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  1. Loblaw to open 200 Mobile phone shops by end of 2012

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    Loblaw, Canada's largest supermarket chain, has announced plans to to open more than 200 full-service Mobile shops within its stores by the end of 2012. The Mobile Shop is a part of PC Telecom, a division of Loblaws Inc. The company says it has already opened shops at select Loblaw stores in...
  2. WHO says mobile phone could raise risk of brain cancer

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    The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research (IARC) today classified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields use as "possibly carcinogenic to humans" because it increases the risk for glioma, a malignant type of brain cancer. The WHO says human exposure to radiofrequency...
  3. 13% of Canadian households have abandoned landline phone service

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    Wireless phones continue to grow in popularity in Canada. According to Statistic Canada's Residential telephone service survey, more than three-quarters (78%) of Canadian households had a wireless phone in 2010, up from 74% in 2008. The December 2010 survey of about 19,000 Canadian households...
  4. Mobile phones sales up 17% in first quarter

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    Worldwide mobile phone sales rose 17 percent to 314.7 million units in the first quarter of 2010, when compared to the same period in 2009, according to a report out today from Gartner. The strong growth in overall mobile phone sales was largely attributable to the double-digit growth of...
  5. One in five U.S. homes has no landline phone

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    In the second quarter of 2009, over one in five U.S. households (21%) reported they are wireless cellular only—an increase of 16% from the past year according to a recent report from Nielsen. The Nielsen Convergence Report, which surveyed more than 32,000 U.S. online and mail respondents, also...