Canadian potential eyed as Delta’s WiFi in the sky program takes flight

Remember how you eventually learned to grin and bear it as the bus passenger next to you went on a talkathon on their cell phone for the duration of the trip?Fasten your seatbelt,

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

How to handle bandwidth spikes during the Olympics

The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijingare just a week away. Is your IT department ready to handle the impact on your business from employees downloading online video of the opening ceremonies or the

Published on: August 5th, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

Spectrum auction outcome – a “bonanza” for Canadian business

The entry of new players into the Canadian wireless arena is the banner news from Ottawa's recently concluded spectrum auction.But the next big fallout, industry watchers say, could be a massive business boost

Published on: July 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Ring in the new – Canadian cell phone users big “winners” of wireless spectrum auction

The results of Canada's eight-week long spectrum auction are in and the event may signify the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel for this country's long-suffering cell phone users.Canadian providers of

Published on: July 22nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Rogers’ unpopular iPhone price plans “may steer” Canadians to other devices

Rogers Communication Inc.'s unpopular voice-and-data price plans for the 3G iPhone in Canada could steer consumers to other devices this summer, experts say. Alterative devices could include RIM's BlackBerry Bold and Samsung's Instinct

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Ontario budget seeks to address IT skills shortage

Ontario's budget, unveiled Tuesday, parcels new spending to the IT industry in the form of provisions for e-health, and spending on skills training.While welcoming these initiatives, IT industry insiders say they aren't enough

Published on: March 27th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Ten technology combos that are changing how we work and live

If there's one thing the digital revolution has taught us, it's that we shouldn't get too attached to anything. Technology has a way of seizing long-held ideas and entrenched industries and turning them

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Dan Tynan

The best international airlines for high-tech fliers

Pop Quiz: How many U.S. airlines currently offer broadband Internet access to all passengers? If you answered "none," give yourself a pat on the back because you're absolutely right. But that is about

Published on: March 19th, 2008 James A. Martin

Fredericton named among world’s top seven “intelligent” communities

Fredericton, New Brunswick has been named among the seven smartest communities in the world by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).The city – which features in ICF's Top Seven Intelligent Communities of 2008 list

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Hyperconnectivity just round the corner

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs told an interviewer at Macworld this week that Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle e-book reader will fail. His shocking reason?: "People don't read anymore."That's a harsh thing to say to

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Mike Elgan

A word with Michael Dell

Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the only celeb in town, at least for IT types. Michael Dell direct PC sales king Michael Dell was also in town and put aside some time to talk about

Published on: June 7th, 2007 Dave Webb

Conserving our white space

With a mandated switch to digital transmission mandated for 2009 in the U.S., tech firms south of the border are pressuring the FCC to leave some of the freed-up radio spectrum unlicensed and

Published on: April 16th, 2007 Dave Webb