An Intro SQL and what it accomplishes for business

SQL (structured query language) is a basic programming language that is used to send information, retrieve information, and organize information in a database. It’s critical for big businesses, and increasingly more for medium

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Business Software Alliance’s latest weird argument for stronger IP laws

The Business Software Alliance has found a newly imagined detriment of Canada’s supposedly sub-par intellectual property laws – make sure you’re sitting down for this shocker – it’s slowing down the advancement of

Published on: February 28th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ryerson student builds world’s first gesture-based computing database

A PhD student at Toronto's Ryerson University says he could complete the world's first extensive database of human gestures for use as a universal computing interface by the end of this summer.Adrian Bulzacki,

Published on: February 27th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Tech tinkering key to kids’ IT literacy, experts agree

Hands-on tinkering must replace textbook teaching as the primary tool for inspiring Canada's kids to be the next generation of IT innovators, the leaders of a Toronto brainstorming event declared Wednesday.About 100 people

Published on: January 13th, 2012 Christine Wong

IBM 5150: Can this 30-year-old PC still get work done?

When IBM released its first personal computer, the 5150, 30 years ago, it was deliberately drab--black, gray, and low-key. That's because IBM intended the 5150 to be a serious machine for people doing

Published on: August 15th, 2011 Benj Edwards

How to work outside with your tech

Laptops, tablets, and smartphones are supposed to make us mobile: Freed of cumbersome desktop technology, we can work anywhere we want. Why, then, don't you see legions of people at parks, beaches, or

Published on: July 13th, 2011 Christopher Null

iPad winning more business users

Although the Apple tablet been available for just seven months, the iPad is being strongly embraced by businesses, particularly financial services, health care, technology, and legal providers, say three separate enterprise surveys. A

Published on: November 18th, 2010 Galen Gruman

Seven free software tools to solve Windows woes

No computer runs perfectly forever. Somewhere along the line, something will go wrong. While each successive version of Windows has been that much more reliable and self-healing, that's never been an argument to

Published on: March 16th, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp