Published: April 25th, 2013


Canada gets a poor grade in IT innovation

Despite the presence of companies such as BlackBerry, OpenText, Mitel Network, Sierra Wireless and newcomers such as Hootsuite, Canada received an extremely poor grade when it comes to innovation. Canada ranks second-to-last among

Published on: April 4th, 2013 CDN Staff

Is it now crazy for Canada to offshore IT to China?

ComputerWorld's Patrick Thibodeau does a great job in exposing some of the pitfalls with IT services outsourcing in China. The main points he makes in his story are security and language. Both are

Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian company creates a tablet for truckers

Cornwall, Ont.-based TruckersTablet.com has released an Android-based device for drivers of 18-wheelers. The Truckers Tablet comes with a built-in GPS containing truck routes and maps. According to the company, this product eliminates the need of

Published on: January 29th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Keeping your data in Canada won’t protect you from U.S. law enforcement

Keeping your data in Canada won't necessarily keep it safe from the prying eyes of the U.S. government. That was the message lawyer David Fraser took to a recent Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance

Published on: December 19th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Acer’s Iconia W700 tablet coming to Canada

Acer has pulled back the cover on the Canadian launch of its W700 tablet, which will hit stores here on Oct. 26. It'sAcer's first ever Windows 8-native tablet, according to our sourcestory from

Published on: October 4th, 2012 Christine Wong

On-plane wireless to take flight in Canada

Gogo has the go-ahead to launch its Wi-Fi service aboard flights in Canada next year.The service is currently available only in the continental U.S. and onselect Air Canada flights to the U.S. But

Published on: August 29th, 2012 Christine Wong

New Microsoft Canada channel chief outlines first priorities

Toronto - Greg Larnder's lightbulb moment – the one that clinched his decision tobecome channel chief at Microsoft Canada – happened as he watched his kids playing with an Xbox. At that same

Published on: July 12th, 2012 Christine Wong

Google’s $199 Nexus 7 tablet won’t be sold through the retail channel

Google's Nexus 7 tablet can now be ordered on more retailwebsites worldwide, but so far the less expensive US$199 model remainsexclusive to Google's Play online store, according to current listings.Retailers such as Staples,

Published on: July 11th, 2012 Agam Shah

Top R&D Spenders in Canada

Published on: May 4th, 2012 Harmeet Singh

Tech price war: Canada vs. U.S.

Pricing in Canada versus our neighbours to the south has been an issue for years, but has come to the forefront recently with a Senate committee assembling here to examine the gap that

Published on: February 4th, 2012 CDN Staff

As Canadians wait, Apple’s iPad 2 launch draws big lines in U.S.

Braving rain and cold, eager customers lined up on Friday outside Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) retail store on Fifth Avenue in New York to purchase the iPad 2, which officially went on sale

Published on: March 14th, 2011 Agam Shah

Meet Apple’s new iPhone 4G, coming to Canada in July

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs on Monday announced the fourth-generation iPhone during a keynote speech at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.The smartphone will be priced at US$199 for a

Published on: June 7th, 2010 Agam Shah

Canada’s Mafiaboy hacker seeks redemption

The Internet attack took Yahoo engineers by surprise. It came so fast and with such intensity that Yahoo, then the Web's second most-popular destination, was knocked offline for about three hours.That was on

Published on: October 13th, 2008 Robert MacMillan

Online retailer Newegg comes to Canada

California-based Newegg Inc., the world's second largest e-retailer --second only to Amazon, is crossing the border with their newly launched Web site Newegg.ca. The privately held Newegg sells an extensive array of high-tech

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Michelle MacLeod