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30 valuable hidden iPhone features [Part 1]

Using these ten hidden iPhone features will make your iPhone experience more productive and valuable.

Parliament Hill’s own emergency alert system powered by BlackBerry AtHoc

Similar to the Alert Ready system that was tested across Canada earlier this month, Parliament HIll has its own emergency notification system that's powered by BlackBerry technology.

Hashtag Trending – Emergency mobile alerts tested; Microsoft’s $25 million AI fund; smart luggage goes bust

Emergency alert! Systems for mobile devices is tested across Canada, Microsoft creates an AI for accessibility fund, and one “smart device” that’s packing its bags for the graveyard of good ideas.

Toronto flash flood tests conferencing firm’s DR plan

A severe thunderstorm that dumped more than five inches of rain on Toronto in just two hours and caused over $850 million in damages...

Powered up for disaster planning

The surprise of the SARS outbreak taught many organizations that their disaster recovery and business continuity plans were insufficient. Toronto, Ont.-based electricity provider, Hydro One, was no exception, said the company's Dave Baumken, manager of emergency preparedness and business continuity planning. "We didn't have anything in place for high volumes of staff absenteeism," said Baumken.

Power companies include IT in disaster planning

Executives with Hydro One and Ontario Power Generation discuss their strategies for keeping technology up and running in the event of a major problem. Microsoft offers some business continuity advice

Beating the bug

Effective information management is critical to track the spread of infectious disease, especially when saving time means saving lives. Quick response is the key to minimizing the impact of the next pandemic.

Beating The Bug

Effective information management is critical to track the spread of infectious disease, especially when saving time means saving lives. Quick response is the key...

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