Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 5 – We’re Back

Listen! [podcast]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/480185/podcasts/CanadianTechRoundup-EP5.mp3[/podcast] Cold front: Can Canada play a leading role in the cloud? Interac begins offering SMS-based money transfers Google launches ebooks with no love for Canada! Updates Netflix improves selection in Canada, especially Canadian shows Wikileaks Canadian Connections CBC releases Wikileaks wires database Canadian ISP sets up Wikileaks mirror Canadian EasyDNS confused with EveryDNS … Continue reading Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 5 – We’re Back

Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 4 – Kik, Google Bikes, Shopping Blockage

Listen! [podcast]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/480185/podcasts/CanadianTechRondup-Ep4.mp3[/podcast] Kik booted off RIM devices RIM pulled Kik IM app after security concerns. Is RIM pulling an Apple? Google Bikes coming to Canada Google launches bike maps across the country. Not quite ready for prime time. 40% of large Canadian businesses actively block online shopping How will office drones get their shopping on? … Continue reading Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 4 – Kik, Google Bikes, Shopping Blockage

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 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