The Supreme Court of Canada ruled 9-0 Wednesday morning that Internet service providers (ISPs) should not be held responsible nor should be ordered to pay royalties to composers and artists for music downloaded by their Internet customers.
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Nortel Networks Ltd. anticipates it will be ready to release financial results for Q1 2004 as early as mid-July, the company said Tuesday in its most recent bi-weekly status report, ordered as a result of Nortel's restatement processes by the Ontario Securities Commission.
In a deal tagged at C$275 million (US$200 million), Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) announced Wednesday it has agreed to purchase the Canadian assets of Vancouver-based 360networks Corp., including the assets of 360's subsidiary, GT Group Telecom Services Corp.
When Tristan Goguen, president of Toronto-based Internet Light and Power Inc. (ILAP), an Internet service provider, told a corporate client he would be speaking with a journalist about mainframe technology, the client, not surprisingly, responded with, "Do people still use those things?"
Users of Telus Mobility's Mike service will soon be able to carry on walkie-talkie transmissions south of the border as the Vancouver-based telco announced it is joining hands with Reston, Va.-based Nextel Communications Inc. earlier this week.
IBM on Monday announced the latest addition to its eServer line based on the company's POWER5 microprocessors. The new eServer i5 is designed for the small and medium business market and incorporates the newly announced Virtualization Engine, announced late last month.
TORONTO (03/19/2004) - Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. on Thursday agreed to acquire fellow telco Allstream Inc. in a deal valued at C$1.7 billion (US$1.28 million).
TORONTO (03/18/2004) - Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. on Thursday agreed to acquire fellow telco Allstream Inc. in a deal valued at US$1.7 billion.
TORONTO (03/17/2004) - More than 1,400 Canadians, primarily in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, have been notified of a major security breach at Equifax Canada Inc., a national consumer-credit reporting agency.
TORONTO (03/09/2004) - The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) this week beseeched the Canadian federal government to eliminate capital taxes, citing the negative effects the taxes have on Canadian investment.
TORONTO (12/04/2003) - In what is likely the most unexpected of circumstances, Vancouver-based CRM vendor Pivotal Corp. has found itself the target of an all-out bidding war.
TORONTO (11/17/2003) - It has only taken five days for Pivotal Corp. to come up with an answer to the surprise acquisition proposal from fellow CRM solution maker Onyx Corp., made last Wednesday -- and that answer is no.
TORONTO (11/12/2003) - In a move to strengthen its position as the second largest pure play CRM vendor, Onyx Corp. on Wednesday announced its intention to purchase Canadian CRM provider Pivotal Corp., and hopes its offer will win out over a prior bid.
TORONTO (11/11/2003) - In an attempt to become the market leader in providing wireless silicon, Intel Corp. recently acquired Mobilian, a maker of dual-functionality wireless local area network (WLAN) and Bluetooth chipsets for an undisclosed amount.
In order to enable better remote mirroring of enterprise data, technology partners EMC Corp. and Nortel Networks Ltd. have banded together again, this time to deliver a joint business continuity service to their respective customers.