Rogers Providing 3G Wireless to Sony PlayStation Vita

Rogers will be providing the wireless connectivity for the 3G-enabled PlayStation Vita when it launches in Canada on October 2nd. While the PS Vita Console with WiFi only has been available since February for $250, expect to pay $300 for the 3G/WiFi bundle. Rogers will be providing the 3G service in two plans: 250 MB […]

Primus Survey Shows Canadians Still Clinging to Landline Phones

Are you curious about how many Canadians are still using landline telephones? Primus Canada was. The telecommunications provider worked with research firm Angus Reid and polled 1,516 people across Canada to find: 83 percent of Canadians have an active home phone line. Despite the smartphone craze, many Canadians choose to maintain a home phone line […]

Toronto’s Match Marketing Buys OSL Marketing Group

Match Marketing Group just acquired OSL Marketing Group, one of the largest independent marketing, promotion and digital firms in Canada for an undisclosed price. The OSL Marketing Group, which was established in 1988 and includes OSL Marketing, Ignite Activation and social/digital marketing group Blender Experience Design, will enable Match to create seamless one-source shopper marketing […]

Two thirds of American adults use social networking sites

Almost two out of three (65%) of adult internet users in the United States now say they use a social networking site, up from 61% a year ago, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.

The researchers also say that if marks the first time that more than half of all adults (which includes online and offline adults) use sites such as MySpace, Facebook or LinkedIn.

MySpace sold for $35 million

Six years after it bought the site for $580 million, News Corp has agreed to sell MySpace to Specific Media, a California-based online advertising network, for $35 million. The deal also gives News Corp a 5% stake in Specific Media.

Older Adults rapidly embracing social networking

Social networking use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly doubled in the United States, from 22% in April 2009 to 42% in May 2010, according to a recent report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

During the same time frame social networking use among internet users ages 50-64 grew by 88%–from 25% to 47% and over 100%, from 13% to 26% among people aged 65 an older