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CIRA calls for federal parties to support an open Canadian Internet

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the non-profit organization that oversees all .ca domain names, published its new vision for the future internet in Canada.

LG G8 ThinQ review: the best LG phone closes the gap

The LG G8 ThinQ stands as one of LG's best phones to date. Omitting the camera bump, the phone feels as slick as it...

Everything you need to know about 5G

Compared to 4G, 5G boasts tremendously increases data rates and significantly lowers latency to cellular devices. But 5G’s benefits encompass more than just telecommunication.

Hashtag Trending – ZTE shuffles leadership team; facial recognition technology failing test run; the cost of doing business with Amazon

ZTE shakes up its leadership team. A London, England-based test run of facial recognition technology has only a two per cent success rate. And...

Shaw scores big with TBI partnership

Chicago-based technology services distributor Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI) and its more than 2,000 agents and VARs can now offer customers a variety of business...

Dimension Data buys Millennium 1 Solutions, both look to expand in Canada

Canadian solution provider Millennium 1 Solutions has been bought by Dimension Data and its subsidiary Merchants, a long-time leader in the contact centre industry. After...

Hashtag Trending – Government to invest in 5G; Sidewalk Toronto holds first public roundtable; Tesla’s moment of reckoning?

The federal, Ontario, and Quebec governments are scheduled to announce a major investment in 5G technology. Google affiliate Sidewalk Toronto is holding its first...

Hashtag Trending – What to expect from the biggest smartphone event in the world, Mobile World Congress 2018

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Hashtag Trending – Amazon targets healthcare, Verizon won’t sell Huawei phones, drones are planting trees

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Jan. 30, 2018 – Elon Musk is selling flamethrowers, Apple slashes iPhone X production, Dell gets creative

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Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality is dead, Disney’s Fox deal should scare Netflix, Norway switches off FM radio

Net neutrality is dead in the U.S. Disney’s $52 billion deal to purchase Fox has huge implications for its future streaming service. And Norway has become the first country in the world to switch off its national FM radio. Trending on Reddit and Twitter, net neutrality is officially on its deathbed in the U.S. As…

Hashtag Trending – iPhone X too expensive and fragile? Microsoft teams up with Qualcomm, Amazon lands on Apple TV

The iPhone X may be too expensive and too fragile, Microsoft is teaming up with Qualcomm, and Amazon Prime Video lands on Apple TV.

Hashtag Trending – Few Canadian tech CEOs are women, early iPhone X release

A new report says that just five per cent of Canadian tech companies have women CEOs, Apple says that the iPhone X release was originally planned for 2018, and Microsoft is doing backflips in order to find ways to stick a 3.5 mm headphone jack into less than 3.5 mm of space.

Hashtag Trending – Russia reached 126M Facebook users, Shopify CEO responds to pundit’s claims

Facebook reveals just how many Americans were reached by Russian content during last year’s U.S. election. Bell and Virgin are already shipping unlocked iPhone X-es. And Shopify CEO Tobias Lutke responds to a short seller’s allegation that his company makes most of its money by essentially operating a pyramid scheme. From Facebook: The social media…

Hashtag Trending – Siri’s secrets, new Google Calendar, robot defeated by giant chainsaw

Apple’s telling secrets about the machine learning behind Siri. Google Calendar gets updated, maybe the first since 2005. And giant robot battles are apparently a real thing now.

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