“419 scams” revived on LinkedIn – old phishing bait in new pond

Unsuspecting users of professionals-oriented social networking site LinkedIn are being conned by scam artists into revealing personal financial information, say security experts.Advanced fee fraud – also known as “419 scams” after the relevant

Published on: May 28th, 2008 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry is the Trojan Horse that brings work into personal life: study

Research examining the love/hate relationship Australian executives have developed with their BlackBerries describes ownership of the popular e-mail device as akin to signing a Faustian pact.The study's findings, which were released Monday by

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Sandra Rossi

E-Discovery lapse could decimate a small business, experts say

While newspapers highlight stories of large corporations embroiled in legal disasters for failing to provide courts crucial digital evidence, technology experts and attorneys say small organizations are no less vulnerable to electronic discovery

Published on: May 5th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Two great Outlook add ons for business users

Microsoft Outlook is widely used for managing e-mail, contacts, and appointments, but it doesn't offer full-blown CRM (customer relationship management) capabilities that boost a business's sales. Two Outlook add-ons, Avidian's Prophet and Microsoft's

Published on: April 25th, 2008 Richard Morochove

Outlook users get CRM boost with two new add-on apps

Microsoft Outlook is widely used for managing e-mail, contacts, and appointments, but it doesn't offer full-blown CRM(customer relationship management)capabilities that boost a business's sales. Two Outlook add-ons, Avidian's Prophet and Microsoft's Business Contact

Published on: April 21st, 2008 Richard Morochove

Canadian CIOs share creative ways of handling information avalanche

Nick Bontis wasn't totally surprised his two-year-old's first word was “Blackberry,” since the director of the Hamilton-based Institute for Intellectual Capital Research Inc. usually has one glued to his palm.The popularity of the

Published on: April 18th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Using unified messaging to boost productivity, revenues…and fun

Unified communications (UC) means many things to many people, but one of the good descriptions, in my view, defines the technology by its impact.UC results in "a seamless user experience across all communications,

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Ten reasons you should be paranoid each time you power up your PC

The truth is out there ... and so is your data. And just because there are no virtual black helicopters following you doesn't mean somebody somewhere doesn't have a bead on who you

Published on: April 2nd, 2008 Dan Tynan

New online tax scams and how to avoid getting ripped off

Scam artists exploiting tax season have devised a range of new online cons: fake tax documents that contain malicious surprises; mass distribution of keyloggers aimed at snatching the identity of PC-based tax filers;

Published on: April 1st, 2008 Tom Spring

Using e-mail services to market effectively with less hassle

If e-mail is the killer app of the Internet, spam is the scourge of the same. Small businesses that reach out via e-mail campaigns, trying to do the right thing after listening to

Published on: March 27th, 2008 James E. Gaskin

Blog “jam sessions” help Bell Canada manage projects, foster collaboration

Eugene Roman, group president of systems and technology at Bell Canada, knows how to play a blog. An enterprise blog, that is. And he has taught his employees to play a blog so

Published on: March 24th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Free and Cheap software that delivers great results

People say the best things in life are free. That certainly includes software capable of doing just about everything that major commercial applications can do. We've found 15 "giant killers" that compete well

Published on: March 22nd, 2008 Ron White

Now you can get Lotus Notes email on your iPhone

IPhone customers who use Lotus Notes at work won't be left out anymore with a new offering from Sybase iAnywhere. Sybase iAnywhere is set to announce on Tuesday that it is adding support

Published on: March 18th, 2008 Nancy Gorhing

How to business enable the new iPhone

With the release of Apple's iPhone SDK now come and gone, and the enhanced IT-oriented capabilities planned for the next major iPhone software update in June, it's clear that the iPhone is going

Published on: March 12th, 2008 Galen Gruman