Skyway West Recommended: February 6th to 12th

New blog feature! Each Monday we’ll pass on links to articles we thought were well worth reading from the previous week, kind of a Digg-lite for those who live where we do (British Columbia, Canada), work like we do (high speed business internet), and drink the same kool aid we do (internet trends, internet privacy, 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

Apple Insider: Halliburton to ditch BlackBerrys in corporate transition to Apple’s iOS platform (pub Feb 6)

In yet another blow to troubled Research in Motion, one of the world’s largest energy service corporations — Halliburton — plans to phase out thousands of employee BlackBerrys in favor of advancing its business via the iPhone and Apple’s iOS platform,AppleInsider has learned. Read More…

Atlantic Wire: Science Has Achieved the 3D-Printed Jaw (pub Feb 6)

After an infection ravaged her jawbone, an 83-year-old woman in Belgium became the world’s first human being to receive an artificial jaw made with 3D-printing technology. It’s made of titanium, and it is awesome. Read More…


Venture Beat: From Google to Facebook, online privacy concerns aren’t going away (infographic) 

 (pub Feb 6)

Ever since Google announced its new, controversial privacy policy two weeks ago, interest in online privacy has spiked as more people question how Google and other companies are managing their data. Read More…

Supreme Court of Canada: Supreme Court Rules ISPs Not Broadcasters Under the Broadcasting Act