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Takedown of U.S. net neutrality laws may embolden Canadian telecoms to follow suit, says CIRA CEO

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s decision to roll back net neutrality laws won’t impact Canadians in the short-term, but they might feel the pinch down the road, says the CEO of the Canadian

Published on: December 15th, 2017 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – U.S. votes on net neutrality, Google’s year in search, Apple no longer an innovator?

Dozens of U.S. senators have made a last-ditch effort to save net neutrality, but are unlikely to affect today’s vote. The iPhone 8 and BitCoin were among the year’s top Google searches. And

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft touts hybrid as the future of cloud at Toronto Tech Summit

Microsoft Canada put AI-fueled offerings for SMB office and enterprise cloud in the spotlight at its Toronto Tech Summit Wednesday. It's also betting on hybrid as the go-to cloud model of the future.

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Christine Wong

Apple only smartphone vendor out of Top 5 to not achieve double digit growth

Global smartphone shipments were up three per cent in the third quarter of 2017, with each of the top five smartphone vendors, minus Apple, achieving double-digit growth, according to the latest report from

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – iPhone X too fragile? Microsoft teams up with Qualcomm, Amazon lands on Apple TV

The iPhone X may be too expensive and too fragile, Microsoft is teaming up with Qualcomm, and Amazon Prime Video lands on Apple TV. From Google Trends - Consumer Reports has finally released

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag wins Time Magazine’s Person of the Year award

From a shortlist that included Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos, Internet-muzzling Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and last year's winner, noted Twitter user Donald Trump, a movement defined by a hashtag has emerged as

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Trudeau, Bieber and Blue Jays top Twitter Canada in 2017

Justin Trudeau, Justin Bieber and the Toronto Blue Jays reached major milestones this year on Twitter, accumulating millions of new followers and mentions throughout 2017. Trudeau, who had the most mentions by Canadian

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – The text message turns 25, Google’s AI creates an AI child, Ford is testing bionic exoskeletons

The text message celebrates a milestone birthday, Google’s AI built its own AI child, and Ford workers are testing superstrong exoskeletons.   Trending on Facebook is the 25th anniversary of the first text

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – WhatsApp outage; Alberta bans bots; Alexa for Business

WhatsApp was down for a few minutes and apparently, that’s a big deal. Alberta is getting tough in the battle against ticket-buying bots. And Amazon’s Alexa might just be your newest colleague. Trending

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Alexa for Business may launch new voice enabled era of computing

LAS VEGAS – In the 1986 movie Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Lt. Commander of the U.S.S. Enterprise Montgomery Scott – better known as Scotty – had to deal with a 20th-century

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

2017’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday were more mobile-driven than ever, Salesforce says

Customer relationship management (CRM) software giant Salesforce.com Inc. has identified three statistics based on U.S. commercial activity on Nov. 24, 2017, and Nov. 27, 2017, unofficially known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday,

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – MacOS security bug; SaaS North; SnapChat’s new look

Your MacBook’s password protection has been compromised. Canada’s cloud software industry shows signs of maturity. And SnapChat unveils its biggest redesign ever. Trending on Facebook, a newly-discovered security flaw allows hackers to take

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

3 tips from Salesforce’s digital evangelist to help retailers thrive in the ‘fourth industrial revolution’

The next industrial revolution was a recurring theme at this year's Dreamforce, customer relationship management (CRM) software developer Salesforce.com Inc.'s annual conference - one frequently accompanied by the statistic that 60 per cent

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Number of telecom complaints increased in 2017 after a 3-year decline, CCTS reports

After three years of decline, the number of complaints registered against Canada's telecommunications firms rose by 11 per cent this year, according to the latest annual report from the Commission for Complaints for

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google’s eSIMs on the Pixel are just the beginning

The latest Pixel smartphone from Google is one of the first to support an embedded SIM card (eSIM), but what exactly is an eSIM, and how is it going to change the device

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Alex Radu