Airports without passports?

LAS VEGAS – If you are going to the airport you need to prepare yourself to be inconvenienced. The check-in and security lines seem to be getting longer and longer. But one woman

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Thyssenkrupp Canada starts rolling out smart elevator platform with country’s largest airport

When you're rushing to catch a flight, the last thing you want is to get stuck in the elevator before you're even out of the parking garage. A pilot project that includes the

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Vancouver airport launches self-serve kiosks to meet new border clearance program

The Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Primary Inspection Kiosk program will be expanding in Vancouver this spring. Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has announced that it will be increasing the number of self-serve border

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CSEC’s airport tracking in support of ‘lawful access’ erodes trust of Canadians

With an estimated 300 spy agency requests for help with domestic investigations, responsibility for sharing data with the "Five Eyes" foreign intelligence network and an oversight mechanism that has been called "flimsy at

Published on: January 31st, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Toronto airport launches self-serve passport kiosks

If you’re headed down to some warm, snow-less place in the U.S. for the holidays, and you’re passing through Toronto, you may want to take note – you can now use your passport

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Candice So

Dell sends Ultrabooks up in the air on select WestJet flights

Dell Inc. isn't just pushing its new Ultrabooks, it's sending them into flight.The computer maker is launching a “try and fly” program givingpassengers on select WestJet flights between Torontoand Calgary thechance to get

Published on: May 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Road warrior’s travel guide: best tech gear options on the go

Former computer security consultant Anil Polat has set a goal of traveling the world indefinitely, while blogging about his tech-fueled experiences at foxnomad.com. Given his on-the-go lifestyle, Polat has strong feelings about what

Published on: August 2nd, 2011 Anil Polat

Homeland Security begins tougher security measures for U.S.-bound air cargo

February will mark the start of new guidelines for air cargo. A congressional mandate issued in 2007 requires the Transportation Security Administration to screen 50 percent of all cargo on board passenger aircraft.

Published on: January 30th, 2009 Joan Goodchild

Breeze through airport security with the right laptop bag

Some words seem destined to go together, like "Marco" and "Polo," "Uma" and "Oprah," "rock" and "lobster." Until recently, however, I would never have thought to conjoin the words "checkpoint" and "friendly." But

Published on: August 21st, 2008 James A. Martin

Theories abound about data breach at Canadian airport

Various theories are being advanced to account for WestJet airline's "extraordinary" action of removing credit card check-ins from self-service kiosks at airports across Canada. The Calgary-based airline has done this in at kiosks

Published on: July 25th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Top 10 terrible uses for Windows

After all these years I am willing to admit that Microsoft has won the desktop and server wars. Thanks to VMWare Windows is spreading throughout the datacenter. And, of course, there is only

Published on: July 11th, 2008 Richard Stennon

As 802.11n standard arrives, Apple updates its Airport

The promise of a new wireless standard has companies like Apple trotting out routers that put them right in line to tap into the upcoming ultra-fast and super-wide-ranging 802.11n standard.According to Eduardo Kibel,

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Briony Smith