ""I've been cleaning out my old computer magazines,"" he wrote. ""I want to send some to you, so you could write a history

Published on: December 31st, 2003 Matthew Friedman

Canada Post launches EPM as Web service

Canada Post recently announced it has integrated its Electronic Postmark service with Microsoft Office Word and Microsoft Office InfoPath.The Electronic Postmark (EPM) is akin to registered mail, said Ottawa-based Simon Ely, Canada Post’s

Published on: December 25th, 2003 Poonam Khanna

BCE Emergis to retool health, finance operations

BCE Emergis Wednesday said it plans to concentrate next year on profitable lines of e-business, offer better products and add staff, but at the same time may sell some divisions.E-business will be a

Published on: December 17th, 2003 Fawzia Sheikh

Spam crunch delays Allstream e-mail

Allstream Inc. – the former AT&T Canada Inc. – has had some problems with its Internet access services in the last few weeks, but the company says the problems were not related to

Published on: December 15th, 2003 Grant Buckler

IDRC seeks to bring Internet home to mother tongues

Canada's International Development Research Centre is leading a project to help Asian countries publish and use content on the Internet in their native languages.The government has earmarked $1 million for the initiative, called

Published on: December 10th, 2003 Neil Sutton

BP fuels business transformation outsourcing market

One of the country's biggest natural gas producers says there's no hot air behind one of the IT industry's newest buzzwords: business transformation outsourcing.BTO is a merger of business process outsourcing and business

Published on: December 3rd, 2003 Howard Solomon

Can opener company pops the top on e-business

Delta, B.C.-based CrownWare Manufacturing this week plans to launch an online shopping function for its recently-introduced line of consumer can openers, the CanPro. The company is among the first small or medium-sized enterprise

Published on: December 3rd, 2003 Shane Schick

BMG Music Canada explores digital distribution options

Rather than watching stacks of CD singles pile up, BMG Music Canada Inc. is testing various solutions to send music to radio stations digitally.The technology is still under evaluation, but Norman Miller, BMG's

Published on: December 3rd, 2003 Neil Sutton

Electronic access to court records sparks debate among lawyers

The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) has launched a national consultation to examine issues arising from electronic access to court records. The CJC, created in 1971 by Parliament to improve the quality of judicial

Published on: December 3rd, 2003 Brian Dunn

Not-for-profit legal organization brings library online

VANCOUVER -- The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLE) will spend the next year completing a project to move more than 40,000 pages of regularly updated legal information online using the

Published on: December 2nd, 2003 Jeff Jedras

Sheraton Toronto offers poolside WiFi

The Sheraton Centre Toronto recently unveiled its WiFi high speed Internet connectivity which will give guests of the downtown hotel wireless access poolside, at restaurants and in convention rooms.Utilizing the Bell Canada AccessZone

Published on: December 1st, 2003 Jennifer Brown

No barriers to e-business adoption

The Canadian e-Business Initiative (CeBI) recently identified the lack of ""e-talent"" and the lack of tailored e-business solutions as barriers to e-business adoption by small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) nationwide. I'm skeptical about

Published on: December 1st, 2003 Yogi Schulz

Cangive opens online gateway for charitable donations

A Canadian shopping portal is hoping to embed charity into e-commerce transactions through a Web-based affiliate program.Cangive.ca relaunched this week as a gateway to more than 75 merchants including Eddie Bauer, the Disney

Published on: November 27th, 2003 Shane Schick