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Apple snaps up mapping app startup WiFiSLAM

Apple snaps up mapping app startup WiFiSLAM

Apple Inc. has bought a Calif.-based mapping startup which could give the company a head start over rivals in the...

March 25th, 2013
Put limit on cell plan length, fed agency tells CRTC

Put limit on cell plan length, fed agency tells CRTC

The federal Competition Bureau won't press the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC ) to forbid wireless carriers from offering...

February 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon
Windows Phone 7 not backwards compatible

Windows Phone 7 not backwards compatible

Microsoft Corp. has confirmed software written for smart phones running Windows Mobile 6.5 and earlier will not run on hardware...

March 5th, 2010 Greg Meckbach
Android forecast to take 10 per cent of market

Android forecast to take 10 per cent of market

Android phones will make significant headway in the smartphone market and 4G service providers will zero in on apps in...

December 29th, 2009 John Cox
Mobile app fever hits Ryerson University

Mobile app fever hits Ryerson University

Toronto-based Ryerson University has rolled out a suite of seven student-designed mobile apps, including a real-time computer availability tracker and a...

October 5th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo
Wireless 802.11n standard set for final approval

Wireless 802.11n standard set for final approval

Sometime on Friday, at the sprawling Hyatt Regency hotel in New Brunswick, N.J., an IEEE group called the Standards Board...

September 11th, 2009 John Cox
RIM buys mobile browser maker

RIM buys mobile browser maker

Research in Motion (RIM) Ltd. was wise to buy Toronto-based Torch Mobile because the Waterloo, Ont. BlackBerry maker needs to...

August 24th, 2009 Greg Meckbach
Why RIM remains safe from Nokia-Microsoft pact

Why RIM remains safe from Nokia-Microsoft pact

Microsoft has recently announced a partnership with mobile phone giant Nokia to integrate Microsoft Office apps into Nokia phones.Some see...

August 13th, 2009 Michael Scalisi
Microsoft Windows Marketplace choice apps

Microsoft Windows Marketplace choice apps

Microsoft's Windows Mobile Marketplace hadn’t launched at press time — it's expected to open this fall with more than 600...

August 12th, 2009 Kathleen Lau
Microsoft opens a new window to another operating system

Microsoft opens a new window to another operating system

For the first time in its history, Microsoft will make its Office applications run on a mobile operating system that...

August 12th, 2009 Howard Solomon