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Microsoft uncovers, fixes 1,800 bugs in Office 2010

Microsoft uncovered more than 1,800 bugs in Office 2010 by tapping into the unused computing horsepower of idling PCs, a company security engineer said today.Office developers found the bugs by running millions of

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

21 hidden tech threats and how to handle them

Yes, the truth is out there. But they don't want you to know about it. Who's "they"? It could be Google or product manufacturers, your boss or your wireless carrier, Hollywood or Uncle

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Dan Tynan

Why IT should love – and listen to – end users

In November 2009, a pharmacist working for the Department of Veterans Affairs was checking a patient's prescription information, using a portal to the Defense Department's health records system. But something was clearly wrong:

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Frank Hayes

Bump, Split and Collect with PayPal’s mobile payment iPhone app

Touching a friend for a few bucks, splitting a bill at the restaurant, or chipping in on a gift purchases -- all these have recently got a mobile twist. Version 2.0 of the

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Toronto medical records storage firm draws attention of privacy watchdogs

A Toronto-based medical records storage firm that's been named in a privacy-related advisory in Saskatchewan is also receiving attention in Ontario for past complaints about high fees.DOCUdavit Services Inc. was claiming too much

Published on: March 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Most IT teams ready to commit to Windows 7

Jim Thomas said no to Windows Vista - but Windows 7 is an entirely different matter. Thomas, CIO at Pella Corp., says his IT team began beta testing Vista's successor a year ago

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Robert L. Mitchell

Penguin creates brilliantly interactive books for Apple iPad

The murky and untested waters of e-book publishing can be hard to navigate, and many a company has been seen flailing its arms in an attempt to keep its head above water. Perhaps

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Serenity Caldwell

Glamorous geeks — Meet Hollywood’s most noteworthy nerds

We at ITBusiness.ca would be the last to say that science and technology aren't creative pursuits. Still, when most people say, "Oh, she's very creative," they're probably not talking about the subject's ability

Published on: March 9th, 2010 Angela Gunn

Avoiding the “White Screen of Death” on your BlackBerry

Here's my tale of woe (and eventually my tips on how to avoid this unfortunate journey yourself): I requested a BlackBerry Tour to write a review of Bayalink Liberty, a hardware/software product that

Published on: March 8th, 2010 Martin Heller

North American health facilities ‘win big’ by offshoring medical transcription

As the number of Canadian and U.S. health facilities adopting electronic health records , the need for medical transcription services has intensified.An allied health profession, medical transcription deals with the process converting voice-recorded

Published on: February 26th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Stunning supercomputing apps that can run on your desktop

High-performance computing (HPC) has almost always required a supercomputer -- one of those room-size monoliths you find at government research labs and universities. And while those systems aren't going away, some of the

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 John Brandon

Photoshop turns 20 – How the Adobe app has changed our lives

Adobe Photoshop is so intrinsic to our daily digital lives these days, you might find it hard to believe that the program is just two decades old. In the 20 years since its

Published on: February 19th, 2010 Pamela Pfiffner

Some smart ways tech will transform your healthcare in 2010

Thanks to a combination of factors, 2010 could be the year telehealth technology finally allows doctors to monitor their patients' health wirelessly in real time -- no matter where the patient is. Of

Published on: January 20th, 2010 Lucas Mearian and Brian Jackson

Shorter meetings help solve e-mail overload

My day is spent running meetings -- staff meetings, steering committee meetings and meetings of various kinds of national/regional/local governance bodies.Over the past year, I have noticed a trend of continuous partial attention

Published on: January 19th, 2010 John D. Halamka

Mobile giving – Canadians text donations for Haiti relief efforts

Frantic callers searching for information about their loved ones jam the remaining communications lines in quake-devastated Haiti.Meanwhile here in Canada, the major wireless carriers have set up a way for Canadians to  grab

Published on: January 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano