Cogeco Cable Completes Purchase of Web Hosting Leader, Peer 1

Cogeco Cable said it has satisfied the requirements necessary to acquire international Web hosting leader, Peer 1. The $526-million deal for Vancouver-based Peer 1 (TSX: PIX) was announced on December 21st and consists of purchasing all of the issued and outstanding common shares for $3.85 each. Louis Audet, President and CEO of Cogeco Cable, said: […]

RIM Launches BlackBerry 10… Finally

Speeches have been made, apps have been launched, partnerships have been forged and two new BlackBerry 10 smartphones have hit the market–well, almost. Research In Motion, now officially named BlackBerry, as revealed by CEO Thorsten Heins at the BlackBerry 10 launch event, is ready to unleash the touchscreen Z10 on February 5th in Canada and […]

Apple Launching New 128GB iPad on Feb. 5

Fans of the Apple iPad will have another option in a few days, however, the new fourth generation version will deliver twice the storage and Retina display to sweeten the deal. The new 128GB iPad with WiFi will cost $799 USD while the WiFi and Cellular model will retail for $929 USD in both Canada […]

Rogers Aims to Ramp Up Machine-to-Machine Business

Rogers aims to power over one million Machine-to-Machine connections by year-end to take advantage of the $1 billion market explosion underway. Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions connect devices to back-end IT systems to enable the collection and exchange of data. Basically, it lets machines talk to each other, sending information back and forth in real time, with […]

Bell Adds $10 Unlimited Internet on Triple Service Bundle

Bell is adding a $10 unlimited Internet option for customers who choose a Bell triple bundle including TV, Internet and either Bell Home Phone or Bell Mobility wireless service. “Canadians are the heaviest Internet users in the world and our time spent online is growing every day. Thanks to Bell’s massive network investments and the […]

How Tech Savvy Are Canadians?

While Canadians are considered among the highest technology adopters worldwide, recent research by Rogers shows that their tech savviness isn’t all that it should be. Rogers teamed with Head Research to survey 1001 Canadians about things like roaming charges, data usage and online security and found that many Canadians would fail a test just on […]

Microsoft Releasing Surface Pro Tablet on Feb. 9

Microsoft’s Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet will hit stores on February 9th in Canada and the US. Expect to pay $899 for the tablet alone with 64 GB of storage, or $999 for the 128 GB version. The Surface Pro comes with its own stylus or ‘Surface pen’ and is more power-packed the Surface RT, […]

Canadians Rank First in Internet Use Worldwide

According to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the average Canadian spends 45 hours a month online, which places us first in the world for Internet use. Canada also leads the world in viewing online video, reports CIRA, and we still spend more for broadband speed than 19 other countries. CIRA has compiled these factoids […]

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