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Reporting back from Ottawa: Weekly Update from OpenMedia.ca
OpenMedia.ca's Steve Anderson and Reilly Yeo update us on Internet openness and affordability.
Dec 1st, 2011
Facebook turns "six degrees of separation" into four
New research from Facebook suggests that the world's getting even smaller.
Nov 22nd, 2011
Cheap Canadian tablet aims to bring Internet to the entire world
"Of course it's not an iPad, but for hundreds of millions of people, it's a godsend."
Nov 20th, 2011
Step aside, iTunes: Google Music challenges Apple with digital music store
Google has shown they're willing to compete with Apple in every field, and is planning to challenge iTunes for the digital music market. Here's more from The Canadian Press: Google is unveiling...
Nov 16th, 2011
Nook ships early, Christmas e-wars begin
Kindle and Amazon jump the gates early with souped-up, tablet-like e-readers.
Nov 16th, 2011
Vancouver Vote Map comes to the aid of confused voters
2011 Vancouver Municipal elections: Where do you stand on the issues in this election? The West End Residents Association has created a Flash-based app that will help you figure out where you are.
Nov 12th, 2011
Talking Siriously with the iPhone 4S
Apple's new personal assistant, Siri, has personality, and can even tell you whether to carry an umbrella.
Nov 2nd, 2011
Tech ignorance risks puts us all at risk, report warns
One example? Canada's Treasury Board and Department of Finance were hacked via emails containing malicious links.
Sep 28th, 2011
Facebook's new timeline profile concerns users, but not to worry, expert says
Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched the new timeline profile (and other applications) for his social network site. The new feature would act as a “chronological scrapbook” and...
Sep 26th, 2011
Spammers find new way to reach out
The "I'm out of the office, please read this junk instead" approach actually pays off for some fake sites.
Sep 22nd, 2011