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It's official: Canadians are cutting the cord and hungry for data. This week, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released its full Communications Monitoring Report. While filled with insights, it contains two major takeaways about how Canadians' viewing habits.
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Today, employees and organizations want more flexibility and work-life balance. They want to work anytime, anywhere. But they also want privacy and information security, at a time when cybercrime is a growing concern. Organizations and their employees can reduce the mobile threat using three strategies.
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The affable chairman of the CRTC, Jean-Pierre Blais, delivered a "state of the industry" speech in Toronto on Feb. 17, 2016. But Mr. Blais has shown a tendency to rely on dubious information in speeches and policies.
The new PM will be a breath of fresh air on the environment -- it's impossible to be any worse than his predecessor -- and he will take the leash off federal scientists, or so he has promised. However, one area the Liberals aren't expected to deliver any good news in are telecommunications services.
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These days, your high-tech gadgets are as much a part of your wardrobe as your favourite skinny jeans or go-to leather bomber jacket. And with the latest cutting-edge technology becoming more sleek an...
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Is your website optimized for mobile? If it's not, mark your calendars: April 21 marks the day Google will launch its newest algorithm update, affecting websites that are not optimized. With the number of mobile users rapidly growing -- 87 per cent of consumers rely on mobile devices to conduct searches at least once a day -- Google is ready to reward those who prioritize customer experience.
Standing meetings are popular for teams that have status updates. The logic behind a standing meeting is that the longer you stand, the more uncomfortable it gets. In a study, published in Social Psychological and Personality Science, Andrew Knight and Markus Baer discovered that standing teams are more excited, fired up and less protective of their ideas compared to those who sit.
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2014 has seen some exciting developments in the digital marketing space. Here is a look at both the best and the worst of digital marketing in 2014.
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While using a phone in the bathroom isn't technically dangerous, it is of course extremely unhygienic... and more than a little off-putting. Texting and driving is extremely dangerous, and doing it in front of your teenager doubles the danger, as they see our behaviour as normal and potentially mimic it when they start driving.
The days of BlackBerry and BBM may be behind most, as Apple and Samsung phones gain popularity in North American markets — but that isn't the case in one Canadian city. Toronto is the only outlier i...
Telecom companies hoarding airwaves that could be used to provide more high-speed Internet service to rural Canadians have been given a warning by the federal government: 'Use it or lose it.'Industry...
Alright so why am I writing about Anthony Weiner? Well, if an educated man could fall prey to these digital no-nos so could your hormone-charged teenager. Anthony is literally the poster child for why...
If you use the Internet, you've likely used something in the last month, but it's not something at the top of your lips: the URL bar. It's also called the "address bar" or the "direct navigation bar"...
Confession: we're bingers. You know what were talking about: wait for a full season of Game of Thrones to come out, block off a 'sick day,' and marathon all 10 episodes online. We've all been there. The way we watch and consume content is quickly evolving -- we're demanding more content, and we want it accessible and on-demand.
Three former game studio executives with 40+ years of experience could easily be basking in the console glory days of the past. Instead of opting for white sandy beaches and umbrella drinks, these former EA (Electronic Arts) colleagues have co-founded a company that adds rewards to mobile games as you play.
Imagine not fumbling for your key fob to open car doors. With Vancouver-designed Moj.io, your car senses the proximity of your phone, and unlocks the car door for you. Don't fret about forgetting to turn off the house lights or locking the doors. Moj.io notices you've left the driveway and locks up the house for you. It also dims all the lights in your house, saving you money on energy costs.
On Dec. 3, 1992, Neil Papworth, a young software engineer in England, sent out the world's first text message. Typing on a PC — since mobile phones weren't yet equipped with keyboards — he wrote a che...
About one in six cellphones tested in the U.K. had traces of E. coli bacteria from fecal matter, a new study released for Global Handwashing Day suggests. Researchers from the London School of Hygien...
Shaw Communications has pulled the plug on plans to launch a wireless phone service, favouring instead a less risky venture into Wi-Fi services — a decision that one analyst deemed "fundamentally flaw...
TORONTO - Canada's most popular mobile phone, by a large margin, is Apple's iPhone 4, according to recent data collected by measurement firm comScore.And if you look at the top 10 most-used phones in Canada, Apple takes four spots on the list.
Instead of scrambling for their wallets to pay for groceries, consumers around the world will increasingly be able to use their mobile phones. Mobile payments are set to almost triple, from $240-billi...
MONTREAL - Research In Motion seems to have become a victim of timing on the launch of its new BlackBerry smartphones, causing investor selloffs and raising questions about whether it can still compet...
What's wrong with Research In Motion? That could be the question after financial analysts downgraded the BlackBerry maker's stock and reviewers panned its entry into the tablet space. Indeed, four yea...