Mobility Archives - Page 266

The importance of being NCR

I approached the console. I hunched over the interface. I took a nice, long whiff.It was about two years ago, and we were standing in the middle of the trade show floor at

Published on: June 3rd, 2002 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re: Chief must not stand alone (May 30)Once the comfort level sets back in, this position will be relegated back to that of night guard and personnel officer.Will McCutcheonRe: Math skills don't add

Published on: May 31st, 2002 Readers

The CRTC leaves its calling card

I have a quarter in my pocket. It may only be worth 25 cents, but that's enough to make a local phone call anytime I want from a public pay phone. As such,

Published on: May 31st, 2002 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

Re: Letters to the editor (May 17)I too graduated from the same school as Alicia Luk--class No. 6, April 1971. And like Luk and her classmates none of us found jobs immediately. As

Published on: May 29th, 2002 Readers

The Network vanishes

Every year, someone writes their version of what I call the IT Exodus. Always a first-person account, these stories usually begin with a rundown of the various devices the author is tethered to.

Published on: May 28th, 2002 Shane Schick

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