Articles By Mandy Kovacs

IBM predicts superhero vision, nano-sized health devices in next five years

IBM is taking steps to make the world a better place. The company has unveiled its annual ‘Five in Five’...

January 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

New BlackBerry smartphone revealed at CES 2017 has QWERTY keyboard

A new BlackBerry phone may be on the horizon in 2017. TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd.(TCT), Blackberry’s latest software and...

January 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs
Ginny Rometty at CES 2016

3 big themes to expect at CES 2017

Three big themes at CES in Las Vegas for enterprises to watch look to be big data, connected devices or...

January 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CRTC declares broadband internet a basic service

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has declared broadband internet a basic telecommunications service for all regions across Canada, and...

December 22nd, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian government announces new funding for rural high speed internet access

Rural and remote areas across Canada will see better Internet thanks to new investment by the federal government. Navdeep Bains, Minister of...

December 15th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Bloor Street bike lane tracking project seeing positive early results

A City of Toronto partnership project that tracks bike lane traffic with Internet of Things (IoT) technology could help decide...

December 14th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Canada.ca project not progressing as planned, overbudget: CBC

The Canadian federal government’s attempt to simplify its 1,500 department and agency websites into a single site, Canada.ca, is not...

December 13th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

New smartphone-connected stethoscope unveiled in Canada

It took 200 years, but the stethoscope is finally getting an upgrade, with a new smart stethoscope being introduced to...

December 13th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario adopts new open government initiatives

Ontario has implemented three new initiatives that it says will strengthen transparency, increase public engagement, and boost accessibility across government....

December 12th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Mobile data traffic expected to rise 400% by 2021, new report says

Data usage from mobile devices is set to quadruple in size between 2017 and 2021 thanks to the rising popularity...

December 12th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs