CSEC’s airport tracking in support of ‘lawful access’ erodes trust of Canadians

With an estimated 300 spy agency requests for help with domestic investigations, responsibility for sharing data with the "Five Eyes" foreign intelligence network and an oversight mechanism that has been called "flimsy at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Third ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: The Rusty Horseshoe Ranch

In the olden days of the wild, wild west, catching a horse thief was a serious matter. After someone had stolen a horse and galloped away into the sunset, it wouldn't have been

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2013 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Dropcam

Are you looking for a low-cost, DIY security system? Do you wonder what your pets are doing at home all day long? Do you want a great way to prank your coworkers? Get

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Second ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: Kalaway Bay Resort Ltd.

Kalaway Bay Resort Ltd. has been named the second of three finalists in D-Link's Extreme SMB Networking Makeover contest, which gives a small business $10,000 in networking tools to revamp its network. Based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2013 Candice So

New 802.11ac WiFi standard promises better support for mobile device explosion

Most people don't pay too much attention to that little letter that follows the 802.11 to describe the WiFi standard supported by the device they're buying. But the latest advance in technology to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to set up your own PRISM surveillance system at home

Internet users have been left reeling in the wake of the National Security Agency files released by Edward Snowden to The Guardian newspaper. Suddenly the big, digital universe that promised anonymity to those

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cisco uses Facebook check-in for WiFi hotspot access

Visitors to Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works event venue and conservation area who want to make use of the free Wi-Fi network available won't type in a password to get online - instead, they

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Candice So

Toronto misses out on Intelligent Community title to Taichung, Taiwan

Taichung City, Taiwan is the Intelligent Community of the Year as awarded by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), beating out Ontario communities Toronto and Stratford for the title. The announcement came on Friday

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Mi-Fi 2

What's the size of a deck of cards and keeps all of your devices connected, no matter where you are? It's the Mi-Fi 2 from Bell. Turn it on and it creates a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rogers reveals cheaper U.S. data roaming plan – what are your other options?

Travelling to the U.S. and resigning yourself to a data-less fate? Unless you turn off your roaming while you’re stateside, it’s completely possible to run up massive data charges through apps that run

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2013

Grocery store offers produce, poultry and Wi-Fi

A grocery store in Perth, Ont. is going beyond offering just the meat and potatoes for its customers, saying wireless access has become as important to its customers as fresh produce and poultry.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Guardly releases locating technology accurate to the room number

Toronto-based Guardly launched an update to its mobile personal safety solution yesterday with an Indoor Positioning System that can locate a users' precise location within a building. The update means that when someone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Calling all Canadians to the new land of opportunity

Oh Canada, our home and ... one of the world's most developed nations filled with 32 million of the most culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse people found anywhere on earth. Try saying that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

How to ready your WiFi network for a smartphone influx

Whether it’s the BlackBerry Z10, iPhone 5, or some other latest hot handset to hit the market, you can bet employees will want to bring their shiny new devices to work.Many small businesses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson