Google Fiber unveils first city to receive gigabit connections

Google Inc. has announced its plan to roll out a 1 gigabit-per-second fibre optic network in Kansas City, to the neighbourhoods where the most people pre-register for the broadband service. The broadband pipe

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Incubes incubator grooms Internet startup firms

Welcome to Incubes, where Internet-focused startup businesses are supplied with an office space, access to entrepreneurial mentors, and all the Red Bull that they can drink.Founded late last year by CEO Ben Zlotnick,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

CATA pressures government to provide broadband Internet for all

Canadians love to complain about their various services that they must pay for on a monthly subscription basis, Internet being just one of those items. But when compared to the rest of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Linking is not copyright infringement, Federal Court finds

By Danny Titolo Justice Rennie of the Federal Court of Canada recently issued a ruling in the ever so uncertain area of online content. The lawsuit concerned Richard Warman and the National Post

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2012 Monica Goyal

INcubes debuts a highly social group of Internet startups

INCubes, a Toronto startup accelerator that connects budding tech companies with investors, has announced this year's lineup of startups for its annual program. This year the roster is dominated by social apps: every

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2012 Brian Bloom

Malware threatens to disrupt Internet for thousands worldwide

If it is July 9 and you don't know where your Internet went, you might want to get in touch with the DNSChanger Working Group (DCWG) . Monday is the "drop dead" date

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 5th, 2012 Tim Greene

Tim Hortons announces free WiFi access

Coffee-addicted Canadians now have one more excuse to slurp down double-doubles and scarf Timbits as they work, with Tim Hortons announcing free WiFi today.A majority of the coffee shops, which have arguably become

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

TekSavvy rolls out high-speed Internet for SMBs after CRTC ruling

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has launched new DSL service targeting SMBs now that Canada's telecom watchdog has ruled that it and other small ISPs can directly compete with big carriers in the high-speed Internet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Oh Canada: CIRA wants to keep more Canadian Web traffic on home soil

Canada's Web domain watchdog wants to see more Internet traffic hubs based right here on Canadian soil.There are only two Internet Exchange Points (IXP) based in Canada, onein Toronto and the other in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Coalition says new trade deal could trample Canadian Internet freedoms

Get set for another battle in the war over Internet access and privacy rights.If Canada officially signs on as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) trade alliance, it could put the squeeze on Internet

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Express IT: New Web domains good for trust

The Internet will soon look very different.ICANN, the non-profit organization that manages top-level domain names on the Internet, is opening up the space to the right of the last dot. So instead of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

A brief history of Skype

In 2003, I was visiting some business colleagues in the Netherlands when I heard of a new technology with a funny name: Skype.  It was like a telephone, but you plugged it into

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 21st, 2012 Rob Whent

Justice goes online in B.C.

Online dispute resolution (ODR) will be introduced into the Small Claims Court system in BC. Just this past week, Bill 44, the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, passed its third reading and received Royal

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Internet gets first look at new top-level domains

From AAA (that's the American Automobile Association Inc.) to Zulu (a geographic domain applied for by Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.) the Internet got its first look at the new domains we may

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson