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Don’t get caught with your URL down

Imagine coming to work one morning and discovering your company Web site and all staff e-mail accounts have ceased to exist. Three years ago it happened to Web Networks, a Toronto-based company that

Published on: June 18th, 2003 Liam Lahey

Canadian Football League tackles Web site revamp

The Canadian Football League's new Web site will touch down next month and a back-end IT overhaul will soon deliver scores faster than a bullet pass.The CFL said Wednesday it has entered into

Published on: June 11th, 2003 Neil Sutton

Sun gets moving on mobile Java strategy

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sun Microsystems said it hopes to unite the wireless Java community and accelerate the development of mobile data services at its eight annual JavaOne conference this week. Sun has created

Published on: June 11th, 2003 Patricia MacInnis

Secure Messaging

While he was on vacation, Anthony De Fezakas received a number of e-mail messages regarding clients being pursued by a law firm and strategies for landing the business — not unusual for a

Published on: June 5th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

EMI Music Canada changes tune with Web redesign

EMI Music Canada's Web sites weren't exactly a hit factory prior to their redesign courtesy of Macromedia Inc. tools.Director of new media Jeff Coleman was hired on about a year and half ago

Published on: June 3rd, 2003 Neil Sutton

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

Digital Auction Block

In the auction business, the elements of success include quality goods and a reputation to match, followed by a packed house each time the auctioneer starts the bidding war. For Vancouver-based Ritchie Bros.,

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Travel Advisory

With the conflict in Iraq looming earlier this year, Vancouver-based travel management firm BTI Canada put its sophisticated IT systems on high alert. Then as the drums of war grew louder, BTI went

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Gerry Blackwell

Pilgrim’s progress

What are the major challenges facing e-tailers in the new dot-com era? Leveraging brand partnerships, managing demand and improving customer care, according to Toronto-based consultancy J.C. Williams Group and industry participants in a

Published on: May 30th, 2003 Erik Heinrich

Canadian portal sees revenue opportunity in free trades

A Canadian Internet entrepreneur hopes to make money by allowing his customers to exchange goods and services for free.eBarter.ca made its official launch Tuesday after going live about a week ago. The site

Published on: May 27th, 2003 Shane Schick

Users unite a year after HP-Compaq merger

Mirroring the events of last year, Compaq and Hewlett-Packard user groups from around the world convened for the first time earlier this month to talk about a merger of their own. The Europeans

Published on: May 26th, 2003 Kristy Pryma and Monika Rola

Canadian SME e-business growth stalled by a lack of IT skills: Report

A lack of broad technical expertise may be stalling the growth of e-business in Canadian small and medium enterprises, despite having the infrastructure in place to do it, according to a pair of

Published on: May 26th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Open Learning Agency propels portal strengths

A Canadian distance learning institution is preparing to take advantage of the Web services market -- even if it one day puts itself out of business.The Open Learning Agency (OLA), based in Burnaby,

Published on: May 23rd, 2003 Shane Schick

Travel industry says it’s on board with Air Canada plans

The travel industry community says Air Canada's decision to move exlusively to electronic tickets on North American flights dovetails with consumer damands.Air Canada said it will abandon paper tickets starting June 1, 2003.

Published on: May 21st, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Information Builders brings autonomics to WebFocus

CHICAGO — IBM started it, Microsoft is getting in on the action and now Information Builders is joining the autonomic computing melee.The New York-based firm, known for its enterprise business intelligence and real-time

Published on: May 20th, 2003 Gary Hilson