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Quest for 50 billion connections

January 1, 2011

OTTAWA — For 900 former Nortel Network Inc. employees, their temporary place of employment is the world famous Carling Campus here in the city’s west end that produced so many advances and in the end so much despair, when the company they…

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Corporate Guessing Games

November 1, 2010

It appears there are a lot of things keeping corporate network managers up at night these days. Virtualization, immersive video, security and surveillance and cloud computing are all driving up the demand for bandwidth — and a whole new set of…

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Mobile devices & IT

November 1, 2010

I have to remind regular readers that I have an iPad — and I love it. That said, I am what is known as a “sole proprietor” for tax purposes (or “chief cook and bottle washer” to the rest of us). So I have no concerns over remote management of…

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Group joins forces to advance electric mobility in Canada

September 15, 2010

A group of Canadian companies today announced plans to form a consortium to help advance electric mobility in …

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A wireless pop quiz

September 1, 2010

All right, already: Put down the golf clubs, or fishing rod, or beach towel, or whatever it is you’ve been playing with for the past couple of months. The autumn is upon us and it is time to head back to school, figuratively at least, with the…

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Intel, MTN Group join forces with African broadband initiative (August 04, 2010)

August 4, 2010

Intel Corp. and South African telco MTN Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which will see t…

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Info-Tech issues its take on HP buyout of Palm

May 4, 2010

HP has come to a definitive agreement to purchase Palm in a deal valued at US$1.2 billion. The deal is subject…

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Arrival of the new entrants

May 1, 2010

Search news sites for stories on wireless service in Canada, and have a look at the comments that readers submit on the stories.The names, places, service providers, packages, examples and other details differ, but a common theme emerges. If…

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Waterloo Region tech firms hoping to tap into Ottawa talent pool

April 14, 2010

Upwards of  700 high-tech companies in Waterloo Region, plan to hold a ‘Get a Life in Waterloo Region’ re…

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The launch of a new machine

March 1, 2010

As a writer, I subscribe to a free e-mail newsletter called “A Word A Day” ( In addition to a daily dose of wonderful words such as “borborygmus,” each issue includes a thought for the day.On Feb. 1 of this year, the daily…