Nokia’s Trolltech buy will spawn new open source mobile apps

Through its acquisition of Norwegian mobile software firm Trolltech ASA, Nokia will get a firmer grip on the open source mobile application market, telecommunications analysts say.They say Finland-based Nokia Corp. hopes to attract

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

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

Superhot Indian IT Services market to reach $11b by 2010

India's IT services market is forecast to grow to US$10.73 billion by 2011, at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 23.2 percent, as outsourcing emerges as a more favoured option for companies

Published on: January 22nd, 2008 John Ribeiro

Canadian tech market poised for growth in 2008, says IDC

Despite the slowing economy of its largest trading partner, Canada's technology industry is poised for substantial growth this year.End users are expected to spend no less than $81.5 billion in technology products and

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Building VoIP networks – what it takes to succeed

The business case for adopting voice over internet protocol (VoIP) telephony systems grows more compelling every day. In addition to the long distance savings, the equipment costs less, and does more. Moves, adds

Published on: December 22nd, 2007 Warren Lee

Gwava software tracks messages sent to and from BlackBerry units

Gwava, the developer of security software, plans to introduce on Monday a new product that lets enterprises easily track and find text messages and phone calls that BlackBerry users send and receive. The

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Nancy Gorhing

Using voice to push data services

The CEO of UnWired Nation Inc. thinks he's found a way to get around the challenges involved in offering a data service to mobile phone customers: use voice instead. Content providers often complain

Published on: August 2nd, 2007 Nancy Gorhing

Fishing for a competitive market

I was once an avid angler. My feelings are now more aligned with those of syndicated columnist Dave Barry, who once opined that fishing is boring, unless you actually catch something. Then, it

Published on: June 15th, 2007 Dave Webb

If Harper’s vision is

If only it were true. Those who voted Conservative because they believed Martin was telling the truth may be in for a disappointment. Now that he's Prime Minister, it's not clear that Harper

Published on: April 11th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

News Briefs – MLS Allstream

MTS Allstream said it is preparing its multi-protocol label-switching network for next-generation Internet protocol services by deploying Cisco Systems Inc.'s Carrier Routing System.The carrier is about to begin the first of a three-phase

Published on: March 6th, 2006 CN Staff


Convergence is a term we hear all the time - so much so, we wonder if it has real meaning anymore. Most recently, in our last issue, we covered convergence from the point

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Martin Slofstra