Fork in the Road

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


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


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


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


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


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


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