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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

CIRA outraged over racial profiling accusations

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is fighting back against a domain name watchdog over accusations of racial profiling. The accusation was posted on CIRAwatch Corp., a Web site devoted to exposing and

Published on: May 16th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Spam faces the music

Most of the wired world has grown weary of e-mail invitations to enhance their manhood or buy a certificate allowing them to marry couples in Idaho, and the folks at Nettwerk Productions in

Published on: May 13th, 2003 Gary Hilson

Internet marketers see themselves in search engines

MONTREAL -- An industry association is forming to promote and educate the world on search engine marketing. At the 2003 Internet Marketing Conference Tuesday, one of the delegates said she is spearheading an

Published on: May 13th, 2003 Brian Dunn

Online broker scoops up SwiftTrade customer list

A Montreal online brokerage firm wants to give Canadian online trading enthusiasts more access to stocks, all for the low price of $19.95.Disnat, the online brokerage division of Desjardins Securities, launched its direct-access

Published on: May 8th, 2003 Monika Rola

Sklar Peppler gets comfortable with ‘Magic’ extranet

Sklar Peppler is saying goodbye to green screens.The Canadian furniture manufacturer is flipping the switch on a live beta test of an extranet for its retail customers and sales reps in a matter

Published on: May 5th, 2003 Gary Hilson