Deloitte: 25 per cent of Canadians will get internet from cellular mobile networks this year

It doesn’t take long to reach an internet blackzone in Ontario, which is why more and more Canadians will get their home data access from cellular mobile networks in 2018, according to Deloitte Canada.

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

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

Check out the improved Map of the Internet by Cogeco Peer 1

Have you ever wondered what exactly human use of the Internet looks like? With its Map of the Internet app, Cogeco Peer 1 can provide users with a tangible, 3D visualization of the

Published on: November 28th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Canada ranks on top of Internet affordability: Economist

Canada ranks number one out of 75 countries when it comes to the cost of Internet access relative to income and the amount of competition in the marketplace, according to a report by

Published on: March 1st, 2017 Brian Jackson

What it means that Intel is becoming a ‘post-PC’ company

20 years ago, Intel Corp. would routinely host open houses for its staff, showcasing what the computing world would look like 5 years later after all of its innovations were factored in. At that point,

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Robert Cordray

Implications of Facebook’s sub-Saharan Internet Project

For most of 2015, Mark Zuckerberg (the CEO of Facebook) has made it known that he wishes to facilitate access to the Internet through a large scope project. This free Internet project would

Published on: October 26th, 2015 Robert Cordray

How Raspberry Pi is priming the pump for a new generation of innovation

Participating in the Internet of Things (IoT) might increase the need for a database performance analyzer for identifying performance issues, showing trends while establishing baseline and ensuring SQL servers perform faster, but it’s

Published on: August 4th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Top 5 high-profile cyber security breaches that have affected millions

With advances in technology, cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated and more frequent than ever before. In fact, industry experts now agree that there are two types of organizations in today’s world, those

Published on: December 18th, 2014 Robert Cordray

How Softchoice has embraced the decentralization of IT

Over the past few years, there has been a significant shift in how IT has been characterized, managed and centralized.  For the longest time, IT teams have been known as the gatekeepers of

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Ashley Huffman

It’s not the NSA that scares Internet experts – it’s business, survey says

As we monetize the Internet, we may be threatening it. That's one of the missives coming out of a new report from the Pew Research Centre and Elon University, titled "Digital Life 2025,"

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Why all your smart devices are cluttering up the Internet

Having an IP address is suddenly the coolest trend going. Every consumer gadget hitting the market these days is getting assigned its very own defining coordinates to facilitate data transfer - from smartphones

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Web registrar says CIRA should face competition to operate dot-ca domain

One Toronto-based web domain registrar is upset about the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) plans to expand its mandate by offering new services. Mark Jeftovic, the CEO of easyDNS Technologies Inc. has written

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New domains carry risk of ‘name collision’ attacks: OpenDNS

Some of the new web addresses recently made available by the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) may be creating a new security risk that could compromise private networks around the

Published on: April 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

How to effectively outsource IT projects

Besides humans, your company’s telecommunication network is your most important asset. If you take a second to think about it, every aspect of your business is connected to a network. It allows your

Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Ashley Huffman