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Online Privacy and VPNs – Virtually Private or Very Porous Networks?

by Lee Rickwood
Virtual private networks promise enhanced security and privacy online. But let’s face it: any such offering is providing us with protection from a product or service that has no right to be dangerous in the first place. The unfettered growth and commercial potential of the Internet has given us products that are unsafe from the get-go. Are VPNs the answer?

What’s new in Ultraportable computing?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

There are a number of reasons why ultraportable PCs are ripe for resurgence. Mobile processors, like Intel’s Atom line and even Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors are more powerful yet power-efficient than ever. Not only do they run more demanding applications and programs, they are also capable of running longer.

Canadians' Privacy Trumped by American Agenda

Canadians’ Privacy Trumped by American Agenda

by Lee Rickwood
There’s “a significant gap in protection of Canadians’ personal information south of the border” and Canada’s Privacy Commissioner is asking how and why.

Controversial Immigration Bans Won’t Stop U.S.-Canada Tech Projects

by Lee Rickwood
Disruptive new immigration bans and restrictive visa proposals in the U.S. are said to be a boon for the Canadian tech scene, with observers anticipating a growing flow of skilled workers to this country who can’t, or won’t, head to the States. Yet cross-border collaboration in the tech industry is not going away.

What was old is new again at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Nokia is back and released a variety of devices, including some Android handsets, but it’s the colourful Nokia 3310 feature phone that grabbed all the attention. Is this a sign of smartphone fatigue? A reaction to the expensive, overpowered and increasingly complex (not to mention large and unwieldy) flagship smartphones that cost more than some laptops?