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Government wrests URLs from atheist cybersquatter

The federal government has won a challenge to claim ownership of a series of dot-ca names originally registered by a British Columbia man who calls himself Darwin Bedford and uses the domain names

Published on: July 22nd, 2003 Jennifer Brown

Feds’ Merx extension raises ‘one window’ concerns

The federal government Tuesday secured another five years with contract bidding engine Merx, but questions remain about how it will jive with those of the provinces.The five-year contract with Merx, a subsidiary of

Published on: July 22nd, 2003 Neil Sutton

Canadian patent holder claims global e-commerce rights

In what promises to be just its first fight for a slice of the global e-commerce pie, a small Longueueil, Que. company is taking aim at New Zealand’s Internet merchants, claiming their international

Published on: July 21st, 2003 Paul Fruitman

Business Objects acquisition has rivals mulling future

Competitors in the business intelligence market believe they may be able to benefit from Business Objects/Crystal Decisions integration issues post-merger -- at least in the short term.French company Business Objects said Friday it

Published on: July 21st, 2003 Neil Sutton

FirstOntario invests in Web-based loan origination

FirstOntario Credit Union is undergoing a process redesign powered by its purchase of Web-based loan origination software.FirstOntario, headquartered in Hamilton, Ont., is Canada’s sixteenth largest credit union, with more than $770 million in

Published on: July 10th, 2003 Lisa Weaver

Web services group sorts through the standards

TORONTO -- It may be up to IT managers to determine which standards are adopted in the enterprise, but a coalition of vendors including Microsoft and IBM want to make sure some worthy

Published on: July 10th, 2003 Shane Schick

National product registry to serve grocers, pharmacies

Canada’s grocery, food service and pharmacy industries are cleaning up their data as they prepare to activate an electronic product registry that will replace paper-based processes by the end of this year. Well

Published on: July 9th, 2003 Shane Schick

Cossette takes majority stake in IT consulting firm

This week Cossette Communication Group Inc. increased its stake in an IT consulting firm, a move that the company's Toronto president predicted would put them far ahead of competitors.Cossette Communication Group, one of

Published on: July 3rd, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Sun raises stake in mobile enterprise

SAN FRANCISCO — Sun Microsystems outlined initiatives its executives say will simplify life for developers creating wireless Java applications. During its eighth annual JavaOne conference here this week, company officials also announced programs

Published on: June 24th, 2003 Patricia MacInnis

Bruce Power plugs into knowledge management tool

When Christoph Michel joined Bruce Power 18 months ago as director of information technology, he was faced with a broad scope of challenges to address.""My role was to seek out ways to apply

Published on: June 23rd, 2003 Gary Hilson

Canfor Corp. plants content aggregator in its intranet

With over 6000 employees scattered at operations across British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, and Washington State, Vancouver-based forest products company Canfor Corp. needed a way to keep those employees informed of industry happenings and

Published on: June 23rd, 2003 Jeff Jedras

Spam tool mimics neural processes to isolate concepts

Ottawa’s Nemx Software Corp. Monday added a ""Concept Manager"" to its Power Tools anti-spam software suite that will try to imitate the working of the human brain as it sorts through questionable e-mail

Published on: June 23rd, 2003 Paul Fruitman

U. of Alberta students prepare portal for Imagine Cup

Two University of Alberta students will represent Canada in a global competition showcasing .Net and Web services programming know-how.Dickson Wong and Mack Male, both Edmonton natives, are off to TechEd Barcelona to take

Published on: June 19th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Internet battles with ATM, phone for bank customers

TORONTO -- Online banking has caught up to ATM banking and may even exceed it at this point, suggests a study released Wednesday.Toronto-based Faulkner Consulting outlined the highlights of its ""Behind the firewall""

Published on: June 18th, 2003 Neil Sutton

Sklar Peppler gets comfy with Web tools

Sklar Peppler is saying goodbye to green screens. You could say it's magic. The Canadian furniture manufacturer is flipping the switch on a live beta test of an extranet for its retail customers

Published on: June 18th, 2003 Gary Hilson