Articles By 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

Toronto drone company uses Watson as co-pilot for new drone

A Canadian technology company is looking to revolutionize the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) industry with a new, rugged, beyond line-of-sight operating...

December 9th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Bell becomes first Canadian carrier in open-source telecom infrastructure project

A global open source project focused on re-imagining traditional telecom networks has gained its first Canadian carrier member. Bell announced...

December 9th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs
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Canadian employers cautiously optimistic for 2017 despite nagging problems

Canadian employers are taking an optimistic view on business activities heading into 2017, but hiring issues as a result of a...

December 6th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Wearables have to be made for the user to be relevant in the enterprise: panel

A new wearable device aimed at improving the safety and productivity of miners was unveiled at the Putting Wearables to...

February 5th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs