CATA pressures government to provide broadband Internet for all

Canadians love to complain about their various services that they must pay for on a monthly subscription basis, Internet being just one of those items. But when compared to the rest of the

Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Rogers, Bell, Telus hit with $19-billion class action suit

A $19-billion class action lawsuit against Canada's major cell phone carriers will go ahead after the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear an appeal by the companies on Thursday.The suit revolves around

Published on: June 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How to create your first Microsoft Access database

If you own a version of Microsoft Office that includes Access (Office Professional 2010 is the most current version), but you've never used it, you're overlooking a powerful tool for organizing and analyzing

Published on: April 24th, 2012 Helen Bradley

Stephen King’s warning of hacked cars could become reality in 2012

Most people know that their computers and smart phones are under the constant threat of attack from hackers. But your car? Your house? Your TV and other consumer electronics?It seems like a take

Published on: December 13th, 2011 Taylor Armerding

How to keep your mobile devices secure while on the road

From coffee shops to planes, trains, and cruise ships, we've become accustomed to having ready access to the Internet just about anywhere. The problem is, it's easy to forget how vulnerable that makes

Published on: March 4th, 2011 Logan Kugler

RIM gives India access to BlackBerry Messenger

Research In Motion has agreed to provide the Indian government with access to BlackBerry Messenger communications on a case-by-case basis, according to a spokesman for the company in India. The company will, however,

Published on: December 7th, 2010 John Ribeiro

Most BlackBerry owners not concerned about government negotiations

After a series of governments threatened BlackBerry bans, Research in Motion (RIM) negotiated to avoid service cut-offs. Canadians are split on whether the devices are actually now less secure or not. In a poll

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Brian Jackson

IT dept. ‘most likely’ to snoop on confidential company information

Businesses have gigabytes upon gigabytes of sensitive and confidential data archived on servers, storage arrays, or backup media. Those companies rely on the expertise of information security professionals to protect that data and

Published on: July 9th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Free broadband works wonders at Fredericton and Moncton

You wouldn't expect a former railway town and a quiet university municipality to be hotbeds of tech innovation. Yet Moncton and Fredericton were up there with the best, being named among the world's

Published on: November 10th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Avnet defends Access purchase

Avnet Technology Solutions hopes to gain 100 more Canadian VARs when a deal by its parent company to purchase Access Distribution closes by the end of the year.Avnet Inc. said it is buying

Published on: November 7th, 2006 Howard Solomon