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Tom Li

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Telecommunication and consumer hardware are Tom's main beats at IT World Canada. He loves to talk about Canada's network infrastructure, semiconductor products, and of course, anything hot and new in the consumer technology space. You'll also occasionally see his name appended to articles on cloud, security, and SaaS-related news. If you're ever up for a lengthy discussion about the nuances of each of the above sectors or have an upcoming product that people will love, feel free to drop him a line at tli@itwc.ca.

Hashtag Trending July 18 – CATL new battery plants in Mexico; FCC proposes faster broadband speeds; JWST’s small storage

CATL wants to build new battery facilities in Mexico, FCC proposes to increase base internet speeds, and James Webb Space Telescope has less storage...

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ISED grants advance contract to SamKnows to measure fixed wireless internet speeds in Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada has awarded an advance contract, which provides notice that the agency intends to retain a pre-selected supplier...

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Netflix partners with Microsoft, TikTok has become more popular than YouTube, and Tesla’s director of AI departs the company. That’s all the tech news that’s...

CRTC orders Rogers to explain its network failure

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has ordered Rogers Communications to provide a “comprehensive explanation” of the network outage that occurred on July...

Hashtag Trending July 13 – Nikon to shift to mirrorless; Twitter rolls out Unmentioning; beware of Amazon Prime Day scams

Nikon may stop producing single-lens reflex cameras, Twitter rolls out Unmentioning, and beware of scams during the Amazon Prime Day sale. That’s all the tech...

Videotron supports Rogers and Shaw in merger dispute

Quebecor-owned Videotron filed a motion to the Competition Tribunal on July 8 in support of the merger between Rogers and Shaw. As a means to...

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