Canadian Tech News, October 8th – Groups, CBC v CC, Netflix

So I missed last week’s post due to an unprecedentedly busy week and this week I’m in the US of A. Suffice it to say, this weeks’ post is a little different than the others in this series. The state of group buying in Canada: A couple of months ago I had not heard of… Continue reading Canadian Tech News, October 8th – Groups, CBC v CC, Netflix

Canadian Tech News, September 22nd – Netflix, Pandora, Hippie Cars, Government Transparency

Netflix Finally Available! Netflix opened the doors to it’s dot-ca today, offering unlimited streaming service at $7.99 – $1 or $2 less than early rumour suggested. I’ve personally been looking forward to this ever since our household signed up for cable TV again. After poking around a bit today, I’ve found that the selection seems… Continue reading Canadian Tech News, September 22nd – Netflix, Pandora, Hippie Cars, Government Transparency

Canadian Tech News, September 16th – Spark, Copyright, RIM, Boxee, Bell’s IPTV

Spark is Back CBC’s brilliant technology radio show (available in podcast form) is back for another season of Nora Young‘s soothing voice and intelligent commentary on tech issues. Official Opposition Opposes Copyright Bill Digital Copyright Canada posted an email they received from the Office of the Official Opposition. TLDR …we believe that Canadian consumers who… Continue reading Canadian Tech News, September 16th – Spark, Copyright, RIM, Boxee, Bell’s IPTV

Canadian Tech News, September 9th

A bit of a slow news week this week. I blame Labour Day. Vidéotron’s cellular network goes live today Quebec internet and cable TV provider launched it’s wireless offering today. This is the second new celluar network (after Wind) to spawn from the wireless spectrum auction a couple years ago. The service claims to cover… Continue reading Canadian Tech News, September 9th

Canadian Tech News, September 1st – CRTC, Telco Refunds, WiFi is Bad, Google Games

This week – in a bid to stay relevant to consumers – CRTC made a couple of good decisions; the cell phone industry still sucks; wifi wackos and Google acquisitions. Canada avoids broadband duopolies, keeps line-sharing alive In a decision that’s most relevant to Eastern Canadians – where telecom competitions actually exists – the CRTC… Continue reading Canadian Tech News, September 1st – CRTC, Telco Refunds, WiFi is Bad, Google Games