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    IT World Canada is the Canadian affiliate of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s largest IT information media provider. We’ve been creating conversations and building relationships with Canada’s technology professionals, business managers and executives for over twenty-five years by delivering timely, incisive information they can trust through a variety of digital publications, events and print brands.

    Reaching the distinct and influential decision maker in business and the business of Information Technology, (French and English) readership totals with reach of 2.5 pass along, 300,000, and 120,000 individual IT professionals and business executives…and still growing because we are Canada’s trusted IT Media Publishers. Our mission is to inform, to teach, to empower, to connect.

    • ENGAGED readers is our secret sauce.
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    1. 'Anonymous Kenya' group hacks government Twitter accounts

      Explore idgns.com (Jul 24 2014)

      A hacker group calling itself "Anonymous Kenya" has poked holes at the government's cybersecurity preparedness by hacking two official Twitter accounts.

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    2. Online Sales Grow 13.4% On Last Year – But Are Down Compared To Last Month: ONS

      Explore CMO.com (Jul 24 2014)

      The UK’s online shoppers together spent £728.9m (over $1.2 billion) a week over the internet in June 2014, 13.4% more than in the same month last year, according to government figures.

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    3. Apple documents previously undocumented services that can leak user data

      Explore Ars Technica (Jul 23 2014)

      Forensics expert disputes Apple claim that services serve purely diagnostic purpose.

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      Comment Mentions:   Apple   Wi-Fi

    4. Amazon Fire review: Features offer new ways to use smartphones, but no need to rush out to buy it

      Explore Financial Post (Jul 23 2014)

      Amazon Fire review: Features offer new ways to use smartphones, but no need to rush out to buy it

      NEW YORK — What I find fascinating about Amazon’s Fire phone isn’t the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

      Rather, I like that Amazon is thinking a lot about how phones ought to work.

      The iPhone and its Android smartphone rivals are so much alike that companies have been suing each other for stealing ideas. The Fire phone uses Android, but Amazon has modified it to the point that it’s barely recognizable.

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      Comment Mentions:   Amazon   Apple

    5. Government Launches Program to Bring Faster Internet to 280,000 Rural Canadians

      Explore techvibes.com (Jul 23 2014)

      Government Launches Program to Bring Faster Internet to 280,000 Rural Canadians

      In today's digital economy, Canadians live in an increasingly connected world where access to the Internet is essential to create jobs, realize economic opportunities, and link Canadians to online services as well as far-off family members and friends.

      Industry Minister James Moore this week announced the launch of "Connecting Canadians," the Government of Canada's plan to bring high-speed Internet to 280,000 Canadian households currently without Internet or with slower access.

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    6. BlackBerry Taps Cloud-Savvy Former Sybase Exec for COO Post

      Explore VAR, MSP and solutions provider news (Jul 23 2014)

      Mobile device maker BlackBerry (BBRY) has tapped Marty Beard, a former Sybase top executive, to run its operations in a move to further solidify its focus on the enterprise mobility market. Can BlackBerry's new cloud-savvy executive help advance its business strategy?

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      Comment Mentions:   IBM   Apple

    7. UK government adopts ODF for document exchange with citizens and suppliers

      Explore cio.com.au (Jul 23 2014)

      The U.K. government has adopted ODF as its standard for the exchange of word processor and spreadsheet files between departments and with citizens and suppliers, meaning that companies and citizens will not be required to buy a particular application or software suite in order to collaborate with government staff.

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      Comment Mentions:   Microsoft   open source

    8. OECD Releases New Broadband Data: Canada Ranks in Bottom Third on Mobile Broadband Subscriptions

      Explore Michael Geist (Jul 23 2014)

      OECD Releases New Broadband Data: Canada Ranks in Bottom Third on Mobile Broadband Subscriptions

      The OECD released its latest Internet broadband data yesterday, covering the 34 OECD member states. The update emphasized wireless broadband access, comparing subscription rates across the OECD (many other aspects of the OECD data collection, including pricing and speeds, were not updated).

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      Comment Mentions:   CRTC

    9. BCE announces plans to take Bell Aliant private

      Explore MobileSyrup.com (Jul 23 2014)

      BCE announces plans to take Bell Aliant private

      BCE, Bell Canada’s parent company, has announced plans to take its Bell Aliant subsidiary private. Bell Aliant owns a lot of Bell Canada’s services in Atlantic Canada and the deal will see Bell acquire the interest of Bell Aliant’s public minority shareholders for just under $4 billion.

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      Comment Mentions:   Bell Canada   CRTC   Industry Canada

    10. Bell expanding 4G LTE wireless to small communities across Atlantic Canada

      Explore CNW Group (Jul 23 2014)

      Bell Mobility's world-leading broadband LTE mobile service coming to 52 additional communities in the 4 Atlantic provinces in 2014, more than 100 by the end of 2015 Consumers and business custome...

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      Comment Mentions:   Bell Mobility   Juniper

    11. UK government adopts ODF for document exchange with citizens and suppliers

      Explore pcworld.com (Jul 23 2014)

      The U.K. government has adopted ODF as its standard for the exchange of word processor and spreadsheet files between departments and with citizens and suppliers, meaning that companies and citizens will not be required to buy a particular application or software suite in order to collaborate with government staff.

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      Comment Mentions:   Microsoft

    12. B.C.'s forgotten government archives

      Explore Canadian Security Magazine (Jul 23 2014)

      British Columbia's information and privacy commissioner says no provincial government documents have been archived in more than a decade, leaving tens of thousands of boxes of important historical records languishing in warehouses.

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    13. CMOs and CIOs are getting along better, but increasingly frustrated with execution

      Explore cmo.com.au (Jul 22 2014)

      CMOs and CIOs are getting along better, but increasingly frustrated with execution

      Collaboration between CMOs and CIOs is lifting as marketing technology’s importance rises across organisations, yet new areas of conflict around data integration and speed to market are becoming apparent.

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      Comment Mentions:   Google

    14. Canadian Startup BitLit Lands Deal with Publishing Giant HarperCollins

      Explore techvibes.com (Jul 22 2014)

      BitLit is partnering with HarperCollins for a pilot program that aims to bundle physical books with their ebook counterparts.

      The Vancouver startup’s deal with the publishing giant will see its database of ebooks expand to almost 20,000, according to the Canadian company.

      BitLit allows readers to buy discounted ebooks when they already own a physical version.

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    15. NASA upgrades humanoid robot in space

      Explore Computerworld (Jul 22 2014)

      NASA upgrades humanoid robot in space

      The 300-pound humanoid robot working on the International Space Station is in the midst of getting a series of upgrades, including new processors and software in preparation of having a pair of legs attached to it.

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