Telecom & Cable

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As reported in Cartt.ca, TELUS Health has partnered with Tunstall to launch remote patient monitoring, to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and help patients living with chronic disease. Tunstall’s ICP Integrated Care Platform allows clinicians to support patients managing chronic condition ...

15 Tips For Filing Customs Appeals In Canada With The CITT

If you have received a detailed adjustment statement from the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”), filed a B2 Adjustment Request and have received an unfavourable decision from the CBSA, you may appeal the CBSA’s decision to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (“CITT”).  Custo ...

High Yield Bond ETF is Bouncing Sharply Off Support, Telecom Weakest Sector

The recent selloff in high yield junk bonds has attracted a lot of attention in the financial media. My Tuesday message showed the iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond iShares (HYG) headed down for a test of chart support at its August low and its 200-day moving average. Chart 1 shows the HYG scoring an ...

Canada’s mobile download speeds are getting faster, report says

Even if Canadians are unhappy with the monthly hit of their mobile phone bill, they should be more content with their uploading and downloading speeds, which have increased significantly over just the past year. According to Internet metrics company Ookla, Canada’s mobile download speed ranks 15t ...

How to stop fraud

During the summer the accounting department at Edmonton’s Grant McEwan University received an email request from a local construction firm it deals with to change the bank account the institution had to send money to. Over several weeks three university employees communicated with the firm and fi ...

Deloitte unveils its top 50 Canadian tech companies to watch

Deloitte is celebrating its 20th anniversary of its Technology Fast 50 program, which recognizes technology companies for their entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, rapid revenue growth, and world-class achievements. This year’s Canadian top 50 accomplished an average four-year growth rate of 4,62 ...

Hashtag Trending – First driverless taxis hit the road, Apple’s secret tax haven

Waymo’s self-driving taxis will become available to the public soon, Apple’s secret tax haven island has been revealed, and self-driving cars have their own tiny city in South Korea. From Google Trends – Alphabet’s Waymo is set to open its self-driving taxis to the public in Phoenix, ...

Canadian police frustration over cyber crime shows at conference

OTTAWA – Police frustration of dealing with the ever-increasing amount cyber crime businesses and citizens face compared with limited law enforcement resources burst out for a few minutes at a conference here Monday when a senior RCMP officer said more has to be done on prevention. “We’re not ...

Speeding up broadband

How can cities and other levels of government create more favourable conditions to accelerate investment in digital infrastructure? Subtle changes in policies and processes can go a long way. I have written before that cities don’t need to become “smart cities” overnight. They should try to ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday November 7th 2017

  Observations Merry Jane stocks and their related ETF were “smoking” yesterday. Energy stocks and related ETFs dominated upside technical action yesterday on both sides of the border. Higher crude oil and particularly higher natural gas prices (up over 5%) triggered the move. ‘Tis the ...