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Are two mobile apps better than one?

Facebook is probably the only social networking giant that figured out how to grow profits through a mobile channel. Sure,...

August 6th, 2014 Chris Lau

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Google adds satellites to global Internet plans

First it was high-altitude balloons. Then it was solar-powered drones. Now, Google says it will launch a fleet of high-capacity,...

June 3rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Leading from the front: top women in tech

The IT sector can take credit for including more than its share of the most powerful women in the world....

May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Android’s heart bleeds

I had planned to take a closer look at Google Chromecast (and some of the alternatives), but something happened on...

April 14th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

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Facebook eyeing silicon photonics for its network

Rapidly ramping network traffic is a big issue for many enterprise organizations and data centre, but for social networking site...

March 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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WhatsApp voice will face many entrenched alternatives

Most readers would agree that shock and awe are appropriate reactions to the US$19 billion Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp. The good...

March 4th, 2014 Chris Lau

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg seeking carrier partners

Here’s an offer that might interest Canada’s mobile phone service providers. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is looking for three to...

February 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Suit against Facebook serves as privacy warning

Businesses with a social media presence should pay close attention to a privacy lawsuit filed against Facebook for allegedly sharing...

January 6th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Six things to expect in the IT world in 2014

Readers often get lured into reading predictions for the New Year, on the premise that a new year brings a...

January 6th, 2014 Chris Lau