IBM Extends Power of Cognitive Computing to a Connected World

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Last week, IBM announced the opening of its global headquarters for Watson Internet of Things (IoT), launching a series of new offerings, capabilities and ecosystem partners designed to extend the power of cognitive computing to the billions of connected devices, sensors and systems that comprise the IoT. These new offerings will be available through the IBM […]


Vancouver Gadgets visits the Dun & Bradstreet Cloud Innovation Center

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Bursting at the seams, the Dun & Bradstreet Cloud Innovation Center is a prime example of the growing tech industry in Vancouver. The team has expanded by 327% since April 2014, out-growing their current space in Vancouver’s traditional financial district and reaching the point where they need to expand, in this case to a 2-floor […]


Plentyoffish Media Inc. charged with alleged CASL violation

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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced this week that Plentyoffish Media Inc. has paid $48,000 as part of an undertaking for an alleged violation of Canada’s anti-spam legislation. Acting on complaints submitted by Canadians, the CRTC’s Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer launched an investigation. Plentyoffish Media had allegedly sent commercial emails to registered […]

CRTC encourages innovative use of digital media

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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruled in favour of innovation by dismissing a complaint which stated that Rogers Media was granting undue preference to its subscribers by providing them with exclusive content through its online service GamePlus. To encourage creative ways of presenting content and the creation of compelling content for digital media, […]


Bell to acquire its mobile phone distributor GLENTEL

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BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE; Bell) and GLENTEL Inc. (TSX: GLN) announced last week that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby BCE will acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of GLENTEL, the Canadian-based multi-carrier mobile products distributor. Valued at about $670 million, the transaction enhances Bell’s strategy to accelerate wireless and improve […]