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iPad used to in care of victims poisoned by BP oil spill

The director of the Louisiana Poison Centre is using an iPad to help manage patients poisoned by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Mark Ryan, director of the Louisiana Poison

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Mitch Wagner

How to prevent data centre disasters caused by human error

A university network brought to its knees when someone inadvertently plugged two network cables into the wrong hub. An employee injured after an ill-timed entry into a data centre. Overheated systems shut down

Published on: August 23rd, 2010 Cara Garretson

Smartphone app would forewarn epilepsy patients of seizures

Engineers and medical experts have joined forces in Chicago to to create a small prototype device and complex software that can monitor brainwaves of people with epilepsy and then send them from a

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Amazon’s new Kindle deserves a close look by businesses

Amazon is aggressively defending its position in the e-reader market by unveiling a redesigned Kindle 2 for a mere $139. As Amazon and Barnes and Noble battle for e-reader supremacy, it's time for

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Tony Bradley

Business video search a booming market

For some enterprises, online video has become a vital tool for training, security, sales, marketing and other functions. And along with that growth in the use of video comes increased demand for users

Published on: July 30th, 2010 Bob Violino

How IT pros can avoid legal gotchas

As an IT pro, you could get in legal trouble without even realizing it. You may be liable for civil damages, criminal fines, and/or jail time if, while doing your job, you intentionally

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Peter S. Vogel

Mingle, play, travel smarter … with location-based services

Though you might not like the idea of major companies keeping tabs on you in real time, applications that utilize location technology are steadily becoming more popular among smartphone users. Location-based services use

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Leah Yamshon

Electronic implants may create healthier, stronger human beings in 5 years

Imagine if you could learn to fly a helicopter by downloading software directly to your brain. Imagine if your eyes could see an object, overlaid with data, miles away in the dark. These

Published on: July 19th, 2010 Narasu Rebbapragada

Jargon, hyperbole among top CIO communication errors

For years,CIOs have been fighting the stereotype that they're weak communicators, unable to speak the language of business or relate to anyone outside of IT. But by using practiced communication skills, many CIOs

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

E-readers and tablets boast business benefits

A Silicon Valley product development consulting firm called the Nielsen Norman Group (not to be confused with the Nielsen ratings company) published a study last week comparing reading performance with a book to

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Julie Sartain

Dell’s tough tablet fit for the Batcave

Dell's Latitude XT2 XFR might be a tablet computer, but it's no iPad.While the iPad is all about computing comfort and fun, Dell's tablet is all about standing up to on-location work and

Published on: July 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Visualization tools help business analysts ‘show’ developers what they want

When Jan Scheetz was asked for a wish list of what she wanted in an electronic physician-order system for patient rehab regimens, she wasn't shy about her requirements. According to Scheetz, the ideal

Published on: June 30th, 2010 Esther Shein

Samsung shows off latest digital signage technology

Joe Interisano, an IT solutions engineer with Samsung Canada, gives ITBusiness.ca a preview of what this major electronics vendor is bringing to market in the way of digital signage. Among the surprises are

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Brian Jackson

3D TV hamstrung by aesthetic, technical and medical barriers

After decades of being a gimmick confined to midnight movies, 3-D has finally hit the big time, with a slew of 3-D-enhanced films streaming out of Hollywood. And it's not just an IMAX

Published on: June 21st, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

Top 10 innovative Canadian wireless ‘companies to watch’

Analyst firm IDC Canada recently came up with a list of 10 start-up Canadian companies to watch for in the mobile and wireless space.Mobile marketingoutfits, couponing firms, mobile analyticsbusinesses, and even a company

Published on: June 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano