Skyway Recommended March 31 to April 6th

This week: Canadian Wireless Customer Rights; Canada’s Digital Future; Facebook VoIP Calling; Bitcoin Trends Downward; Telus CEO Entwhistle Steps Down

 

CRTC | Checklist: Do You Know Your Rights as a Wireless Consumer?

The Wireless Code establishes basic rights for all wireless consumers and puts new requirements on service providers. Read More…

Government of Canada | Harper Government unveils plan for Canada’s digital future

On April 4th Industry Minister James Moore  unveiled Digital Canada 150, an ambitious path forward for Canadians to take full advantage of the opportunities of the digital age. Digital Canada 150 encompasses 39 new initiatives that build on our government’s successful measures for a more connected Canada. It is based on 250 submissions that were received from more than 2,000 Canadians who registered to participate in online consultations held over three months in 2010. Read More…

iDownload Blog | Facebook rolling out free VoiP calling in Messenger to everyone

Ever since launching its totally redesigned Messengerapp last November, the social networking giant Facebook’s been dragging its feet in terms of enabling VoIP calling for everyone. Read More…

BGR | The most ominous Bitcoin trend

Last week, Bitcoin’s value tumbled 9% in one day on news that China’s central bank had ordered banks and payment companies to close trading accounts belonging to more than 10 exchanges. Since then, Bitcoin has crashed by nearly another 10%, now hovering around $480. It’s a steep decline from the feverish highs above $1,100 last November. Read More…

Business in Vancouver | Telus CEO Darren Entwistle steps down

The president and CEO of Telus Corp. (TSX: T) is leaving his position after 14 years leading one of Canada’s biggest telecom companies. The Vancouver-based company announced March 31 Darren Entwistle would be replaced by long-time executive Joe Natale. Read More…


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