Selling energy back to the grid

Timing is everything for Ray Dawson. The driven 69-year-old serial entrepreneur recently rebuffed a comfortable retirement for the pleasures of clanking up rooftops in Sault Ste. Marie to install solar panels. The idea

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Clean tech can mean big business for small innovative firms

It should not be a surprise that tech industry titans, including Microsoft's chairman and former CEO, Bill Gates, are pushing the U.S. to dramatically increase spending for clean energy technology. The IT links

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Is Green IT mere hype?

Has "green" technology been overhyped? Scientists throughout the world who study global warming have concluded that drastic changes in human energy-consumption are necessary to avert a crisis of biblical proportions. Energy use in

Published on: April 24th, 2008 Jon Brodkin

Federal budget betrays hands off approach to Canada’s IT sector

There isn't much in the recent Federal budget that Canadian IT professionals and companies can feel really excited about. In part, this is due to finance minister Jim Flaherty's decision to put $10

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Brian Jackson

How to make money from $10 cell phones

In 2008 Canadian telecom vendors will seek to extend cellular capabilities to devices other than cell phones, according to report released by Deloitte Canada yesterday.Vendors, the report said, are searching for new ways

Published on: January 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IBM led alliance shares eco-friendly technology with the world

A move by an alliance of global technology firms headed by IBM to share eco-friendly technology with the rest of the world could bring some benefits to smaller firms but the initiative is

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IBM led alliance shares eco-friendly technology with the world

A move by an alliance of global technology firms headed by IBM to share eco-friendly technology with the rest of the world could bring some benefits to smaller firms but the initiative is

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

What SMBs want for Christmas

This Christmas, kids may be wishing for the latest Hannah Montana Doll or LEGO Creator Monster Dino, but SMBs have a slightly different wish list. It's not so much about the coolest gadgets,

Published on: December 14th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach