Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political candidate is disrupting the government with an app. From Twitter today, Google’s urban

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario city clicks with e-Democracy

Frank Scarpitti is the only mayor in Canada to be elected, in part, by votes cast over the Web, so perhaps it's no surprise he wanted to find more ways to engage citizens

Published on: November 10th, 2008 Brian Jackson

E-voting disaster avoided in U.S. elections

Despite reports all day long about an assortment of e-voting machine problems in several U.S. states, no massive systemic meltdown occurred. Despite widespread pre-election concerns about malfunctioning e-voting hardware, election officials, e-voting activists

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

How to hack an election in seven minutes

Numerous problems reported across the U.S. involving electronic voting machines could mean many Americans just can't be sure that their vote was counted properly when they cast their ballots tomorrow. With at least

Published on: November 4th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Rogue code could seriously skew US presidential election results

This Fall's U.S. Presidential elections could be stolen by one person – not Democratic candidate Barack Obama or Republican candidate John McCain – but by a rogue programmer writing code for one of

Published on: June 25th, 2008 Brian Jackson

10 broken tech ideas and how to fix them

Sometimes a technology idea is too good to be true. A flexible keyboard, Internet voting and watching feature films on your smart phone are examples.Today, these concepts are still evolving, but they're broken

Published on: March 7th, 2008 John Brandon

Markham to give e-voting another try

The City of Markham is willing to give electronic voting a second chance, but one of the companies behind its effort is wondering why Toronto has failed to show any interest.Delvinia Interactive on

Published on: October 16th, 2006 Shane Schick