Articles By Tom Li

Canada launches digitally-connected business registration access

Canada today launched the Multi-jurisdictional Registry Access Service (MRAS), a service the connects 14 business registries across Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. Businesses are legally required to register with their province to

Published on: June 30th, 2020 Tom Li

BlackBerry QNX now in 175 million cars

BlackBerry says its QNX suite is now in 175 million cars, up from the 150 million it announced at CES this year. The BlackBerry QNX for automotive is a suite of embedded software

Published on: June 25th, 2020 Tom Li

Star chip engineer Jim Keller leaves Intel

Intel announced that Jim Keller, previously vice-president of Intel silicon engineering group, has left the company on June 11, citing personal reasons. Keller is a top expert in chip design. Prior to Intel,

Published on: June 11th, 2020 Tom Li

Ontario government to invest $150 million into rural area network development

The Ontario provincial government has announced a $150 million investment in providing reliable broadband and cellular services to rural communities as phase one of its $315 million Up to Speed: Ontario’s Broadband and

Published on: June 4th, 2020 Tom Li

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou loses first challenge in extradition case

With files from Howard Solomon The British Columbia Supreme Court has ruled that the extradition process for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei chief financial officer and the daughter of Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei, will move

Published on: May 28th, 2020 Tom Li

Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (AMD) review: good, but not outstanding

Nestled within Microsoft's family of convertible tablet PCs, the Surface Laptop 3 continues to offer a grounded, traditional laptop experience. The new 15-inch display provides a more comfortable viewing experience, and still features

Published on: May 27th, 2020 Tom Li

Students, educators and parents struggling to adapt to new learning dynamic

With files from Alex Coop and Catherine Morin   What Zhen Zhao envisioned to be a regular visit to his parents in Ottawa has turned into an indefinite stay. A dental student at

Published on: May 20th, 2020 Tom Li

IBM Think 2020: How 5G can benefit satellite networks

The ubiquity of 5G will cover everything from IoT sensors, to smart devices, to cloud communication. But the technology that spawned from 5G development can extend well beyond just global networks. At IBM

Published on: May 12th, 2020 Tom Li

Microsoft announces Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3

Microsoft this week revealed the new Microsoft Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3 convertible tablet PCs. Microsoft Surface Go 2 Microsoft’s Surface Go fills the role of an affordable tablet PC that

Published on: May 6th, 2020 Tom Li

Cohesity’s new mobile app lets users monitor data cluster integrity on the go

Data management platform Cohesity now allows mobile data management through its new smartphone app. The goal of the Cohesity Helios mobile app is to provide a mobile platform for IT personnel to monitor

Published on: April 20th, 2020 Tom Li

Apple updates the affordable iPhone SE in 2020

After holding out for four years, Apple has finally updated its budget-oriented iPhone SE in 2020, upgrading it on nearly all fronts. Name iPhone SE (2020) SoC Apple A13 Bionic RAM TBD Display

Published on: April 16th, 2020 Tom Li

A third of Canadians experiencing slower internet according to CIRA

A third of Canadians are experiencing slower internet and worse video streaming quality, finds the Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA) in a self-reported study. By surveying 1,200 people across Canada, 38 per cent

Published on: April 15th, 2020 Tom Li

TekSavvy asks for emergency relief from CRTC

Independent Ontario internet service provider (ISP) TekSavvy called upon the Canadian Radio and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) to establish emergency provisions for independent Canadian ISPs that would help mitigate high operating costs. In a

Published on: April 14th, 2020 Tom Li

LG announces V60 ThinQ 5G smartphone for Canada

The LG V60 ThinQ 5G will officially come to Canada on April 9 to claim the top spot in LG’s phone lineup. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name LG V60 ThinQ 5G SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 RAM

Published on: April 8th, 2020 Tom Li

Google mobility report shows tanking foot traffic across Canada

By tracking smartphone location data in February and March, Google has revealed insights into how social distancing has affected the public's travel behaviour across the world. Designed as a tool to shed light

Published on: April 7th, 2020 Tom Li