Internet Tax Widely Opposed By Canadians, But GST On Netflix Not So Bad

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Canadians are opposed to the federal Liberals instituting a new tax on Internet and mobile services to pay for Canadian content, but a plurality would be okay with paying sales tax on their Netflix service, a new poll finds. The poll from IRG, carried out for consumer advocacy group OpenMedia, found 70 per cent of […]

Next Big Tech Corridor? Between Seattle and Vancouver, Planners Hope

11 Canadian tech companies to watch in 2017

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Last year, I wrote an article about the 11 Canadian tech companies to watch in 2016, which highlighted tech companies of all sizes in Canada that were ready to make headlines over the following 12 months. The great part about most predictions is that people tend to forget about them by the time your prognostication […]

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ZTE Canada launches Axon 7 Mini

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This week ZTE, the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in North America, announced that the Axon 7 Mini, will be available January 27, 2017 on Virgin Mobile. The Axon 7 Mini is the more svelte version of the flagship Axon 7 smartphone and winner of the IDG 2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation award for “Breakthrough Smartphone […]


BlackBerry discusses the future of BB10

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If there is a virtual tombstone to be erected as confirmation of BlackBerry 10’s end, then the company will have to pull the plug first because it has plans to keep it alive for the long term. It would seem curious that a proprietary operating system could somehow continue to live on when its maker […]

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Tablet sales to fall for third successive year as PC market stabilizes

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The iPad was once expected to render the PC practically extinct, with households and offices forecast to ditch their computers for portable touchscreens. But sales of tablet computers are now set to fall sharply for their third consecutive year after researchers said demand had peaked and that the technology had proved less popular than smartphones […]