Medical Archives - Page 12

Lax privacy rules get Google off the hook

Weaknesses in privacy legislation both in Canada and the U.S. helped Google escape with a mere slap on the wrist over the StreetView WiFi snooping snafu, according to tech and privacy experts.The U.S.

Published on: October 29th, 2010 Nestor Arellano and Grant Ross

Security efforts diminishing privacy, says Ontario expert

People are increasingly -- and willingly -- throwing their privacy to the wind, thanks to an addiction to Google apps, GPS devices, the BlackBerry, iPhone and Android, and social networking sites like Facebook

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Bill Brenner

Google stole your Wi-Fi data? That’s your fault

I hate to blame the victim, but people who inadvertently gave up personal data to Google's Street View cameras were really asking for trouble.That's because a simple precaution, clicking the encryption option in

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Bill Snyder

Think team and traction not tech when seeking angel investors

When it comes to courting investors, start up owners are better off highlighting their management team and proving their product will sell rather than convincing potential investors they have a one-of-a-kind technology in

Published on: October 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Google ‘carelessly’ broke Canadian law, Privacy Commissioner says

A careless engineer and failure to follow procedure are to blame for private e-mails being read by Google Street View cars driving through Canadian neighbourhoods, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner says. Google

Published on: October 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Challenge offers students BlackBerry to solve healthcare woes

Do you have an idea for solving an existing problem related to the universal access of disease diagnosis, medical treatment or overall healthcare management? If you do, then people at Agfa HealthCare Canada

Published on: October 18th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Indian immigrant, Quebec musician, antique dealers top eBay entrepreneur awards

An immigrant from India who took the risk of diving into online auctions, a Quebec-based musician with a knack for blending social media tools and a couple with nearly zero computer skills, bagged

Published on: October 12th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

IT Weapons Inc.

Provide a brief description of the Solution or Service provided. IT Weapons provides a wide range of consulting and managed services. Unlike the traditional break-fix IT firm that builds a managed services portfolio,

Published on: October 8th, 2010 CDN Staff

10 vital IT troubleshooting secrets

I recently joined my team in troubleshooting a complex infrastructure problem affecting the private cloud that hosts our community electronic health records system.The incident put me in mind of the things I have

Published on: October 5th, 2010 John D. Halamka

How small shops can find the best tech support

Managing technology comes last on the to-do list for many small companies. You want to focus on front-end business while hardware and software magically work behind the scenes. For your tech backbone to

Published on: October 4th, 2010 Elsa Wenzel

Questions about RIM’s rumoured BlackPad tablet

Research in Motion may launch a 7-inch tablet device as early as Monday that has no 3G connectivity and an entirely new operating system, according to reports. Rumblings about a BlackBerry tablet have

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Ian Paul

IT sales rebound but SMBs still under spending chill

Technology sales have rebounded from their depressed state last year but small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) have become adopted a new miserly attitude towards IT spending, says an IT analyst firm. Worldwide

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

New NCR self-service kiosks slash healthcare wait times, cost

In many of Canada's larger hospitals, more than 1,000 patients visit the emergency department each day.Approximately 50 per cent of them are considered “low risk” -- not needing immediate attention from a physician.

Published on: September 16th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

How to replace your office PC with an iPad

Sure, the iPad is a great device for Web surfing, book reading, and movie watching. But it's also getting a lot of interest in corporations as a possible business device for field forces,

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Galen Gruman

Lawyers pick Apple’s forbidden iPad fruit

Apple's iPad tablet is being used by doctors, lawyers and business people to ease their workloads, but many believe the popular touchscreen device can't yet replace a laptop for functions such as writing

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Matt Hamblen