Mobility Archives - Page 265

The hoax with the most

When is a virus not a virus? Or actually, it IS a virus, though it's not a virus? Or something like that … Okay, this makes no sense.Take 2.There is a category of

Published on: May 24th, 2002 Dave Webb

In like Bluefin

Someone has got to do something to save the tuna.For more than 25 years now, fisherman in Sweden and Japan have been at each other's throats over the survival prospects of Bluefin. A

Published on: May 22nd, 2002 Shane Schick

Not so fast

And now for the good news, brought to you by Deloitte & Touche.The consulting firm Tuesday released the sunny results of a survey it conducted through its list of upwardly-mobile technology companies, otherwise

Published on: May 21st, 2002 Shane Schick

The closer IT gets

It's got to stop somewhere. At least, you'd think it would.We use technology almost everywhere, including work and our personal lives. It's become ever more pervasive as components are shrunk and inserted into

Published on: May 17th, 2002 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re: The next big merger (May 14)For years, I have been predicting a merger of Sun and Dell. With (the new) HP and IBM each trying to cover all the computing needs of

Published on: May 17th, 2002 Readers

Expect more e-business envy

Having worked with a Web venture in the past, I've seen (and felt) firsthand the animosity that can arise as resources are hived off from parts of a company to fund online projects.

Published on: May 17th, 2002 John Saunders

Xserve’s up

It's very, very hard to make a server look sexy.Companies have tried. Some models of Sun's SunFire boxes have a royal-looking purple casing. IBM often opts for a more corporate black -- its

Published on: May 16th, 2002 Shane Schick

To preserve and protect

Many Canadians pride themselves for respecting the glorious wilderness that sits outside major urban centres in this country, but citizens of the United Kingdom have to treat their forests with extra-special care.That's because

Published on: May 15th, 2002 Shane Schick

The next big merger

Carly pulled it off. Now it's everyone else's turn.When Hewlett-Packard finally completed its US$18 billion merger with Compaq Computer Corp., many industry experts said that her real challenges were only the beginning. Eliminating

Published on: May 14th, 2002 Shane Schick

Say it with e-mail

The first e-mail was fairly short, less than 200 words. The subject line read, ""I'm not interested in corporate welfare bum stories.""I'm not particularly interested in them either, and I didn't think

Published on: May 13th, 2002 Shane Schick

No comment

Toronto is once again firmly in the grip of Stanley Cup fever, even though at press time the city's beloved Maple Leafs were more than a round away from a shot at the

Published on: May 10th, 2002 Neil Sutton

The evolution of Windows 2000

The Microsoft TechNet roadshow was in town in May offering a sneak peek at the Windows .Net server family. It's essentially Windows 2000 evolved, with a few new management tools and an event

Published on: May 10th, 2002 Dave Webb

Letters to the editor

Re: Black IT professionals forge global alliances (May 9)I am a member of a non profit community youth organization, reaching potentially 300 black children and young people in a community.I'm interested in keeping

Published on: May 10th, 2002 Readers

Rock gets rolling

Visitors to Allan Rock's Web site are greeted with an image that captures perfectly the tone and spirit of Canada's Industry Minister. With his hair slicked back, dressed in a handsome brown blazer

Published on: May 9th, 2002 Shane Schick

Six ways of looking at a merger

Technology news seldom breaks before 8:00 a.m., bur when it does, I do my best to rise to the occasion.One morning I'd barely gotten in the door when I heard about what was,

Published on: May 7th, 2002 Shane Schick