Skyway Recommended January 14th to 20th

Each Monday we’ll pass on links to articles we thought were well worth reading from the previous week, for those who live where we do (British Columbia, Canada), work like we do (high speed business internet), and think about things we do (internet trends, internet privacy, internet censorship, cutting-edge technology, etc.). If you don’t want to wait ’til Monday, we usually tweet and link to these as we come across them

IT World Canada | Rogers gets an edge on Shaw spectrum

Rogers Communications is trying to ensure that a competitor won’t get its hands on the largely Western Canadian wireless spectrum owned by cableco Shaw Communications. Shaw said Monday that as part of a $700 million deal, Rogers has been given an option to buy the spectrum Shaw bought in 2008 covering B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and parts of Northern Ontario. Read More…

IT Business Canada | Deloitte Canada High Tech Predictions for 2013

The final RIP for strong passwords, the failure of smart phones and tablets to kill off the PC and the rise of 4K displays are what’s in store for 2013. Read More…

IT Business Canada | Facebook Gets in the Search Game

After weeks of speculation Facebook has finally unveiled it’s mysterious announcement. Are you ready? A new, smarter search engine called Graph Search. What’s Graph Search? Well, Graph Search, according to Facebook bloggers Tom Stocky and Lars Rasmussen, attempts to take users back to the roots of the Internet and enable people to use the graph to make new connections. Read More…

The Guardian | Amazon Marketplace purchases not covered by Consumer Credit Act

Shoppers using Amazon Marketplace to buy high-value items have been warned that their credit card company won’t come to their aid if there’s a major problem with their purchase and the retailer refuses to help. Read More…


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