Baby you can’t drive my car – technology tracks stolen vehicles

Motor vehicle license plates are becoming an increasingly important source of information for some local governments, which are deploying car-mounted mobile technologies that can scan thousands of plates on parked cars per hour.The

Published on: February 29th, 2008 Patrick Thibodeau

Samsung BlackJack II – A good PDA phone just got better

Samsung took almost everything about the first BlackJack and turned it up a notch, making a good PDA phone a little better. Though the BlackJack II doesn't look drastically different from the original

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Grace Aquino

How to make money from $10 cell phones

In 2008 Canadian telecom vendors will seek to extend cellular capabilities to devices other than cell phones, according to report released by Deloitte Canada yesterday.Vendors, the report said, are searching for new ways

Published on: January 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

New Google service locates mobile users with cell towers

Google launched a location service for mobile users on Wednesday that doesn't rely on GPS. Google Maps with My Location, currently in beta, locates users who don't have GPS-enabled phones based on their

Published on: November 28th, 2007 Nancy Gorhing

GO Transit deploys GPS/AVL

The Greater Toronto Transit Authority is rolling out a Web-based vehicle tracking system that will allow it to better monitor its approximately 300-unit bus fleet. GO Transit inked a five-year, $500,000 deal last

Published on: March 24th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Peak Energy taps into satellite info

As a multi-service rental company that has truck drivers on the road, Peak Energy occasionally fields calls from motorists complaining about its drivers. Recently, when one woman called to say one of its

Published on: March 7th, 2006 Poonam Khanna