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CRTC fumbles MVNO decision, gives carriers the ball

By Ted Kritsonis

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) decision to slam the door on Wi-Fi-first wireless resellers — for the second time — shows how out of step the whole wireless industry is in Canada.

Canadian Food App Turns Social Ordering into King Street Ritual

Canadian Food App Turns Social Ordering into King Street Ritual

by Lee Rickwood
The app offers what it calls the Piggyback service, kind of a peer-to-peer delivery network inside of a company or office doing the ordering. If one worker is going to pick up a coffee, a co-worker can “piggyback” on that order and bring back two cups.

How the Smart Home is Getting Smarter

By Christine Persaud
A few years ago, the concept of the smart home typically meant a household where you could access YouTube and Netflix from your smart TV, turn your lights on and off from an app, and view live footage from a connected security camera on your phone or tablet.

Facebook’s problems are about more than privacy

By Ted Kritsonis

More than just a brewing controversy, Facebook is mired in a developing scandal that casts a bright spotlight on how precarious privacy and personal data truly are on the world’s largest social network.

Tech CEO Shares His Insight on Keeping Tech Talent in Canada

By Yasmin Ranade
With the new federal budget announced at the end of February 2018, I wondered what tech professionals and thought leaders were hoping for. Were some looking for increased tech and STEM-related spending for Canadian businesses? Were others looking for incentives to bring new global tech companies to Canada, which would employ Canadian technologists? Would the Government increase spending for STEM in schools?