Programming made agile

Choosing how to develop an application is almost as much of a personal preference as the type of music you listen to. One programmer might prefer simpler, cleaner methods of writing code such

Published on: March 6th, 2007 Sarah Lysecki

Seniors home promotes Internet use and education

TORONTO – For Leana Ho, a senior citizen who lives in senior housing at a Toronto nursing home, knowing how to use a computer and the Internet is vital for her to stay

Published on: October 26th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

RCMP officer advises companies not to hide IT security violations

An RCMP investigator is urging businesses to be more forthcoming with security breaches if they want to help put an end to them.“If everyone keeps wanting to bury it, it's not going to

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Vancouver Community College phases in more Linux

A B.C. post-secondary institution said it intends to grow the number of Linux machines in its data centre as it replaces older hardware infrastructure with blade servers.Vancouver Community College made the switch to

Published on: September 20th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Jim Balsillie takes a shine to Pearl

TORONTO – Research In Motion chairman and co-CEO Jim Balsillie flashed his shiny, new BlackBerry Pearl as he talked about the ubiquity of the popular handheld device as a collaboration tool for work

Published on: September 18th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Telus reorganizes under income trust

Incumbent carrier Telus Corp. on Monday announced it will take its entire business into an income trust model in a bid to increase its investments in broadband network infrastructure and grow shareholder revenues.Monday's

Published on: September 11th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Facial recognition project raises privacy fears

The federal government is remaining tight-lipped on a project that would allow the use of biometrics as a potential method to detect identity fraud with Canadian passports.Passport Canada recently completed a Privacy Impact

Published on: August 25th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki