Microsoft plug-in exposes Firefox users to ‘browse-and-get-owned’ threat

An add-on that Microsoft silently slipped into Mozilla's Firefox last February leaves the browser open to attack, Microsoft's security engineers acknowledged earlier this week. One of the 13 security bulletins Microsoft released Tuesday

Published on: October 19th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft’s “Rosario” focuses on collaboration between software developers

Under the banner of "democratizing" application life-cycle management (ALM), Microsoft is set to unveil the next major release of its Visual Studio Team System platform. Visual Studio Team System 2010, which has been

Published on: September 30th, 2008 Paul Krill

Web 2.0 tool helps close mortgage deals faster

The final actions of closing a mortgage transaction require lawyers and lenders to swap documents back and forth, trading signatures on everything from exact interest rates down to whether the owner is responsible

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Workopolis .Nets itself a winning Web site

Patrick Sullivan learned the definition of "growing pains" when his company, Workopolis, tried to launch a new Web-facing infrastructure on its own.The president of the Toronto-based Web site that bills itself as "Canada's

Published on: August 20th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian IT career site jettisons Linux for .Net system

When an upgrade of its open source-based Web site threatened to overwhelm its budget, a Canadian IT career organization decided to give Linux the pink slip, and recruit Microsoft instead. The Information and

Published on: July 11th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Windows Vista “app gap” is a myth

I love analysts. Whether it's predicting tomorrow's next big thing or sounding the death knell for yesterday's industry pacesetter, analysts never run out of new ways to get it wrong. Case in point:

Published on: June 26th, 2008 Randall Kennedy

Microsoft and HP respond to millions of attacks with free tools

Microsoft Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. on Tuesday unveiled free tools to help Web developers and site administrators defend against the rapidly growing number of SQL injection attacks that aim to hijack legitimate sites.

Published on: June 26th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Canadian IT jobs market heats up as employers prepare to meet talent crunch

Canadian employers are being squeezed by a tech talent crunch...from both sides.Just as a mad rush to get on the Web 2.0 bandwagon is making .Net developers fresh out of school disappear like

Published on: May 27th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

IT careers market still hot in Canada, despite cooling US economy

Individuals with Web development skills in Java, Oracle, SQL and .Net were in hot demand, as Canada's IT job market posted record growth in 2007, says a technology staffing firm.The local demand for

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Consilient launches free push e-mail application for five mobile accounts

Wireless Consilient pushes e-mail to mobile phones using single application Consilient announced a free version of their mobile e-mail application, Consilient Push at The service features multi-account access, giving users a single

Published on: April 5th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff