Canadian official applauds move to certify Internet exchanges

A non-profit group of Internet supporters is trying to bring standards to North American data centre interconnection facilities called Internet...

January 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon
Floppy disks

December 2013 in review: Roaming caps and floppy disks

As the year came to an end, the federal government promised a holiday gift to Canadian cellphone users: To in...

January 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

November 2013 in review: IBM Canada donates cloud to schools, BlackBerry overhauled again and Winnipeg expands Wi-Fi

No one wants BlackBerry. That was the seemingly message when Fairfax Financial admitted it couldn't find partners to take the...

January 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Motorola Solutions buys push-to-talk specialist

Motorola Solutions has bought a Seattle specialist that makes push-to-talk software for mobile devices. The company said Thursday it has...

January 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Montreal codathon aimed at open data for international development

The open data movement is generally seen as a way for people within a country to leverage datasets released by...

January 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

September 2013 in review: New building for Ericsson Canada, Verizon waves goodbye

The collapse of Nortel Networks worried a lot of people in the Ottawa area, where the company had a large...

January 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

October 2013 in review: Another loss of unencrypted data by a Canadian organization

The loss of unencrypted data from a municipality, thumbs down for the sale of a division of Manitoba Telecom, and...

January 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon